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Event Production Technician

July 26, 2022

Event Production Technicians provide accurate and timely Audio/Visual and Livestream equipment setup, operation, and breakdown for in-person (live) and virtual (recorded or livestreamed) event productions while ensuring complete customer satisfaction. 

Position Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work collaboratively with all service teams within metroConnections.
  • Participate in all aspects of metroConnections where appropriate/when assigned.
  • Work in the warehouse, virtual studio, and on-site at events, both locally and out of town, as scheduled by the Director of Operations.
  • Support the Director of Operations with responsibilities related to company-owned or rented A/V and Livestream equipment; including but not limited to maintaining and updating equipment, picking up and returning rented equipment.
  • Support or Lead the In-Studio or On-Site Setups and Teardowns of A/V and Livestream equipment based on event needs/specifications.  In-Studio responsibilities take place in Burnsville, MN.  On-site responsibilities are held within the Twin Cities metro area and throughout the country; air travel is required.
  • Run A/V and Livestream equipment with direction from the show caller during in-person (live) and virtual (recorded or livestreamed) event productions and during rehearsals.
  • Troubleshoot and problem solve equipment and software challenges in a timely and professional manner.
  • Provide excellent service and maintain a positive relationship with all coworkers and clients through effective communication.
  • Serve in additional on-site positions during events, as scheduled by the Director of Operations and directed by the on-site program lead.

Minimum Qualifications include:

  • 2+ years of customer service or hospitality experience is preferred.
  • 2+ years of audio/visual experience is preferred.
  • A valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Exhibit strong technical skills.
  • Ability to learn and teach new techniques in a collaborative environment.
  • Excel in verbal communication (English is the primary language).
  • Ability to take direction and work independently.
  • Exhibit strong attention to detail.
  • Multi-task efficiently while maintaining big-picture thinking.
  • Manage stress successfully: adapt to change, trouble-shoot, and make decisions while maintaining a calm demeanor.
  • Maintain a cheerful and positive attitude.
  • Ability to be on your feet for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 100 lbs.
  • Access to reliable transportation.
  • Willingness to work evening and weekend hours.
  • Willingness to travel for multiple days at a time.

Requirements:

  • DOT Certification (arranged for and paid by metroConnections).  A DOT physical will be required.

Please send your resume and rate requirement to jobs@metroconnections.com.  No phone calls please.


metroConnections is proudly employee owned and operated. An employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) is an employee benefit plan that gives workers ownership interest in the company.

Equal Opportunity is metroConnections, Inc.’s policy. We are committed to policies of non-discrimination to promote diversity in employment regardless of race, sex, parental or marital status, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability or any other criteria not specifically related to relevant aptitudes, potential, skills, and abilities.

We value the diversity in society and the diversity amongst our employees, and we believe that by successfully managing this diversity, we can gain from it and become a more effective business.

If you are excited about this opportunity but your past experience does not align perfectly with the qualifications, we encourage you to apply anyway. This or another opportunity may end up being a great fit for you! metroConnections is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact metroConnections’ Human Resources team at 612.333.8687.