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P/T Audio/Visual Production Technician

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MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
The Audio/Visual Production Technician is a part- time position responsible for the maintenance, set-up, take down and storage of production equipment in support of client needs; to include video, audio, lighting and special effects equipment for The El Paso Convention Center, Abraham Chavez Theater, Plaza Theatre, Philanthropy Theatre, Cohen Stadium, McKelligon Canyon, and other venues managed by Destination El Paso/SMG.

The following are typical for this position. The position may not perform all of these, and/or may perform similar related tasks not listed here.

• Maintain and monitor facility inventory related to audio/visual services.

• Read and interpret equipment plots and control equipment to the satisfaction of clients/management.
• Investigate, analyze and resolve operational and maintenance problems; develop and implement preventive maintenance program for all facility electronic equipment.
• Demonstrate proper knowledge and use of procedures, techniques, machines, materials, equipment and tools used in technical construction, operation and maintenance of facility audio, visual and other systems.
• Possess knowledge and experience in operational procedures, facility capabilities, industry terminology, event-related services, and technical requirements for the type of events anticipated at the facility.
• Familiarity with technical theatre terminology and experience with technical theatre systems is preferred.
• Must possess a thorough understanding of audio, video displays, and technical theatre systems.
• Knows laws, codes, ordinances, policies, procedures, safety precautions, rules/regulations and emergency procedures are followed.
• Maintain an effective working relationship with clients, employees, exhibitors, patrons, and others encountered in the course of employment. Prior customer service experience is preferred.
• Follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively with others in both oral and written form.
• Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines. Work effectively under pressure and/or a stringent schedule and produce accurate results.
• Ability to work long or irregular hours including nights, weekends, and holidays. Flexibility is a priority.
• Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE
Must have high school diploma or GED.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to work both indoors and outdoors as required by the function. Must have the physical ability to maneuver around facility at times, walking and/or standing from 8-14 hours daily as well as the ability to frequently lift in excess of 50 not more than 100 pounds. This position is also exposed to adverse conditions including weather, noise, dust, fumes etc. Must be able to work safely in high positions. Must have valid driver’s license.

HOURS OF WORK

Ability to work flexible hours based on events, including daytime, evening, weekends and holidays as needed.

SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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