AV Technical Manager

Location London
Salary: £45000.0
Contact name: Jo Foster

Contact email: jo.foster@clearwaterps.com
Job ref: 6471
Published: about 2 months ago
Our client is currently recruiting for an AV Technical Manager working in the Live Events sector. The AV Technical Manager will act as the interface between technical and commercial requirements with responsibility for the planning and on-site delivery of a variety of events to ensure the smooth delivery of projects.

This role requires a strong technical background, with an all-round knowledge of using audio-visual equipment in the corporate event environment. In particular, you will need to demonstrate experience of working at conferences, congresses and award shows.

Key Responsibilities for the AV Technical Manager
  • Responsible for planning, managing and overseeing technical and scenic installations at events taking responsibility for their implementation on site and subsequent safe removal.
  • Advise Account Managers on more complex technical elements of live events
  • You will be accountable for producing technical schematics, cable calls and floor plans
  • Help to calculate and plan crew and logistics in conjunction with the Operations Department, including technical crew, local crew, teams, and vehicles
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of the rig and de-rig of LED jobs
Key Experience for the AV Technical Manager
  • Previous extensive experience as a live event AV technician is essential; this might be as an employee of an events AV company, within a venue, or, as a freelance technician.
  • End to end technical project management experience in live events is essential.
  • Good understanding of event power, cable runs and event-based health and safety
  • Understanding of virtual events and associated technologies
  • CAD skills (deciphering and creating) in Vectorworks or equivalent CAD program
  • Ability to confidently calculate lens throws, lighting angles, weight loads, speaker dispersion, power draws, sight lines, floor load restrictions etc
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve technical and other project related issues under pressure
Please apply as directed!