Audio and Video Equipment Technicians:

Set up, or set up and operate audio and video equipment including microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards, and related electronic equipment for concerts, sports events, meetings and conventions, presentations, and news conferences. May also set up and operate associated spotlights and other custom lighting systems.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $34,170.00
Average Time to Fill 37 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,309
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 19.53 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Oral Communication
Technology and Tool Usage
Written Communication
Resource Allocation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Controlling Machines and Processes

Operate specialized photo equipment
Operate controls for sound, lighting or video
Operate film or video recording equipment
Set up still or video cameras or related equipment
Create special visual effects for film or video
Operate audio recording equipment
Operate audio-visual equipment
Operate communications, transmissions, or broadcasting equipment
Operate recording or broadcast studio controls

Thinking Creatively

Edit film scenes
Tell stories through musical, visual, or dramatic arts
Achieve special camera effects
Implement special lighting or sound effects
Capture photographs digitally or on film
Develop graphic art

Training and Teaching Others

Teach others how to use audio-visual materials
Train others in the use of installation, maintenance, or repair related equipment
Prepare audio-visual teaching aids
Write informational material
Coordinate educational content
Train installation, maintenance, or repair personnel

Handling and Moving Objects

Set sound mixing board control levels
Set-up production equipment or machinery
Fabricate craft or art objects
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Monitor electrical or mechanical equipment operation to detect problems
Monitor audio or video transmission
Detect installation, maintenance, or repair concerns by listening for abnormalities
Monitor broadcasting operations to ensure proper functioning

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Customer Service
Digital Video
Technical Support
Video Conferencing
Project Management
Security Clearance

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