Position: Audiovisual Technician
Under general supervision assists in performing responsible technical work within the Audio Visual department; Sets up, operates, and strikes audiovisual equipment for events and performances in the convention center.
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UTAH VALLEY CONVENTION CENTER JOB DESCRIPTION
JOB TITLE: Part-Time Audiovisual Technician
Reports to: Technology Manager
Status: Hourly; Overtime Non-Exempt
SUMMARY: Under general supervision assists in performing responsible technical work within the Audiovisual department; Sets up, operates, and strikes audiovisual equipment for events and performances in the convention center.
- High school diploma and one year experience in audio visual and technical media coordination and operation, preferably in a convention, theater, arena or hotel environment.
- Knowledge of audio-visual equipment and electronic services in public assembly settings.
- Knowledge of personal computers and computerized audio-visual systems.
- Ability to adapt quickly to unforeseen changes.
- Skills in Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS environments.
- Ability to use various tools and equipment properly and safely.
- Stamina to work long hours. Must be able to lift and/or move heavy equipment.
- Ability to occasionally add shifts with little notice. RESPONSIBILITIES: (including, but not limited to):
- Set up, operate and tear down all in-house equipment and rented or client-provided audiovisual equipment
- Perform both preventive and corrective maintenance to all in-house audiovisual equipment.
- Consult with clients regarding audiovisual requirements upon request.
- Provide technical advisement to other departments upon request.
- Trouble-shoot sound, video, and lighting systems.
- Assist other departments under special circumstances.
- Understand best operation of all audiovisual equipment.
- Be familiar with terminology used in entertainment and convention settings.
- Communicate clearly and concisely in the English language, both orally and in writing.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, contractors and facility user
- Work a flexible schedule including early mornings, days, evenings, weekends, holidays.
- Maintain a high quality of work and professionalism.
- Recommend equipment or procedures to best service events.
- Make executive decisions with short notice if required for the success of the event.
- Interpret and apply administrative and departmental policies and procedures.