LED Technician Job Vacancy

LED TECHNICIAN JOB VACANCY

London Audio Visual Ltd is expanding! We are a leading Audio Visual Rental supplier to major Event & Production  Companies, Event Planners and a host of exclusive venues throughout London and the UK. Due to the planned expansion of our Video department and the growing demand for LED and visual products, we now have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced LED technician to join our dynamic team. 

You’ll find our team is friendly and effective – a strong, hardworking group where  everyone is valued and most importantly where we all enjoy what we do! The successful candidate will have the support and space to build a secure career  within our growing Company.

THE ROLE  

  • To rig, set-up, operate and de-rig a wide range of specialist audio, video & LED  screens and LED processors associated products along with other related AV products
  • To have knowledge of LED and Novastar processing, knowledge of projection, video switchers, scalers and distribution 
  • Will show excellent knowledge of working with Media Server software such as, Resolume, Millumin, Qlab 
  • Manage and lead a team of AV/ event technicians , crew and sub-contractors  during in-house preparation, build -up, use and de-rig of events, thus ensuring an efficient and safe event that is delivered on time and within  budgeted hours 
  • To undertake and oversee the pre-production and preparation of equipment  for an event 
  • To provide technical solution design, assisting the sales team with support,  specifications and costings for client’s events 
  • Where required represent the Company on site meetings and liaise with  clients, contractors and suppliers 
  • Assist with daily liaison between company departments, sales, operations  teams and warehouse regarding crewing and AV equipment requirements
  • To provide on-site technical support where required 
  • Delivering and collecting equipment from various venue sites and suppliers
  • Assist with the project management of an event in line with any detailed brief  supplied by the sales team 
  • Ensure that all audio visual services are delivered to clients in a professional and efficient manner
  • Liaising with clients on finer details such as equipment  placement , control areas etc 
  • Assist and advise clients on the operation of certain equipment supplied  without an on-site technician
  • Assist in maintaining quality control i.e. – monitoring condition of equipment, reporting any faults etc
  • Assist with any training of technical staff on the use and operation of new  equipment & technologies 
  • To operate in compliance with the Companies Health & Safety policy and  procedures at all times 
  • To assist the sales team with site visits and pre-inspect the space to confirm the solution that London Audio Visual will provide


ABOUT YOU

As this is a skilled position within our technical team we are looking for someone with a solid background within the AV and Events industry. 

The successful candidate will be someone who:- 

  • is presentable, polite, well-mannered and well groomed. You must have  good communication and client-facing skills as you will be operating in a  corporate environment. And as mentioned in the role, will be conducting site visits and meeting clients face to face to determine the perfect AV solution for their requirements. 
  • understands the flexible nature of the events industry and who is used to  working unsociable hours and working under pressure to strict timelines
  • is fluent in English – both spoken and written 
  • has at least 3 years experience as a LED technician 
  • has a full, clean UK drivers licence and comfortable to drive company vans around London and the UK
  • is a team player who is able to operate calmly under pressure. We are looking  for a self-motivated person who is passionate about a long-term career with London Audio Visual


ESSENTIAL SKILLS

You will have experience in the following technologies:-

  • Vision mixers / switchers – Roland, Analogway, Barco etc 
  • Video Wall processors – eg Novastar, Datapath X4 / FX4, etc
  • Video Displays – Large Format Displays ( LFD’s), Projectors ( Panasonic,  Christie, Barco etc) LCD Video walls, LED Video walls ( Absen, Unilumen,  DigiLED, etc) 
  • Video Signals and distribution – HD-SDI, HDMI over Cat5, Scan converters,  EDID, etc 
  • Software: Powerpoint , Keynote , Qlab, Playback Pro, etc 
  • Audio ;- PA systems , Wireless mics, Digital & analog audio mixers
  • Lighting – basic knowledge of DMX and lighting control

Experience in any of the following would also be beneficial:- 

  • Software:- Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop etc)
  • Video Cameras – Sony, Panasonic etc 
  • Some experience in rigging and power distribution 

This is a permanent position which we are looking to fill as soon as possible. We offer a competitive salary package based on experience. 

If you feel you have the right skills and experience, are self-motivated and have a passion for the events industry then please get in touch. 

Job Type – Permanent ( 3 month probation period) 

Job Location – Central London SE17 

Salary – negotiable based on skill-set and experience  

Required experience – at least 3 years operating as a LED technician

Must have UK drivers licence

Send CVs to careers@londonaudiovisual.co.uk