Audio Visual Systems Technician


Name: not supplied

Phone: (07) 3842 9361


Location: South Brisbane, Brisbane QLD

Audio Visual Systems Technician 

Job Status: Full Time
Salary: $75,725 per annum, plus superannuation
Industry: Performing Arts
Location: South Brisbane
Application Closing Date: 5pm, 24th May 2024

About Us

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) is one of Australia’s leading centres for live performance. Welcoming over 1.5 million visitors to more than 1200 performances each year, we embrace the best in live performance – the world renowned alongside the emerging, local, and new – and connect to the stories and ideas at the heart of each production. Through the warmth and expertise of our staff, we have become a trusted curator, presenter, and host; a place to come together to relax, reflect, share stories, and celebrate.


About the Role

We are seeking applications for the Full Time role of Audio Visual Systems Technician. Reporting to the Manager – Audio Visual, this role will be responsible for supporting the Audio Visual Unit through the maintenance, expansion and development of current and emerging AV systems at QPAC, providing operational support and technical advice when required. This role will actively maintain building-wide paging, MATV, IPTV, comms, broadcast, and control systems.

In this role you will:

  • Provide the highest level of customer service to internal and external staff and clients. Communicate effectively and respectfully.
  • Actively maintain building-wide paging, MATV, IPTV, comms, broadcast, and control systems. Provide support when required.
  • Ensure the installation, configuration and maintenance of hardware and software related to AV control networks. Build, terminate and label rack panels. Install new cabling when required. via phone, email and in person, regarding the Production Services Unit and broader QPAC.
  • Troubleshoot issues with network systems, cabling infrastructure, and general faults.
  • Manage offsite equipment repair and logistics. Terminate and repair cabling (XLR, BNC, Ethernet, etc)
  • Manage storage spaces and stock control, prep equipment where necessary and coordinate maintenance schedules.
  • Contribute to the effective and efficient operation of the AV Unit through participation in business and infrastructure planning, acquisition, installation, and documentation.
  • Assist with the allocation and documentation of RF signals throughout the centre.
  • Document all currently installed control systems, cabling infrastructure and networks across all performance spaces.
  • Assist in any training relating to technical issues.
  • Contribute to the Trust’s change management programs and equitable and safe work practices.

About You

To be successful in this role, we are looking for:

  • Suitable entertainment industry, trade or tertiary qualifications will be well regarded.
  • Extensive hands-on experience in a multi-venue performance centre is desirable. Rack installation/termination experience will be highly regarded.
  • Experience with a broad range of AV control systems and formats, including but not limited to Q-Sys, MATV, Dante, AES67, MADI, Lake and Network Manager, Wireless Workbench, Optocore, analogue and digital comms partyline.
  • A current ACMA “Cablers” certification or licence would be highly regarded.

How to Apply

The Queensland Performing Arts Centre is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds, Disabled and Deaf people, members of the LGBTQIA+ community and people of all ages.

To be eligible to apply for this position, applicants must have existing Australian work rights. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory National Police check.

You can obtain a copy of the position description by emailing For any other queries, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (07) 3842 9361.

The closing date for applications is on Friday, 24th May 2024 at 5pm. QPAC will commence screening and shortlisting in advance of this closing date.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years’ experience do you have as a Systems Technician?
  • Have you worked in a role which requires fault finding experience?
  • Have you worked in a role which requires a sound understanding of OH&S/WHS?

Recent Posts