Service Technician - Chicago

Keslow Camera is a camera rental house that provides camera equipment for motion pictures, television shows, and other various media outlets. Keslow Camera Chicago is currently looking for a Junior Service Technician who will be responsible various types of tasks around technical servicing and maintenance of motion picture cameras, lenses and equipment.  

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work is highly technical, servicing, maintaining, troubleshoot and repairing various types of motion picture cameras, camera gear and/or lenses
  • Perform Quality Control and incoming and outgoing inspections on optical systems prior to prep
  • Maintain video monitors, tripods, camera heads, and all other camera items by cleaning and preserving the integrity of the equipment
  • Manufacture cables for electronic support equipment
  • Operate and maintain calibration equipment 
  • Work in tandem with management to ensure an efficient and effective service department and workflow
  • Interface with customers on the prep floor, in the lens room and potentially on set regarding lens questions or issues
  • Assist in maintaining the storage area by organizing excess gear 
  • Communicate with our General Manager and our Camera Service Manager on gear maintenance and subsequent support of equipment

Qualifications:

  • Team player, excellent can do attitude
  • Exceptional Customer Service skills (courteous, responsive and resourceful)
  • 1 -2 year of experience in servicing motion picture cameras, camera equipment, lenses and lenses accessories.
  • Detailed knowledge of top tier cinema camera systems like ARRI, RED, Panasonic, Sony, and Canon.
  • Detailed knowledge of motion picture camera and lenses, as well as their underlying theory.
  • Exceptional Customer Service skills (friendly, courteous and helpful)
  • Ability to Travel
  • Basic mechanical engineering courses and/or knowledge is a plus
  • Basic electronics courses and/or knowledge is a plus
  • Familiarity with Mac operating system

Physical Requirements:

  • Lifting up to 40-50 lbs. of cases and/or equipment
  • Sitting and standing for long periods of time
  • Potential overtime required

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly wage
  • Full Comprehensive benefit package
  • Vacation, Holiday and Sick pay
  • 401(K) Retirement plan

To apply for this position, please send resumes to careers@keslowcamera.com.

Keslow Camera is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits, trains, hires, and promotes employees without regard to race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation or any other protected class. Keslow Camera is a camera rental house that provides customers with world-class service and top-quality products.