Pre Sales Engineer
  • Location

    Northcote, Victoria
  • Work Type

  • Start Date


About the role

You will be responsible for, but not limited to, the development and preparation of an engineered solution and supporting documentation for all quotations and tender responses. You will be working with the Estimating and Sales team to ensure our submissions provide an accurate bill of materials to meet the specifications requirements, are ‘value’ engineered and delivered on a timely basis to ensure the ongoing success and reputation of our company.


How to apply

You can apply for this role by clicking the ‘Apply for this job’ button and filling out the form, including attachments to your resume and cover letter.

In your cover letter and resume please address the criteria outlined below.


  • Provide technical support to the sales / estimating department with system design and product functionality knowledge.
  • Reviewing and assessing specifications and drawings for the preparation of quotations and tenders.
  • Illustrate Design Schematics for "Internal"purposes. (Hand Sketches)
  • Providing clarification on technical concerns and tender technical schedules, liaise with Consultants and Builders if required.
  • Attend mandatory and Ad Hoc site inspections for the preparation of responses.
  • Assist in the preparation of other / general supporting documentation for quotation and tender responses.
  • Other duties as required.
  • Provide technical engineering for designs ensuring specified / required functionality and quality is catered for, including and necessary re-engineering of existing client systems to achieve this requirement.
  • Assist in cable take offs and measurements for large projects.
  • Coordinate Illustrate High Level Design Schematics for "External"quotation / tender submissions, as required in an appropriate drawing program (Visio, CAD, PowerPoint etc.).
  • Respond to Estimators technical questions in relation to design, BOM, Support documentation and Submission.
  • Ensure timely delivery of design.
  • Liaise with Tender Coordinator, reviewing all National Pre Engineering, Estimating Support and Submission Guidance requirements.

Skills & Experience

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Qualifications in Audio Visual, Media or Business preferred.
  • Good computer skills with knowledge of both Word and Excel.
  • Positive and cooperative attitude towards the tasks, management and team members.
  • Attend monthly engineering meetings (External to Sale Dept.)
  • The ability to meet deadlines and prioritise tasks.
  • Existing AV system knowledge essential.
  • Professional standard of customer service.
  • Attend new product / technology training courses as they become available / necessary.
  • Flexibility with availability in order to meet deadlines.


People choose to align their career with Rutledge AV because we are passionate about what we do. We strive to attract employees who are committed to excellence, are ambitious and want to work for an organization that rewards performance, values loyalty and is committed to achieving mutually beneficial outcomes. We are committed to supporting our employees and providing opportunities to continually learn and develop their skills.
We work together with a professional and creative approach to deliver on our promise of excellence in everything we do. At Rutledge AV we share common values of passion for AV technologies and a strong customer focus.


  • Career opportunities
  • Work with great people
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Ongoing training and development
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