In support the mission of Museum of the Bible, responsible for amplifying, mixing, recording, syncing, and reproducing sounds and effects for World Stage theatrical rehearsals, productions, and events. Additionally, the Theater Sound Engineer will provide audio support in other areas throughout the Museum as needed. This position will be responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting equipment, checking connections, and coordinating additional audio crew where applicable.Duties and Responsibilities
- Set up and operate audio, video, and show control.
- Attend and participate in all system tunings, level settings, technical rehearsals, previews, and performances.
- Set up and strike sound tech tables.
- Serve as the lead member of sound crew for work calls, load-ins, strikes, and changeovers.
- Serve as backstage sound technician when appropriate.
- Maintain organization and cleanliness of control booth and FOH mix position.
- Prepare soundboard and equipment for all shows and maintain quality of sound throughout performance.
- Supports the operation of image mapping projection system.
- Troubleshoot problems with systems to quickly restore normal operation.
- Perform maintenance and repair to maintain high performance quality and long-term reliability.
- Maintain and update system documentation.
- Assist visiting operators and technical staff utilizing Museum facilities.
- Associate’s degree in technical (or related) field and/or equivalent experience.
- Minimum 3 years of previous theatrical sound experience.
- Proficient with audio mixing, DSP, recording, amplification and loudspeaker equipment (Yamaha QL5, QSC Q-Sys, Meyer, JBL, Tannoy, others).
- Proficient with video playback, recording, switching and distribution equipment (Crestron, Alcorn McBride, Watchout, Seventh Sense).
- Proficient with headset and microphone care and maintenance.
- Proficient with video monitor and projection equipment (LG, Christie, Panasonic, Planar, others).
- Proficient with Windows and OSX computers.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office.
- Working knowledge of theatrical rigging and theater operations.
- Able to effectively troubleshoot problems in complex systems.
- Able to maintain and project calm demeanor in high-demand situations.
- Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
- Commitment to MOTB’s mission of inviting all people to engage with the Bible.
- Demonstrate integrity, professionalism and high ethics.
- Willingness to continually learn and grow as technology changes.