Technical Coordinator, Rigging, Staging and Soft Goods Department

Date Posted: Jun 07, 2019
Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2019

Salary Range: 60K - 80K
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: Administrative
Job Type: Full-time
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Solotech Inc.

Born out of the Montreal Olympics in 1976, SOLOTECH began official operations in 1977. Born with a pure passion for the profession, SOLOTECH has evolved from providing equipment rentals and sales to becoming the premier end-to-end provider of entertainment technology services.

Every SOLOTECH employee is encouraged to expand their skills and knowledge through ongoing training and development. As new technologies emerge, our employees and their talents evolve along with them, resulting in a personal pride that is reflected in our professional relationships.



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.

Find out more at: www.solotech.com

Reporting directly to the Director of Operations, the position’s incumbent will be responsible to analyze the rental contracts and prepare the list of equipment including substitutions and sub-rentals necessary for the events. 


Key Responsibilities:

 
  • From the list of equipment required for the different projects, verify their availability in the inventory system for Staging, Rigging and Soft Goods items;
  • Proceed to enter equipment lists in the computerized inventory system, according to the event’s expected date;
  • When the equipment are not available, analyze possible substitutes with the representative or with the client’s responsible Technical Director, carry out the research and provide an estimate of the sub-rental prices;
  • Carry out the sub-rental requests and/or necessary purchases for his department’s events;
  • Act as the contact person for the teams working in the field related to the technical part of the equipment;
  • In cooperation with the responsible person for the returns, ensure follow up of sub-rental equipment returns within the best possible delays;
  • In cooperation with the Shipping and Receiving Department Supervisor, replace the equipment in case of breakage during the event and coordinate delivery;
  • In cooperation with the Department’s Supervisor, coordinate the projects’ delivery schedule and equipment maintenance process;
  • Carry out any other related tasks, which are necessary during the scope of his role.


Requirements:

  • College degree in audiovisual, stage techniques or any other relevant training;
  • Experience in a similar position and/or as a Technician in sound, lighting, rigging and/or video;
  • Knowledge of inventory management;
  • Ability to carry out administrative tasks;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Project, etc.);
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD (an asset);
  • Knowledge of R2 system (an asset);
  • Knowledge of both official languages, both oral and written (an asset);
  • Strong customer service skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of staging, rigging and soft goods equipment;
  • Communication skills with different company’s participants and productions;
  • Ability to solve issues, anticipate issues and find efficient solutions while respecting company’s operational policies and processes;
  • Well-developed organizational skills;
  • Autonomy and sense of responsibility;
  • Team work oriented and cooperation spirit;
  • Good priority management, respect of deadlines and tight schedules;
  • Ability to work under pressure and capacity to adapt to changes.


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!