GENERAL PURPOSE Oversees / manages audio and video technology needs for multiple KSE venues, manages / directs A/V department employees and workflow. Ensures all equipment is ready for use for all events, makes recommendations and assists in designing of new equipment. Works with AGM to prioritize projects for implementation.
MINIMUM DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITES •Provides leadership and management of A/V engineers. Oversees the A/V engineers in organizing, scheduling, and prioritizing daily tasks. Communicates with the A/V engineers to ensure tasks are completed satisfactorily. Provides training and knowledge sharing with staff. •Evaluates current technology in all properties for life expectancy, repair and replacement. Keeps up on all new technology and trends for A/V systems. •Evaluates equipment, follows and provides input on budgets and oversees A/V upgrades for the venues and teams as approved by AGM. •Ensures all equipment is game ready, and events are covered through scheduling. Familiar with scoring equipment. Able to communicate efficiently with game officials and broadcast representatives. •Manages projects to ensure they are completed on time and within budget •Reviews all event work logs on a routine basis to ensure proper and timely recording of issues. Reviews all logs for trending of A/V problems. Works with the lead A/V engineer to resolve these issues. •Works closely with event production, engineering, broadcast, IT, and the teams to resolve problems and assist in their areas of need. •Assist the leagues, NHL, NBA, and MLS in upgrading of their equipment. Make sure all facilities are compliant with league mandate for scoring and instant replay. •Supports statistics, game operations, scoring, lighting and audio during sporting events. •Provides direction and information to visiting technicians regarding the building infrastructure; provides technical information and direction to game officials during sporting events. •Assists in the creation of the annual department budget and provides information to AGM regarding employee work performance. •Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelors degree in related field and/or experience.
Specialized electronics training certification required; associates degree in electronics or broadcasting, preferred.
Three to five years in Management role and possess proven leadership experience.
Three to five years’ experience in electronic equipment repair and maintenance, schematic and blueprint reading, use of meters and hand tools required; one year experience in a large arena or multiuse facility, highly preferred.
Strong leadership experience and ability to lead and manage AV staff.
Advanced knowledge of audio and video equipment, repair and maintenance in an arena or stadium including: large LED display boards, center-hung displays, speaker arrays, sound boards, lighting boards, computer and controls.
Must be an effective communicator and with well with other departments inside and outside of the venues.
Working knowledge of lighting control systems, digital signage, sound systems, scoring systems, broadcast interface, RF systems, video system and all related infrastructure.
Ability to read blue prints and complex wiring schematics.
Ability to trouble-shoot equipment problems and determine and execute solutions.
Ability to take the lead and initiative regarding mission critical game scoring, timing and press table operation.
Working knowledge of OSHA safety standards.
Ability to acquire or produce and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license and meet company vehicle driving standards.
Experience with Word and Excel software, preferred.
Denver-based Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE) is one of the world's leading ownership, entertainment and management groups. As owners and operators of Pepsi Center, the Paramount Theatre, Dick's Sporting Goods Park, the Colorado Avalanche (NHL), Denver Nuggets (NBA), Colorado Mammoth (NLL) and Colorado Rapids (MLS), KSE's sports and entertainment assets are second to none. Additional propertie...s under KSE's umbrella include Altitude Sports & Entertainment, a 24-hour regional television network; Altitude Authentics, the company's official retail provider; and Altitude Tickets, the official ticketing provider for KSE teams and venues.
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