SMC are a lively, dynamic company and we are proud of what we do. We help our clients get the best out of technology in their homes whether a simple one-room home cinema installation or a fully integrated multi-million-pound home.
Located in South West London, we work with the most renowned architects, designers and developers within the industry and deliver projects throughout the UK and around the World.
At SMC we focus on quality, reliabilty and full integration of the latest technology into the world's most beautiful properties. Our ethos is not to create a 'one size fits all' solution, but to mindfully craft a system that fits with the aspirations of some of the greatest architects and interior designers of the modern age. Every system we install markets our reputation, therefore it's imperative we have the right people to design, specify, install, programme and maintain our installations.
We are looking for keen, hardworking, creative, problem-solving technical installers to help us move forward in an emerging and progressive market. We want people to grow within our project delivery team and to take ownership and pride in their work. Our project sites are not limited to the UK, repeat business takes us to some wonderful places and we may need you to be ready to travel and work in foreign countries. As an integrator the systems you will be asked to install will be as varied as the properties and projects you are asked to be a part of.
Working on both our small development projects or large ‘boutique’ houses and our larger development projects.
You will be responsible for the installation and maintenance of audio, video, security, telephone, data and lighting systems, including, but not limited to:
2nd fix entry handsets, testing and certification, brackets, wall mounts and fixings, TV installation,
blind termination and installation,
local head-end termination and cable management,
installation of any automated lift/devices,
installation, CCTV cameras
At the head-end: Patching and labelling, Incoming service termination (BT/Virgin twisted pair), Incoming Fibre Termination, Rack building, Final hook-up using the hook-up schematic, documenting any changes that may have occurred during the installation, Network switch installation, CCTV NVR installation, Lutron panel build & commissioning, Video Entry System head-end equipment and termination
Good at fault finding. Methodical and logical in their approach to finding and implementing a successful resolution
Cable testing (using pair testers/ a calibrated fluke meter)
Be able to use a drill to install brackets for TV projectors etc
Able to terminate network cabling (category standard) / video cabling (Cat6)
You must also be familiar with commonly used software such as:
Mac Scanning software
IP Scanning software
Communicating regularly with members of SMC project team who are based in the office, including but not limited to, Project Managers, Design Team and the Service Department - highlighting issues and bringing them to the table for discussion.
WHY JOIN SMC?
There’s a strong family feeling at SMC - many of us have been here for more than a decade (in fact two decades in some cases!) Our people remain the core of our success and we couldn’t do anything without this amazing team - it is their energy that has driven us forward, helped us deliver great projects, support our fantastic clients, learn, grow and kept it fun. If you’re good at what you do, cheerful and reliable we’d love you to join us.
You’ll enjoy a host of perks, on top of a satisfying salary. And that’s not all:
We’re award winning: Many of our projects have been recognised by CEDIA and other industry bodies, as well as leading suppliers including Crestron and Lutron.
We’re working worldwide: We have teams working across Europe and further afield, so if you have language skills, enjoy travel, or both, we’ll work hard to get the best out of you and give you some exciting experiences
We’re always thinking of you: We run a contributory pension scheme, and you’ll have access to plenty of other great benefits such as a cycle to work scheme savings, a company mobile and more.
We’re growing: It is easy to get stuck in a small company and get lost in a large company - we’re in the middle, with plenty of opportunities to learn, challenge yourself, do well and progress.
We know how to have fun: Whether Friday drinks, our legendary summer sports days or just taking part in a charity fitness challenge - we can guarantee you’ll make great friends and we hope you’ll share the enjoyment at SMC.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
The candidate should ideally have:
2+ years relevant experience within the industry
Good knowledge of residential AV, control (Crestron, KNX, Rti) Lutron lighting and network systems (Cisco, Meraki, Ruckus)
The ability to read and work from schematic drawings.
Be used to working both in an Engineering Team and broader project Teams, as well as at times, working on their own
A valid ECS card. A current SSSTS qualification is a bonus
A clean and current driving licence
Their own hand tools. Specialist tools will be provided.
Must be polite and be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
Be prepared to join our Out of Hours rota as some of our systems are maintained on a 24/7 contract. Further remuneration will be provided for this.
Be prepared to work away and abroad from time to time. Further remuneration will be provided for this.