Sound Technician Job Description

Sound Technician Job Description

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Sound technician provides audio, sound mixing and technical (hardware, software, and networking) support for DCFMA facilities.

Sound Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Supervision, based on the extent allowable by State/Federal law
Other duties as assigned concurrent with all applicable laws and regulations
From time to time, attend technical rehearsals, outside regular daily schedule in compliance with University and federal overtime policies
Work closely with the musicians, singers, Show Director in supporting their needs during rehearsals, trainings, and performances
Ensure all departmental designs, equipment, systems, functions, procedures, maintenance and inspections logs, special projects, are properly and adequately documented using standard tools
Work with the Artistic department on changes and ongoing development of the show
Oversee the development and implementation of preventative maintenance routines and inspections – particularly life safety and show critical – for all departmental equipment equipment that may not be directly owned by the company but has significance to the show and a relationship to the department’s function
Coordinate and supervise special projects including the research, purchase, installation, testing, troubleshooting, integration and ongoing maintenance and inspection of all equipment and systems required for rehearsal, training and show applications inter- or intra-departmental needs
Maintain a safe working environment at all times by enforcing and conforming to established safety policies and procedures including the enforcement of fall protection protocols
Establish emergency procedures for show systems and situations with technical management, stage management and the rest of the technical team and ensure that all artists, technicians and staff are familiar with and trained on all pertinent procedures and equipment

Sound Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Sound Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: EPA, HVAC, SDANTE

Education for Sound Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the sound technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Education, Sound, Associates, Engineering, Theatre, Technology, Technical, Music, Design, Video

Skills for Sound Technician

Desired skills for sound technician include:

Microsoft software for Windows
Audio editing
Consoles
Live mixing
Sound systems
Theater safety and fire codes
Basic electrical theory and safety
Computer and network operations and techniques
Facilities maintenance
Principles of supervision

Desired experience for sound technician includes:

Establish and maintain training and backup plans to ensure continuity of performance operations of the department in the event of unexpected failure of a system, component or piece of equipment
Be able to operate cue tracks within your department
Perform all other duties deemed necessary for the success of the department and/or required by the Technical Director
Operational knowledge of computer based real time analysis audio systems
Fluency in both Mac and Windows computer operating systems
Requires having had prior experience in the field of Sound and Video preferably within another hotel environment or facility that required a similar job function

Sound Technician Examples

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Sound Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of sound technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for sound technician
  • Queue, run and monitor Sound and Vibration tests
  • Perform wiring and modification of test units
  • Collect, organize, and communicate test data with responsible Engineers
  • Follow procedure manuals to conduct, monitor, analyze, and reduce basic tests
  • Assist S&V and Product engineer’s in developing sound and vibration control solutions using experimental methods
  • Generate written test data sheets and test summary reports
  • Work closely with RES engineering HVAC teams to implement sound and vibration control in HVAC products
  • Conduct sound testing of Residential air conditioning to AHRI and internal standards using conventional reverberation room measurement and open area survey techniques
  • Plan and conduct S&V testing covering both S&V qualification of HVAC products and R&D investigations (Use basic problem solving methods to resolve issues and questions related to S&V lab facility and/or product testing)
  • Operate and maintain the Sound Room and Quiet Room 1 test facilities at Res Indy while closely collaborating and supporting vibration testing in Vibration lab (& Quiet Room 2)
Qualifications for sound technician
  • Operational knowledge of computer networking protocols and hardware interconnection
  • Candidates must have working knowledge in all areas of audio communications, video display systems, MATV, High Definition and Video Projection equipment in addition to programming knowledge of Sound Web, Media Matrix, Crestron and AMX control systems
  • Requires proficiency with MS Office programs
  • 1 Year in related work environment evidencing appropriate experience and skill sets
  • Basic understanding of Windows Office based applications
  • Familiarity with computer based processes and ability to navigate specialized applications
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Sound Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a sound technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for sound technician
  • Conduct S&V data acquisition using High Speed Data Acquisition systems
  • Learn to maintain PC based data acquisition programs used in S&V testing
  • Learn basic post processing methodologies and techniques of S&V test data
  • Organizes test sequences and keeps customers informed of schedule and progress to schedule
  • Maintains lab spaces in organized and safe manner while achieving UTC ACE GOLD standard and maintaining Residential Engineering’s metrics on Tour Readiness
  • Run and trouble-shoot data acquisition systems for S&V testing
  • Capable of independent work under S&V engineer’s or S&V leader’s supervision
  • Organize and maintain lab 5S
  • Assist the Sound & Video Foreman/Gang Boss in all attraction maintenance functions assigned
  • Respond and resolve maintenance issues that affect show quality of all characters and effects in a timely manner
Qualifications for sound technician
  • Experience with vibration and/or acoustic (sound) testing
  • EPA certification for handling refrigerants (preferred)
  • Proficient in the use a PC/laptop and in using a computer for collecting data and performing computer basic tasks using Windows OS
  • Understanding and ability to use basic instrumentation
  • Adhere to all EHS and Standard Operating Procedures within Attraction Services and USH at large
  • Complete daily inspection sheets and related repairs
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Sound Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a sound technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for sound technician
  • Configure editing and mixing systems to work securely on our various networks
  • Assist clients and staff with any concerns regarding equipment and workflows
  • Stay current with equipment, systems and operations
  • Act as the main sound and audio-visual operator
  • Work closely with the musicians, singers in supporting their needs during rehearsals, trainings, and performances
  • Work with other departments to coordinate and support the performances, training, rehearsals and all other technical work
  • Oversee inspections, maintenance and troubleshooting of video, sound and communications equipment and ensure that these routines and inspections are appropriately documented and up to date
  • Maintain a safe working environment at all times by adhering to and enforcing established workplace health and safety policies including fall protection protocols
  • Replace and/or assist other technicians at different positions during shows
  • Repairs games as needed
Qualifications for sound technician
  • A thorough understanding of professional audio and video systems is mandatory
  • A willingness to learn coupled with a willingness to work hard are a must
  • Studii de specialitate
  • Asumarea responsabilitatilor
  • Memorie vizuala
  • Capacitate de invatare rapida
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Sound Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of sound technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for sound technician
  • Performs daily check of games equipment for proper operation
  • Monitors games parts inventory
  • Assists in support of park sound and ride PA systems
  • Basic electrical support
  • General labor * Lifting / Climbing required
  • Coordinates set-up, preparation, and operation of the sound system
  • Operates a multi-channel electronic digital sound mixing board
  • Works with electricians and entertainment staff to ensure optimum sound performance
  • Responsible for RF microphone and intercom set-up
  • Detects and solves audio system problems
Qualifications for sound technician
  • Computer literate in MS Office package, Word and Excel required
  • Automotive/commercial driveline components experience, specifically with electric machines is preferred
  • Experience operating laboratory test & sound equipment typical to product development environments preferred
  • Able to lift 35lbs, stand on feet for 8 hours a day, and work OT as directed by management required
  • College diploma (or equivalent) in live entertainment, theatre production, electronic or electricity (or equivalent work experience)
  • Minimum of 3 years of live sound mixing experience on both analog and digital mixing platforms in a concert or theatre environment
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Sound Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of sound technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for sound technician
  • Animal welfare adherence
  • Review and interpret process sheets /routings, operating instructions, and specifications
  • Maintain accurate and complete inspection records in Epicor
  • This position is responsible for determining airworthiness
  • Locating dimensional specification in the overhaul engine manuals
  • Verifying proper buy-off of previous operations on job traveler
  • Documenting and filling out rejection tags Reject review
  • Utilizing appropriate bearing cleaning methods as stated in work instructions (solvent spray wash and/or alkaline soak)
  • Queue, run and monitor S&V tests
  • Assist S&V and Product Engineer’s in developing S&V control solutions using experimental methods
Qualifications for sound technician
  • Knowledge in Yamaha digital console, QLab and digital audio transmission and handling protocols
  • Operational knowledge of computer based real time audio analysis systems
  • Be authorized and available to tour full time aboard a ship and to work in foreign countries
  • At least 6 years of A/V integration experience
  • Previous experience troubleshooting lighting control systems such as Strand, etc , LUTRON, and Crestron
  • Previous experience in manufacturer non networked digital audio busses BSS Blu-LINK or Peavey XDAB

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