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Video Technician – Level 3

Job ID VIDEO08296 Date posted 06/23/2021 Location London, United Kingdom

Video Technician (Level 3) - Encore - London/Uxbridge


Scope of the role

Level 3 Project Technicians are responsible for safely and efficiently delivering the production requirements of a wide range of events, including some aspects of the planning and preparation of events as directed.   Working on their own, as part of a team, and/or leading and supervising others to ensure plans and verbal instructions are followed and that the ‘job’ is delivered safely, correctly and on time, getting it Right First Time.


Main Responsibilities

  • To be able to understand and interpret technical plans and direction by senior member of the team and carry out those tasks to the expected level
  • To rig, set up, focus and de-rig video and related equipment to the expected standard and within the expected time frame
  • To be able to work under pressure to a given timeline/build schedule
  • Demonstrate competent rigging without supervision or guidance
  • Fault find and fix
  • To program/operate consoles
  • To act as a "responsible person" on site when required
  • To liaise with clients and venue staff as required to fulfil the delivery of an event
  • To be responsible for rigs and de-rigs where requested by the PM and where appropriate
  • To lead and manage a department or team on site
  • To supervise other technicians, freelancers and local crew on site
  • To support, train and nurture other Technicians
  • To specify equipment on small to medium jobs as directed
  • To book equipment from given plan/spec using Insphire
  • To specify pre event prep work and to supervise it, ensuring it is completed accurately.
  • To undertake warehouse preparation of equipment for an event - e.g. pre addressing, making looms etc.
  • To work in the warehouse as required and as directed by warehouse manager/team leader to pick, re-shelve and undertake basic repairs and servicing of equipment
  • To undertake delivery and collections in company vehicles.
  • To learn and harness information from your peers and colleagues to improve your techniques, skills and development
  • to work in compliance with Health and safety policy and all company procedures at all times
  • to represent the company in a positive manner at all times
  • To fulfill other reasonable duties as required by line manager or as requested by a senior person when on site.


Physical & Social Conditions

  • Non Standard working hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Working away from home, nationally and internationally
  • Working to strict timelines in often high pressured and stressful environments
  • Working at height

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