Jobs Offered

Technician – IVTM Century City Convention Centre (Cape Town)

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Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:05

Main Objectives:
1. Execute the technical aspects of a Live Event within his/her field of expertise for the Century City Conference Centre branch according to top production standards.
2. Carry out the preparation, installation, operation and dis-assembly of equipment and associated activities safely, according to the South African Occupational Health and Safety Act, and Inhouse standard practice, under the supervision of the General Manager/ Senior Technician or Project Manager.
3. Maintain a thorough understanding of Health and Safety Practices within the Live Event Industry.

Responsibilities:

WORKSHOP OUTGOING
• Check the equipment lists against technical information, ensuring that the list is comprehensive and accurate.
• Ensure that he/she is in possession of a Function Pack for the relevant job.
• Familiarise him/herself with the equipment list, schedules and drawings (when available).
• Ensure that he/she is in possession of all information necessary to successfully complete the assigned task.
• Prepare equipment for load-in, ensuring that the preparation areas are kept clean and safe in accordance with Health and Safety regulations.
• Check that the equipment being prepared corresponds to the event equipment list and that any extras have been authorised.
WORKSHOP RETURNING
• Load and off-load trucks and return equipment to storage areas after the event.
• Report any damage to equipment or Inhouse property to the Venue Technical Manager immediately.

ONSITE

• Attend a site reconnaissance if required.
• Make sure that he/she has a Function Pack or an understanding of call times and event dates.
• Take instruction from the General Manager/Senior Technician/Project Manager or Responsible person at the venue.
• Perform duties efficiently and professionally and adhere to technical schedules.
• Conduct him/herself appropriately on-site, adhering to dress codes and safety standards.
• Setup/install basic equipment according to drawings, plans and/or instruction.
• Operate equipment for standard shows for rehearsals, set-up requirements as well as the actual event.
• Identify and repair minor technical problems (troubleshoot).
• Perform routine diagnostics and repairs of equipment within his/her capabilities.
• Report damaged equipment to the Venue Technical Manager/Senior Technician, log any on-site repairs or arrange for the appropriate repairs on returning the equipment to the Workshop.
• Solve any on-site problems within the scope of his/her capabilities, bringing any other problems to the attention of the Senior Technician/Project Manager onsite.
• Oversee any trainee technicians or Stagehands assigned to the job.
• After the event, dismantle equipment and return to workshop, checking that no equipment is left behind at the venue.
• Take care of personal tools and company equipment/property.
• Make sure that third party equipment/property sustains no damage.
• Complete and hand in a Job Report for each Job if he/she is designated senior person on the event.

WORKSHOP
• Assist with cleaning and sorting of the general Workshop areas, if required.
• Perform preventative maintenance when necessary on IVTM hire stock.

GENERAL
• Assist management with any other duties as may be required.

Requirements:
• Matric
• Technician related qualification or equivalent on the job experience
• Minimum 3 years’ relevant technician experience
• Basic knowledge of equipment, practices and safety standards including their application to live events installations

Skills:
• AV experience
• Product knowledge
• Problem-solving (technical) skills
• Logistics

Basic Knowledge:
• AV and Audio knowledge within a corporate AV environment
• Client-facing and client handling experience
• Client communications skills
• Must have worked on corporate events
• MS Office proficient to enable document handling
• Basic PC troubleshooting

Personal Attributes:
• Time-management skills
• Punctual
• Attention to detail - when obtaining event equipment spec and setting up for events
• Taking pride in his/her appearance when dealing with corporate clients

Should you feel that you are the ideal person for this position, then, please submit your CV with a brief summary of why you believe so, by close of business on Tuesday, 2 May 2017 to Clarissa Naicker, Senior HR Officer, on Clarissa.Naicker@gearhouse.co.za







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