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Audio and Video Equipment Technician

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Dover , Delaware, United States

Date Posted: 11/04/2015
Categories: Other
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Set up, or set up and operate audio and video equipment including microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards, and related electronic equipment for concerts, sports events, meetings and conventions, presentations, and news conferences. May also set up and operate associated spotlights and other custom lighting systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Install, adjust, and operate electronic equipment to record, edit, and transmit radio and television programs, motion pictures, video conferencing, or multimedia presentations.
• Install, adjust, and operate electronic equipment to record, edit, and transmit radio and television programs, motion pictures, video conferencing, or multimedia presentations.
• Switch sources of video input from one camera or studio to another, from film to live programming, or from network to local programming.
• Mix and regulate sound inputs and feeds, or coordinate audio feeds with television pictures.
• Compress, digitize, duplicate, and store audio and video data.
• Perform minor repairs and routine cleaning of audio and video equipment.
• Conduct training sessions on selection, use, and design of audiovisual materials and on operation of presentation equipment.
• Record and edit audio material, using audio recording and editing equipment.
• Control the lights and sound of events, such as live concerts, before and after services and performances.
• Organize and maintain compliance, license, and warranty information related to audio and video facilities.
• Construct and position properties, sets, lighting equipment, and other equipment.
• Collaborate with others to determine technical details of productions.
• Determine technical requirements of productions or projects.
• Operate audio recording equipment.
• Perform and assign duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of radio streaming and live worship programs.
• Schedule use of studio and editing facilities for media and maintenance staff.
• Confer with operations manager to formulate and maintain fair and attainable technical policies for programs.
• Oversee the daily performance of all media systems.
• Maintain records of daily data communication transactions, problems and remedial actions taken, or installation activities.
• Refer major hardware or software problems or defective products to vendors or technicians for service.
• Develop training materials and procedures, or train users in the proper use of equipment and media
• Coordinate with IT department to ensure adequate resources remain available and efficient operations are maintained.
• Other duties as assigned to ensure the maintenance and proper functionality of all facilities and grounds.

Skills and Specifications

• Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
• Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge — Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
• Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
• Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
• Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
• Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
• Documenting/Recording Information — Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.



• Communications and Media — Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
• Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
• Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
• English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
• Telecommunications — Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
• Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
• Education and Training — Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

Classification: Exempt Full-Time Employee

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