IronRoad | Recruiting | Lead Event Technician

Lead Event Technician

Job Type:
$23.00 – $28.00 per hour based on skills and experience

IronRoad is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Lead Event Technician to join our industry-leading AV Rental & Event Production client located in Cincinnati, Ohio. As the Lead Event Technician, you will report to the Technical Director and play a crucial role in overseeing and executing technical aspects of live events.


  • Leading the Technical Team Onsite: Leading the technical team during events, ensuring that they are following the technical plans and meeting the requirements of the event organizers and clients. You will delegate tasks and provide technical support as needed.
  • Operating AV Equipment Onsite: Operating audio, video, and lighting equipment during events, ensuring that they are working properly, and troubleshooting any issues that may arise.
  • Set up and Teardown of Equipment: Assisting in the setup and teardown of AV equipment before and after events, ensuring that everything is properly installed, dismantled, and returned to inventory.
  • Assisting with Quoting: Assisting the Technical Director in quoting for technical production, providing input on equipment needs, and estimating labor costs.
  • Equipment Management: Assisting in the management of AV equipment, ensuring proper maintenance, inventory, and selection of equipment for events.
  • Quality Control and Safety: Ensuring that all technical services provided are in compliance with safety regulations and industry standards, and that the quality of technical services provided meets the company’s standards.
  • Staying Current with Industry Trends: Staying up-to-date with the latest AV technology and equipment, ensuring that the company is offering the latest and most innovative AV solutions to clients.
  • Assisting with Staff Development: Assisting in the training and development of junior team members, ensuring that they have the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their roles.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in an AV Tech or similar role.
  • Strong technical skills in handling audio, video, and lighting equipment.
    • Bonus consideration given to exceptional audio experience for live events
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
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  • Strong knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point)
  • Strong and effective communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.

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 AV Tech to take the next step in their career and join an industry-leading and growing company in the AV Rental & Event Production industry.

Physical Requirements

A thorough background check, drug screen, and physical will be required.


  • We offer a competitive compensation range of $23.00 – $28.00 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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