The position of a Tier 1 Department Manager requires an experienced staff member to handle day-to-day operations of his/her department. This person must demonstrate technical abilities, crew leadership skills, and organizational skills. There are several departments that may require a Department Manager including audio, lighting, backline, staging, and video. The Department Manager is a full-time position however is also an off-site technician, so time will be split between shop time and job site time. In addition, the Department Manager is not dedicated specifically to his/her department, and will be asked to move around to assist in other departments under that department’s manager.
- Understanding of the test, maintenance, & repair of the department’s equipment.
- The ability to safely load & unload trucks
- The ability to diagnose issues, and assess equipment in need of repair.
- Tracking repairs – keep track of the location and repair status of equipment.
- Ability to learn company booking software (R2) to track equipment being sent out/returned, marking equipment as damaged/repaired, and checking actual inventory counts against the computer’s counts.
- Should have the ability to supervise & assign other personnel to accomplish tasks.Should have good written and verbal communication skills.
- Should be willing to train other technicians.
- Should be timely. Prompt arrival to the shop is very important.
- Should have a positive attitude and a desire to succeed.
- Should have a commitment to excellence
- Should be organized and keep a clean workspace.
Department Managers will be periodically reviewed on the following criteria:
- Inventory tracking accuracy
- Monitoring the condition of equipment
To apply for the Video Department Manger position, you must have the following experience:
- Large Projection (10K+) and screen work
- LED Video Panel Systems
- Basic Rigging
- Video Switching
- Camera Op Direction
- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls.
- The employee must be able to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel.
- The employee is occasionally required to sit.
- The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds with assistance.