AV Asia Pacific Magazine

Engineering Team Leader – Audio Visual

October 21, 2015

Rutledge AV

About the role

We have an opening in our Melbourne office for a Senior Systems Engineer – Team Leader with a “Can do” Attitude. As a team leader in our Engineering Division you will provide technical guidance and expertise, while supporting and managing the team.


  • Contribute to Audio Visual System design from both technical specifications and project briefs
  • Documentation of system schematic diagrams, cabling spreadsheets and room layouts
  • Provide system design solutions to meet written specifications at both the tender stage as well as project commencement
  • Investigation of new technology including implementation and integration
  • Document management for system drawings and project correspondence
  • Technical writing of project documentation including, but not limited to, narrative descriptions, quality and commissioning procedures and operation and maintenance manuals
  • Design of custom mounting hardware and brackets for audio visual equipment
  • Design and CAD of custom metal wall plates / floor box plates for both in-house and external manufacturing
  • Provide technical support to installation and projects departments
  • Provide technical support to the sales / estimating department with system design and product functionality knowledge
  • Provide on-site technical system commissioning at the completion of a project for more complex and advanced installations
  • Attend new product / technology training courses as they become available / necessary
  • Checking and approving timesheets and leave requests of System Engineers that directly report to this role
  • Allocate work to engineers in collaboration with the Project Co-ordinator, Operations Managers & Project Managers.
  • Co-ordinate monthly engineering team meetings with Senior Field Engineer
  • Develop the engineering team to become an effective central resource within the company
  • Assist with developing and maintaining applicable standards and procedures for the Systems Engineering Team
  • Assist with Engineering staff performance reviews
  • Attend monthly national engineering meetings


  • Strong knowledge of video, audio and control systems
  • Standard computer skills based on Microsoft Windows 7
  • Strong knowledge for Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel
  • Drafting capabilities using AutoCAD 2016
  • A Bachelor of Engineering – Electronics or relevant experience is desirable
  • Excellent communication, and leadership skills
  • Strong Team player
  • Current valid driver’s license

How to apply

  • You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.
  • Please click ‘Apply for job’ below and send your application to the specified email address.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@rutledge.com.au

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