AV/Video Conference Technician

18000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
30 Mar 2018
26 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
As a Conference Technician:
The AV Technician needs to be able to work under an Account manager and be responsible for the day-to-day delivery, installation, operating and de-rigging of equipment in a variety of environments at a busy conference venue. This will include flip charts, small conference AV, Lighting and Audio packages.

On larger projects s/he will work as part of a team taking part in the onsite rigging, operating and de-rigging of all the associated AV equipment. This will also include managing any onsite suppliers.

The Candidate:
The candidate should be self-motivated, dedicated with a readiness to learn. They will be expected to be able to work under pressure, have a keen eye for detail with a good client-facing attitude. The candidate should also have the ability to work on his or her own but also within a team environment.

The ideal candidate will have a technical background, having worked as an audio visual technician for at least one year. The job will suit someone who wants to develop his or her career rapidly in an expanding business.

Desired Skills:
Sound: D&B systems, Yamaha Desks, Soundcraft, Allen & Heath GL4, Sennheiser wireless mics.

Video: LCD projectors, LED screens, Blackmagic, Analogue Way video switching units, Final Cut Pro.

Lighting: Rigging Generic and intelligent lights - Robe / Martin / Prolight, LED bars, Avolites lighting desks, dimmers and power, truss rigging

IT: Good general IT skills, especially MS PowerPoint and Word, Familiar with both Windows & Mac

General: Well spoken, confident and well presented. Good time management and demonstrates good team skills. Good technical troubleshooting ability.Friendly and approachable manner

Responsibilities and duties
Setting up and de-rigging of events. This will vary from the installation and removal of flip charts installing small conference PA and projector systems, through to large awards ceremonies for up to 600 persons.

Be onsite as a duty technician throughout the event if required.

Management of event production timings per event.

Assist with managing all staffing and event infrastructure pre-event and on-site including logistics.

Be able to work independently when required in event set-ups following clear brief from Account manager.

To be able to manage onsite production crew on behalf of The Account Manager.

Maintain good onsite relationship with all contracted suppliers.
Be able to follow and work from detailed production plans.

To notify and clear with the Account manager of extra work and items on specific jobs including production, double time, site surveys, crew overruns.

Demonstrate strong support for Onsite sales Events Team

Strong adherence to both Peachy and the Conference venue policy

To attend, or ensure suitable replacement, at all events that you are involved with so as to ensure the client is satisfied