Production Gear Manager for Production Company

Anonymous Post • Philadelphia, PA, USA


  • Position
    Technical Manager
  • Start Date
    Jan 01, 2021
  • Location
    Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Rate
    This is a paid position.
  • Status
    Job has been filled

Job Description

Production Equipment Manager

Busy TV and multimedia production company seeks full time Production Equipment Manager to maintain equipment inventory and manage distribution of production equipment to in-house productions. The ideal candidate is highly organized and has significant real world experience in production (equipment preparation and camera operation, primarily) and fluency in all common camera, lighting, grip, and audio equipment.

• Track gear inventory and availability
• Manage check-in and check-out of all field production equipment
• Provide the necessary equipment to multiple projects on-time
• Coordinate with rental suppliers when necessary
• Oversee purchase of new equipment and re-sale of old equipment
• Order replacement parts and perform small repairs, basic maintenance
• Coordinate with outside vendors for larger repairs and maintenance
• Coordinate shipping and receiving of large equipment packages and time sensitive media
• Assist remote field productions in sourcing equipment in their local markets
• Manage tech specs for various project and set up equipment appropriately before check-out
• Stay current with new production equipment trends and techniques

• Able to work collaboratively with a large team, prioritization and balancing needs of many projects, often with limited direction
• Minimum 3 years of experience working in both production coordination and in the field with production equipment
• Fluency in all common production formats and technical specs, including an understanding of recording codecs and data rates
• Experience with television production cameras (i.e.; Sony FS7, Arri Amira/Alexa) and lenses
• Experience with lighting and grip equipment
• Must have valid driver’s license
• Must be able to lift 50lbs

• Experience with delivery services from FedEx to messenger to air cargo
• Experience with airline weights and baggage policies
• Experience with field audio packages
• Experience with Terradek wireless video systems
• Experience with DJI drones
• Ability to solder, build cables, clean/service equipment, and provide technical support to the field
• Experience with production insurance and managing assets; creating and distributing L&D reports
• Ability to work on set; potentially Media Managing, assisting Camera and/or G&E team as needed

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