Junior Technician – Vancouver


Our Technicians focus on audio, video and lighting engineering and their role encompasses the set-up of equipment, facilitation of technical equipment for the event, and the strike of the equipment.  There are also shop and equipment maintenance responsibilities.

This entry level technician role is focused on providing outstanding support to the event at all stages of the process and the development of a broad and deep technical skill set.

Key Responsibilities

Event Pre-Production

  • Provide appropriate AV and staging solutions on-site
  • Loading Content onto media servers, computers
  • Preparing, labeling and scanning equipment as required
  • Load/unload gear and equipment

Event Execution

  • Provide an outstanding customer experience when in liaison with client and/or venue staff
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot, AV systems and equipment for both live events and conference rooms
  • Operate and maintain all formats of AV equipment
  • Follow all venue safety requirements and supplier protocols
  • Flexibility to accommodate and deliver last-minute changes to meeting requirements
  • Operate lift equipment and delivery trucks in accordance with company safety standards/policies
  • Provide feedback to management with respect to client satisfaction


  • Develop expertise in maintaining, repairing and protecting all equipment


  • Shows up in a professional way, in appearance, communication, and execution
  • Provide excellent customer service and strive to exceed the expectations and needs of internal and external stakeholders, by maintaining positive relationships with clients through clear and consistent communication
  • Develop and maintain good internal/external client relationships with vendors while ensuring confidentiality
  • Remain current with industry technologies, products, and trends
  • Support special projects as required


Core Competencies

  • Professional image and approach
  • Technical aptitude
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Commitment to exceptional customer service / exceeding client expectations
  • Effective team player willing to assist other business areas as appropriate
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Professional communication skills and excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple demands/projects simultaneously
  • Creative and flexible, with the ability to interact with clients and coworkers, often under deadline pressures
  • Be proactive and identify any potential issues during the pre-planning phase of the event with business areas and communicate issues (i.e. equipment failure or last-minute revisions)
  • Discretion in protecting clients’ confidential information/event content



  • Audiovisual/technical production training and/or expertise
  • Possess the following functional abilities: lift 50 pounds, walk, stand, and sit for lengthy periods of time
  • Ability to be flexible in working hours and be available to work outside of regular business hours
  • Ability to travel periodically as work dictates


Get in touch by sending a cover letter and a resume with subject line ‘Junior Technician – Vancouver’ to careers@fmav.ca
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.