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JOB VACANCY: EVA TECHNICIAN – AUDIO AT WHITE LIGHT

15/08/2019 17:08 HRS
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Job Title:                                             EVA Technician – Audio

Department:                                      EVA

Responsible to:                                 Head of Events, Video and Audio Workshops

Hours:                                                  40 over a 5 day week – Monday to Friday

 

The Role Summary

White Light is the complete technical solutions specialist operating in a range of markets such as theatre, corporate events, broadcast, live music, themed attractions, education, retail and leisure. Since our formation in 1971, we have forged a reputation for supplying technical solutions including lighting, audio, video and rigging to a wide range of diverse projects of all sized across the UK, Europe and worldwide.

We pride ourselves on providing creative solutions and technical excellence, with equipment including the latest technology from Yamaha, Shure, D&B Audiotechnik, DPA Microphones, and many more.

The EVA Technician – Audio will assist in the smooth running of the EVA Workshops within the warehouse, and help the EVA Team meet the White Light standards. The EVA Technician will have specific responsibilities for the maintenance and preparation of White Lights audio equipment, but may be asked to perform duties across all disciplines (Lighting/Audio/Video/Staging) at SW19.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The preparation and maintenance of EVA equipment (specifically audio equipment)
  • Assisting in the Dispatch of the EVA department jobs.
  • Assisting in pre-rigging EVA department jobs.
  • Liaising with Goods In to ensure the safe return of equipment to the Event stores,
  • Liaising with Dispatch and Goods in regarding all Event Sundry Service & X-Hire equipment.

 

Technical Skills:

  • Audio background, with experience of Digital Consoles, Speakers, Amplifiers and RF.
  • Experience of working with Yamaha, D&B, EM Acoustics and Shure equipment is desirable.
  • Previous experience of Audio Software and Firmware, including D&B Array Calc, D&B R1, Shure Wireless Workbench, Powersoft Armonia, and Networking in general would be advantageous.
  • Proven IT skills, including use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access applications and PowerPoint). Working knowledge of an internal e-mail system and electronic diary is essential.
  • An interest in Audio Technology, and new equipment within the industry.

Personal Competencies and Behaviours

  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels, relating to others and working as a member of a team.
  • Very strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Deadline conscious and highly organised with the ability to prioritise and multi-task, managing a challenging workload and meet strict deadlines.
  • Willing and flexible approach, with the ability to work on own initiative.
  • Excellent time management and planning skills, forward thinking and able to add value.
  • Have an active interest in the company and its activities, in order to understand and meet the needs of our customers.

White Light Key Policies and Core Values;

  • Maintain WL confidentiality at all times
  • To represent the company in a courteous and appropriate manner in all circumstances
  • To follow correct procedures at all times and to follow the policies laid out in the staff handbook
  • An awareness of health and safety policies, risk assessments and be proactive in implementing them ( for relevant Managers, on site Managers or Project Managers) – OR Adhere to and demonstrate knowledge of health and safety matters in relation to work related tasks and ensure that relevant Health and Safety guidelines are adhered to at all times
  • To carry out your duties and responsibilities in a manner that reflects the Core Values of White Light at all times

Apart from the duties summarised in this job description, we retain the right in consultation with the post holder to include other reasonable duties, which are part of, and incidental to, this type of work.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter with salary expectations to vacancies@whitelight.ltd.uk

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