Boston , MA
Production House

Expires: 08/21/19

Job Dates

Seasonal August - Late June of every year


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The HAT Sound Engineer assists the Sound Supervisor with installing the physical equipment, supervision of crew, and maintenance of the productions and A/V systems for Huntington shows, events, and rentals. Programs and operates the sound system, both playback and dialogue mix. Help train Apprentice, with whom will trade off A1/A2 positions according to a plan developed each year for training the Apprentice.

Functions as part of the core house crew for the Huntington Avenue Theatre, serving all activities as assigned.
With Sound Supervisor maintains and organizes equipment, preparing, installing, and striking the shows.
With Sound Supervisor supervises crew calls during pre-production, load-in, technical and dress rehearsals, previews, and strikes.
Programs playback and mix cues, serves as A1 on first show of season, will trade off A1/A2 with Apprentice as part of apprentice training.
Takes production notes, works directly with sound designers and composers.
Operates and maintains the related physical and technical aspects of, and upholds the artistic intent of, the production during the run.
Maintains audio, video, and intercom equipment, systems, and workspaces in the Huntington Avenue Theatre, including performance and support areas.
Coordinates with Sound Supervisor, Rentals Manager, and if, necessary, client representative in support and running of rental productions in the HAT and Studio 210.
Provides assistance, guidance, training and supervision to Apprentice and over hire staff under the supervision of the Sound Supervisor.
Coordinates with the production staff to formulate plans and schedules for the smooth and efficient running of the productions.
May assist with Huntington productions produced at venues other than the Huntington Avenue Theatre.
Uses safe practices regarding use of production systems, equipment and work habits as well as instructs others in the safety practices.

B.A./B.S. in Technical Theatre Study or Audio Related Field (with Theatre experience) or equivalent.
3-5 years of professional experience in similar positions.
Must be familiar with the maintenance, operation and installation of analog and digital sound equipment, including Digital Signal Processing systems for Sound System Tuning.
Proficiency with Qlab, Yamaha CL5, are essential, Yamaha DME familiarity a plus.
Need to possess the ability to read and execute sound plans and be familiar with production communication and video systems and stage rigging.
Possess basic electronic skills such as troubleshooting, minor repairs, and soldering.
The nature of production facilities with a grid and line sets, catwalks, loading rails, etc, requires the use of ladders and fall arrest equipment and create a considerable hazard, requiring applicants to possess physical mobility and capability.
Involves moving equipment that ranges from 25-125 pounds.


Michael Comey



(617) 273-1505

Business Address

264 Huntington Avenue

Boston , MA 02115

Posted: 07/11/2019 17:39:33 EST

Last Updated: 07/11/2019 22:06 EST

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