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Systems, Technical Services
Orlando, FL
Posted 3 weeks ago

Barbizon Lighting supplies professional lighting equipment for the Theater, TV, Film and other industries. Barbizon Lighting Company is a leader in the industry with offices throughout the US. It is a national corporation with a small company atmosphere. For more information, you can go to www.barbizon.com.

We have immediate openings in Orlando, FL for a full-time Project Manager/ Field Service Technician.

Overall Responsibility:

  • Accountable for project budget, resources, and scope
  • To provide onsite support and guidance to customers, installers, and sub-contractors.
  • To provide onsite support to Systems Division and Technical Services

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Take ownership of a project from commencement of installation, throughout its execution to its completion
  • Provide Systems Division and factory commissioning of systems
  • Conduct frequent site visits to support the needs of the project
  • Maintain close working relationship with foreman, installers, field project managers and any other customer related supervisors
  • Manage onsite technicians and sub-contractors
  • Manage on-site politics and relationships
  • Supervise onsite installations, including fixture prep, hang, and focus
  • Manage system startup process, daily schedule, and correspondence with site stakeholders
  • Carry out onsite product or system training
  • Conduct systems commissioning or programming
  • Be knowledgeable of project-related plans and specifications
  • Maintain a high level of communication with contractors and clients
  • Attend internal project meetings with Barbizon’s Systems Division
  • Maintain customer and job files
  • Train new customers on operations and maintenance of new system
  • Keep updated and informed of new products and system operational software
  • Provide support and troubleshooting services to customers. Included both on-site and phone support
  • Managing budget, execution of purchases, and maintaining billing and proper documentation for the job
  • Attend factory trainings with appropriate frequency to maintain “state of the art” technical support
  • Secure and return completed commissioning reports to factory
  • Accompany our subcontracting companies to help with logistics, material, and other needs to properly carry out customer requests.
  • Other tasks as assigned

Ideal Skills & Attributes

  • Possess understanding of entertainment and architectural lighting and control systems
  • Possess understanding of DMX and network control configurations and wiring topologies
  • Possess basic electrical skills practices
  • Working knowledge electronic theory and standards
  • Ability to follow direction
  • Able to supervise and navigate construction site – ability to work well with contractors and subcontractors.
  • Proficiency with hand, power and pneumatic tools.
  • Proficiency with soldering and desoldering practices
  • Ability to read and understand construction documentation
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Ability to travel within the Barbizon Orlando Market
  • Maintain positive attitude and relations with all vendors
  • Acquire and maintain appropriate factory certifications

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Background and practical experience in technical aspects of entertainment and architectural systems
  • Technical Theatre or Television degree or comparable work experience or equivalent Technical School or Military training
  • Valid drivers license

The salary range for a Project Manager/Field Service Technician at Barbizon Lighting’s Atlanta location is currently $50K to $80K per annum, depending upon experience. Please be aware extensive industry experience or specific skills that fully match or exceed what is required, may in fact also increase this range to compensate for that expanded expertise. We strongly encourage all to apply.

In addition to the base pay listed here, Barbizon offers a generous compensation package including medical, dental, life insurance, long-term disability, profit share, and a matching 401k Plan at no cost to the employee. Barbizon’s healthcare benefits are fully funded by the Company for all full-time employees and their dependents.

Barbizon also offers a host of voluntary ancillary benefits that include affordable vision, pet insurance, additional life insurance, Flexible Spending Plan, Pre-tax commuter benefits, and Benefits VIP, a dedicated advocacy group that can help employees and their family members resolve benefits issues.

Barbizon offers fully paid vacation, sick/personal time, and an additional ten paid holidays.

Barbizon Lighting Company’s largest shareholder is our employee group, who currently owns 51% of the company via an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (“ESOP”). An ESOP is a qualified retirement plan that extends beneficial ownership of the business to its employees, at no cost to the plan participant.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Barbizon Lighting provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to jobs@barbizon.com.