Event Production- Video Dept. Warehouse Supervisor (Chicago- West Town)

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compensation: Rate based on experience level.
employment type: full-time

Job Description
Progressive audiovisual and event production company seek a warehouse video department supervisor. Our full scope of services includes comprehensive AV production solutions for corporate, social, live entertainment, staging, technology solutions and show management. Nights and weekends are required, and candidates should expect a variable schedule based on show site needs. This position is based in Chicago. An outgoing professional personality, industry experience and knowledge of event logistics preferred.


Requirements: Ideal candidate will possess knowledge of video, sound and lighting equipment within the event production industry. The ideal candidate will be up to date on the latest video equipment, standards, and practices. We are looking for an individual who works well in a team, is also self-motivated,willing to take ownership of the shop and all equipment within it. Candidate needs to be able to maintain a professional demeanor at all times, meeting strict deadlines to ensure success.


Send out complex video systems according to specification. Pack and track all equipment in and out of the warehouse. Reconcile inventory and subrents. Ensure equipment is clean, tested and maintained. Arrange, track and complete repairs in-house or with the manufacturer. Responsibly driving company vehicles with a valid driver’s license. Lifting and physical work are required, upwards of 50 pounds.


Strong attention to detail, ability to work independently and lead others to meet deadlines. Troubleshooting, problem-solving and the ability to follow and create improved workflows.

Familiarity with event production video components: Projectors, cameras, records, computers, and monitors. Ability to collaborate and coordinate efficiently. Professional maturity, integrity, discipline and a positive attitude. Interact with staff in a positive and professional manner. Exceptional communication skills.


Lifting and physical work are required, upwards of 50 pounds.
Heavy work, exerting up to 100 pounds, and up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force to constantly move objects.
The employee will be required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operations of machines; using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
Work in cramped places or awkward positions while placing equipment.
Employee will be subjected to work in both environments, inside and outside.
Employee will be subjected to noise, there is sufficient noise to cause the employee to shout in order to be heard.
Employee will be subjected to hazards, a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat.
Working in high places in order to place and operate equipment, required more often than not.
Climbing, ascending or descending ladders, stairs, ramps, poles, and the like, using feet and legs, and /or hands and arms.
Balancing, maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing or crouching in narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces.
Stooping, bending body downwards by bending spine at the waist.
Kneeling, bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
Crouching, bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
Crawling, moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
Reaching, extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
Standing, particularly for sustained periods of time.
Walking, moving about on foot to accomplish task, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
Pushing, using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul, or tug objects horizontally from position to position.
Fingering, picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than the whole hand as in handling.
Grasping, applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
Feeling, perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly the fingertips.
Talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
Hearing, perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction.
Repetitive motion, substantial movements (motions) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers.

Valid driver’s license

5 years’ relevant experience


Rate based on experience level.


Sound Investment has become one of the fastest growing event solutions companies in the country. Since 1999, we have grown from a two-man team of system-designers to an award-winning company with offices in New York, Chicago, Miami, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. The range of our products and services has helped us become a leading turn-key provider to the special event, marketing, promotions, and hospitality industries. With a team of innovative associates and stellar customer service, we excel at heightening sensory experience with a commitment to the creative application of state-of-the-art technology across a broad spectrum of events.

Job Type: Full-time

**All applicants will be asked to agree to a background check.**

Job Type: Full-time
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post id: 6961503340


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