Technical Coordinator, Lighting department

  • Solotech
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Feb 12, 2018
Full time Inventory Other Toronto, ON

Job Description

Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, the position’s incumbent will be responsible for analyzing the rental contracts and prepare the list of equipment including substitutions and sub-rentals necessary for the events.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Using the list of equipment required for the different projects, verify their availability in the inventory system;
  • Proceed with the data entry of equipment lists in the computerized inventory system, according to the event’s planned date;
  • When the equipment is not available, analyze possible substitutes with the representative or with the client’s responsible Technical Director, carry out the research and provide an estimate of the sub-rental prices;
  • Carry out the sub-rental requests and/or necessary purchases for his department’s events;
  • Act as the contact person for the teams working on the ground concerning the technical aspect of the equipment;
  • In collaboration with the responsible person for the returns, ensure follow up of sub-rental equipment returns within the best possible delays;
  • In collaboration with the Transport Department Coordinator, replace the equipment in case of failure during the event and coordinate the delivery;
  • In collaboration with the Department’s Supervisor, coordinate the projects’ delivery calendar and the equipment maintenance processes;
  • Carry out any other related and necessary tasks in the course of his work.

Requirements :

  • College degree in audiovisual, technical internships or any other relevant training.
  • Have 5 to 7 years of experience in a similar position and/or as a Senior Technician in lighting.
  • Knowledge of inventory management;
  • Ability to carry out administrative tasks;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Project, etc.)
  • Knowledge of the R2 system (an asset);
  • Master both official languages, both oral and written;
  • Open to traveling during events;
  • Strong customer service skills;
  • Communication skills with the different intervenants of the company and the productions;
  • Ability to solve issues, anticipate problems and find efficient solutions while respecting the company's operational policies and processes;
  • Well-developed sense of organisation;
  • Autonomy and sense of responsibility;
  • Team work oriented and cooperation spirit;
  • Good priority management, respect of deadlines and tight schedules;
  • Ability to work under pressure and capacity to adapt to change.