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Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Kings' School Nad Al Sheba is seeking an experienced A/V Technician. This role will entail organizing and installing media equipment such as projectors, microphones, Sound mixers, Audio/video monitors, and sound systems.

To ensure success as an A/V technician, you should have advanced knowledge of audio and video equipment, experience with lighting programs and filming techniques, and excellent troubleshooting skills.

Audio Video Technician Responsibilities:
• Setup A/V equipment for meetings and various events around the school
• Meeting with Event Coordinators to discuss audio, lighting, and video requirements
• Troubleshooting A/V equipment when there are technical questions or problems related to A/V equipment and identifying appropriate solutions
• Altering venue arrangements according to school layout
• Laying electrical and sound cables. Setting up and installing microphones, lights, video monitors, projectors, speakers, and video cameras
• Inspecting mountings and electrical equipment to ensure they conform to health and safety regulations
• Troubleshooting equipment and ensuring events run smoothly
• Operating sound and visual equipment during live events.
• Maintaining the classroom display and AV setup
• Coordinating with the vendors for the LCD display
• Disassembling audio and visual equipment and packing up after the event
• Clean and maintain equipment, report damages to the IT Manager
• Provide additional support to the IT Team as when required.

Requirements

Skills and Qualifications:
• Being able to work with various computer technology is a necessity for audiovisual professionals
• AV technicians troubleshoot all equipment issues in a timely manner
• Bachelor’s degree in sound engineering or a similar field
• Previous experience working as an AV technician
• In-depth knowledge of sound, video, and lighting equipment
• Familiarity with computers and IP Networking Systems
• Advanced knowledge of modern filming and sound mixing techniques
• Excellent troubleshooting skills
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Ability to lift heavy equipment
• Good communication and interpersonal skills.

About the Company

King’s Education was established in 2004 with the opening of the flagship Kings’ School Dubai - a KHDA ‘Outstanding’ rated centre of learning covering Foundation Stage and Primary.

Today, the Dubai-headquartered group’s portfolio of highly respected British curriculum schools also includes Kings’ School Al Barsha (Foundation through to Sixth Form) and King’s School Nad Al Sheba (Foundation Stage and Primary). Across all three locations, globally acknowledged British educational standards and a bespoke curriculum are combined with outstanding facilities, ranging from high-tech classrooms and laboratories to dedicated performing arts spaces and world-class sporting facilities. Collectively, we are committed to do ‘The Best By Every Child’ and our growing family of responsible, independent and empowered global citizens, representing 70 nationalities, is championed by highly qualified British and Irish teachers and an international team of administration and support staff.

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