Head of Sound Audio Visual Technician

Posted 5 September by Prospero Intergrated
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Contract hours: Annualised hours, 45.5 hours per week (excluding breaks)

Job Purpose:

To undertake any work or projects as allocated by the Production Manager or Senior AV Logistics Technician as part of a professional team in the provision of technical presentation services to events both within and outside of the Centre. The job holder’s impact on Business performance is through the efficient provision of technical services and outstanding customer service that supports a drive to retain and grow our repeat business. This imparts particularly on levels of repeat business.

Key Tasks

  • Rigging, operating and de-rigging audio equipment including mixing disks, microphones, signal paths, amplifiers and speakers in accordance with safety regulations and procedures including assisting clients during events in the use of the above equipment and immediate problem solving.
  • Rigging, operating and de-rigging lighting, audio visual, video, sets and display equipment in accordance with safety regulations and procedures.
  • To develop the facilities of audio and extend the boundaries achievable operations to assist the clients and the department.
  • Assist the Sales department in the appropriate allocation and hire of audio equipment.
  • Supervisory responsibility for the AV Technician(s).
  • To be responsible to the Production Manager and Senior AV Logistics Technician for the audio inventory and the efficient storage of the equipment.
  • To be responsible with the Senior AV Logistics Technician for all audio links in the building, including operational patching and maintenance
  • To carry out assessment and first line maintenance of audio inventory and to identify those tasks that need to be done.
  • To advise on development and change in new technology, appropriate purchases, client requests, innovation in sound equipment and systems.
  • To communicate with personnel within the Centre and with Clients on a regular basis, advising clients on technical matters and directing other technicians on rigging, running and de-rigging events.
  • The role requires constant and varied use of complex technical equipment.
  • Required to make procedure decisions on a daily basis and "on the spot" judgements regarding Clients’ last minute requests.
  • Responsibility to train other technicians in audio matters.
  • All works must be carried out within the Centres official technical deadlines, most of which are predictable. This can mean a lot of irregular hours and

Required skills

  • audio visual

Reference: 36034588

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