The Los Angeles Film School
  • - Information Technology
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 25.00 - 30.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Health, Dental, Vision, 401-K, FSA, Life, EAP, PTO

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Test, repair, maintain, and manage the equipment and inventory in the Los Angeles Film School's Recording School facility.
  • Design, fabricate, install, test, and manage cabling for professional audio and video equipment.
  • Track equipment issues, helpdesk tickets; interface with faculty and administration to resolve problems.
  • Track and order items for repairs and keep inventory of commonly used supplies.


Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recommend and advise on new equipment purchases.
  • Assist in the daily operation of the school's equipment room, including checking in and out microphones, instruments, and other equipment.


Other Responsibilities:

  • Manage complex projects, including equipment installations, patchbay design, wiring and equipment layout.
  • Help enforce Equipment Room standards and policies


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and schedule equipment room support staff.



  • Ability to read circuit schematics and understand nuances of electrical components common in audio gear.
  • Strong knowledge of analog signal flow, audio test gear, and standard industry wiring and equipment installation conventions is required.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment interacting with a diverse group of users.
  • Good communication and organization skills, both written and verbal.
  • Detail oriented, self-starter, with a friendly, positive attitude.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with staff, faculty, and students.


Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of five years of experience with professional audio equipment repair and installation, including soldering and cable making.
  • Experience with, and an understanding of analog audio gear such as outboard preamps, effect processors and large format recording consoles (API, Neve, and SSL.)
  • Audio recording and production background/experience.
  • Production sound, post-production audio, video/sync/timecode experience
  • Minimum two years of Supervisory Experience


Computer Skills:

  • Deep understanding of the Mac OS platform and troubleshooting in Logic, Pro Tools and other DAWs.
  • Wired and Wireless LAN/WAN network troubleshooting.
  • Intermediate skill level with MS Office, with emphasis on Excel and Project.
  • Familiarity with helpdesk ticketing systems.

Environmental Factors are those that are required and performed with or without an accommodation.

  • Dust and fumes from soldering
  • Sharp cables and cable making tools
  • Frequent use of tech devices, such as barcode scanners and computers
  • Flourescent lighting


Physical Demands are those that are required and performed with or without an accommodation.

  • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble small objects
  • See details of objects that are less than a few feet away
  • May need to handle hazardous materials and equipment
  • Physical ability to sit, stand, or otherwise remain stationary for long periods of time
  • Hearing and speech to communicate in person, by telephone, or through virtual meetings
  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Use one or two hands to grasp, move, or assemble objects
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