AV Show Technician - Live Events

CIM Recruitment Ltd
Guildford, UK
12 Jul 2019
23 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
AV Show Technician

Live Event Production

Job Overview

This is an exciting role for the right candidate as you'll be involved with projects from start to finish, working with a team of experts who thrive on delivering exceptional results for their customers. You will be involved with amazing events, supporting the project teams in the warehouse and on site in locations throughout the UK and beyond.

The Role

* To rig, set up, de-rig, a variety of equipment to the expected standard within an often pressured time frame

* To specify pre-event prep work and to supervise completed accuracy

* To specify equipment on small to medium jobs as directed

* To book equipment from given plan/spec using Insphire

* To liaise with clients and venue staff as required to fulfil the delivery of an event

* To undertake warehouse preparation of equipment for an event - e.g. testing systems, building racks etc

* To work in the warehouse as required and as directed by Warehouse Manager/Team Leader to pick, re-shelve and undertake basic repairs and servicing of equipment

* To be responsible for rigs and de-rigs where requested by the Project Manager and where appropriate

* Fault find and fix equipment

* To act as a 'responsible person' on-site when required

* To lead and manage a department or team on site

* To supervise other technicians, freelancers and local crew on site

* To undertake equipment delivery and collections in company vehicles

* To learn and harness information from your peers and colleagues to improve your techniques, skills and development

* To support, train and nurture other technicians

* To work in compliance with the health and safety policy and all company procedures at all times

* To fulfil other reasonable duties as required by line manager or as requested by a senior person when on site

* To represent the company in a positive manner at all times

The Person

* A minimum of 1 years working in the live events industry as a Technician

* The ability to understand and interpret technical plans and direction by senior member of the team and carry out those tasks to the expected level

* The ability to work under pressure to a given timeline/build schedule

* The ability to demonstrate competent rigging without supervision or guidance

* Positive leadership skills and be a great team player

* A full UK driving license

Physical and social conditions of this role:

* Non standard working hours, including evenings and weekends

* Working away from home, nationally and internationally

* Working to strict timelines in often high pressured and stressful environments

* Working at height


Negotiable basic depending on experience + overtime + bonus + full company benefits

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