An Audio Visual Technician sets up, tests, operates, assesses, and repairs equipment required for live events, such as music concerts, sporting events, virtual classrooms, video conferences, such as Skype or Webex, and entertainment shows. These individuals work with projectors, sound systems, microphones, sound mixing equipment, overhead projectors, video cameras, recording equipment, adjust amplifiers, video screens, speakers, and lighting. They aid educators, program producers, recording production engineers, and presenters to generate sound, images, and videos to produce CDs, DVDs, as well as TV and film productions.
Technicians work with producers and directors and keep track of equipment inventory and fix equipment issues.
They should have excellent verbal and written communication skills and must be good team players.