Audio Visual Technician Job in Kenya

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Audio Visual Technician Job in Kenya

AUDIOVISUAL TECHNICIAN

JOB REF: AVT/11/2022
LINE MANAGER: ICT MANAGER
DURATION: FULL TIME

The responsibilities of the audio-visual technician include setting up cameras, lighting, and video equipment in the auditorium and within the school premises. Should be creative, flexible, and detail-oriented, with good communication and teamwork skills.

Key Responsibilities


  • Oversee operation and quality of The Auditorium and classrooms AV technology to ensure equipment is in good condition
  • Evaluate equipment needs and notify IT Manager of need to repair or replace as well as contacting relevant service providers to complete repairs.
  • Plan, organize and implement the maintenance and operation of performance-related equipment at the various venues, including lights and lighting console, sound equipment, video projector, cameras, microphones, sound console, Lights console, speakers, IT equipment, Livestreaming and other technical systems used during events, rehearsals, performances, and academic assessments.
  • Program and run sound equipment, lighting equipment, video projector, IT equipment, rigging controls and other technical systems during performances and productions.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems with production equipment, monitor scene shop workspace and the security of all equipment.
  • Setup of equipment, including AV equipment, P.A systems,
  • Run A/V, Live stream equipment using multiple cameras.
  • Utilize proper safety practices and procedures in lines with A/V equipment, and ensure all people understand safety.
  • Maintain a variety of files and records of equipment and manuals in conjunction with the IT department.
  • Ensure that sufficient spares are stocked to maintain or replace equipment for which responsibility is held, including consumables.
  • Be on site to assist in performances and deal with technical emergencies or issues as required this may include after hours.
  • Operate and support Auditorium sound mixing desk when required
  • Operate and support Auditorium lighting desk.
  • Perform other related duties pertaining to the Auditorium as requested
  • Collaborate with I.C.T team in user support

Qualifications

  • An associate’s or bachelor’s degree in audio visual technology or a related field.
  • In-depth working knowledge of camera and lighting techniques.
  • At least three years’ experience in audio electronics specifically for sound playback and live mixing including knowledge of digital and analogue audio equipment including sound consoles (Midas M32 Digital Console is an added advantage), speakers, microphones and wireless systems.
  • Experience in music and theatrical sound and audio engineering is preferred but not required.
  • Excellent computer and troubleshooting skills.
  • Creativity, attention to detail, and flexibility.
  • Strong communication, customer service, and organizational skills.
  • The ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • Good hearing and eyesight.

How to Apply

Send your application letter and CV as one document to recruitment@mpesafoundationacademy.ac.ke by Friday 18th November, 2022 stating clearly on the email subject line The job title and reference of the position you are applying for. E.g., AUDIO VISUAL TECHNICIAN – AV/11/2022.

Please note, only soft copy/ email applications to the address provided will be accepted.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

NOTE: MPESA FOUNDATION ACADEMY DOES NOT CHARGE RECRUITMENT FEES