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Events Installation Engineer – Reading

Job reference: EVTS/IN/TEC
Published: 17 July 2018

Position Type: Permanent

Sector: Live Events
Role: Events Install Technician
Location: Reading


About the job

Role: Events Installation Engineer 

Location: Reading 

Salary: £18-25,000 (Dependant on experience)

Prospero Integrated are currently seeking an Installation Engineer within the technical events industry to join one of our well-respected clients based in Reading. The role is to fit permanent sound, video and lighting systems into a variety of different venues across the UK. A great opportunity for someone looking at starting out in AV installation work.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of an events Installations Engineer:

• Working alone, or as part of a team to complete a permanent installation of a projection system, sound system or lighting equipment into a variety of venues

• Seeing the installation through from order to completion including cable-lay, termination, hardware installation, and system testing

• Liaison with the Job Handler, Project Manager and the Client to ensure customer satisfaction and the delivery of a reliable system

• Keeping up to date with all necessary health & safety rules for on-site working such as PASMA, IPAF, CSCS & working at height regulations

• Working with other trades on building sites and adapting schedules to fit in with main contractors and building progress

• Carrying out maintenance visits (planned and reactive) to fault-find and undertake repairs on client premises

• Working with management and the whole of the Sales & Installations team to develop growth and profitability

• To provide excellent customer service to our clients at all times

• To have a good working knowledge of cabling, containment, termination and AV systems

• Keep the site, warehouse and other surrounding areas clean and safe

• To follow all Company Policies and Guidelines at all times

Additional Information

Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, usual start time is around 6am to arrive on site on time, with some work outside these hours occasionally.
Holiday: 28 days (including Bank Holidays)

Person Specification:

• Good practical skills, e.g. soldering, crimping, hand & power tools

• Knowledge of sound, video and lighting equipment and its operation

• Honest and trustworthy

• Self-managing and motivated

• Good attention to detail

• Good team player

• Adaptability and able to transfer knowledge to others

• Good communication & organisation skills

• Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines

• Ability to problem solve

• Able to perform manual handling, working on site moving heavy items around and working at height

• Ability to understand and comply with the company’s Health and Safety policy

• Comfortable with working at height

• Full Driving licence (preferably clean)



• Experience of working as an engineer within the events industry or experience of installing AV equipment

• Familiarity with the needs and sensitivities of Places of Worship or listed buildings

• IPAF, PASMA, CSCS qualifications

• Possess a basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook

Looking for the next step in your career you can be confident that we have the clients and the national and international reach to find you an opportunity that matches your skill set and experience. 

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