Prep Technician


Position Summary:

The Prep Technician is responsible for building and ensuring equipment packages are complete for upcoming rentals; maintaining select camera equipment; and providing safe, quick, reliable and courteous delivery service to and from customers and/or suppliers.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assembles, sets up and tests rental orders as per client contracts. Ensures all customer concerns are brought to the attention of the warehouse supervisor.
  • Assesses each package to make sure they are correct and working, and informs supervisor of any items that may be missing or should be included
  • Ensures that all missing and/or damaged items are reported to supervisor and/or engineering staff
  • Greets clients/vendors in a professional and friendly manner and always offers help when loading in and out gear
  • Works with engineering staff to develop ideas that modify and/or redesign systems to improve the companies products and/or services
  • Assists in keeping the warehouse, tech storage, prep bays and kitchen area clean and organized
  • Accountable for the completion, accuracy and submission of all relevant paperwork for operations and accounting departments.
  • Ensures that all paperwork is properly filled out, that clients sign and receive the correct paperwork and that all paperwork is filed in its proper place
  • Operates assigned company vehicles in a safe and courteous manner
  • Adheres to the laws of the State/Provincial Highways Commissions
  • Reads and interprets maps and driving directions to plan the most efficient route service
  • Attends training and continuously develops relevant knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the companies mission, vision, and values
  • Travels and works overtime when required
  • Carries a Company cell phone and participates as scheduled on the on-call rotation
  • Attends staff meetings as required


Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish effective relationships with customers and co-workers
  • Valid Driver’s license with a clean record
  • Ability to recognize vehicle maintenance needs
  • Comfortable driving panel vans and cube trucks safely and appropriately
  • Proficiency in the use of windows and computer programs (Word, Outlook, Excel) and office equipment:
  • R2 software experience an asset
  • Post-secondary diploma/degree in film and/or television production related field
  • 1+ years experience in the film, television and/or professional photographic industry;

Other Attributes:

  • Adaptability/Flexibility – Adapts easily to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities
  • Quality/Attention to Detail Focus – Ensures that standards for self, equipment and services are set, reviewed and surpassed regularly to provide excellent service
  • Customer Service Focus – Identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person’s experience with the Company
  • Development & Continual Learning – Demonstrates an ongoing commitment to learning and self-improvement
  • Teamwork – Participates actively in a team to improve the Company’s effectiveness

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

  • Physical effort required – frequent loading, securing and unloading of heavy equipment
  • Driving in heavy traffic
  • Exposure to warehouse and on-set location environments
  • Some exposure to physical risk

All job descriptions are subject to change based on the evolving needs of the company.


How to apply for the job

Please submit a resume and cover letter here.