Projection Technician

Job description

Job Title: Projection Technician
Location: Wolfson Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 1000797
Job Details

Job Family

STAFF - Supoort Non- Exempt (SNE)




$25.47 - $31.84


Miami Film Festival - Tower Theater Miami

Reports To

MIFF- TWR Operations Manager

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

FLSA Status


First Review Date

November 19, 2020
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The Projection Technician enhances MDC Tower Theater Miami patrons’ movie-going experience by providing superior visual and audio experience and consistently maintaining a professional, clean and flawless presentation. This position provides technical support and constant monitoring of all equipment to ensure smooth proper operation.

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  • Loads and operates film projector, audio source, reel units, assembles and/or repairs film prints
  • Presents films in a clear, clean and professional manner
  • Checks for correct volume level and automation before each show
  • Watches each presentation, focusing on show quality, technical difficulties, projector light level, and film threading; and monitors playback units, sound console, and other audio systems
  • Provides constant monitoring of the image on the screen to ensures proper focus, brightness and cleanliness
  • Assures audio is always in sync with film and appropriate subtitles
  • Monitors all video recording or flash photography inside the screening room
  • Ensures that the film print and soundtrack are maintained in the best possible manner
  • Stores film print and soundtrack overnight according to specifications
  • Provides constant monitoring of the equipment to ensure proper operation
  • Provides routine technical maintenance for selected projectors (changing lamps, cleaning optics, replacing wiper bar, etc.) as required
  • Performs prevention maintenance and emergency repairs to keep all projection systems in good working order
  • Maintains a log of print condition, to include condition upon receipt, any damage to print during a run, and upon shipping the print out of the booth
  • Communicates with team members to ensure shows start on time and to inform them of any issues or concerns
  • Assists other team members as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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  • Associate’s degree in a technical or related field and four (4) years of general experience in the operation and maintenance of projection and audio/visual equipment or equivalent combination of education and/or related experience.
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of installation and maintenance of film projectors, soundtrack, and video cassette players
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and produce quality work within pre-set time frames
  • Ability to perform basic service and repair, as well as operate a wide range of electrical, electronic and optical equipment
  • Ability to work well with other team members, all personalities at various levels
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, and staff.

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Job No:
Posted: 11/14/2020
Application Due: 2/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time