AV Presales Engineer

New Jersey, USA

Role Summary

This assignment requires a person who has an understanding of audio visual and video conferencing system(s) functionality for clients having discussed it with the account manager, and be able to write a description of the system functionality to be incorporated in a sales proposal. This description should be written in a manner that conveys in as simple terms as possible what the system will do and how it will be operated. It is meant to set the expectations of the client so that they are in line with the system’s actual capabilities. In addition to the system description a Scope of Work (SOW) is also needed. The SOW will outline the responsibilities of Kinly in terms of a given project, the type of documentation Kinly will be supplying, the timelines of this documentation as well as the project management and training expectations. The SOW will also include the client’s responsibilities. If this is a “turn-key” project or are they responsible for cable and network provisioning, high voltage electrical installation, and base building requirements. Project overview will be a requirement to include interfacing with General Contractor, Electrical Contractor, Design Consultants and clients throughout the entire phase of the projects assigned.

Professional Experience

Bill of Material creation

Create a list of equipment needed to complete a given project/system. This should include cabling requirements as well as rack shelves.

Interaction with Kinly Technicians/Programmers

The ability to communicate system parameters to technicians and programmers, get feedback from them as to what works and what does not.

Labor assessments

Work with sales to provide labor assessment for pricing of jobs as well as to provide a look forward for operations in order to keep an understanding as to the amount of labor needed.

Mentoring and Resource Development

Work with junior engineers to mentor and develop their technical and professional skills.

Professional Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive background in A/V system integration engineering, design and installation
  • Construction and base building knowledge is required.

· Extensive background in AMX and/or Crestron programming is a plus

· Thorough and proven knowledge of installation techniques and National Electric Code (NEC) requirements are essential.

· In depth Tandberg/Cisco VTC video conferencing experience

· Experience in producing Installation Guides according to a defined engineering process

· Excellent communication skills.


  • ICIA CTS-D certification is required.

Kinly is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled

Disclaimer: This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons.

Date Posted

19 April 2019

Closing Date

31 January 2020

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