Junior Technician - IVTM Westin
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 11:50
Execute the technical aspects of a Live Event within his/her field of expertise for the Westin Cape Town venue according to top production standards.
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 Venue Technical Manager/ Senior Technician or Project Manager.
Maintain a thorough understanding of Health and Safety Practices within the Live Event Industry.
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.
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.
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 Venue Technical 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.
Assist with cleaning and sorting of the general Workshop areas, if required.
Perform preventative maintenance when necessary on IVTM hire stock.
Assist management with any other duties as may be required.
Relevant industry-related qualification an advantage
Minimum 3 years relevant Audio Visual experience.
Thorough knowledge of equipment, practices and safety standards, including their application to live events installations.
Considerable AV experience
Problem-solving (technical) skills
Extensive AV and Audio knowledge within a corporate AV environment
Client-facing and client handling experience
Must have worked on corporate events
MS Office proficient to enable document handling
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 Friday, 18 August 2017
to Clarissa Naicker, Senior HR Officer, on Clarissa.Naicker@gearhouse.co.za