The Assistant Sound controls and operates sound mixing board to control output of voice track and music, and previously taped sound effects within the guidelines of the best practices during performances. Assists in directing local crews, loading and unloading, and assembling and disassembling of all show equipment, and conducts regular maintenance in an effort to preserve the high integrity and professionalism of the company and its equipment.
Responsible for assembling and disassembling all equipment associated to, but not limited to the sound department.
Responsible for directing local crews, loading and unloading.
Operates and maintains all sound equipment.
Arranges microphones around band area to achieve best sound pickup in accordance with supervisors direction.
Moves controls to turn microphones on or off and adjusts volume, fader, and mixer controls to blend output of individual microphones with the direction of supervisor and band members concerning monitor mixes.
Listens to overall effect of monitors to verify suitability of sounds.
Responsible for own professional standards of conduct, appearance, workmanship and personal safety as set forth by Feld Entertainment.
Responsible for compliance with all safety and security procedures.
Continually seeks to improve the quality and consistency of the sound of each show.
Responsible for continually seeking to improve efficiency of sound department operation.
Responsible for conducting regular maintenance as deemed necessary by supervisors.
Accepts all other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.
Some related experience, or combination of training and/or education in sound reinforcement as it relates to live performances.
Experience working and supervising in a union environment.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, and to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to use and understand various kinds of test equipment and meters such as volt, ohm and ampere.
Ability to climb and work, focus, adjust and repair at height in excess of 40 feet before, during and after performances, and during rigging calls, load-ins and load-outs.
Ability and desire to tour year round.