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Audio Visual Technician

Global Underwater Hub

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AUDIO VISUAL TECHNICIAN
GLOBAL UNDERWATER HUB


The Global Underwater Hub (GUH) is a new strategically focused, intelligence-led organisation that aims to transform the UKís underwater industry into one of the largest and fastest growing industries in the country
 
Led and governed by industry, the GUH will represent, promote and support all sectors of the underwater industry by providing companies with the market information, connections and access to specialist expertise that they need to grow.

OBJECTIVES / SCOPE
 
The AV Technician will be required to set up and operate media equipment for live events within the GUH offices in Westhill.

They will be responsible for organising and installing media equipment such as projectors, microphones, video monitors, and sound boards. They may also be required to alter the venue layout to enhance acoustics.

As the onsite AV media expert, the AV Technician will have advanced knowledge of audio and video equipment, experience with lighting and filming techniques, and excellent troubleshooting skills in order to be able to create superb audio and visual effects to enhance any live experience.
 
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
 
  • Meeting with Event Coordinators to discuss audio, lighting, and video requirements.
  • Altering venue arrangements according to layout diagrams.
  • Setting up and installing microphones, lights, video monitors, projectors, speakers, and video cameras.
  • Conducting sound, visual, and performance quality checks on AV equipment.
  • Inspecting mountings and electrical equipment to ensure they conform to health and safety regulations.
  • Operating sound and visual equipment during live events.
  • Troubleshooting equipment and ensuring events run smoothly.
  • Maintaining strong customer relations.
  • Disassembling audio and visual equipment and packing up after the event.
  • Supporting and organising room setup and layouts for various event formats
Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelorís degree / HND or equivalent experience in audio visual technology or a similar field.
  • Previous experience working as an AV technician preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of sound, video, and lighting equipment.

Specific Training / Specialist Skills
  • Familiarity with computers and IP Networking Systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of modern filming and sound mixing techniques.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • High level of physical fitness and the ability to lift heavy equipment.
Personal Skills
  • Ability to work as part of a small team and adhere to deadlines, as well as autonomously
  • High English literacy with excellent attention to detail, spelling and grammar
  • Has proven ability to interact and develop respect with and range of stakeholders and senior level management
  • Has the proven ability to facilitate and support collaboration with colleagues and stakeholders
  • Is a proven self-starter, capable of working under own direction
  • Has demonstrated / commands respect from peers 
  • High level of integrity and discretion in dealing with sensitive information
  • Action orientated with a keen attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal communication and inter personal skills

NEXT STEPS

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a CV and covering letter to Angus Brechin, HR Manager, Global Underwater Hub angus.brechin@theGUH.co.uk

If you have any requirements or adjustments that you may need assistance with throughout the application process, please contact Angus Brechin or call 01224 506600.