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A/V Technician - Milwaukee


The A/V Technician will perform a variety of job functions from delivering and setting up A/V equipment and providing technical support for events.  Will perform basic day-to-day functions as part of show preparation and production.

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FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Director of Productions
Position Supervises: None

Associates Degree in theater or related

One to three years of prior productions or hotel AV experience; one to three years of prior experience in A/V, lighting, video, sound or productions


Work with the Production Team to ensure that all clients receive equipment and technical support as needed.

Provide support at the Production HQ and satellite locations as needed.

Set-up and tear-down of audio visual equipment in public spaces.

Maintain inventory, suggest repairs, storage or replacement of equipment.

Work closely with internal and external customers to determine their needs, set up and/or supervise the AV support during the events.

Check in rental returns, check for damage and proper operation, clean and return to storage.

Deliver and pick up equipment.


Attend client meetings as deemed necessary by account managers.

Assist the office with administrative duties such as phone support.


Core Corporate Qualities

Attendance/Attitude -Ability to exhibit a conscious effort to fill ones responsibilities on an hour-by-hour, day-by-day basis. The partner understands the importance of attendance in his/her working relationships with team members and demonstrates an attitude that is conducive to the MiTek culture.

Team Player/Loyalty -Demonstrate ability to work with others while showing the responsibility, dependability and accountability of what is expected to be a positive contribution to the team and the company while working towards the corporate Vision together.

Enthusiastic/Creativity - Ability to bring energy to the performance of a task and the ability to approach a need, a task, or an idea from new perspective.

Flexibility/ Initiative/Accountability - Ability and willingness to change plans or ideas in order to deliver the highest level of quality.  Ability to recognize and do what needs to be done before being asked to do it and the ability to hold yourself and others accountable for what is being asked of you.

Customer Oriented - Ability to create a customer friendly culture by take care of the customers' needs while following MiTek's policies and procedures.

Core Position Qualities

Accurate/Attention to Detail - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

Communication, Oral/Written - Write clearly and informatively; Edit work for spelling and grammar; presents numerical data effectively; Able to speak, read, count, and interpret written information in the English language. Ability to work and communicate with Universal Audio Video Productions' clients and employees in a courteous and professional manner at all times.

Organized - Following a systematic method of performing a task, maintain easy to follow documentation, and ensure all files are accurate and easy to follow. Proven ability to produce consistent, organized, and quality results.

Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.

Licenses or Certifications
Valid Driver's License

Computer Skills

Intermediate understanding of MS Office Programs (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

Other Requirements

Ability to maintain a flexible schedule to ensure that the office is supported and staffed appropriately.

Ability to maintain personal or corporate credit card.

Ability to travel as planned and unplanned events occur.

Strong knowledge of audio visual systems.

Dress in a professional manner when interfacing with Universal Audio Video Productions' clients.

Demonstrate the ability to make empowered, knowledgeable decisions to resolve all customer issues.

Ability to understand, design and troubleshoot simple to complex A/V systems.

Understand the theory and operation of all A/V equipment including video, audio and lighting gear.

Ability to travel 21 plus days per month, sometimes consistently.

  N O F C
Physical Abilities
Reach Outward
Reach Above Shoulder
Squat or Kneel
Lift / Carry
10 lbs or less
11 - 20 lbs
21 - 50 lbs
51 - 100 lbs
Over 100 lbs
Push / Pull
12 lbs or less
13 - 25 lbs
26 - 40 lbs
41 - 100 lbs
Other Physical Requirements
Ability to read from a computer monitor/fine print
Ability to speak effectively via phone/in person
Ability to hear via phone or in person
PPE Usage
Ability to wear PPE as required by position

N (Not Applicable)Activity is Not Applicable to this occupation.
O (Occasionally)Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)
F (Frequently)Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)
C (Constantly)Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Working conditions are normal for an office environment.

Mitek has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors, as deemed appropriate.

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