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Installer/Technician – Based in the GTA

Job Details

  • Posted: April 5, 2022
  • Type: full-time

Job Description

Title: Installer – (Tech 1)
Reports To: Chief Technical Officer
Key Focus: Systems Installation/Implementation with a focus on Quality & Serviceability

The Installer (Tech 1) is responsible for implementing the communicated company’s technical vision of Design
Electronics. The primary role of the Installer is to deliver the companies systems with emphasis on Quality,
Sustainability and Serviceability. The Installer is responsible for the installation of the entire system(s) infrastructure
and devices.

KPIs & Metrics
1. Operates within established department guidelines (time & cost)

Job Duties
Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Provide feedback to the Integration (PMO) and Service departments
• Identify company installation/ implementation related risks
• Implements industry best practices
• Pulling/Installing/terminating structured cabling
• Rigging (screens, projectors, speakers, etc.)
• Building racks
• Wiring devices (speakers, amplifiers, Crestron, lighting modules etc.)
• Participates in the DE quality assurance process, including documentation, integration and system testing.
• Provides labour estimates for quotations
• Implements/Adherence to approved Technical Standards
• Participates in project closeouts and post mortems, as requested
• Participates in company commissioning and sign-off process, as requested
• Performs system program trouble shooting on-site, as required
• Works with MOTs to refine and enhance the delivery processes to support the company’s growth and
enhanced customer experience.
• Daily site/job status reports
• Live submission of time bills

Job Requirements

• Good working knowledge/understanding of – various fasteners, different substrates (ex. Drywall, Concrete),
Rigging infrastructure, Ohm’s law, how to operate a multimeter, able to read schematics/flow diagrams, how
to accurately use a measuring tape, how to use a level, maintain a clean working environment
• Post-secondary Electronics Technologist diploma or degree in a relevant field
• 2x years experience with regards to electronics installation preferred (1 year minimum)
• Must be able to use mobile technology platforms and solutions
• Must have working knowledge of different Operating system platforms (Windows, MacO/S & Android)
• Must have experience with MS Office package (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, OneNote, etc..). Other software:
BlueBeam and AutoCad
• AVIXIA CTS or similar AV industry recognized certifications (willing/able to obtain)
• Driven, methodical, focused, ability to self manage
• Must possess a high attention to detail and accuracy
• Must be Bondable and Possess a valid driver’s license
• Strong interpersonal, communication, documentation and organizational skills.
• Must be able to work away from home, and travel for extended periods to different sites
• Ability to work day, evening, weekend shifts, overtime
• Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
• Analytical and problem-solving/troubleshooting abilities
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
• Sitting, standing, stooping and bending for a long or extended periods of time
• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools and to handle equipment
• Ability to climb ladder or scaffolding
• Be comfortable working from heights over 6 feet from ladders and platforms
• Possess a lift license or be willing to acquire one
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs or more with assistance
• WHIMS and Fall Arrest (training to be provided)
• Must own and possess tools of the trade

Job Benefits

  • Extended Health benefits
  • Dental Care
  • Vision Care
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program

Design Electronics


For over 34 years, Design Electronics has been the leader in the systems integration market serving both national and international markets. Design Electronics focuses on providing custom-designed, state-of-the-art audiovisual; lighting; audio; security and surveillance; and access control solutions to the corporate, government, retail, institutional, industrial, and residential markets. Design Electronics has established itself as the trusted, go-to contractor when nothing other than professionalism, customer service, value, and cutting-edge technologies are required.

Accuracy, precision, and value are the pillars upon which Design Electronics has built its stellar reputation. Regardless of size or scope of the project, we approach every installation in the same way, ensuring we deliver on time, on budget, and that our unmatched service is always available on-call. We execute cutting-edge custom installations in adherence to the latest trends and industry standards while employing the newest technologies from the most trusted manufacturers of audiovisual, lighting, audio, control, and security systems and components.

Design Electronics employs experienced and knowledgeable teams of salespeople, system designers, certified technicians and engineers, and installers to provide a complete, turn-key service, ensuring seamless integration with the entire installation process  guarantees customer loyalty and retention. Design Electronics’ full-time staff includes multiple Crestron Certified Programmers who continuously upgrade their certification, assuring that our clients are provided with the latest in audiovisual system control and capabilities.

We have successfully integrated sophisticated and operationally reliable systems for a diverse variety of high-profile clients, including: Metrolinx, the Council Chambers for The City of Brampton, the Town of Innisfil, Niagara-on-the-Lake; Casino Niagara and Fallsview Casino; the Universities of Guelph, McMaster, Ryerson, and Niagara College; corporate installations at White Oaks Convention Centre, Bell Canada, Hudbay Minerals, and York Transit to name a few. Our innovative electronic system integrations have achieved international success with travelling museum exhibitions like King Tut, Saturday Night Live, Lady Diana and Cleopatra.

Job Location

6913 Oakwood Drive, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada 905-246-3333

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