Lead AV Engineer

Location Islington
Salary: £36000.0
Contact name: Jo Foster

Contact email: jo.foster@clearwaterps.com
Job ref: 6295
Published: about 2 months ago
Our client is seeking a Lead AV Engineer to assist on the end-end project planning of live events. This is a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned Lead AV Engineer to demonstrate their experience and capabilities within this family orientated, talented and creative technical production company.
Responsibilities for the Lead AV Engineer
  • Assist in the planning, managing and overseeing technical and installations at events taking responsibility for their implementation on site and safe removal.
  • Advise and liaise with Account Managers on more complex technical elements of live events to communicate with clients.
  • Play a pivotal role within the company, engaging in client and project development processes and assisting with pitching for new business alongside the account manager when required
  • Calculate and plan crew and logistics in conjunction with the Operations Department, including technical crew, local crew, freelancers, and vehicles.
  • Assist with planning and coordination of the rig and de-rig of LED jobs
  • Liaise closely with other members of the Technical department to develop LED training programmes 
Skills & Requirements for the Lead AV Engineer
  • Hands on, extensive experience as live event AV technician is essential; this might be as an employee of an events AV company, within a venue, or freelance.
  • End to end technical project management experience in live events is essential.
  • Strong knowledge of event power, cable runs and event-based health and safety
  • Understanding of virtual events, associated technologies and streaming
  • Happy to travel to site when needed, flexible working hours required
Benefits include company bonus scheme, private medical insurance, season ticket loans & free railcard, Electric Vehicle salary sacrifice scheme, training and development, Bike2Work scheme, Company social events, and contributory pension scheme.
Please apply as directed!