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Sim is a leading supplier of studios, production equipment, workflow/dailies and post-production solutions. With offices spanning North America, Sim’s team and services have supported features such as “Deadpool” and Oscar-winning documentary, “OJ: Made in America,” and hit series “Game of Thrones,” “Mr. Robot,” “Stranger Things” and “Handmaid’s Tale.” Sim Studios supports TV series, feature films and commercial productions with over 400,000 square feet of first-class studio and production facilities in Vancouver.  Sim Lighting & Grip provides services and equipment from hubs in Vancouver and Toronto; Sim Camera provides rental equipment and support from hubs in Los Angeles, Vancouver, Toronto, Northern Ontario and Atlanta. Sim Post provides an array of services from workflow/dailies, to online and offline editing, to final color/DI and visual effects, to sound editorial and mixing. Sim Hollywood is located in the former historic Eastman Kodak building, and provides the industry’s only camera-through-post services venue. Sim is backed by Toronto-based investment firm Granite Partners. For more information, visit siminternational.com or visit us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn @simcomplete.

Post Production

Dailies Technician Toronto

Position Summary:

Use technical abilities to colour, process, and sync digital footage. Ensures a seamless workflow of media to post through standardized Dailies & Rentals quality control procedures and constant communication with set and post production.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Processing and syncing digital dailies to editorial specifications.
  • Working closely with a few of the on-set crew members.
  • Frequent communication with members of post-production.
  • Assuring the quality and accuracy of the master media for archiving.
  • Troubleshooting any issues that may arise during the course of the job.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • College Diploma from a recognized Audio/Video/Film Production Course
  • Proficiency working with AVID and FCP
  • Work and practical experience in Audio/Video/Film Production Industry
  • • Ability to use, learn and implement new software and hardware.

Other Attributes:

  • Decision Making / Problem Solving – Identifies an issue and processes relevant information coming up with possible solutions, selects appropriate responses and implements them
  • Customer Service Focus – Identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person’s experience with the Company
  • Teamwork – Participates actively in a team to improve the Company’s effectiveness
  • Communication – Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing across the Company
  • Innovation – Develops new ways and adapts existing products or processes to help the Company achieve its Mission and Vision
  • Quality/Attention to Detail Focus – Ensures that standards for self, equipment and services are met to provide excellent service delivery
  • Accountability – Accepts personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work. Can be relies upon to achieve results with little need for oversight
  • Stress Tolerance – Functions in highly stressful, ambiguous or adverse situations

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
  • Some physical effort may be required (i.e. some lifting of supplies and material)
  • Long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers
  • Some exposure to warehouse environment

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume directly to HR@siminternational.com and reference “Dailies Technician” in the subject line.

 

Lighting + Grip

310T Apprentice Mechanic (Transport Technician) Toronto

Position Summary

The Technician will inspect, test, maintain, repair, manufacture and modify equipment in a safe and timely manner. The Technician will also provide technical support to Sim staff and customers and collectively build Sim as the supplier of choice.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Inspect and test present and new equipment
  • Maintain and repair equipment
  • Manufacture parts as directed by Department Head
  • Ensure equipment is at the highest possible quality and returned to inventory in a timely manner
  • Ensure activities are conducted in a safe manner and according to legislated requirements (e.g., CSA requirements)
  • Ensure all equipment is safeguarded
  • Identify parts requirements and recommend purchase requirements
  • Maintain records in RentalWorks and provide input to repair/service quotes as required
  • Provide technical support and training to Sim L&G staff and customers as required
  • Recommend changes to the Procedures Handbook and/or standards
  • Pick, ship and receive rental equipment as required
  • All other reasonable duties as assigned by the company

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Completion of Technical/College Diploma (2 years), or equivalent, with limited (under 1 year) practical experience
  • Has basic working knowledge of electronic, electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, milling, lathe or welding equipment; certification is desirable
  • Ability to access and resolve basic equipment problems
  • Able to complete simple job tasks; requires guidance to complete more complex tasks
  • Ability to multi task and adapt to changes in work load
  • Requires additional time to complete tasks
  • Good working knowledge and use of hand tools, and/or test equipment
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Appropriate driving license class in the operation’s jurisdiction as required in the Transport Department
  • On-set experience an asset
  • Working knowledge of inventory/repair computer programs an asset
  • Experience of Safety Guidelines and WHMIS

Working Conditions & Physical Effort

  • Garage and/or mechanical shop conditions; exposure to climatic changes; safe and proper handling of products and materials typical of a garage environment (e.g. Diesel fuel, oil, grease, hydraulic equipment and fluids, etc) is required
  • May handle and install highly volatile lamps
  • On feet for extended periods of time
  • Occasional heavy lifting (up to 100 lb)
  • Some exposure to chemicals
  • Frequent bending and kneeling
  • May be required to work outside for extended periods
  • Repetitive movement with hands while using equipment
  • Overtime may be required including weekends

How to apply for the job

Please submit a resume and cover letter to HR@siminternational.com.

 

Camera

Shipping and Receiving Coordinator Toronto

Position Summary: 

The Shipping and Receiving Coordinator is responsible for the shipping and receiving of all packages – locally, domestically, and internationally following SIM procedures as detailed in the SIM Digital Shipping Procedures manual. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Adheres to the SIM Digital Shipping Procedures manual for all shipping and receiving manners as well as being accountable for the completion, accuracy and submission of all relevant paperwork for Operations and Accounting departments
  • Prepares equipment to ship domestically or internationally to other offices and/or clients; selects appropriate shipping containers; safely packs equipment to ensure safe delivery 
  • Determines most cost-effective method of shipment, utilizing knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates 
  • Reviews shipping and duty invoices to ensure accuracy and consistency with shipments 
  • Ensures Lithium Ion (Li-ION) Batteries are shipped properly and safely following rules for transportation of dangerous goods 
  • Informs clients and co-workers of the limits of shipping Li-ION Batteries 
  • Determines method of shipment, utilizing knowledge of shipping procedures, routes and rates 
  • Uses CAED to make B13A forms for international shipments to non-USA countries 
  • Verifies and tracks all incoming and outgoing shipments to ensure equipment is delivered in a safe and timely manner; traces lost shipments 
  • Creates and affixes appropriate courier (e.g FedEx) shipping labels to shipments ensuring all information is accurate and visible 
  • Troubleshoots issues with FedEx and/or other couriers 
  • Ensures that all shipping paperwork is properly filled out, that clients sign and receive the correct paperwork 
  • Ensures incoming equipment is delivered to appropriate recipient 
  • Coordinates and helps clients with returning shipments from abroad; provide them with return labels and instructions on how to safely pack and label the equipment 
  • Receives incoming shipments ensuring packages have been delivered with appropriate documentation (receipts, invoices, etc.) 
  • Tags incoming equipment transfers to assigned show 
  • Informs clients and co-workers what equipment can and can’t be shipped 
  • Continuously streamline and simplify the shipping process to be efficient and effective 
  • Completes additional tasks as requested by their manager on an ad hoc basis 
  • All other reasonable duties as assigned by management or a representative of the company

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience: 

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing 
  • Ability to establish effective relationships with customers and co-workers 
  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs (Microsoft Office, Outlook) and office equipment 
  • Basic Windows proficiency required to learn the windows based R2 software. 
  • Shipping related experience an asset 
  • Knowledge of FedEx Ship Manager an asset 
  • Experience with shipping internationally an asset 
  • Film related experience an asset 

Other Attributes: 

  • Adaptability/Flexibility – adapts easily to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities 
  • Attention to Detail – ensures that standards for self, staff, equipment and services are set, reviewed and surpassed regularly to provide excellent service delivery. 
  • 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 
  • Leadership – Motivates and inspires others and self to take action to achieve Company goals
  • Initiative – Does the right thing without being asked

Working Conditions and Physical Effort: 

  • Work is normally performed in a typical warehouse environment 
  • Frequent physical effort required (i.e. lifting of camera cases and other materials) 
  • Possible exposure to physical risk (i.e. heavy lifting) 

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume directly to HR@siminternational.com and reference “Shipping and Receiving Coordinator” in the subject line. 

 

Post Production

Media Manager New York

Position Summary:

The Media Manager will work directly with the media management team, conform assistant and finishing producers to ensure that data IO workflows are implemented and adhered to. This person will perform VFX pulls, pre-conforms, LTO backups, archiving and media management.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Media Manager’s number one priority is to handle all of the picture finishing department’s data I/O and media management.
  • Manage the vault, which consists of both physical and electronic materials. This task involves developing and carrying out drive organization, as well as maintaining file structure and naming conventions.
  • Download all materials when received digitally from clients.
  • Perform first glance checks of client’s hard drives, digital files to check for errors or incorrect files.
  • Responsible for all local LTO archiving and restoring of DI assets for all film and television productions while adhering to MPAA regulations
  • Responsible for all data on SAN environment including but not limited to files copies setting file permissions and the creation/ deletion / and management of projects
  • Organize and facilitate digital asset delivery and archiving
  • Maintain organization and folder structure for projects in accordance with the Sim Post file management policies and procedures
  • Assist in conform of feature films (both narrative and documentary), episodic television, and short films on DaVinci Resolve.
  • Facilitate the digital delivery of completed files. These deliverables will include QuickTimes, DPX sequences, TIFF sequences, DCDMs, DCPs, and more.
  • Perform full QC on above deliverables before they are sent to clients and distributors. All other reasonable duties as assigned by the company

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • 2-3 years experience in the Post Production sector
  • A demonstrated history of being detail oriented, organized, and respectful of a quiet work environment.
  • Previous experience working hands on with computers and/or in IT, plus comfortable learning new software.
  • Experience using Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere CC, Final Cut Pro, and/ or DaVinci Resolve and Smoke/Flame.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technically or creatively related field.
  • Competency in diagnosing issues with software.
  • Strong written and verbal interpersonal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and ambitious with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Flexible and able to work within tight deadlines.

Other Attributes:

  • Decision Making / Problem Solving – Identifies an issue and processes relevant information coming up with possible solutions
  • Teamwork – Participates actively with the team to improve the Company’s effectiveness
  • Communication – Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing across the Company
  • Quality/Attention to Detail Focus – Ensures that standards for self, equipment and services are met to provide excellent service delivery
  • Accountability – Accepts personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work.
  • Stress Tolerance – Functions in highly stressful, ambiguous or adverse situations

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume directly to HR@siminternational.com and reference “Media Manager” in the subject line.

Post Production

Post Engineering Technician Los Angeles

Position Summary:

The Post Engineering Technician position is responsible for building, maintaining and ensuring client support of editing and workflow systems.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build and install, all software and hardware for editing systems, data carts, dailies systems and any other workflow related computer system.
  • Maintain, clean, test, troubleshoot and complete minor repairs for all editing systems, data cart, dailies systems and any other workflow related computer system.
  • Perform installations and tear outs of in-house and on location editing systems, data carts, dailies systems and any other workflow related computer system.
  • Hardware and Software installations and support include, but are not limited to, Mac, Windows, Avid, Final Cut Pro, Express Dailies, Davinci Resolve, Mircrosoft Office, Adobe, etc.
  • Assist in maintaining and supporting shared network storage systems including, but not limited to, Avid ISIS, Unity and Facilis Terrablock.
  • Assist in formatting and testing cards and drives as needed.
  • Perform and maintain monitor calibrations.
  • Ensure excellent quality and customer service by identifying the needs and wants of clients and responding to their concerns and problems in an effective and timely manner.
  • Ensure equipment is properly assigned, booked, prepped and dispatched in R2.
  • Ensure transfers are coordinated and assigned properly in R2.
  • Report all damages or malfunctioning equipment to Director of Post Engineering and General Manager, and ensure it is properly assigned to service in R2.
  • Be available as a consultant during camera preps that involve digital media workflows and work continually towards self-development to stay current on new technology, trends, procedures & practices.
  • Assist in prepping and maintaining of other production equipment when required.
  • Ensure that editing suites and equipment room are kept clean and organized.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of/and appreciation for the mission, vision, and values.
  • Provide assistance and information to each client, potential client, and staff member.
  • Attend staff meetings, planning sessions and training events as required.
  • Be available after hours by email or phone, as needed.
  • Assist with IT tasks as needed. This may include, but is not limited to, telephone assignment & troubleshooting, internet troubleshooting, printer setup & troubleshooting, etc.

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills, Experience:

  • Strong working knowledge of PC/MAC based computers and software
  • Active ACSR status a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong customer service approach
  • Ability to travel and work a flexible schedule
  • Strong Organizational skills
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • 5yrs Experience working in the Film and television industry a plus
  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs for: Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.

Other Attributes:

  • Decision Making/Problem Solving: Identifies an issue, gathers and processes relevant information coming up with possible solutions, selecting appropriate responses and implementing them.
  • Self Management: Works independently with minimal supervision and is disciplined in setting priorities.
  • Customer Service Orientation: Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person’s experience with Sim.
  • Communication: Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing across the Company.
  • Teamwork: Participates actively in a team to improve the Company’s effectiveness.
  • Innovation: Develops new ways or adapts existing products or processes to help Sim achieve its Mission and Vision. Challenges the status quo.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
  • Some physical effort required as everyone on the Sim team is asked from time to time to pitch in and help share the load.
  • Some exposure to physical risk

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume directly to HR@siminternational.com and reference “Post Engineering Technician” in the subject line.

 

Camera

Engineering Technician II Atlanta

Position Summary:

Use technical abilities to clean, test, maintain and repair rental equipment to conform to company quality control procedures and standards.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Clean, evaluate, repair and test specific models of equipment and systems including setup and alignment.
  • Test, evaluate, document and make technical recommendations regarding new products and systems.
  • Assist in the design, building, testing, documentation and implementation of rental equipment related modifications.
  • Assist in the training of camera technicians from other SIM offices and make recommendations for further technical training and certification.
  • Provide assistance and technical information to clients, potential clients and staff members when required.
  • Report all damages or malfunctioning equipment to Rental coordinators and Director of Engineering and complete the required paperwork including LMD, fault reports, purchase orders.
  • Effectively use R2 to track repairs, rental requirements and service schedules.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Purchase tech room supplies and parts when required.
  • Assist in keeping your personal work station and tech room clean and organized.
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned
  • Provide assistance and technical information to clients and staff members when required.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and appreciation of the mission, vision, and values.
  • Work continually towards self-development to stay current on new technology, trends, procedures and practices.
  • Submit detailed weekly activity reports.
  • Assist in keeping all production rental gear clean and in good working order.
  • Ensure excellent customer service by identifying the needs and wants of clients and responding to their concerns and problems in an effective, timely manner.
  • Attend staff meetings, planning sessions and training events as required.
  • Carry a company issued cell phone and participate in the Company’s on call rotation.
  • Travel and work overtime when required.

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • College Diploma from a recognized Audio/Video/Film Production or Electronics Course.
  • A minimum of five years’ work and practical experience in the Audio/Video/Film Production Industry.
  • Proficiency working with Microsoft Office and ability to learn and use R2.
  • Ability to use, learn and implement Electronics Principles to make repairs and adjustments to production rental equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish effective relationships with customers and co-workers.

Other Attributes:

  • Decision Making / Problem Solving – Identifies an issue and processes relevant information coming up with possible solutions, selects appropriate responses and implements them.
  • Customer Service Focus – Identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person’s experience with Sim.
  • Teamwork – Participates actively in a team to improve the Company’s effectiveness
  • Communication – Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing across the Company.
  • Innovation – Develops new ways and adapts existing products or processes to help Sim achieve its Mission and Vision.
  • Quality/Attention to Detail Focus – Ensures that standards for self, equipment and services are met to provide excellent service delivery.
  • Accountability – Accepts personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work. Can be relies upon to achieve results with little need for oversight.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility – Adapts easily to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.
  • Attention to Detail – Ensures that standards for self, staff, equipment and services are set, reviewed and surpassed regularly to provide excellent service delivery.
  • Development & Continual Learning – Demonstrates an ongoing commitment to learning and selfimprovement.
  • Stress Tolerance – Functions in highly stressful, ambiguous or adverse situations.

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume directly to HR@siminternational.com and reference “Engineering Technician II” in the subject line.

 

Corporate

Helpdesk Support & Analyst Toronto

Location: Toronto

Position Summary

The Helpdesk Support & Analyst’s role is to provide a single point of contact for end users to receive support and maintenance within the organization’s end-user computing environment. This includes installing, diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and upgrading all end-user devices and equipment to ensure optimal workstation performance. The person will also troubleshoot problem areas (in person, by remote tools, by telephone, or via chat) in a timely and accurate fashion and provide end-user assistance where required.

She/he will provide friendly and timely solutions to business problems and keep all systems running smoothly. She/he will directly support a wide selection of technologies for the Toronto offices and be a member of the IT team supporting over 500 users in 5 cities across Canada and the US. This role will primarily support both Mac OSX, Windows 10 and Window 7 Machines.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Help Desk

  • Act as a point of contact for all technical and application support for Toronto location(s)
  • Log end-user issues in ticketing system
  • Perform incident management, troubleshooting through to issue resolution
  • Utilize deployed tools to manage and patch workstations and mange user accounts

Desktop Support

  • Provide phone, email and hands-on first line technical and application support for end users
  • Administer Mac OS and Windows based systems
  • Maintain and support desktops, peripherals, VoIP, network and mobile devices
  • Desktop end-user application support (MS Office)
  • Assist IT team on defects, enhancements, support, and projects

Network & Systems Support (assisting System Administrators)

  • Configuration and implementation of networking equipment
  • Maintenance and monitoring of the corporate network environment
  • Supporting Active Directory, Exchange, remote desktop (RDS), and surveillance system

Contacts:

  • Frequent internal contacts with all Departments
  • Frequent external contacts with suppliers and customers

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Graduate of Information Technology/Computer Science program or equivalent
  • 1-3 years of helpdesk, Apple, or Technical Support Analyst experience (desirable)
  • Mac OS X (essential)
  • Mac Enterprise Management (desirable)
  • Windows Desktop (essential)
  • MS Office and Outlook (essential)
  • Help Desk ticketing system (desirable)
  • Networking, switches, LAN, WAN, network cabling and Wi-Fi (desirable)

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent customer service (Patience, Attentiveness, Positive, Calming, Persuasive, Tenacious, Empathetic)
  • Self-starter that is well-organized, disciplined, and able to manage his/her own work and work within a team setting (essential)
  • Excellent oral and written skills (essential)
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills (essential)
  • Excellent problem solving and analytic skills (essential)

Working Conditions & Physical Effort

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment with occasional support required in the warehouse
  • Some physical effort required (lifting of supplies, equipment, etc.)
  • Some exposure to physical risk
  • Rotational on call support evenings/weekends
  • Travel to offices within Toronto and other locations in Canada/US may be required

How to apply for the job

Please submit a resume and cover letter to HR@siminternational.com

 

Lighting + Grip

Fabric Technician Vancouver

Location: Eastlake, Vancouver

Position Summary:

The Fabric Technician manufactures and repairs backdrops, green screens and custom fabric projects using industrial textile equipment. Provides textile related technical support to Sim staff and customers.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manufacture fabric overheads and flags for client productions using industrial textile equipment and supplies
  • Maintain and repair fabric as required
  • Provide estimates on fabric yardage and estimated time to manufacture
  • Manufacture custom fabric products, such as spacelight accessories, ladder light harnesses and scrimmages as required
  • Source fabric supplies requirements and maintain inventory; recommend purchase requirements
  • Clean returned fabric as required
  • Ensure activities are conducted in a safe manner and according to legislated requirements (e.g., CSA requirements)
  • Ensure all equipment is safeguarded
  • Maintain records for custom projects and provide input to repair/service quotes as required
  • Provide technical support and training to staff and customers
  • Recommend changes to the Procedures Handbook and/or standards
  • Pick, ship and receive rental equipment as required

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Technical/College Diploma (2 years), or equivalent with at least 1 year practical experience
  • Has basic working knowledge of textile equipment and sewing
  • Ability to access and resolve basic equipment problems
  • Ability to multi task and adapt to changes in work load
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Film industry experience an asset
  • Working knowledge of inventory/repair computer programs an asset
  • Knowledge of Safety Guidelines and WHMIS

Job Complexities:

  • Limited decision making and independent judgement
  • Work within a two-person team and some contact with others in Grip Dept.
  • Work with high work volumes; limited ability to prioritize work
  • May work with high voltage and high amperage equipment
  • Troubleshoot and problem-solve

Working Conditions & Physical Effort:

  • Warehouse conditions; exposure to climatic changes
  • Frequent bending and kneeling, working on the floor
  • On feet for extended periods of time
  • Occasional heavy lifting (up to 100 lb)
  • Repetitive movement with hands while using equipment
  • Regular exposure to dust and fabric fibers
  • Overtime may be required including weekends

Contacts:

  • Limited internal contacts up to and including the manager level
  • Limited external contacts with users and suppliers

How to apply for the job

Please submit a resume and cover letter to HR@siminternational.com

 

Post Production

Finishing Producer New York

Position Summary

The role of the Finishing Producer is to coordinate offline, online, and color sessions of various types of media production including commercial, TV, feature, and deliverables work.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with Engineering, Operations, Editoris and Colorists to usher work through post production pipeline, sometimes through multiple facilities
  • Schedule and deliver multiple episodic projects, films and commercials
  • Liaise closely with Sales to adjust bids and quotes for additional work throughout the facility
  • Organize and facilitate digital asset delivery and archiving, sometimes for multiple vendors
  • Create, track, revise the post schedule and work orders for all bookings, including rooms, equipment and resources
  • Use Xytech to process orders and create estimates and invoices for clients
  • All other reasonable duties as assigned by the company

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • 4+ years’ experience in the post production sector
  • Detailed knowledge of the post production process with an emphasis on Broadcast color grading, online, visual effects, CG workflows, and some offline knowledge
  • Understanding of various types of media, file types, EDLs and delivery specifications
  • Experience managing film and television workflows
  • Proactively handle day to day Client Service issues and escalate to management when necessary
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience working in a client-facing role
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible and able to work within tight deadlines

Other Attributes: 

  • Decision Making / Problem Solving – Identifies an issue and processes relevant information in order to present viable solutions
  • Customer Service Focus – Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person’s experience with Sim
  • Teamwork – Participates actively in a team to improve the Company’s effectiveness
  • Communication – Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing across the Company
  • Innovation – Develops new ways and adapts existing products or processes to help Sim achieve its Mission and Vision
  • Quality/Attention to Detail Focus – Ensures that standards for self, equipment and services are met to provide excellent service delivery
  • Accountability – Accepts personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work. Can be relies upon to achieve results with little need for oversight
  • Stress Tolerance – Functions in highly stressful, ambiguous or adverse situations

Working Conditions & Physical Effort

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
  • Some physical effort required, lifting portable hard drives, boxes with tape media
  • Some exposure to physical risk
  • All job descriptions are subject to change based on the evolving needs at Sim.

How to apply for the job

Please submit a resume and cover letter to HR@siminternational.com

Post Dailies + Rentals

Post Engineering Technician New York

Location: 100 Jewel Street

Position Summary

The Post Engineering Technician position is responsible for building, maintaining, and ensuring client support of editing and workflow systems.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and install, all software and hardware for editing systems, data carts, dailies systems and any other workflow related computer system.
  • Maintain, clean, test, troubleshoot and complete minor repairs for all editing systems, data cart, dailies systems and any other workflow related computer system.
  • Perform installations and tear outs of in-house and on location editing systems, data carts, dailies systems and any other workflow related computer system.
  • Hardware and Software installations and support include, but are not limited to, Mac, Windows, Avid, Final Cut Pro, Express Dailies, Davinci Resolve, Mircrosoft Office, Adobe, etc.
  • Assist in maintaining and supporting shared network storage systems including, but not limited to, Avid ISIS, Unity and Facilis Terrablock.
  • Assist in formatting and testing cards and drives as needed.
  • Perform and maintain monitor calibrations.
  • Ensure excellent quality and customer service by identifying the needs and wants of clients and responding to their concerns and problems in an effective and timely manner.
  • Ensure equipment is properly assigned, booked, prepped and dispatched in R2.
  • Ensure transfers are coordinated and assigned properly in R2.
  • Report all damages or malfunctioning equipment to Director of Post Engineering and General Manager, and ensure it is properly assigned to service in R2.
  • Be available as a consultant during camera preps that involve digital media workflows and work continually towards self-development to stay current on new technology, trends, procedures & practices.
  • Assist in prepping and maintaining of other production equipment when required.
  • Ensure that editing suites and equipment room are kept clean and organized.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of/and appreciation for the mission, vision, and values.
  • Provide assistance and information to each client, potential client, and staff member.
  • Attend staff meetings, planning sessions and training events as required.
  • Be available after hours by email or phone, as needed.
  • All other reasonable duties assigned by the company.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, Experience:

  • Strong working knowledge of PC/MAC based computers and software
  • Active ACSR status a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong customer service approach
  • Ability to travel and work a flexible schedule
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • 5yrs Experience working in the Film and television industry a plus
  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs for: Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.

Other Attributes:

  • Decision Making/Problem Solving: Identifies an issue, gathers and processes relevant information coming up with possible solutions, selecting appropriate responses and implementing them.
  • Self-Management: Works independently with minimal supervision and is disciplined in setting priorities.
  • Customer Service Orientation: Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to improve every person’s experience with Sim.
  • Communication: Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing across the Company.
  • Teamwork: Participates actively in a team to improve the Company’s effectiveness.
  • Innovation: Develops new ways or adapts existing products or processes to help Sim achieve its Mission and Vision. Challenges the status quo.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
  • Some physical effort required as everyone on the Sim team is asked from time to time to pitch in and help share the load.
  • Some exposure to physical risk

How to apply for the job

Please submit a resume and cover letter to HR@siminternational.com and reference “Post Engineering Technician – New York” in the subject line.

Job seeker? Why choose Sim?

 

 We Offer:
  • Competitive wages
  • Retirement savings program with company matching
  • Comprehensive company-sponsored health benefits
  • Perks including discounted health and wellness programs
  • Exposure to best-in-class motion picture technologies
  •  Free parking at most locations
  • Company events including food truck lunches, summer BBQ’s, technology workshops, and industry events
  • The opportunity to mentor new hires and interns
  • Open-door communication
  • A work environment where you can make an impact!

Equal Opportunity & Accessible Employment Statement

Sim is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other basis protected by law.

Sim is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants requiring accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process are encouraged to advise accordingly.