Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

Set up, or set up and operate audio and video equipment including microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards, and related electronic equipment for concerts, sports events, meetings and conventions, presentations, and news conferences. May also set up and operate associated spotlights and other custom lighting systems.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Adaptability/Flexibility * Cooperation * Integrity * Stress Tolerance * Self Control * Initiative * Achievement/Effort * Analytical Thinking

Representative Tasks * Diagnose and resolve media system problems. * Direct and coordinate activities of assistants and other personnel during production. * Notify supervisors when major equipment repairs are needed.


Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Construction,

Job Family Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media

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