Shop Technician, Lighting Department

Date Posted: Sep 13, 2019
Application Deadline: Sep 27, 2019

Salary Range: Other
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Etobicoke
Employee Benefits: Health, Pension, Other (e.g. flex time, comp tickets, etc.)
Check Additional Info section for more Employee Benefits
Organization's Field/Discipline: Doesn't apply
Job's focus: Creative & Administrative
Job Type: Full-time
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Solotech Inc.

Founded over 40 years ago, Solotech is a world leader in audiovisual and entertainment technology with 13 strategic locations in Canada, the United States and Europe. Thanks to an inventory from over 300 renowned manufacturers, Solotech is the one-stop-shop for audio, video, lighting, rigging, soft goods, control and collaboration solutions & services. The company is internationally recognized for its expertise in Live Productions and Systems Integration in various markets, namely music, sports, business, culture and education. Solotech employs 1,200 professionals in its offices located in Montreal, Quebec City, Saguenay, Ottawa, Toronto, Las Vegas, Nashville, DeKalb, Los Angeles, Heywood, London and Redditch.

Find out more at: www.solotech.com



Job Description

Founded over 40 years ago, Solotech is a world leader in audiovisual and entertainment technology with 13 strategic locations in Canada, the United States and Europe. Thanks to an inventory from over 300 renowned manufacturers, Solotech is the one-stop-shop for audio, video, lighting, rigging, soft goods, control and collaboration solutions & services. The company is internationally recognized for its expertise in Live Productions and Systems Integration in various markets, namely music, sports, business, culture and education. Solotech employs 1,200 professionals in its offices located in Montreal, Quebec City, Saguenay, Ottawa, Toronto, Las Vegas, Nashville, DeKalb, Los Angeles, Heywood, London and Redditch.

 

Key Responsibilities:
 

Reporting directly to the Department Supervisor, the Technician must prepare rented equipment and ensure they are placed back into inventory.

  • Check equipment list to be prepared during the day of his section;
  • Determine priorities for each technician in his section;
  • Jointly with the Supervisor, coordinate the orders' preparation according to priorities;
  • Prepare complex orders, scan them and put them inside the transport case;
  • The Technician may be asked to customize the equipment if required by the client, according to the purchase order:

                - Complete the lists in the R2 software;
                - Modify the equipment's configuration settings;
                - Program the equipment according to the standards and client's needs;
                - Prepare the racks and systems' interconnection;
                - Install the computer software/programs and updates;
                - Ensure that all required accessories to operate the equipment are included (ex.: wiring,                                adapters, PSU, gels, bracket, remote control, etc.).

  • Ensure all equipment sent on site is in good condition;
  • Intermediate knowledge of LX consoles; programming, cleaning, updating
  • Ability to troubleshoot, perform basic repairs, test & clean a range of moving light fixtures
  • Ensure their section is in order and clean;
  • Reports the breakage and missing components to the Supervisor;
  • Answer to all technicians', coordinators and road technicians' questions and issues;
  • Clean and conduct a visual inspection of the equipment;
  • Upgrade the items (ex.: paint, cleaning, etc.);
  • Follow the quality and preparation standards of the company and/or industry;
  • All other related tasks.


Requirements:

Experience: 5 years plus of experience in this field. Strong knowledge of the rental industry in the show business, entertainment and corporate environment;

Required Skills:

  • Strong aptitude for developing and implementing processes and procedures;
  • Capacity to anticipate problems and to find solutions by respecting the operational processes and policies of the company;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to communicate information in a logical and clear way;
  • Autonomy and sense of responsibility;
  • Teamwork oriented and has a collaborative spirit;
  • Good ability to prioritize within tight deadlines;
  • Ability to work under pressure and to adapt to change;
  • Strong customer service skills;
  • Ability to be recognized as a role model for health and safety;
  • Experience in a rental equipment company;
  • Knowledge of the R2 inventory software (an asset);
  • Good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook);
  • Forklift truck driver's license (an asset);
  • Master French, oral and written (an asset);
  • Master English, oral and written.


Additional Info:

We thank all applicants for their interest in Solotech, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Solotech is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, the Human Resources Department will work with applicants requesting accommodation.



How to Apply:

Please send your CV to careers@solotech.com and join our team!

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