CAREERS

Explore our Current Career Opportunities

Established in 1965, employee-owned TEL Systems has been delivering full-scale integrated technology solutions for over 54 years.  As a premier broadcast and professional Audio and Video Systems Integrator, TEL Systems creates tailored AV, audio and video solutions with a focus on innovative design, engineering and installation. 

The TEL team consults, designs, integrates, installs, and supports all markets in the video communication industry, including corporate AV, education, faith-based, government, signage, sports & entertainment and studio & post-production.

TEL Systems is always interested in speaking to candidates committed to long term employment in the following specialties: Sales/Design, Engineering, AV Technicians and Project Managers. 

 

These positions are based out of our Ann Arbor, Michigan Headquarters location. Current openings are listed below. 

 

TEL Systems offers a competitive salary, profit-sharing, medical, vision, dental, life insurance, vacation and sick time/paid time off (PTO) 401K plan and opportunities for education and advancement.  For consideration, please e-mail a resume to    jobposting@thalner.com.

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

Project Manager

Job Description:

This position is responsible for initiating all tasks and managing the completion of large-scale low voltage Audio and Video technology installations.  These responsibilities include bid estimations and preparation of submittals, site visits, installation scheduling, attending construction meetings, supplier coordination and follow-through, and following up with all facets of the installation through all phases of the project. 

 

Requirements:

Essential duties, requirements, and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

 

  • Technical knowledge and proficiency in basic MS Office 365 office applications, including MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and MS Project.

  • Familiar with timelines and Gantt charts

  • Constantly monitor quality, safety and progress of work on assigned projects

  • Critical thinking and problem solving

  • Ability to read and manage schematic system flow documentation

  • Ability to demonstrate planning, organizing and implementing skills which allow the successful completion of a project by a specific due date

  • Assembles, organizes and maintains all documentation needed for training, warranties, manuals, project commissioning and other closeout activities

  • Strong personal and Customer Service Skills

  • Communication skills, verbal and written

  • A critical “point person” to the client with attention to detail and the technical knowledge required to move large scale projects. This will include budget tracking, job costing reviews, project status meetings and communication with owners, contractors, subcontractors, engineers, architects and sales departments.

  • 2 Years Experience

Qualifications:

      Education and Experience

  • Technical knowledge and Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Communications/IT Construction Management or related field.  

  • We prefer industry certifications such as CTS certifications

Warehouse Clerk / Delivery Driver

TEL Systems is currently seeking candidates committed to long term employment as a Warehouse Clerk/Delivery Driver. We are seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual to work closely with the warehouse, shipping, receiving and inventory departments at our Ann Arbor Headquarters. 

Job Description:

This position is responsible for all tasks related to our warehouse and maintaining high levels of accuracy in daily operations of shipping, receiving and inventory management. Additional duties will include deliveries and providing high levels of customer service to our vendors and clients.  .

 

Requirements:

Essential duties, requirements, and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

 

  • Proficiency in basic MS Office 365 applications, including MS Excel and Word.

  • Shipping and Receiving Operations

  • Helping to control and manage inventory

  • Ensure quality objectives and delivery deadlines are met

  • Operating mechanical and IT systems

  • Maintaining records and administering stock control

  • Ensuring a high degree of detail and focus on documentation accuracy

  • Communicate with transportation carriers.

  • Efficient problem resolution skills

  • Warehouse organization and housekeeping

  • Ability to continuously lift and move a minimum of 50 lbs

  • Pull, log and transfer materials.

  • Coordinate materials and job piles for large projects

  • Coordination of warehouse transfers to customer locations

  • Ability to demonstrate planning, organizational and implementation skills

  • Strong personal and customer service skills and ability to liaise with customers and other departments

Audio Video Design Engineer

TEL Systems Inc., a leading integrator of professional audio and video systems is interviewing for an Audio Video Design Engineer interested in helping to design the technology solutions of the future.

Responsibilities and Requirements:

Essential duties, requirements, and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

 

  • Engineering sales support and review of the functionality and design of systems being proposed by the Sales Department, clients or consultants.

  • Designing AV signal flows and generating equipment lists for technology projects

  • Responsible for all engineering, design and construction drawings, and working with the Sales Department to generate system designs.

  • Review client and consultant designs

  • Establishes and maintains drafting work schedules, coordinates work with Project Managers and Operations Manager

  •  Maintains a good line of communications between Project Managers and staff

  • Responsible for the adequate and accurate time posting of all drafting to jobs

 

Minimum Qualifications:    

  • 4+ years working in the A/V field with industry certifications such as CTS

  • 4+ years working with computers at the systems level

  • Understanding of CAD and Drafting techniques

  • Strong personal and Customer Service Skills

  • Communication skills, verbal and written

Position comes with full benefits package. Pay commensurate with experience. E.O.E. Qualified candidates should e-mail their resume to   jobposting@thalner.com

 

Audio Video Installation Technician

 The TEL Systems AV Technician position is responsible for integrating, installing, rigging and configuring A/V systems for our professional client base.  Must perform exceptional “Customer Service”.

 

Responsibilities and Requirements:

Essential duties, requirements, and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

 

  • Must have hands-on experience with all aspects of structured cabling: pulling, terminating, testing, Cat5e/6, video, VGA, HDMI, audio RCA/XLR cable

  • A/V rigging experience a plus such as projector, monitor and projection screen installation 

  • Technical knowledge and proficiency in basic MS office applications, including MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • We prefer industry certifications such as CTS

  • Experience in troubleshooting commercial A/V installations

  • Ability to read and manage schematic system flow documentation

  • Critical thinking and problem solving 

  • Ability to demonstrate planning, organizing and implementing skills which allow the successful completion of a project by a specific due date

  • Strong personal and Customer Service Skills

  • Communication skills, verbal and written

 

Positions come with full benefits package. Pay commensurate with experience. E.O.E. Qualified candidates should e-mail their resume to   jobposting@thalner.com

 

Account Manager

TEL Systems is looking for a full-time career-oriented Audio-Video Account Manager to represent the company in commercial technical AV business development and sales.

The candidate must be a highly-motivated and results-oriented professional with strong organization and communication skills.  The Account Manager position will identify prospects, manage sales leads, develop sales campaigns, maintain and expand current client base and consult with clients to determine and define needs and solutions. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prior experience in outside sales and territory management using a consultative sales approach

  • Experience with commercial audio & video systems; projection & presentation systems, video recording & streaming, digital signage, and conference room technology including video conferencing, collaboration and a propensity for technology.

  • Build, cultivate and maintain relationships with manufacturers and vendors, client end-users, executives and management.

  • Visually present and demonstrate technology equipment, systems and solutions to customers.

  • Experience with construction projects, blueprints and enjoy AV system design

  • Knowledge of and/or experience with IT and electronic systems as they relate to AV design

  • Ability to define the functionality of a proposed AV system to the Design Engineer

  • Maintain current knowledge of manufacturers’ offerings, capabilities and trends in the Audio & Video industry. Attend manufacturer’s training and professional development activities.

  • Receive and maintain certifications as required.  CTS certification is a plus.

  • Intelligent, assertive, innovative, creative and decisive

  • Work includes sales forecasts, AV scope of work writing, proposal writing, quotes and bid responses

 

Education

• Minimum High school diploma or equivalent but a four-year degree is preferred

• Prefer at least 2-3 years’ experience in AV sales. 

Benefits

Position comes with full benefits package.

 To Apply:

In addition to your resume, please provide a summary detailing why you would like to work for our company. No more than one page please. Please e-mail your writing sample and resume to.   jobposting@thalner.com 

Why Work at TEL Systems?

TEL Systems prides itself on having a strong team of experienced, knowledgeable and creative problem-solving professionals. Our staff is given opportunities for professional growth, and their efforts are always recognized and appreciated. We are looking for employees who embrace challenge and are interested in growing their skills and increasing their knowledge and expertise in this innovative industry. 

 

TEL Systems offers a competitive salary, profit-sharing, medical, vision, dental, life insurance, vacation and sick time/paid time off (PTO) 401K plan and opportunities for education and advancement.  For consideration, please e-mail a resume to 

 

                                                     jobposting@thalner.com

 

 

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