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Tri-City Electric Audio Visual Engineer/Estimator in Iowa City, Iowa

Tri-City Electric Co. is currently seeking an Audio/Visual Engineer/Estimator for an immediate opening in Iowa City/Cedar Rapids, IA. The Audio/Visual Engineer/Estimator will be responsible for preparing detailed estimates, onsite administrative and technical support on audio visual projects.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing the Development of AV Architectural Drawings, System Flows, Cable/Conduit Risers, Product Detail pages

  • Attending pre-bid meetings to determine the scope of work and required contents of projects

  • Reviewing proposed specifications and drawings to determine the scope of work and required contents of estimate, gathering quotes, printing drawings, counting, take-off estimating, and responding to RFIs and RFQs

  • Reviewing and refining Bills of Material

  • Communicating Infrastructure and architectural requirements to construction teams

  • Communicating System implementation plans to installation teams

  • Communicating AV Networking requirements to Client’s Network teams

  • Identifying and developing Change Orders

  • Managing the quality of the deliverables

  • Attaining and maintaining manufacturer and industry-related certifications as required

  • Operate and manage by all company rules and policies

  • Senior level of technical knowledge on audio-visual products and infrastructure

  • Strong understanding of networking as it pertains to AV

  • Full Understanding of and experience with project technical documents:

  • Engineering/Architectural drawings

  • Project Schedules

  • Support the Project Manager in all areas including, procurement, purchasing, subcontract and lease agreements, and equipment tracking

  • Maintain presence during project meetings and coordination meetings

  • Assist in gathering documentation for field testing

  • Assist in close out documents

  • Assist in tracking and scheduling final punch list items

  • Assist in scheduling and documenting Owner training

  • Work with PMA’s on submitting proper documentation for projects

  • Assist in the shop drawing review process


  • Bachelor’s degree in design or engineering or related field

  • Minimum of 5 Years experience in (AV) Audio/Visual System design, estimating and/or project management experience.

  • Knowledge of DTools or experience using another platform (System Integration Software) preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Candidates must possess strong attention to detail, tact, and consideration, focus on accuracy, solid communication skills, positive initiative and judgement, the ability to problem solve and meet deadlines, self-motivation, business acumen and be organized.

    All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a drug screen and reference check. Tri-City Electric Co. is an equal opportunity employer.