1. Serves as Front of House Sound Operator for productions. Operates sound equipment for level-setting sessions, technical rehearsals, understudy rehearsals, and performances. 2. Reads and executes and creates sound production paperwork. 3. Participates at load-in, notes sessions, technical rehearsals and strike of productions. 4. Participates in the installation of backstage communications, paging, hearing assistance, and audio description systems and checks these systems before technical rehearsals and performances. 5. Participate in creating run sheets for productions and in tracking mixing console settings. 6. Participate in preparation, placement and testing of wireless microphones. 7. Tracks appropriate show supplies. 8. Participate in the implementation of overhead rigging for sound equipment. 9. Participates in the maintenance and repair of sound department facilities, tools, and equipment. 10. Uses a variety of advanced tools, processes, materials, and equipment in completing assigned projects. 11. Maintain the safety, cleanliness, and efficiency of all sound department storage and workspaces. 12. Transports equipment. 13. Serve as Sound Engineer on outside events as needed. 14. Assists related departments in load-in, notes sessions, technical rehearsals, and strike of productions as assigned. 15. Attends appropriate meetings and rehearsals. 16. Works frequent nights, weekends and holidays. 17. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Knowledge of music and ability to read music. Skill in electronic and audio test equipment. Familiarity with basic rigging practices.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Knowledge of music and ability to read music. Skill in electronic and audio test equipment. Familiarity with basic rigging practices.
Required Skill/ability 5:
Knowledge of job-related health and safety issues and ability to identify potential hazards.
Posting Position Title: Theatre Technician 2, Front House Mix Engr
Required Skill/ability 3:
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team setting.
Work Week: Flexible or Non-Standard (for anything other than Standard)
University Job Title: Front of House Mix Engineer
Required Skill/ability 1:
Knowledge of current audio equipment. Demonstrated ability in live mixing. Knowledge of electricity, wiring, electronics and signal flow. Ability to solder. Demonstrated skill in troubleshooting and isolating audio system problems.
Required Skill/ability 4:
Calm and collected under pressure with a strongly demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, follow schedules and follow rapid instructions. Demonstrated ability to receive and operate cues during technical rehearsals and performances.
Required Skill/ability 2:
Demonstrated ability to work as a team player effectively and flexibly with a large number of staff, students, interns, guest artists and other professionals with a commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace.
Four years of related work experience, two of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and a high school level education; or two years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or the equivalent combination of experience of experience and education. Professional or college-level experience as a Sound Technician.
Internal Number: 57423BR
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