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Position: SOUND STAGE MANAGER
Company: Universal Studios Hollywood
Location: CA US

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only applicants whose work experience or education most closely meet the qualifications may be considered as a potential candidate. When completing your application, please be sure to include a detailed description of work related responsibilities as well as any education you may have in Audio Engineer and Live Show Mixing. Applicant may otherwise be excluded for consideration. Uploaded resumes – highly encouraged.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for the overall operation of audio and visual equipment at shows/venues. Some duties may differ based on assigned location:

  • Operation of the audio and visual equipment at their assigned show/venue; operation of and monitoring of audio visual equipment while show is running (i.e. microphones, speakers, CD players, mixing consoles, equalizers, lighting boards, Efx machines, etc.)
  • Sound engineering of indoor and outdoor shows using a variety of audio equipment and control systems by coordinating and timing video and sound cues; operate lighting control system and make live announcements when necessary
  • Trouble-shoot sound and lighting problems and find solutions along with cast, crew, other technical staff, and management
  • Maintain the cleanliness and good working condition of the shows sound and lighting equipment and related areas
  • Reset sound props and show effects after each show and complete pre-show inspections before next show, and report any problems to technical services for repair
  • Communicate problems and incidents professionally and objectively to management
  • Promotes and provides extraordinary guest service to both internal and external guests; answers questions and offers information in a courteous manner
  • Understand and demonstrate the proper use of safety practices and ensure department standards and safety policies for the Park are upheld
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years work experience in live mixing shows (NOT seeking candidates with studio mixing experience only)
  • Must have strong knowledge of live sound, lighting and stagecraft
  • Must have experience working with digital mixing consoles
  • Must have excellent communications skills
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be fully available to work morning, and daytime, till very late evening hours; including weekdays, weekends, and holidays (i.e. 4th of July, Labor Day, Etc.)
  • Must be comfortable working at high-level heights, and in the dark
  • Must be able to carry up to 25 pounds frequently
  • Must be able to lift, pull, and push up to 50 lbs frequently
  • On-site tests will be administered for pre-qualification purposes

This is a seasonal, hourly, union position. No guarantee of number of hours. Hourly rate: $21.23

Universal Studios Hollywood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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