We are seeking a QTake operator to work on High-End TV and Studio productions. The role would suit someone who has a practical, hands-on approach; is good with technology and DIY; finds it easy to learn how to use new technical equipment, enjoys problem-solving and has a positive attitude.
The role requires extensive experience operating QTake, Slack, Lightroom, Avid and Adobe Premiere Pro and a detailed understanding of other video assist packages and processes such as Raptors, Teradeks and remote production techniques.
It is essential that you have an understanding of film technology, in particular DIT, Video assist and RF equipment, extensive experience with at least five years as an operator or high level assistant/splinter Unit Operator and in excess of 10 production credits.
Building and testing the AV technical equipment for hire to film productions
Troubleshooting hardware and software issues on equipment on set
Operating QTake rigs and providing on-set editing
Management of department and training of assistants
Cleaning Equipment – care needed with expensive technical equipment.
Carnet preparation and assisting in the inventory of equipment
Shipping goods – preparing goods for shipping and booking shipments
Cable making – training provided
PAT testing – training course provided
Clean driving licence
Physically active – moving and handling of equipment required
Practical, basic DIY skills
Common sense – the ability to work unsupervised
Conscientious and positive attitude with the ability to work under pressure
Flexibility – the company priorities change unexpectedly, candidate needs to be able to change duties at short notice, in line with the business needs
Discretion – working in sensitive areas of film production
Computer literate – competent with MS Office – Excel, Word and Apple with ability to learn new programs and applications quickly
Interest in electronics
45 hours average per week
Hours of Business – 8am to 6pm with the flexibility to work outside of these hours if required
Monday to Friday – 4.5 days per week
Occasional weekend hours may sometimes be required
Holiday 28 days per year including bank holidays