Prep Technician

Inspired Image Picture Company (IIPC) is a leading broadcast & cinema equipment rental & production services provider with offices in Vancouver and Toronto. We are looking to add a full time Prep Technician to our Toronto team who will fulfill the responsibilities listed below. Please apply with resume and references. Thank you!




  • Reports to and liaises with the National Operations Manager (N.O.M.) & Production Department providing daily and weekly update

  • Preparation and assembling of equipment rental orders and production packages

  • Setup, test, clean and troubleshoot all equipment in rental orders and production packages to ensure proper working condition prior to being released from shop

  • Check in, account for and test all equipment when it arrives back from clients. Immediately relay a brief report on work orders and production reports and/or within the client project in rentals software about equipment that is missing or has been damaged or is simply in need of repair due to normal usage

  • Report on a regular basis to N.O.M. detailing equipment needing to be repaired, upgraded or purchased

  • General repairs and servicing including regular cleaning of all equipment

  • Notify N.O.M. and/or Production Department of equipment loss and/or damage that need to be addressed by outside technical facilities both verbally and in writing via email

  • Logging equipment usage and maintenance records, building the log library as required

  • Maintenance of inventory lists, by adding new equipment as it is introduced into circulation

  • Assist with annual inventory recording and procedures

  • Ordering all expendables. i.e. batteries, light bulbs and shop supplies

  • Keep a clean and organized shop & prep areas on a daily basis

  • Provide tech support to clients and assist them with pick-ups and returns

  • Provide tech support to all departments

  • Provide and/or make provisions for after hours technical support

  • Equipment pick-ups and deliveries for client and from suppliers

  • Order outside equipment for sub-rentals and liaise with N.O.M., Production Department regarding these requirements - maintaining operational relations with those vendors

  • Experience and up to date knowledge of Sony, Canon, Panasonic, ARRI and RED cameras, Canon & Fujinon  lenses, Arri Master and Ultra Prime lenses, Angenieux & Alura zoom lenses

  • Responsible for the repair, maintenance and installation of all the electronic equipment within the production rental facility

  • Basic soldering, XLR, circuit boards. Cable building, BNC, XLR, A/C
    Maintenance, replacing parts on cameras, tripods,  lights

  • Camera setups, menus, back focus, matrix matching

  • Ability to read and understand waveform/ vectorscope/ oscilloscope

  • Understanding of signal flow, video, audio, control, IP
Only local candidates will be considered for this position.  

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Additional Details

Category: Film / Video
Inspired Image Picture Company
5-310 Judson Street
Etobicoke, ON, CA
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Tags: Broadcast, Rental, Film, Camera, Cinema
Posted: Mar 17, 2017
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Full-time
  Apply Now (This company has requested a direct email with resume attached)

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