ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Under direction of supervisor)
1. Responsible for setting up, coordination and operation audio equipment in all venues, as directed.
2. May serve as liaison and coordinator for specific events as assigned.
3. Will be expected to act as Head Audio Engineer on most performances, as assigned.
4. Responsible for planning and oversight of all audio systems for all performances regardless of show assignment.
5. Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of designed and installed lighting and sound systems in coordination with Technical Theatre Coordinator.
6. Responsible for the production of all audio recordings necessary for Scottsdale Arts events.
7. Assists with periodic maintenance of all lighting, audio and staging equipment
8. Will lead the work of audio technical over hires and contract labor in the implementation of events.
9. Performs advancement duties as assigned including the advancing of technical information, loading/unloading of trucks, etc.
10. Assists in the leading of tech over hires, training of tech over hires and ensures compliance with all Scottsdale Arts policies and procedures.
11. Performs other duties as required
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Education: Bachelor’s degree in live sound engineering, or similar experience or equivalent professional experience..
2. Experience: Minimum 2 years’ experience in live sound.
· Demonstrated experience and knowledge of set-up and operation of stage sound and video required; lighting and rigging systems desirable. Knowledge of, and ability to perform, industry-standard stage management duties and best practices.
· Demonstrated experience of safe stage management practices and techniques.
· Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff, visiting artists and the general public.
· Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
· Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
· Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
· Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
· Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
· Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
· Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
· Proficiency in all major areas of concert production: management, backline, video, lighting, rigging, general safety operations.
· Ability to operate sound, lighting and rigging equipment and personal computer.
· Knowledge of Microsoft Office software required, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
· Knowledge of and ability to operate current audio and visual software highly preferred, including but not limited to: Iris Net Software, ProTools & ProTools HD, Isadora, MAC-PRO, Digi-Design Venue, Avid Products and Software, Wireless Microphone Systems, Clear Com Communications, Q-Lab show control software, SFX, and Auto CAD.
· Must be proficient in operating and installing digital consoles and analog consoles and able to changeover between multiple consoles.
4. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. Noise level is moderate to heavy. Non-smoking work environment. This position requires the availability for a flexible schedule that includes weekdays, evenings and weekends working as needed over 40 hours per week as business needs dictate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and stand for long periods of time. Must sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel, see, reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distant and color vision. Must be agile enough to work on catwalks up to 45 feet above ground.
5. Other requirements:
· This position requires the use of personal or Scottsdale Arts vehicle on Scottsdale Arts business. Must be physically capable of operating the vehicle safely, possess a valid driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record.
· Current CPR and AED certification required.
Organization/Company: Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Website: http://scottsdalearts.org Location: Scottsdale, AZ Deadline: Open until filled How to Apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/1499254/Scottsdale-Cultural-Council/Head-Audio-Engineer