Job Description

Lead Prep Technician

See below for more information, including responsibilities, qualifications, and required skills.

Position Summary

The Prep Lead will play a vital role in ensuring the success of our projects by assisting in the preparation, setup, and testing of audio, light, and video equipment before installation. The individual must have a basic understanding of today’s AVL systems and maintain a great, “willing to learn” attitude while always striving to improve in knowledge and efficiency. The ability to follow directions, solve problems, work with others as a team and have good social skills to interact well with others is a must. The individual would also be responsible for the packing of audio, video, lighting, or acoustical systems prior to their installation.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Three (3) to four (4) years of AVL experience (preferred)
  • OSHA 30 card or a commitment to obtain that training within 90 days of hire
  • AVIXA CTS required within twelve (12) months of hire
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Valid Class E driver's license and good driving record
  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints, schematics, and construction documents
  • Must have a relatively flexible schedule
  • Proficient in basic computer skills and use of standard Microsoft Office software (Office 365, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams)
  • Basic understanding of PC/Mac systems and networking
  • Leadership skills: problem-solving, verbal and written communication skills; comfortable delivering frequent direct written and oral feedback; time management; ability to multi-task
  • Team player who values and adds to an excellent team culture

What does this job entail

  • Preparation of Audio, Video, and Lighting systems to include soldering, proper rack building, terminations, circuiting, patching, programming, and troubleshooting systems
  • Conduct routine checks and testing of equipment to ensure functionality and performance standards are met
  • Advancing projects by reviewing their scope and understanding required resources
  • Prep work for projects in shop as required, including loading and unloading trucks
  • Excellent time management skills to work on and keep track of multiple projects simultaneously
  • Coordination throughout the process with installers, designers, and contractors
  • Maintain a safe, secure, and healthy work environment
  • Carry out work adhering to OSHA safety protocols and company procedures
  • Assist with shop work as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Must be able to sit, stand and walk for extended periods of time on a daily basis
  • Must be able to kneel, bend, stoop, push/pull, crouch, and balance for extended periods of time on a daily basis
  • Must be able to lift and carry in excess of 50 pounds
  • Must be able to use hands for grasping and fine manipulation
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak with positive attitude with ability to recall, remember, and work well under stress for extended periods of time on a daily basis

What do we offer?

Paragon 360 is an equal opportunity employer. Paragon offers competitive salaries and benefits packages that include medical, dental and vision health insurance, long-term and short-term disability, 401K with company matching, PTO, nine paid holidays and Sam’s club membership. The company covers the cost of airline travel and car rental when required and offers daily per-diem when traveling. The company works diligently to foster and maintain an excellent company culture.

Conditions of employment:

Successful candidate must pass all background checks. Candidate must meet the physical demands of the job description as stated throughout the duration of holding the position with Paragon 360.


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Paragon 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.