Full time

QTake / Video Assist Operator

Job description

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.

Job requirements

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.

Main Responsibilities:

  • 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

Other Duties:

  • Cable making – training provided

  • PAT testing – training course provided

Candidate Requirements:

  • 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

Desirable but not essential:

  • Interest in electronics

  • Higher education

Working Conditions

  • 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

If this sounds like you, apply now

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