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44 PL&P EMPLOYMENT Freeman Audio Visual Canada supports the power of face-to-face marketing by providing full-service audiovisual rental solutions for corporate events, trade shows, and conventions of all sizes. Why work for Freeman Audio Visual Canada? • We have the largest team of Audio Visual Professionals in Canada. • We recognize employee contributions through many recognition programs. • We provide the most comprehensive hands-on technical training programs. • We promote individual career planning development opportunities. • We offer a pleasant working environment and an interesting benefits program. We are presently recruiting for: Audio-Visual Technician – Junior Level – Montreal We have multiple full-time audio-visual technician positions available immediately. We are currently looking for junior-level technicians. Position Overview The audio-visual technician plays an important key role with our customers. It ensures the timely and professional delivery of the full range of our services. The position reports to the Operations Department. Key Job Responsibilities: • Drive company vehicles, load and unload equipment. (Requires heavy lifting). • Set up equipment based on client need • Operate the equipment to ensure the smooth running of the event • Dismantle the equipment at the end of the event • Assist with the verification and preparation of equipment as required • Complete post-meeting reports and various reports and time sheets • The work takes place in various establishments such as hotels, convention centres, meeting rooms, training rooms, etc. in and around Montreal • The work is based on needs of each event, therefore the working hours and schedule are irregular, including work on weekends and holidays.   Minimum Requirements • High School Diploma • Possess a valid driver’s license (owning a vehicle is an asset) • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and customer service skills • Bilingual (written and spoken) • Empowered to work under pressure with tight deadlines and according to customer requirements • Quick thinker with the ability to solve problems easily • Ability to communicate and have a neat appearance Rewarding wage including salary and benefits. Visit: Lighting Technician Creative Stage Lighting is always accepting resumes from experienced individuals for the position of touring technician. Candidates must have a strong background in the concert touring field. Seeking technicians with experience as crew chiefs, dimmer technicians, and moving light technicians. Commercial Drivers License and ability to relocate is a plus. Please send resumes to: Creative Stage Lighting Co. Inc. PO Box 567 North Creek, NY 12853 Or email to: A well-respected distributor in the video and lighting sector is looking for an Ontario-based sales representative. With over 15 years of experience, the company has established itself as a leading developer and distributor of technical equipment for the performing arts, A/V and touring industries. Montreal based, the company represents world’s leading manufacturers of its industry in Canada, as well as developing innovative products and solutions sold worldwide. With an established customer base, the company is regarded today as the leading manufacturer nationwide for technical stage equipment. The company is looking for creative, dynamic and proactive candidates who enjoy working in a fast-paced industry with like-minded people that are passionate about their work. Please Contact: Alexandra D. Tessier Human Resources 514-939-3077 NEED A DYNAMITE EMPLOYEE? Find the perfect person for the position you need to fill by placing a classified ad RIGHT HERE! Use this space to find the person who will take your company to the next level! Call Maureen Jack at 905-374-9012, FAX 888-665- 1307, e-mail: for details. You can also submit your classified online at PRODUCTS Concert Lighting – The Art and Business of Entertainment Lighting, 4 th Edition Concert Lighting: The Art and Business of Entertainment Lighting, 4th Edition provides readers with an updated look at how to succeed in the complex world of concert lighting design and technology. 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