Video Technician

cecil dorman All Stories, Boston Meetings, Corporate Events, Special Events

Salary Non-Exempt—Woburn, MA

Send cover letter, resume, and position-related inquiries to jescott@avfx.com

Company Overview

AVFX is an event technology company that provides the technical infrastructure for in-person and virtual corporate events, meetings, and trade show exhibits. With locations in Boston and Denver, we serve clients across North America and around the globe. We are dedicated to the highest standards in the industry, with a reputation for exceeding client expectations.

At AVFX, we are proud of our technical skills, the quality of our services, and our commitment to our customers. Fostering a supportive team environment that encourages collaboration and employee development, we provide every employee the opportunity to excel in their field.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Director of Operations, Video Technicians operate as part of a team to ensure a high equality end product at client meetings and trade show exhibits. To excel in this role, you must be a driven, self-motivated worker, who leverages their knowledge of LED, projection, switching, and signal flow to produce outstanding results.

Key Responsibilities                                                                                                

  • Set up, operate, and strike various video systems
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of signal flow, LED, projection, switchers, and A/V networking
  • Work with the sales team, Technical Producers, clients, and crew as needed to help design video systems for various spaces
  • Working virtual and hybrid events from AVFX studios and on-site locations
  • Operate and maintain a working knowledge of virtual meeting platforms, such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams
  • Responsible for packing and setting up non-tradeshow events; this includes moving gear in and out of the warehouse and venues
  • Comply with all established procedures and regulations of the tradeshow industry
  • Supervise installation of audio/visual equipment by on-site Union labor
  • Keep warehouse storage areas neat and organized
  • Submit expense reports within 48 hours of show completion
  • Attended industry-related meetings, classes, and/or tradeshows to expand your knowledge base, when time permits
  • Assisting Equipment Manager in testing and sending out gear for repair, performing in house repairs when possible
  • Properly clean and sanitize all returning equipment
  • Adhere to safety protocols in-office and on-site
  • Complete other projects and duties as assigned by supervisor and/or management

Skills & Proficiencies

  • Strong ability to multi-task and prioritize competing priorities
  • Working knowledge of VMix
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot and work under pressure
  • Ability to collaborate as a part of a team
  • Self-motivated worker and learner
  • Excellent interpersonal communication
  • Familiarity with Barco and Panasonic laser projectors, switchers including ATEM, For-A, and Barco, and touchscreen monitors

Qualifications

  • Experience working in the event technology and production services industry, with a concentration in corporate events and/or trade shows a plus
  • Experience with basic video networking, including NDI, a plus
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs repeatedly and unassisted
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • OSHA 10 certification required
  • Experience with Spyder X-20 Matrix switcher a plus
  • Experience with VectorWorks is a plus
  • Experience with studio and robotic cameras a plus

Work Environment

  • Frequent travel to off-site and out-of-state locations
  • Occasional international travel
  • Frequent evenings and weekends

Benefits

  • Highly subsidized health insurance plan
  • Employer-sponsored Dental, Disability, Life, and Accident insurance
  • Voluntary Vision, Life, and Accident insurance
  • Generous paid time off program
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401(k) and employer profit sharing contribution
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program

Non-Discrimination Commitment 

AVFX is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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