Technical Director

Job Type:
Full Time
$28.00 – $34.00 per hour

IronRoad is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Technical Directory to join our industry-leading AV Rental & Event Production client located in Cincinnati, Ohio. This is a unique opportunity to elevate your career by taking the helm of the technical aspects of event production, delivering impeccable live event experiences that inspire and captivate.


  • Technical team inspiration: Lead and cultivate a team of technicians, nurturing their proficiency in audio, video, and lighting equipment handling for peak performance.
  • Innovative event planning and design: Form strong partnerships with event organizers and clients to understand their vision, develop cutting-edge technical plans, and design event layouts that surpass expectations.
  • Equipment management mastery: Supervise the maintenance and inventory of AV equipment, both rented and in-house, skillfully selecting, setting up, and troubleshooting during events.
  • Championing safety and quality: Uphold the highest standards in safety regulations and industry practices, ensuring a secure working environment and delivering unparalleled technical services.
  • Financial acumen: Expertly manage technical production budgets, negotiate with vendors and suppliers, and provide cost-effective solutions that satisfy clients without compromising quality.
  • Staying at the forefront: Continuously explore new technologies, equipment, and best practices in the AV industry to elevate the company’s services and maintain a competitive edge.
  • Cross-department synergy: Collaborate effectively with sales, marketing, and other internal teams to drive company growth and boost customer satisfaction through seamless integration.
  • On-site event management excellence: Attend live events to expertly supervise the technical team, resolve issues with finesse, and guarantee flawless event execution from a technical standpoint.
  • Rigging, electrical, and carpentry supervision: Oversee the installation and dismantling of intricate setups such as rigging, electrical systems, and stage construction, ensuring safety and alignment with event requirements.
  • Client communication finesse: Build strong relationships with clients to comprehend their needs, offer technical expertise and support, and ensure their satisfaction with the services provided.
  • Post-event analysis for growth: Assess the technical team and equipment performance after each event, identify areas for improvement, and implement strategic changes to enhance future productions.
  • Staff development and training: Mentor and empower junior team members, ensuring they possess the required skills and knowledge to excel and grow in their roles.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Minimum 5 years of experience with technical management in an Audio Visual related field.
  • Comprehensive technical skills in handling audio, video, rigging, and lighting equipment.
  • Exceptional management, leadership and communication abilities.
  • Capacity to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Solid problem-solving skills and keen attention to detail.
  • Flexibility to work during evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Candidate Profile

If you have a passion for audio, video, and lighting, and are looking for an exciting and challenging role in the AV industry, please submit your resume and cover letter to IronRoad today for consideration. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Lead Tech to take the next step in their career and join an industry-leading and growing company in the AV Rental & Event Production industry.


We offer a competitive compensation range of $28.00 – $34.00 per hour + OT, commensurate with experience, along with a comprehensive benefits package, including:


    • 401(k) plan with matching contributions
    • Profit Sharing
    • Dental, health, and vision insurance
    • Health savings account
    • Company-paid life insurance
    • Generous paid time off
    • Referral bonus program
    • Employee discount program
    • Flexible scheduling options
    • Company-sponsored training and development opportunities
    • Paid holidays
    • Cellphone reimbursement
    • Mileage and expense reimbursement
    • Employee recognition program that celebrates your achievements

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