AV Support Technician

  • Job Reference: 165224
  • Date Posted: 25 November 2021
  • Employer: Serco Limited
  • Website: https://www.serco.com/careers
  • Location: Wiltshire (SN6 8LA), United Kingdom
  • Salary: £23,342
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description



Sitting within a beautiful and secure site, the Defence Academy hosts 2 lakes and is surrounded by acres of scenic woodland. The Academy trains the future commanders and staff officers of all three UK Armed Services and those from many countries around the world.

Within the Serco Defence Academy team, we're currently recruiting for an AV Support Technician within a team set up to provide effective management, operation, monitoring, and support of the Defence Academy Audio Visual Systems. 

The Audio Visual Support Technician will be responsible for the set up and running of lecture theatres, remote management of facilities, set up and operation of pool AV equipment as necessary, carrying out digitisation tasks, operating a basic video editing facility and troubleshooting IT equipment directly connected with the provision of AV services in theatres and classrooms. 



 What you need to do the job  

The successful candidate will need to hold a knowledge of AV/IT technologies and practices, with strong communication skills, written and verbal. We're looking for a self-starter, who is flexible and adaptable to work, while being able to demonstrate a strong awareness of the impact and benefits of convergence between audio visual and IT related technologies and disciplines.

This is a great opportunity for a technically minded individual, who is experienced in the use of Windows based PC's within a large networking environment.


 What we offer

 Serco offers 25 days holiday, with the flexibility to purchase a further 5 days and a contributor stakeholder pension. Our staff are able can benefit from our Annual Leave Purchase Scheme, we aim to provide a great work/life balance for our successful post holders and therefore are open to discuss your working patterns and the opportunity of working from home where possible. All staff have free access to our onsite gym facilities and swimming pool. We provide a free uniform and plenty of free onsite parking. Our staff benefit from extended invitations to or social events and family fun days. There are regular buses from Swindon and Faringdon taking approximately 20 minutes and dropping off directly at the Defence Academy.