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A/V System Designer/Installer, Project Engineer, Technical Support

New York, NY
April 15, 2016

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Leonid Olshansky

**** ***** ***, ***. **, Brooklyn, NY 11229

Cell: 917-***-****



Highly skilled system builder with over twenty years of experience in design, installation, tweaking maintenance and technical support of high-end custom audio, video and home theater systems with high level of expertise in system synergy, architectural acoustics including room treatment, soundproofing and vibration control, with the ability to quickly learn new skills and procedures. OBJECTIVES

Highly motivated and creative professional is looking forward to obtain a challenging position that will provide the opportunity to become a valuable part of the company and contribute to company’s continued growth and success and the ability to apply my knowledge and skills gained through over 20 years of previous experience in the high-end audio/video industry, such as conceptualizing viable engineering solutions, leading and directing projects, coordinating various key functions for successful completion of project life cycle, design, development, implementation, testing and installation of high-end audio and video systems, contracts negotiating, creating cost estimates and minimizing costs of the projects, finding potential suppliers, and help my talents to grow further to mutually benefit the company and myself. PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Designed, developed, installed and optimized custom built high-end audio, video and HT environment.

Designed, implemented and supervised installation and setup of unique two and multi-channel, single and multi-zone hi-end audio/video systems and home theaters for acoustically-challenging and aesthetically- demanding facilities, such as multi-million dollar custom homes, private yachts and planes.

Designed and supervised production of unique custom components and installation elements.

Invented, designed, built prototypes, engineered production and patented ideas for variety of products in a field of acoustic, audio/video installation and automation.

As a team member participated in the development of new loudspeakers and rebuilding and restoration of the old loudspeakers to increase performance.

Was responsible for design of speaker’s enclosures and transducer’s components, provided internal consultations and final system voicing/commissioning by ear, created and supervised Manufacturing Tech Processes.

Created system concepts, provided design, engineering, installation, necessary supervision, and final system calibration using various tools and by ear.

Performed “master” setup, tweaking and voicing of pre-installed hi-end systems.

Evaluated existing high-end audio, home theaters, home audio/video distribution and automation systems, if necessary redesigned and provided equipment reinstallation and maintenance.

Evaluated and ensured production-ready electronic systems, prepared technical documentation and user manuals, assured all production ready systems have all appropriate documentation.

Explained functionality and benefits of products to clients, prepared numerous technical flowcharts and instruction guides for end user, provided 24/7 phone and onsite customer and technical support.

Provided technical leadership to junior engineers and project teams, directed workflow and acted as a technical lead.

Oversaw the technical execution of key and complex projects, provided expert evaluation and problem solving, brought expert level engineering to work groups to architect, design and implement systems and services.

Created device installation and setup documentation and user manuals for the installed custom systems.

Created drawings, computations and technical reports regarding wiring and installations in industrial and residential premises.

Advised management about new technologies and new components/systems on the market, interfaced with vendors, engineering, and peer operations organizations.

Implemented and conducted customer co-ordination, sales management and negotiations with equipment’s manufacturers and distributors.

Ensured timely and cost effective accomplishment of established goals, projects, and contractual commitments.

Acted in compliance with industry and Company technical requirements, standards, policies, and procedures.

Created company’s image, including logos, color schemes, graphics, marketing documents and website design.


03/15 – Present System Engineer, Project Leader

Megamax Voice and Data, Inc., Brooklyn, NY

05/99 – 02/15 Vice-President, Partner

ZT Grand Service Inc., DBA OZ Wizard, Brooklyn, NY 05/97 – 04/99 Head of Custom Audio, Video and Automation Department, System Engineer Ziruale Construction, Inc., New York, NY

02/93 – 03/97 Sound Expert, Designer, Loudspeakers Builder, Quality Controller Ohm Acoustic Corp., Brooklyn, NY

Megamax Voice and Data, Inc., Brooklyn, New York

System Engineer, Project Leader March 2015 – Present ZT Grand Service Inc., DBA OZ Wizard Brooklyn, New York Vice-President, Partner May 1999 – February 2015

Ziruale Construction, Inc. New York, New York

Head of Custom Audio, Video and Automation Dept, System Engineer May 1997 - April 1999 Ohm Acoustic Corp. Brooklyn, New York

Sound Expert, Designer, Loudspeakers Builder, Quality Controller February 1993 - March 1997 EDUCATION

Moscow Institute of Aviation Moscow, Russia

Major: Construction and Development of Jet Engines Degree: Master of Science in Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering Moscow Institute of Architecture Moscow, Russia

Major: Residential and Commercial Architecture

Degree: Master of Architecture, Graduated with Honor Art Academy of Latvia Riga, Latvia

Major: Industrial Design

Degree: Advanced Degree in Industrial Design


Fluent in Russian


Available upon request


Photographs of most jobs creations available on request

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