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Job Title: Warehouse AV Prep Technician


Reporting to: Operations Manager / Head of Department


Location: Sterling Event Group, Unit 1B & 2 Ringway Trading Estate, Manchester. M22 5LH


Salary: £21000 - £26000 + overtime and benefits


Job Type: Permanent full time


Start Date: Position available for immediate start




Sterling Event Group are one of the North West's leading live event production and equipment rental companies supplying a wide range of products and services to the live events industry mainly in the UK but also overseas. Our stock includes the latest technology ins ound, lighting, vision, rigging, staging and set, starcloths, drapes and dancefloors. Please visit our website www.sterlingeventgroup.co.uk for examples of our work.


As part of our continuing development plans which include substantial investment in both our people and equipment we have the opportunity for a warehouse audio / vision prep technician to join our team. The applicant will be required to have a good understanding of audio and vision systems, The successful applicant will have experience in the AV industry and have a good understanding of live event production either in a similar warehouse role or as a technician. They will be at home in a fast paced, hands on environment and thrive under the pressures of a busy warehouse.




  • Hands on preparation of equipment (predominantly in the audio and vision departments,however work in other divisions of the warehouse will also be required) for productions and dry hires to the highest standard
  • Checkingin equipment returned from hire
  • Ensuring all equipment is kept clean and well presented
  • Ensuring workspaces are kept in clean and orderly condition
  • General service, maintenance and repair of equipment
  • Locating and ordering new parts to fix broken/damaged equipment
  • Loading/ unloading of vans and trucks
  • Occasional deliveries / collections and site work (Full UK driving license required)
  • Maintain high Health & Safety standards and adhere to company policies and procedures


Required Skills


  • Previous experience in the AV, sound and lighting industry essential
  • IT and communication skills essential
  • Knowledge of Yamaha digital mixing desks and d&b audio equipment
  • Knowledge of Dante networking an advantage
  • Experience with LED video walls an advantage
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve and to work to deadlines
  • A strong work ethic
  • High self-motivation and the ability to lead by example
  • High standard of personal presentation
  • Flexibility and a can do attitude
  • An outstanding team player, with the ability to work alone, when required
  • Effective and professional communication skills
  • Strong customer focus
  • Full UK driving license
  • Forklift truck license an advantage but not essential


Working Hours


Standard working hours would be 08.30 till 17.30 Monday to Friday however during busy periods the successful candidate may be required to work at weekend or occasionally night shifts to turn equipment round from event to event.


Training and Career Progression


Training will be provided, as required.Career progression within in the company will be available.




28 days per year


Pension Scheme


A company pension scheme is available which the company contributes to on a monthly basis.


Childcare Voucher Scheme


After 12 months of employment our childcare voucher scheme will be available




A company uniform will be provided along with an annual safety footwear allowance



Employee of the Month


This is voted for by all employees each month and the winner receives a £75.00 bonus





We currently offer our employees access to Perkbox where they can receive hundreds of discounts from gym memberships, cinema tickets and restaurants to discounted holidays and free mobile phone insurance to name a few

If you think you have what it takes and would be interested in being part of our team then please email your CV to jamese@sterlingeventgroup.co.uk

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