Audio Engineer - Corporate Live Events

Philadelphia, PA 19014

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Audio Visual - Events Job Number: 1883 Pay Rate: $20 to $25 Hour Based on Experience. Overtime Eligible.

We need your expert A-1 Audio Engineering skills for an exciting opportunity in Philadelphia!

A leading provider of Audio Visual event production technology services and solutions is seeking a qualified A1 Front of House Audio Engineers to work on exciting corporate and concert venue production events in the Philadelphia area.

The ideal A1 candidate will have at least 2-3 years of high level Front of House Sound Engineer (A1) expertise including specific experience with digital consoles and flying line arrays in corporate environments.

**Note: This is a Full Time Permanent W2 Opportunity with full benefits including health insurance, paid time off, employer 401K contributions and more. Sorry, no freelance opportunities at this time**

**All applicants must have " live event" corporate client interaction experience and be willing to travel 30% to 35%**

Does this sound right up your alley? Ready to Apply? If yes, read on!.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain all audio equipment and assume the role of head (A1) audio technician.
  • Overall AV equipment set-up and operations, event production operations, and maintenance support for a large corporate audio-visual live production events.
  • Provide FOH (A1) Engineering expertise including operating professional sound equipment to produce superior sound quality in a wide variety of event venues, from small rooms to large 1000-person conference halls.
  • Placement of additional speakers, amps, and microphones, and operate digital audio consoles providing level control, echo cancellation, and multiple feeds for room audio, recording and webcasting.
  • Customizing the sound reinforcement configuration for a variety of room layouts and participant arrangements.
  • Responsible for the proper operation, maintenance, and repair of all audio gear.
  • Provide assistance in event AV set-up and operations in accordance with facility SOPs and event customer requirements. This involves the use of advanced audiovisual and lighting equipment, including robotic cameras, production switchers, webcasting encoders, and projectors/laptop display equipment.
  • Provide basic troubleshooting of equipment and rack-mounted systems to identify the source of problems, and provide immediate repair or replacement to restore operations.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • At least 3 years of recent experience as an A1 Front of House Audio Engineer.
  • Must have " Live Event" corporate event experience supporting a wide variety of event venues, from small rooms to large 1000-person conference halls.
  • Experience with digital consoles and flying line arrays in corporate environments.
  • Must possess experience with expert set-up and maintenance of AV and Broadcast system cameras, audio equipment, switchers, routers, as well as VTC equipment and conference AV equipment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and adjust (if necessary) installed audio DSPs in set spaces.
  • Have a working knowledge of emerging broadcast, A/V and VTC technologies, and assist in defining upgrade plans for future system upgrades.
  • Must have an excellent attitude, professional dress and be capable of performing efforts politely and professionally in a corporate customer service facing role.
  • Ability to pass a background investigation.
  • Must be willing to travel 30% to 35%.
     

Education and certification:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • College Degree highly preferred.
  • CTS or other related industry certifications nice to have.
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