AUDIO/VISUAL OPERATOR in Chicago, IL at The Dalcy - Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

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Job Description


Modern Private Events

Rustic meets elegance at the Dalcy, the 6,000 square-foot private event space, with stunning city views from the 4,000 square-foot rooftop patio. Featuring transformable and flexible rooms, chef-driven menus, and an experienced and talented team to help create an extraordinary experience in the historic Fulton Market District

Caring. Creative. Careers.

Join the Lettuce Entertain You family! Our 100+ restaurants are nationally recognized for great food and service and as great places to work.  We hire and care deeply for people with creativity, passion and the drive to be the best.  And we reward our teams with top notch benefits, career-long training and development and opportunities for growth.

 Is this you?

  • You take care of yourself.  (Energy and stamina.  You’ll need both.)
  • You care for others.  (Teamwork and success. They are one and the same.)
  • You care about guests.  (Quality.  The bar is high.)

 If you want a career at a progressive company with a long-standing commitment to people, join our caring and creative team.

 EOE. We participate in E-Verify / Participamos en E-Verify

Availability Needed: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

Job Requirements

Expertly operates lighting and video systems and provides technical assistance for DJs and musical talent for night club operations and special events

Essential Functions

  • Proficiently operate state-of-the-art audio visual equipment and special effects, including grandMA2 Lighting software and hardware, Resolume Media Server software, basic audio effects, busking lighting and video with music, LED walls, cryo effects, confetti, and lasers
  • Work with artists, clients and staff to determine, operate and regulate formats, approaches, content, levels and mediums to effectively create various nightlife environments according to night club and event requirements
  • Available to work a variety of days and shifts, including late nights and weekends
  • Safely and effectively use and operate all necessary tools and equipment
  • Ability to effectively communicate in order to perform and follow job requirements in written and spoken direction
  • Ability to multi-task calmly and effectively in a busy, stressful environment
  • Work in a confined, crowded space of variable light, noise and temperature levels
  • Able to move and lift up to 10 pounds, frequently move and/or lift up to 25 pounds, and occasionally move and/or lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand and walk for an entire shift and move safely through all areas of the restaurant or night club, which may include stairs, uneven or slick surfaces

 Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Obtain, load, test and playback image and video content from clients and artists
  • Setup, test and troubleshoot DJ/performance backline per their requirements before opening
  • Program, operate, constantly regulate and make modifications to lighting, lighting with music and music systems, including input signal and room volumes
  • Ensure quality by troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving system concerns or issues; promptly report major malfunctions and necessary repairs to supervisor
  • Advance, setup and operate AV for special events and parties as needed; provide technical assistance and supervision during artist changeovers
  • Greet guests and artists with a warm, sincere smile
  • Use tact and good judgement when dealing with guest or artist challenges and respond to those needs with patience and courtesy
  • Comply with all safety procedures.
  • Follow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Get along well with others and act as a team player
  • Other duties assigned as needed