Audio Visual Senior Technician

Prospero Intergrated
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
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.