Pre Sales Engineer
  • Location

    Northcote, Victoria
  • Work Type

  • Start Date


What part will you play?

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

  • Conveys information and ideas clearly and logically in a timely fashion, using clear and constructive communication.
  • Report any issues/defects or errors before they become problems.
  • Delivers to expectation first time (minimal re-work required).
  • Demonstrates an ability to remain results focused and complete jobs effectively and efficiently.
  • Makes the most of challenging or unfamiliar environments, being able to ‘think on your feet’ and work with a variety of situations, individuals and groups.
  • Keeps co-workers informed and up to date, engaging with input and providing support when required.
  • Makes effective use of available time and resources when at work.
  • Acts with the profitability of the company in mind.
  • 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.)
  • Makes effective use of available time and resources in all tasks.
  • Adheres to internal process and systems.
  • Adheres to all WHSEQ requirements and promotes a culture of safety in all work tasks.
  • Able to quickly adapt and respond well to change
  • Demonstrates an ability to plan, organise, prioritise, schedule, monitor and control work, ensuring effective use of time, and resources to meet objectives.
  • Adapts and supports change demonstrated through behaviours and not just words.
  • Works to reduce cost whilst maintaining value wherever possible.
  • 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.


  • Collaborative work environment with dynamic growth opportunities
  • Committed to the career development and education of our team
  • Access to latest AV & ICT technologies
  • Global Company. named as one of 50 Most Admired Companies in 2017 by Silicon Review
  • #2 on SCN’s Annual List of Top 50 Systems Integrators
  • Internationally recognized: Digital Studio Award at CABSAT 2019 in Dubai; InAVation Award at ISE 2019 in Amsterdam
  • Recognized among “Elite 150” on CRN’s 2019 Managed Service Provider 500 list
  • 2017 Integrator of the Year
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