Job title: Event Technician
Hours: Full time
Location: Based in Cornwall, covering locations across the southwest and nationally
Date posted: April 2023
At JHAV no two days are the same – one day you’re delivering a corporate event in a nice warm venue, and the next could be a live music show or on a festival site. We are looking for Event Technicians to join the team.
JHAV is the South West’s go-to one-stop event production company. We are based 15 minutes from the beach in Cornwall, but have a reach far beyond its borders. We deliver event solutions across the UK and into Europe, and our reputation in the live event, corporate and live music sectors is exceptional.
After a rapid period of business growth, we are expanding our team of specialists. We work in an exciting and fast-paced environment, that’s constantly changing and developing.
About the role
We are on the hunt for multi-disciplined technicians with a strong all-round skill set, but showing a higher level of ability in one of the following fields: audio, video, lighting and streaming. You will need to show a proactive can-do attitude and a drive to learn and progress.
Principal duties and responsibilities
Working as part of a team or occasionally single-handedly, our event technicians prepare, set up and operate technical equipment for live events, including corporate, live, online, hybrid, and streaming.
You will need to have knowledge of the equipment used and the skills required to prep, maintain, transport and build components into a functioning system, as well as operate these systems.
Outside the event environment, you will also be working within our warehouse and performing warehouse duties, which include prep and de-prep of equipment.
Part of your role will be working as the on-site key client link, or between the project management team, client, and our freelance specialists.
Our event technicians will be expected to work weekends and evenings, as well as away from home from time to time.
Qualifications, skills, and attributes
A good aptitude in event technology and proactive in learning and developing your skillset.
Experience delivering shows in either audio, lighting, video or streaming capacities.
Ability to handle time-critical and rapidly changing environments.
Client friendly – strong communication skills.
Strong attention to detail, conscientious and resourceful working practice.
Physically fit and able, including working at height.
Ability to work away from home when required, as well as weekends and evenings.
Basic understanding of common desktop productivity software (MS Office Suite, OpenOffice, etc).
UK driving licence.
Experience with design systems such as Vectorworks, DB Array Calc, Noize Calc etc, Capture, WYSIWYG, Autocad and Sketchup.
Knowledge of Current RMS or similar invoice or similar stock control systems.
Audio system design and deployment (distributed point source systems, line array rigging, subwoofer arrays, etc).
Health and Safety understanding and implementation.
28 days annual holiday per annum (inclusive of all statutory & public Holidays).
Company pension scheme.
In-house and industry-standard training programme.
Progression of role within the company.
Varied scope of events to work on.
Please email your CV and cover letter to [email protected].