|Job Ref:||204533721||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Industry:||Civil and Structural||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United Kingdom||County/State:||Hertfordshire||City:||Hertfordshire||Address:||Post Code:||WD5||Salary:||£30000 - £35000/annum||Post Date:||10/10/2016 18:50|
Our client is currently looking for a Senior Technician to join our successful and growing team. This role is a senior level position within our Warehouse that would suit someone who has proven experience of audio, lighting and AV equipment, with a keen interest and aptitude for event production, who is technically minded and has a flair for all things I.T. |
The Warehouse consists of high value technical equipment (lighting, sound, rigging, AV), a scenic workshop, events furniture and a wide range of sundry items used for specific client events. Our productions range from product launches and conferences, to hospitality experiences and live music events.
The successful applicant will join the Warehouse team, overseeing the technical preparation of jobs from start to finish, working closely with our technical production team & ensuring equipment is delivered to events as specified, programmed, kit list complete, clearly labelled and ready to use. The ideal candidate will have a strong audio background, with proficient ability in both programming and using lighting desks, knowledge of rigging and good knowledge of AV equipment. The role will also require trouble-shooting and overseeing the technical maintenance of equipment, taking overall responsibility for ensuring all stock is kept in A1 condition and complies with inspection accreditation standards at all times.
The ideal candidate will have a flexible & adaptable approach, a professional manner & will be comfortable with both mentoring & assisting with the training and supervision of the Trainee Technicians.
Oversee the warehouse technical equipment preparation & lead on prep standards
Assist with technical training of the team
Be proficient in our rental management system), assessing equipment requirements for jobs, help with planning of kit allocation, ensuring all kit is used whenever possible, keep sub-hires to a minimum
Senior point of contact for the Production Managers & Technical team, being instrumental in kit handovers meetings & then being responsible for ensuring jobs are prepped accurately and equipment is pre-programmed to specification
Oversee the load and unload of vehicles safely & efficiently working to tight turnaround schedules, whilst ensuring that quality standards and deadlines are met
Inspect, report and repair faulty equipment
Build strong working relationships with all departments, in particular the Operations, Scenic & Production teams
Offer telephone support to teams on site, as required, with regards to technical kit. Troubleshoot problems, offer immediate solutions to issues if possible or organise for replacement equipment to be sent to site last minute, whether owned or with sub-hires
Attend weekly team meetings
If required, help with rigging/de-rigging and operation of equipment on-site
Support other team members with a wide variety of technical and physical tasks
Ensure the Warehouse is always kept clean and tidy to allow for the safe and efficient preparation and return of equipment
In emergencies, be willing to collect and deliver equipment to/from site and to/from suppliers
Any other duties as required by the line manager commensurate with the role
Follow the guidelines of all company policies, both at HQ and on-site, paying particular attention to Health & Safety.
Actively participate in sustainability initiatives and observe the policies and procedures.
Experience of working in a similar role or as a qualified technician. A background in electronics, music, theatre, studios and/or event production would be favourable
Proven aptitude, passion and knowledge for audio, lighting, AV and IT
Familiar with associated equipment by Yamaha, L'Acoustics, Sennheiser, Avolites, Selecon, Analogue Way, Samsung
Up- to-date with current technologies including the ability to advise and recommend on equipment purchases
Hard working, punctual, flexible and enthusiastic with a desire to progress within both the live events industry
A good knowledge of safe electrical practices
Must have the ability to work self-sufficiently, as well as be an active member of the team
Proactive & enthusiastic
Strong attention to detail
Previous warehouse experience would be useful, but is not essential
Full clean driving license
A large proportion of the role is physically challenging; you must be willing and able to participate in the lifting equipment and loading/unloading of trucks
The core working hours are 8am-5pm or 9 am to 6 pm, with a one hour unpaid lunch break. However, all employees must be willing to work evenings and some weekends, as required. A flexible approach to working hours is essential