Senior Event Video Technician

Philadelphia, PA 19060

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Audio Visual - Events Job Number: 2513 Pay Rate: $17 to $28 Hourly (Plus OT) Based on Experience

Job Description

A leading provider of audio visual event rental and staging services is seeking a qualified Senior Audio Visual Event Video Technician to work on exciting corporate and concert venue production events.  Travel up to 35% required.

The ideal Event Video Technician applicant will have at least 6 years of progressive front of house video engineer (V1) expertise.

**Note: This is a Full Time Permanent W2 Opportunity with full benefits including health insurance, paid time off, employer 401K contributions and more. Sorry, no freelance opportunities at this time**

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain all video equipment and assume the role of head (V1) video technician.
  • Overall AV equipment set-up and operations, event production operations, and maintenance support for a large corporate audio-visual live production events.
  • Provide FOH (V1) engineering expertise including operating professional video equipment to produce superior video quality in a wide variety of event venues, from small rooms to large 1000-person conference halls.
  • Responsible for the proper operation, maintenance, and repair of all video gear.
  • Provide assistance in event AV set-up and operations in accordance with facility SOPs and event customer requirements. This involves the use of advanced audiovisual and lighting equipment, including robotic cameras, production switchers, webcasting encoders, and projectors/laptop display equipment.
  • Provide basic troubleshooting of equipment and rack-mounted systems to identify the source of problems, and provide immediate repair or replacement to restore operations.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • At least 6 years of progressive experience as a V1 Video Engineer.
  • Must have "Live Event" corporate event experience supporting a wide variety of event venues, from small rooms to large 1000-person conference halls.
  • Must possess experience with expert set-up and maintenance of AV and Broadcast system cameras, video equipment as well as video conferencing equipment and conference AV equipment.
  • Have a working knowledge of emerging broadcast, A/V and VTC technologies, and assist in defining upgrade plans for future system upgrades.
  • Must have an excellent attitude, professional dress and be capable of performing efforts politely and professionally in a corporate customer service facing role.
  • Ability to pass a background investigation.
  • Must be willing to travel 30% to 35%.

Education and certification:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • College Degree highly preferred.
  • CTS or other related industry certifications nice to have.
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