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Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

AV Technician

We are looking for an experienced AV technician to set up and operate media equipment for live events. As an AV technician, you will be responsible for organizing and installing media equipment such as projectors, microphones, video monitors, and sound boards.

To ensure success as an AV technician, you should have advanced knowledge of audio and video equipment, experience with lighting and filming techniques, and excellent troubleshooting skills. Ultimately, a top-notch AV technician should be able to create superb audio and visual effects to enhance any live experience.

What is in it for you:

- Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide for you and your family
- Learning programs through our Academies designed to sharpen your skills
- Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21
- Career development opportunities with national and international promotion opportunities. The sky is your limit

What you will be doing:

- Coordinates with the Meeting & Events and Banquet Team to discuss audio, lighting, and video as per the guests' requirements.
- Altering venue arrangements according to layout diagrams.
- Laying electrical and sound cables.
- Setting up and installing microphones, lights, video monitors, projectors, speakers, and video cameras.
- Conducting sound, visual, and performance quality checks on AV equipment.
- Inspecting mountings and electrical equipment to ensure they conform to health and safety regulations.
- Operating sound and visual equipment during live events.
- Troubleshooting equipment and ensuring events run smoothly.
- Disassembling audio and visual equipment and packing up after the event.
- Repair and maintenance of AV Equipment's
- Set up audio, video and lighting to meet guest requirements.
- Troubleshoots technical issues, pinpoints faults, and offer remedies during events.
- Works closely with the conference and banqueting team.
- Complies with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety legislation.
- Excellent knowledge of front of house equipment and property management systems.
- Attends appropriate training courses when required.
- Ensures compliance of brand standards.
- Assists other departments whenever necessary and maintain good working relationships.
- Undertakes all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the relevant work rules and standards.
- Responds immediate to all work requests which concern Health and Safety.
- Responds to guest requests promptly in a professional and courteous manner

Requirements

Your experience and skills include:

- Previous experience working as an AV technician.
- In-depth knowledge of sound, video, and lighting equipment.
- Excellent troubleshooting skills.
- A keen eye for detail.
- High level of physical fitness and the ability to lift heavy equipment.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Your team and working environment:

Located along Sheikh Zayed Road in Barsha Heights right next to Dubai Internet City Metro Station. The hotel is nestled in the key business and commercial district of Dubai Media City, Dubai Knowledge Park and Dubai Internet City. Mercure Dubai Hotel offers a unique hospitality experience for business & leisure travelers and well as for long stays at an affordable price. Close proximity to Mall of the Emirates, Palm Jumeirah and major tourist attractions.

An elegant hotel with 1015 suites and apartments spread over 41 floors. Each contemporary room features floor to ceiling windows that have exceptional views of the city & skyline. For meetings, trainings and social events the hotel offers an extensive range of multi-functional meeting and event spaces.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor's limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality.

About the Company

A caring employer providing respect, training and career development for our employees. An attractive employer offering more than 100 professions across the 5 continents.

We are much more than a world leader. We are 250,000 hoteliers with the same shared passion for welcoming. We take care of millions of guests in our 4,300 addresses and on our digital platforms. As an operator and franchisor (HotelServices), owner and investor (HotelInvest), we invest all our energy into making "Feel Welcome" resonate as the finest hotel promise.

From luxury to economy and in every corner of the globe, AccorHotels'​ more than 20 brands meet all the needs of business and leisure travelers seeking comfort, attention and high-quality services.

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