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Audio Technician

Employer

Western Pro Show Rentals Ltd.

Date Posted

July 09, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $30.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 37.5 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 08, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Western Pro Show Rentals Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Urban area
  • Various locations
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Live, special event or ceremonial program
  • Equipment operation
  • Troubleshooting

Level of expertise

  • Maintenance and repair
  • Recording technician
  • Video editor
  • Computer graphics editor
  • Technician

Tasks

  • Operate electronic equipment that transmits radio and television programs or motion pictures
  • Operate electronic equipment that transmits video conferencing or multimedia presentations
  • Set up equipment for scheduled production
  • Supervise other technical staff
  • Operate mixing, dubbing, editing machinery and equipment
  • Operate audio consoles or computers, tape machines, microphones and sound processing equipment at concerts and live events
  • Operate audio-visual or electronic equipment
  • Prepare and operate videotape recording and playback equipment and edit video tape after production
  • Supervise staff
  • Supervise technical staff
  • Project management
  • Perform labouring duties in warehouses
  • Operate video recording equipment
  • Operate audio-visual equipment
  • Leading/instructing groups
  • Determine lighting, lenses, camera angles and backgrounds
  • Co-ordinate activities with warehouse and production units
  • Connect power to audio and visual equipment
  • Manage Event Logistics
  • Operate broadcast equipment to produce audio and video streaming broadcasts for the Internet
  • Assign projects and programs to the purchasing and warehouse departments across the organization

Type of service and repair

Video cameras and projectors

Specialized audio or video systems

  • Computer graphic imagery system
  • Digital effect sound mastery units
  • Computer assisted control editors

Computer and technology knowledge

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • MS Windows
  • Audio-visual or videography
  • Networking software

Area of work experience

  • Live concert production
  • Theatre or stage production
  • Video production
  • Lighting technician

Area of specialization

Audio/audio-visual

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Eligible for professional liability insurance

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Tight deadlines
  • Work under pressure

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Workplace information

On the road job

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Long term benefits

Long-term care insurance

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Parking available
  • Wellness program

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Audio Technician is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Audio and Video Recording Technicians
OBJECTIVE

Interest in controlling audio consoles or computers, tape machines, microphones and sound processing equipment to mix, combine and edit music and sound at concerts and live events and to operate electronic equipment to generate program titles, credits, subtitles, graphic backgrounds or animation for television programs

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to play back edited sound tracks in synchronization with motion picture films

INNOVATIVE

Interest in mixing, combining and editing music and sound at concerts and live events, and synchronizing edited dialogue, music and sound effect tracks from different sources

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

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