Futrell - AV Technician - Raleigh, NC, USA

Lawrence Futrell

Raleigh, NC, USA


AV Technician

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


I have been in the Low Voltage installations industry for over 18 years. I have installed all types of Equipment in Commercial, Residential Buildings. I have installed multi million dollar jobs.CCTV security systems, Video Conferencing,LED,Plasma,LCD televisions,Projectors and audio/video components.
I am the best man for the job thanks!

Work History

Cabling Technician Manager (Contractor)

Fiber Optic Cable

From November 2011

Schedule team of technicians for multiple projects and locations
Manage day-to-day operations of job site; conduct weekly safety meetings, attend supervisors meetings
Managed and performed IT Installation of Fiber Optic Cable, CAT6 for Duke University Cancer Center
Independent Installation of wiring for nurse calling system and data infrastructure
Installation of CCTV, APS Access for wireless phone service, DAS, CISCO Routers at various locations
Responsible for issuance of per-diems to team; OSHA Logs, Mileage Logs, etc.

Processing Technician

General Mills Corporation

May 2008 - August 2011

Responsible for operating heavy machinery
Conduct performance quality control checks
Personal Protection Equipment Certified

Flooring Specialist

Lowes Corporation

June 2007 - May 2008

Best Buy (Geek Squad Installation Tech) 1/08
Provided retail customer service, established installation contracts and special orders
Front end liaison to all customers requiring special orders
Home Installation of audio/video components purchased by customers
Hands on training to customers. Completion of work orders and returns.

Construction Superintendent/Foreman

Kimball Hill Homes Corporation

August 2005 - September 2006

Responsible for delivery of all homes according to construction schedule and closing dates
Managed all aspects of home building process according to quality standards and construction codes
Ordered materials to ensure timely delivery to job sites to coincide with scheduling requirements
Managed sub contractors, trades and supplier timelines, goals and objectives of the home being built
Ensure that homes sites are properly cleared and prepared for start of construction, while conducting
quality control on a daily basis from start to finish
Provided ongoing customer relations to the sales team, trade contractors, senior managers and customer regarding the overall progress of the home
Responsible for reading and understanding blueprints and designing structural wire for phone, TV,
satellite and office network

Home Automation Technician

Apex Protection Inc. and G & K Construction

November 2003 - May 2007

Home Automation Technician
Responsible for installing complete Home Automation packages in new homes
Install High Voltage AC/DC Connections
Read blueprints for structured wiring and low voltage design and installation
Installation of Security, Surround Sound, Phone, TV, Cable and Network
Work independently with minimal supervision. Supply own tools and transportation

Custom Installation Specialist

Lifestyle Technologies, Inc

August 2002 - August 2003

Certified OnQ Technician
Responsible for pre-wire and installation of total home security in custom homes
Create home networking systems using Cat5 Wiring, OnQ Systems, Distributor Sound, CCTV and
Phone/PC Cabling
Design the most effective home theatre and surround sound system according to the homeowner's
request. Complete installation and train the end users
Provide follow-up and service calls as needed
Installation of custom central vacuum systems according to the specs
Purchase supplies and building materials as required using and maintaining company expense
Troubleshoot as required using problem solving and critical thinking
Daily operations included; establishing a daily route, meet with other staff to establish logistics and work orders
Supervised a staff of two. Work directly with management and sales staff

CAD Pipe Designer - AutoCAD 14 and 2000i

Mallory & Evans Engineers

June 2000 - July 2002

Commercial and Industrial Planning and Design, pipe detailing and routing of piping equipment for multi million dollar contracts
Supervised a variety of ongoing projects, including reporting, designing and providing team building with minimal supervision
Used Microsoft Applications for reporting and development of tables, reports and documents
Knowledgeable in pipe fittings, valves, butt welds, socket welds, and threaded fittings
Handled High pressure pipes using water, steam, gas, and oil, air handlers, cooling towers, pumps,
boilers, and chillers pipe routing. Spooling pipe for true length, to be manufactured and installed
Responsible for submitting weekly progress status reports to Senior Management

Qualifications & Certifications



Norfolk State University

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