Audio Visual Senior Technician

Recruiter
Prospero Intergrated
Location
London
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Main tasks of role:

  • Operate sound, video and other technical equipment on site at events;
  • Specify, test and prepare equipment for events in the warehouse in the lead up to the event;
  • Assist with the day to day running of the warehouse when not on-site;
  • Set up and operate sound equipment to include digital desks, PA systems and radio microphones;
  • Set up and operate video equipment to include projection, switching and presentations;
  • On smaller events, where a Production Manager is not required, work directly with the client/venue to ensure equipment is set up as specified and freelance technicians are fully briefed;
  • Create detailed schematics for larger events so that other technicians can assist and understand each installation;
  • Train less experienced technicians in the use of the equipment to help build a stronger technical team.

Essential requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of projection techniques including edge blend and PiP systems;
  • Operational experience using data and video switchers, high end projection, camera systems, PPU’s and all associated video equipment;
  • Thorough knowledge of presentation software such as Keynote, PowerPoint and Presi;
  • Knowledge of Yamaha digital sound desks to include the LS9, QL and other digital desks;
  • At least 5 years’ experience working as a sound and video engineer in a live event environment;
  • Experience of working in a corporate event environment;
  • Experience of system design for live events;
  • To be a methodical and self-motivated individual with excellent organisational and prioritisation skills;
  • To have a structured and calm approach to the job with meticulous attention to detail;
  • Experience of managing other team members and crew on site at events;
  • Basic knowledge of video equipment and its operation;
  • High level of computer literacy;
  • Excellent problem solver;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Presenting a professional image, both in person and on the telephone;
  • Good with the written word and grammar;
  • Team player;
  • Enthusiasm, energy and a 'Can do’ attitude.

Desirable Skills:

  • Previous experience of using Dataton Watchout;
  • Experience with HD cameras for live events.
  • Knowledge of sound editing
  • Experience of sound recording for film production.