Post Engineering Technician
Sim InternationalLos Angeles, CA
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Division: Post Production
Location: Los Angeles
Reports to: Supervising Post Engineering Technician
The Post Engineering Technician is responsible for building, maintaining and ensuring client support of editing and workflow systems.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
-Strong skills installing and troubleshooting Avid Editing systems.
-Build and install, all software and hardware for editing systems, dailies systems and any other workflow related computer system.
-Maintain, clean, test, troubleshoot and complete minor repairs for all editing systems, dailies systems and any other workflow related computer system.
-Perform installations and tear outs of in-house and on location editing systems, dailies systems and any other workflow related computer system.
-Hardware and Software installations and support include, but are not limited to, Mac, Windows, Avid, Express Dailies, Davinci Resolve, Microsoft Office, Adobe, etc.
-Assist in maintaining and supporting shared network storage systems including, but limited to, Avid NEXIS and Facilis Terrablock.
-Assist in formatting and testing cards and drives as needed.
-Perform and maintain monitor calibrations.
-Ensure excellent quality and customer service by identifying the needs and wants of clients and responding to their concerns and problems in an effective and timely manner.
-Ensure equipment is properly assigned, booked, prepped and dispatched in RentalWorks.
-Ensure transfers are coordinated and assigned properly in RentalWorks.
-Report all damages or malfunctioning equipment to Director of Post Engineering, General Manager and Senior Post Engineer, and ensure it is properly assigned to service in RentalWorks.
-Be available as a consultant during show preparations that involve digital media workflows and work continually towards self-development to stay current on new technology, trends, procedures & practices.
-Assist in prepping and maintaining of other production equipment when required.
-Ensure that editing suites and equipment room are kept clean and organized.
-Demonstrate an understanding of/and appreciation for the mission, vision, and values.
-Provide assistance and information to each client, potential client, and staff member.
-Attend staff meetings, planning sessions and training events as required.
-Be available after hours by email or phone, as needed.
-Assist with IT tasks as needed. This may include, but is not limited to telephone assignment & troubleshooting, internet troubleshooting, printer setup & troubleshooting, etc.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
-Strong working knowledge of PC/MAC based computers and software
-Active ACSR status a plus
-Excellent communication skills
-Strong customer service approach
-Ability to travel and work a flexible schedule
-Strong Organizational skills
-Valid driver's license and a clean driving record
-5yrs Experience working in the Film and television industry a plus
-Proficiency in the use of computer programs for: Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
-Decision Making/Problem Solving: Identifies an issue, gathers and processes relevant information coming up with possible solutions, selecting appropriate responses and implementing them.
-Self Management: Works independently with minimal supervision and is disciplined in setting priorities.
-Customer Service Orientation: Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person's experience with Sim.
-Communication: Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing across the Company.
-Teamwork: Participates actively in a team to improve the Company's effectiveness.
-Innovation: Develops new ways or adapts existing products or processes to help Sim achieve its Mission and Vision. Challenges the status quo.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
-Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
-Some physical effort required as everyone on the Sim team is asked from time to time to pitch in and help share the load.
-Some exposure to physical risk
Equal Opportunity & Accommodation
Sim is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other basis protected by law.
Sim is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are compliant with local legislation. Applicants requiring accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process are encouraged to advise accordingly.
Sim is a leading supplier of film/TV studio production equipment, as well as workflow/dailies and post-production services. We're proud to have supported features such as ''Deadpool,'' ''Handmaid's Tale,'' ''Game of Thrones,'' ''Stranger Things,'' ''Power Rangers'' and ''Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.''
We provide Camera, Dailies and Post Production services and have locations throughout Canada and the United States.