History Colorado – A/V Engineer

If you are considering a career opportunity with the goal of making a difference, consider joining the dedicated people at History Colorado. Our professionals inspire generations to find wonder and meaning in our past and to engage in creating a better Colorado. The History Colorado Center is a location convenient to downtown shopping, restaurants, and cultural facilities in the Golden Triangle district. In addition to a great location and rewarding, meaningful work, we offer:

Your choice of one of two strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including PERA Defined Benefit Plan or the PERA Defined Contribution Plan.
Medical and dental health plans
Paid life insurance plan plus additional optional coverage
Free short-term disability coverage plus optional long term disability
10 paid holidays per year plus paid opportunities to volunteer in the community
Generous paid vacation and sick leave benefits
ECO Pass offered at a reduced cost (in some locations)
Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, training opportunities, and more

HISTORY COLORADO has a strong commitment to diversity and cultural competence. We welcome responses from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.

Description of Job


This position exist to manages the audiovisual and instructional technology needed to support exhibits at History Colorado.
The audiovisual engineer performs AV installation, design, support, consultation on repair, and technical operation services for History Colorado exhibit audiovisual media, computer interactive, and other AV exhibit components as necessary.
The audiovisual engineer also performs a variety of functions relative to audiovisual operations including: sound system design, audiovisual equipment exhibit installation and support, computer software and hardware diagnostics, consultation, repair, contractor selection and monitoring, coordination with IT, equipment transportation and operation.
The AV engineer keeps abreast of current technological innovations and museum audiovisual standards, and guides decisions about the selection and placement of audio and video delivery systems to achieve maximum effectiveness for a particular exhibit component, collaborates with exhibit development staff to develop AV solutions to museum exhibit needs.
The AV engineer develops, creates, and seeks out new and better ways to conduct the duties of this position, makes the work processes more efficient and effective, implements cost-saving measures wherever possible and brings forward ideas that result in improvements in revenue generation or better services to the State of Colorado.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

An Associate’s degree or higher in audiovisual technology, communications technology, digital media production, electrical engineering, electrical technology or closely related field from an accredited program.
Two years related experience in AV technology with a clear understanding of advanced AV systems and integration practices is required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills required, as is the ability to work collaboratively in highly-visible and high-pressure situations.
Supplemental Information

Must be knowledgeable of safety policies and procedures, and apply that knowledge consistently and appropriately on the job.
Must interact professionally, courteously and respectfully with clients, coworkers, and volunteers with the expectation to provide excellent customer service.
The ideal candidate must be able to pass a criminal background check prior to hire.


To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/1934324/audiovisual-engineer