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Lead Video Technician, Theater Entertainment

Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel

777 San Manuel Boulevard
Highland, CA 92346

Casino & Hotel

Tiempo Completo

Under the direction of the Production Manager, the Video Lead guides the installations of all video related production needs of the Event Center. This position supports production management in leading trainings and enforcing standards and procedures, and relaying communication within the production team. This role serves as the contact for any video/network production questions and serves as an expert for identifying possible problems within internal systems and ensuring proper trouble shooting. This individual holds responsibility for both programming as well as operating video equipment as needed, and will be able to quickly adapt or alter video programing situations based on events or performer needs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

1. Leads all installations of video related production needs. Oversees and operates systems pertaining to video throughout the entire event. Ensures standards and procedures are adhered to and communicates any concerns to department management.

2. Ensures video operations and video control boards are operating and programmed in a safe and consistent manner.

3. Operates various Panasonic cameras during events under the direction of the production manager. Sets up and tears down cameras and intercom lines when necessary. Makes ISO recordings per client wishes.

4. Make sure proper care and handling is conducted of all in-house and rental lighting and A/V equipment.

5. Assists with production throughout the event as needed. Assists the technical advance with artist’s representatives. Communicate with production manager to determine tour audio needs.

6. Rapidly diagnose video production system issues and IT problems and provide alternative solutions if needed to maintain production deadlines. Maintain software updates on all video production equipment throughout the theater and inside the control room.

7. Performs all necessary maintenance and repairs of all equipment and expedites maintenance issues as necessary to appropriate service vendors.  Executes preventative maintenance programs and procedures, as assigned.  

8. Performs the load-in of band equipment and rental equipment. Sets up and breaks down band and event equipment. 

9. Performs other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department.


  • Associate’s Degree in related field required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred.
  • Minimum six (6) years of experience with live entertainment performance video production is required.
  • Previous experience as a Head level video programmer is required.
  • Equivalent combination of education and progressive, relevant and direct tour experience may be considered in lieu of minimum educational requirements indicated above.
  • Musical touring and electrical experience preferred.
  • Must have vast knowledge of lighting systems, video distribution, digital equipment and audio integration systems.
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills with video systems, including Ross, Blackmagic, Panasonic and Planar
  • Must have manual dexterity, technical acumen. An excellent eye for image quality is required.
  • Experience in troubleshooting fiber, smpte and Ethernet, networks.
  • Advanced knowledge of video production software and integration, including Grand MA on PC, Stream Deck, Black magic, Atem and resolume.
  • Live music venue experience with large-scale events and tours required.
  • Must have a strong IT background.
  • Must be proficient in both Mac and PC platforms.
  • Must have working knowledge of live music video systems inclusive of LED wall displays and fixed camera operations.
  • Must be a strong self-starter who is able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines and maintain the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must have exceptional customer service skills and possess a strong ability to lead and build teams.
  • Must be proficient in both Mac and PC platforms. Must have advanced proficiency in Microsoft 365.
  • Must possess the ability to learn and thoroughly understand current and new technical systems. Must be able to read and understand technical materials.
  • Must possess the ability to understand, synthesize, and troubleshoot large complex video systems.


  • At the discretion of the San Manuel Tribal Gaming Commission, you may be required to obtain and maintain a gaming license.
  • A qualified candidate/employee must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record as determined by the company’s insurance carrier.
  • Professional certification in lighting technology or related field is required at time of hire.
  • AVIXA-CTS certification is preferred.
  • Certification/training in Grand MA consoles, various moving lights strongly preferred.

Yaamava’ Resort and Casino at San Manuel will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with applicable law.

As one of the largest private employers in the Inland Empire, San Manuel deeply cares about the future, growth and well-being of its employees. Join our team today!

Publicado 25 De Mayo De 2024

Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel

Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel is located just 60 minutes from downtown Los Angeles in the city of Highland, CA. It is one of the largest casinos on the West Coast, with 7,000 slot machines, 150 table games, and five high-limit rooms. We are one of the top 10 largest casino resorts in the US.

Guests enjoy sweeping views of the San Bernardino Mountains, live entertainment, and a full array of dining options, which include The Pines Modern Steakhouse, Hong Bao Kitchen, Serrano Vista Cafe, Rock & Brews, Chingon Kitchen, Big Mo’ Cafe, and 11 bars and lounges.

The Serrano Spa earned a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star award, and The Pines Modern Steakhouse and Yaamava’ Resorteach earned a Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star award, with all three being the first in the Inland Empire to receive such designation. Yaamava' Resort and Casino at San Manuel also received two 2023 AAA Four Diamonds ratings for the new hotel and The Pines Modern Steakhouse.

The hotel is a 17-story tower with 432 guest rooms. Guests relax in an elevated pool with a bar and private cabanas, the lavish full-service Serrano spa and salon, a health and fitness center, a full array of dining options, multiple bars and lounges, and luxe retail shops.

Indian gaming in California is an exciting, thriving industry. Whether working on the casino floor or providing support to gaming operations as a “behind the scenes” employee, you can contribute to a dynamic and challenging business and have opportunities to learn and grow with the gaming industry.

At San Manuel, our team members define us. Working at San Manuel is more than just a job. It is a career that will help you grow into the successful professional you want to be.

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Our benefits focus on five key areas of wellness - financial, emotional, physical, social, and occupational - because we know it takes more than a salary to thrive. The benefits under each category include everything from retirement, insurance and dental benefits to emotional wellness programs, home repair services, and much more. 

Our employees have the option to select the benefits that best support their lives and their wellness.