DESIblitz Job: Junior Engineering Technician

Junior Engineering Technician

£20000 - £25000/annum Dependent on experience
17/07/2020
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Audio Visual Recruitment Ltd

The role of Junior Engineering Technician will see you work jointly across our engineering & operations teams.

We're looking for a smart candidate who doesn't necessarily have film based technical experience but who has a passion for electronics and engineering, is good with technology and finds it easy to learn how to use new technical equipment. You will be working with our senior engineers, supporting them to develop this exciting part of our business.

The role will be split, partly working under our senior engineer building and fixing video, audio equipment, and cables and components used on film sets. Continuous training will be provided but having good tool skills and being able to solder will be helpful. The rest of the time the successful candidate will work with our operations team, supporting our rental equipment and storage clients. They will be an integral part of the rental process, preparing and testing equipment, managing client requests and providing technical support. This will also involve prepping, testing and checking in/out of our rental equipment, and occasional driving duties delivering and collecting equipment to and from film studios and rental houses.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Cable assembly and soldering – training provided 

  • Cleaning, maintenance & manufacture of technical equipment 

  • PAT testing – training course provided 

  • Forklift duties – training course provided 

  • Receiving and processing new products – asset listing and uploading information 
onto our dedicated asset management system. 

  • Assembly and testing of hire equipment. 

  • Delivery and collection of equipment to and from film studios.  This could 
occasionally involve early starts/ late finishes and occasional weekends. 

  • Goods In – receiving deliveries/post and processing related paperwork, checking 
technical equipment is in good working order. 

  • Shipping goods – preparing goods for shipping and booking shipments 


Candidate Requirements:

  • Interest in electronics and or technical equipment 

  • Attention to detail with a focus on accuracy 

  • Clean driving license, with 4 + years  for insurance 

  • Physically active – moving and handling of heavy equipment is required 

  • Common sense – ability to work unsupervised 

  • Conscientious and positive attitude with the ability to work under pressure. 

  • Flexibility – the company priorities often change unexpectedly, and you will need to 
be able to change duties at short notice. 

  • Discretion – working in sensitive areas of film production 

  • Computer literate – competent with MS Office – Excel, Word and Apple with ability to 
learn new programs quickly 


Desirable but not essential:

  • Higher education in electronics engineering 

  • Background in electronics assembly and soldering

Working Conditions

45 hours per week 


Hours of Business – 8am to 6pm with flexibility to work outside of these hours if 
required. 


Monday to Friday – some weekend hours may be required 


Holiday 28 days per year including bank holidays 


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