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AV Commissioning Technician

Pixomondo

Los Angeles, CA 05-22-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
Reporting to the Director of Technical Operations, this role requires a solid understanding of permanent Audio-Visual integrated systems, troubleshooting techniques, and a passion for new technologies. This Technician will be collaborating within the Engineering and Operations departments to ensure installations align with project specifications, and function within requirements for internal production staff and external clients. This role sits in an intersection between the IT, AV, Film, and Broadcast industry. While this is not a client-facing role, candidates with good communication skills are needed to ensure successful deployments and continued operational excellence.

Key Responsibilities
• Working with a wide variety audio-visual, broadcast/film equipment, and network systems.
• Equipment Mounting (Racks, Wall, Raceway)
• Structured Cable Installation, including strong knowledge of category cable and fiber optic specifications
• Proficiency in soldering and crimping connectors (RJ45, BNC, XLR)
• Troubleshooting Analog and Digital signals
• Comfortable with Serial RS-232 interfaces
• Strong Understanding of the OSI model
• Good understanding of Video Standards and EDID
• Maintaining regular written and verbal job status with Project Managers
• Collaborate with third-party representatives to address AV-specific needs.
• Interpret design drawings and accurately mark up any drawing changes
• Document the installation progress with site photographs

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements
• Performing tasks that involve standing, walking, sitting, and manual dexterity.
• Occasionally handling equipment up to 50lbs
• Adapting to varying noise levels in the work environment, ranging from moderate to periodically high
• Being prepared for occasional outdoor tasks, with exposure to seasonal temperature variations, despite most work occurring indoors.
• Working at heights (ladder or aerial work platform)

Requirements:
• 10 years of experience in the Audio-Visual Industry
• Valid Working at Heights required
• 2-3 years of Field experience installing Video Walls or Commercial Signage
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Responsible, self-motivated, well-organized, and personable.
• A strong eye for detail
• Proficiency in multitasking.
• Ability to handle high-pressure situations with composure.
• Proficient in reading and interpreting AV drawings.

Additional Requirements
• Open to Domestic and International travel on a project-by-project basis
• Valid Driving License and Access to vehicle for site visits in the GTA
• Valid passport for occasional travel to other sites

Suggested Certifications
• Active AVIXA CTS or CTS-I
• CCNA
• Working at Heights
• CompTIA Network+
• Crestron DMC-D
• QSC Designer
• Biamp Tesiraforte
• Legrand – IP Networking Basics

About Pixomondo:

PXO creates industry-leading Virtual Production and Visual Effects for premium Film and Episodic content. With over 20 industry awards and nominations, PXO, a Sony Pictures Entertainment company, is a trusted partner for storytellers and showrunners worldwide. The company has been creating iconic work since 2001, from Martin Scorsese's Academy Award winning Hugo and HBO's Emmy winning Game of Thrones, House of the Dragon, through to Amazon's The Boys, Marvel's Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and many more.

In Virtual Production, PXO helps clients to realize their creative vision, from production through to post-production. Using interactive technology and proprietary software and solutions, PXO brings ideas to life by virtually immersing filmmakers in the worlds they imagined, throughout every stage of the creative process. The company's latest LED volume work includes House of the Dragon, Star Trek: Discovery and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds and Netflix's upcoming Avatar: The Last Airbender.

PXO has seven studios and three LED volumes in the US, UK, Germany and Canada.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8jvz6-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Pixomondo

Pixomondo (PXO) is an award-winning, solutions-oriented visual effects company that solves creative challenges for its clients and partners, crafting high-level visual effects for feature films, television series and commercials productions. For its work, PXO has won four Emmy Awards, an Academy Award and numerous other industry awards.