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Technician - Audio Visual Boston

PSAV is a top international provider of professional event technology services, and stands on a 75-year record of success and growth.

We strive to deliver flawless execution with a hospitality approach, for all event technology services.

Our mission is to turn ordinary meetings into extraordinary events.

Technician Position Overview

Basic set up and operation of small to large-scale audiovisual systems in a hospitality environment while ensuring complete customer satisfaction.

Key Job Responsibilities

Equipment Operation

Ensures a flawlessly executed event through accurate and timely setup, operation, and breakdown of basic audiovisual equipment as listed in the technical qualifications section.

Customer Service

Strives to exceed the expectations and needs of internal and external customers.

Maintains a positive relationship with all clients through effective communication.

Meets with guests on site to ensure that their needs are met and the equipment setup is working properly.

Monitors events and checks in on customers throughout the events' duration.

Understands and fosters the hotel/client relationship.

Technical Ability

Understands the technical aspects of the job and demonstrates basic operational ability to troubleshoot and problem solve with equipment and software issues.

Handles equipment challenges and changes in a timely and professional manner.

Systems Knowledge

Understands company processes, follows procedures and completes systems entry and paperwork accurately.

Uses the equipment sheets to determine the equipment scheduled for set up and for strike.

Interacts with other staff and outside vendors for equipment.

Increases revenue by utilizing floor up-selling techniques.

Works with clients to finalize invoices.

Completes order entries in Navigator, as needed.

Required Skills:Technical Qualifications

Familiarity with the following equipment is preferred:






House Sound


Microphones Power Speakers Audio Recording Press Box

4-12 channel Mixers Push to Talk Systems Signal Flow

Value Lines & Meeting Room LCD

Digital video playback/record systems

Small Switching


Signal Flow

Up lighting GELS/GOBOS Podium Lighting Kits Basic Focus

Basic Dimming and control

Basic Electrical

Signal Flow

Display Interface USB Switching Loading Apps/Drives Basic MS Office


IP Addressing knowledge

IP Address Set Up in Windows OS/Network Printers

Knowledge of DHCP / Static Addressing


Ultimate Stands

Ground Supported Equipment (Standing Truss Sections)

Banners and Signs

Required Experience:

  • High School Diploma is required.

    Bachelor's degree is preferred.

  • 1 year of customer service or hospitality experience is preferred.

  • 1 year of audio visual experience or equivalent in educational environment is preferred.

  • A valid driver's license and clean driving record is required for team members that may operate Company vehicles.

Additional Information

Team members will be in contact with high-end audio visual equipment and electrical components, and will be exposed to heights via lifts and ladders.

Team members may work in multiple hotel locations.

Working times include irregular hours and on-call status including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Team members must adhere to appearance guidelines (hair length, facial hair and attire) as defined by PSAV based on an individual hotel or a representation of hotels in that city or area.

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  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: US$14 - US$16 per hour
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Catering
  • Recruiter: PSAV
  • Fax: 877-928-8688
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2016-08-09 18:37:47 -

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