Senior Audio Operator

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years’ experience
  • Experience in setting up Meyer Sound M series, L’Acoustics, JBL VTX & Vertec series
  • Well versed with System design softwares such as MAPP 3D & LAC
  • Able to measure and align the system using measurement software such as Smaart v8
  • Fluent in English

Audio Technician Responsibilities:

  • Fundamental in driving up the technical standards and capabilities of the company
  • Collaborates with colleagues and management to review departmental progress and technical needs
  • Within chosen specialism, consistently researches technological developments and cascades information down to the team and up to the management
  • Assists the Head of Discipline in the design, updating and implementation of thorough training programs at all levels
  • Works closely with the Head of Discipline in identifying the suitability of existing inventory of kit in the warehouse and making appropriate recommendations
  • Training and supervising Engineers, Technicians and Crew on operation of equipment and through tasks
  • Working as part of team on and off site
  • Configuring equipment at exceptional levels
  • Having an advanced understanding/knowledge of all equipment and keeping up-to-date with the latest fixtures and technology within the industry, learns new equipment quickly and teaches the team how to operate, hang and inspect them properly
  • Leading by example and maintaining a consistent performance at all times
  • Interacting directly with clients on site in a customer-oriented manner
  • Running shows of all sizes, both operation and site management, and leading a team of Technicians and Crew on site
  • Running a project and team at department level in the absence of a Project Manager or Head of Discipline
  • Having a thorough understanding of the department’s equipment, assists Project Managers in planning for projects and the specification of equipment, with an emphasis on matching a creative brief
  • Actively offers substitutes or alternatives and additional ideas, where possible or necessary, through extensive stock knowledge, without compromising the creative elements of the project
  • Produces pre-production paperwork to the highest quality standards, including but not limited to plots (2D & 3D), design renders, DMX patches, network schematics, power hook-ups and electrical load calculations, whenever necessary
  • Cleaning, testing, maintaining, prepping and repairing equipment prior to job
  • Monitoring and repairing equipment during shows and any required fault finding
  • Identifying and correcting equipment failures according to set standards
  • Performing repairs up to and including high-end equipment depending on severity of issue
  • Building and installing equipment on site unsupervised, according to designated layout
  • Setting up and operating systems/equipment
  • Loading and unloading of equipment
  • Cleaning of equipment after shows and storing properly
  • Rigging and derigging of all equipment safely
  • Performing annual inventory of equipment as per the set procedures in place
  • Adhering to health and safety regulations and wearing appropriate PPE.
  • Reporting all health and safety issues to the Health and Safety Manager, line manager and/or Project Manager on site.
Job Category: Audio Operator
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Dubai UAE

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