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Frost Productions (NY)
New York, NY
Corporate / Trade Show | Concert / Event

Expires: 06/30/19

Job Dates

Freelance

Pay

$35.00+ per hour; commensurate with experience per week

The New York office of Frost Productions is seeking highly-motivated and experienced A1 Freelance Live Audio Engineers who are based in the Tri-State area (New York, New Jersey and Connecticut).

Compensation Range: $35.00+ per hour; commensurate with experience

The A1 Live Audio Engineer assists with the general setup of the assigned event or show, as directed by the crew leader, as well as oversees and directs the Audio setup. This is not an entry-level position and extensive live corporate/music experience is required.

Position Responsibilities:
Coordinate with the Audio Services Manager to plan and execute the technical aspects of each design, including interpreting audio needs and all signal flow plans, I/O lists and stage + venue plots
Collaborate professionally with all Production Staff and Clients to service all Audio technical support requests
Provides professional, courteous technical support service to all clients
Fulfills the role of System Tech or Console Operator, or both when required, depending on the size of the event
Responsible for setup, operation and strike of equipment before, during and after events, including operating all system processors/software, audio consoles, playback support systems, and any audio related gear as required
Direct any Audio technicians under their supervision in the completion of any tasks to deliver the expected Frost level of service, providing guidance when necessary

Position Requirements:
Minimum 3 years of live lead audio experience required
Live-mixing skills and working knowledge of digital consoles, specifically DiGiCo, Soundcraft, Yamaha, and Midas
Excellent system management skills; including building a line array per spec sheet
Understanding of line array prediction and monitoring software required; preferably Martin Audio Display + VuNet and Harman Audio Architect
Excellent knowledge of proper gain structure and signal flow
Working knowledge of standard audio related software, such as, but not limited to, Shure Workbench 6, Qlab 3, Harman Audio Architect and Martin Audio Display + VuNet
Ability to interpret event technical documents such as, but not limited to, technical riders, signal flow diagrams, input lists, stage plots, events run-of-show, cue lists, etc.
Basic understanding of audio-related rigging gear such as, but not limited to, motors, hoists, crank lifts, truss, span sets, shackles, beam clamps, mega-claws, etc.
Ability to rig an audio array from rig point downward or to create rigging point for small audio systems utilizing a variety of rigging hardware options
Ability to work in a high-stress environment and demonstrate initiative
Strong verbal and written communication skills and organization and time-management skills
Availability and willingness to work extended hours, including nights, weekends, holidays, and be
on call as necessary
Punctuality, professionalism, and a positive collaborative attitude when working with clients and co-workers

Preferred Qualifications:
Corporate / Special Events / Hotel / Arena / Broadcast experience is a plus
Working knowledge of Waves Soundgrid servers preferred
Self-motivated with ability to work on several projects simultaneously with minimal supervision
Ability to stand, kneel and/or crouch for long periods of time
Ability to climb ladders and scaffolding, and operate single column lifts (Genies or scissor lifts) and comfortable working at heights
Ability to work in variety of environments, including hot, humid, cold and in small, cramped spaces
Able to lift + move excess of 60lbs unassisted, and lift and move 100lbs with assistance

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@frostproductions.biz with the title of the job you are applying for in the subject line.

Frost Productions provides high-end, full-service production solutions to the special events market. Our clientele ranges from prominent cultural institutions and corporations to private individuals and organizations. With over 40 years of providing dynamic solutions to our clients, Frost continues to innovate and explore new mediums in the special events market. We pride ourselves in the ability to push the boundaries of proven technology and to provide our clients with new and innovative solutions and experiences. Our solutions often create whole environments, through the use of lighting, video, audio, d+eacute;cor and custom-fabricated scenic elements.


Contact

John Condon

Operations Manager

careers(at)frostproductions(dot)biz

http://frostproductions.biz/

Business Address

PO Box 489 / FDR Station

New York, NY 10150

Posted: 03/12/2019 13:30:00 EST

Last Updated: 03/12/2019 12:41 EST

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