POSITION SUMMARY / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
- The Audio Technician is responsible for the running of the production and guest artist shows. The technician will oversee the operation of all Audio Systems onboard. Assist other technicians with scenery changeovers and maintenance.
- Maintain the Audio design as set by the design teams & the cruise line.
- In the event that production Audio needs to be changed for operational circumstances, then notes must be taken so that the show can be returned to the correct audio design.
- Set up and operate Audio for variety entertainer and various events other than production shows.
- Operate equipment during daily rehearsals and sound checks for the evening entertainment; ensure that all activities have appropriate Audio support.
- Performs preventive maintenance and cleaning on all entertainment audio equipment, on the vessel with the help of the Technical staff.
- Assist with all scenic changeovers and ensures they are completed in a safe and timely manner.
- Perform daily tests of Audio systems prior to show time and inform Technical Supervisor of any malfunction.
- Responsible for the proper use and placement of microphones on performers. Responsible for the collection and inventory of all microphones and other loose equipment and to ensure it is secure at close of venue.
- In order to consistently exceed guest expectations and provide the highest levels of product and services, additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS / ATTRIBUTES
- Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of complex Musical/variety theatrical Audio design.
- Advanced knowledge of both Analogue and digital Audio console (For example; Yamaha PM1D, PM5D, M7, PM3500, Midas Heritage) Shure Wireless microphones. Lexicon effects processors, Tape and hard drive playback systems. Various gate and compression units.
- Two years of experience in Musical Theater is preferred.
- Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of Musical theatre productions, backstage operations and safe rigging practices.
- Advanced knowledge of Audio systems.
- Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel and Outlook.
Associates Degree in Technical Theatre or a related field of study
Appropriate vocational/technical training and/or experience may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required degree.