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Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL, United States

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Head Audio/Video Technician, Carnival Studio Theater


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Miami, FL, United States


Theater Technician-Backstage Production

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Job Description:

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is seeking an experienced, skilled, and highly motivated Head Audio Video Technician for Carnival Studio Theater to support the Director, Production.

Basic Function
Reporting to the Director, Production, the Head Audio Video Technician will supervise the load-in, set up, running and load-out of all Carnival Studio Theater stage productions. Work with the Production department in discussing the daily schedule to determine safest and most efficient use of crew and resources. The position requires managerial skills to lead, oversee and work as a team with all employees and users of the Center.
  • Set-up and run audio for all performances and events
  • Create sound concepts for in house performances and events
  • Assist with supervision of all technical aspects of  mounting productions and events
  • Supervise and run crews for load-ins, load-outs and runs.
  • Adhere to and enforce all IATSE Local 500 regulations
  • Work with Production department reviewing technical riders and schedules
  • Keep accurate records and organization of sound inventory
  • Perform routine maintenance of  all audio equipment and systems
  • Prepare and process forms for equipment repairs, and procurement
  • Set-up and run house video equipment when a Video Head is not assigned.
  • Act as Audio Head as needed in ancillary spaces through out the arts center.
  • Responsible for properly securing audio equipment and related tools
  • Keep Audio department in working order, well organized and stocked
  • Coordinate inspections, repairs, and maintenance of  audio equipment and systems
  • Maintain safe working conditions
  • Have a professional demeanor at all times

Job Requirements:

Ideal Experience

  • Must be proficient in the operation of a Yamaha M7 console
  • Experience with live mixing, computer playback systems including QLab.
  • Proficient in mixing sound for various performances in a professional venue (theatre, music, dance, family performances and special events)
  • Basic hands on knowledge of carpentry and rigging
  • Experience working with and running union crews
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with internal and external colleagues in a positive and constructive manner
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team
  • Must be well organized
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products with extensive knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Be familiar with current audio software
  • Degree in Technical Theater or equivalent working experience in theatrical production, minimum three years.
Personal Characteristics

Head Audio/Video Technician for the Carnival Studio Theater should be:
  • Action-oriented; a doer
  • Affable, easy to get to know
  • Determined and persistent
  • Highly energetic
  • Dedicated to accomplishing the organization’s goals
Physical Demands
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to stop, reach, stand, walk, lift, pull, push, grasp, communicate, and use repetitive motions.
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee may frequently lift and or move 50 pounds of materials.
  • The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from multiple people and interact with the public and other staff.

Suggestions for candidates and expressions of interest should be addressed to:
Head Audio/Video Technicican, Carnival Studio Theater 
The Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL  33132
Attention:  Trish Brennan, Vice President, Human Resources
Email:, with Head Audio/Video Tehcnician, Carnival Studio Threater on search in the title line.
The Adrienne Arsht Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer