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Bench Technician

Bench Technician

Job ID 
2017-1122
# of Openings 
1
Job Location(s) 
US-CA-San Fernando
Posted Date 
8/23/2017
Category 
Operations

More information about this job

Overview

Production Resource Group (PRG) is the world’s leading supplier of entertainment and event technology, production management and labor. PRG currently operates from over 40 Locations in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. From our worldwide facilities we provide our state-of-the-art inventory of audio, video, lighting, rigging, scenery and automation equipment.

PRG serves a range of markets, including concert touring, corporate events, trade shows, special events, theater, television and film. Our company is uniquely qualified to provide the resources and services customers need at any and all sites, efficiently and cost effectively. We provide service to the specialized needs of each of our markets. We can provide a single discipline, such as lighting, audio or video, or we can bundle disciplines for an integrated solution that meets the needs of the entire project.

Responsibilities

An employee in this title has responsibility for testing, repairing and maintaining PRG lighting equipment and tools in the Technical Services Department using set company procedures, standards and guidelines. The responsibilities include examining, repairing, trouble-shooting in-coming equipment and preparing out-going equipment, assisting in loading and unloading of trucks and supporting and supporting the Tech Services Manager and Dept. Lead Technician with other duties as requested.

 

 

  • Test, repair and maintain PRG Lighting equipment using set company procedures and guidelines.·
  • Identify electronic/mechanical problems by use of diagnostic equipment
  • Test and verify sub-assemblies and major system components and have an intermediate understanding of control software and operation. Ensure the timely retrofit and upgrade of assigned equipment to meet current standards of performance set forth in technical bulletins and notices.
  • Read and understand schematics.
  • Recalibrate and verify factory manufacturing specifications for pertinent equipment. Ensure the quality of all equipment prepared in assigned area of responsibility meets or exceeds standards of performance defined by company guidelines.
  • Review part stock levels with Technical Services Manager. Maintain and enter all factory acceptance testing and QC documentation
  • Utilize internal parts information database (PRG-IPB)
  • Ensure the accuracy of all equipment checked out in assigned area of responsibility.
  • Complete the preparation of equipment in assigned area of responsibility in the specified time frame and order set by the Tech Services Manager.
  • Submit neat and orderly records of all equipment prepared in assigned area of responsibility.
  • Load and unload trucks using set company safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work environment.
  • Report to work at assigned time.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma
  • Minimum 2-3 year work experience with moving lights and have working knowledge of and proficiency in Vari*Lite; Martin; Robe; Aryton; High End; Strong; Barco; Clear Com; LeMaitre; Reel EFX; Clay Paky; Motion Labs
  • Demonstrated technical/electronics training and/or experience
  • Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills; must have experience in a very busy work environment to be able to keep up with changes to orders.
  • Clear verbal and written communication. Fluency in English required.
  • Experience with soldering, electrical/electronic diagnostics and board level repairs.
  • Knows how to use Multi-Meter, Oscilloscope, read and understand schematics.
  • Knows how to use basic hand tools (hand drill, screw driver, wrenches etc.).
  • Experience in lighting rental shop and entertainment industry helpful.
  • Can trouble shoot using fundamental electronics principles
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Excellent attendance track record.
  • Clear verbal communication. Fluency in English required.
  • Experience in lighting rental shop and entertainment industry helpful.

 

 

Additional information

Knowledge: Computer (Word, Excel, Outlook, email, TEAM or any inventory system), basic electrical safety

Skills: Organized, problem solving, meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced work environment

Abilities:

  • Ability to take directions and assume a high level of responsibility and autonomy;
  • Ability to interact with co-workers from all levels of the organization in a variety of situations;
  • Ability to provide calm and polite customer service;
  • Maintain a calm demeanor in a stressful environment with ability to adapt positively to changes in the work setting with ease
  • Ability to lift 50-75 lbs.
  • Spanish language skills are a plus.

Characteristics: Customer Service orientation; Tact; Professionalism; Physicalcondition commensurate with the demands of the position

 

 

Production Resource Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer