Senior Video Technician


Main Functions

  • Training and supervising Technicians and Crew on operation of equipment and through tasks
  • Working as part of a team on and off site
  • Configuring equipment at advanced levels
  • Having an advanced understanding/knowledge of all equipment and keeping up to date with latest fixtures and technology within the industry. Learning new equipment quickly and teaching the team how to operate, hang and inspect them properly
  • Leading by example and maintaining a consistent performance at all times
  • Interacting directly with clients on site in a customer-oriented manner
  • Running shows of all sizes, both operation and site management, and leading a team of Technicians and Crew on site
  • Running a project and team at department level in the absence of a Project Manager
  • Assisting Project Managers in planning for projects and the specification of equipment
  • Providing a good level of support to the HOD
  • Notifying Head of Department of all defect fixtures
  • Cleaning, testing, maintaining, prepping and repairing equipment prior to job
  • Monitoring and repairing equipment during shows and any required fault finding
  • Identifying and correcting equipment failures according to set standards
  • Performing repairs up to and including high-end equipment depending on severity of issue
  • Building and installing equipment on site unsupervised, according to designated layout
  • Setting up and operating systems/equipment
  • Loading and unloading of equipment
  • Cleaning of equipment after shows and storing properly
  • Rigging and de-rigging of all equipment safely
  • Performing annual inventory of eclipse equipment as per the set procedures in place
  • Adhering to health and safety regulations and wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment
  • Reporting all health and safety issues to the Group HSE Manager
  • Respecting and adhering to company policies, rules and procedures
  • Miscellaneous tasks within your scope of work, as assigned by the direct supervisor

Required Skills

Technical experience in Video

Ability to read and understand technical plans

Proven leadership qualities with years of practical experience (including running shows of all sizes, and managing a small team of technicians in the set-up and operation of large scale events)

Advanced fault finding skills in chosen discipline at an advanced level

Advanced knowledge of all video formats and signal types, video equipment set-ups and video equipment including projection, Switching, media servers, camera systems, and signal distribution (Video)

Advanced knowledge of projection calculations including multi-projector line-ups and blend calculations for large screen set-ups, and the ability to work out power calculations and weight loads for video equipment being flown on events (Video)

Advanced knowledge of LED screen construction and programming, and the ability to create video schematics for the set-up of video systems (Video)

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