Sound Engineer

Marriott Theatre

Marriott Theatre is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusivity for its staff, creative teams, casts, musicians, crew members and audiences, and is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and discrimination-free environment. We welcome the uniqueness that any candidate can bring to our organization in terms of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs. We welcome candidates that help us build and maintain an anti-racist and anti-opression environment, and who help prioritize joy in the production process. Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please email your resume to Meg.Love@MarriottTheatre.com.

Marriott Theatre seeks a Sound Engineer. This is a full time position with benefits with an anticipated start date of August, 2022.

The Sound Engineer is responsible for the implementation, maintenance and successful execution of all sound equipment and elements for our 800+ seat live theatre in the round, including the live line-by-line mixing of large scale musicals with orchestra for 5 mainstage productions year-round. The Sound Engineer is responsible for effectively supporting sound designers and ensuring that the aural experience of every show meets high artistic standards.

The Sound Engineer will supervise a sound tech assistant during mainstage changeovers and technical rehearsal periods, as well as assist in the training and tech process of 3 Theatre for Young Audience productions per year. They also provide emergency coverage for the TYA engineer. The Sound Engineer may be asked to provide assistance in the planning or execution of concerts or special events, as needed.

Responsibilities
Assist the Sound Designer with implementation of sound designs for all mainstage productions.
Develop a complete and thorough understanding of all requirements for each production, including the creation of an annotated script and any relevant paperwork.
Organize and execute all changeover and strike duties for each production.
Perform as live audio mixer, operator and microphone dresser on all mainstage productions.
Maintain the integrity of the sound design throughout the production.
Attend all technical rehearsals, dress rehearsals and previews, as required.
Attend rehearsals as needed.
Program sound effects and other cues, as needed, in QLab.
Program and/or modify programming on DiGiCo SD7 audio console, including setting scenes.
Assists with repair and maintenance of all audio equipment.
Setup and troubleshoot wireless mics for each production.
Build ear rigs for microphones, as needed.
Troubleshoot technical notes and issues as they arise.
Provide leadership, organization and communication for the sound department.
Train assistants, subs and TYA engineers, as needed.
Work with Sound Designer, Music Director and Production Management on the acquisition and implementation of any special equipment or instruments, as needed.
Assist in the setup and execution of audio needs in the orchestra pit, including microphones, headsets and monitors.
Maintain, troubleshoot, or adjust speakers and monitors.
Coordinate and communicate audio needs with music, wardrobe, stage management, etc.
Organize and maintain all facilities used by the sound department, including equipment, supplies and stocked items.
Meet or exceed industry standards for safety in all aspects of the department and promote a culture of safety and well-being in all work areas. This includes routine safety inspections on tools and equipment.
Order all necessary materials and supplies in a timely manner.
Participates in full company, departmental or production meetings, if needed.
Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Experience and Skills
2-3 years professional sound experience with a strong background in mixing for live theater.
Strong musical theatre experience.
Ability to mix line-by-line for live dialogue and singing.
Functional knowledge and skills in a variety of audio related areas including, but not limited to: microphone reinforcement, recording techniques, sound editing, live audio mixing, equalization, time alignment and console programming.
Experience specific to programming and running a DiGiCo SD7 console preferred.
Strong working knowledge of Qlab and Mac OS.
Experience in repair and maintenance of standard audio equipment.
Experience with installation and strike logistics.
Ability to work productively under time pressure to meet deadlines and adapt to changing priorities.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with other members of the production department
Must have reliable transportation.
Must be able to provide documentation of full vaccination of a US-government approved COVID19 vaccine regimen for COVID19, at the time of hire.

Employer Expectations
Arrive in a punctual manner.
Complete tasks and duties by each deadline.
If a deadline cannot be met, communicate to the Production Manager, Sound Designer, and other appropriate personnel as early as possible.
Proactively problem solve and keep Production Management and other department personnel informed in a timely manner of any issues, repairs or other needs as they arise.
Display strong interpersonal skills and flexibility to problem solve effectively as changes are made throughout the production process.
Maintain a positive working environment while communicating and working alongside other theatre professionals and hotel staff.
Uphold organizational values and play a leadership role in creating and maintaining a safe and healthy work environment. This includes participating in organizational anti-racism work and committing to implement these practices into daily business life.
Perform assigned and inherent tasks and duties in a positive manner.

Communication Flow
Position reports to the Production Manager

Pay
$24-$26 hourly; commensurate with experience
Benefits package includes health, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, and life insurance.

Instructions to Apply:

Please email your resume to Meg.Love@MarriottTheatre.com

To apply for this job please visit www.marriotttheatre.com.

Pay Rate/Range*: $24-26/hr
Organization Contact Name: Meg Love
Organization Email Contact: Meg.Love@MarriottTheatre.com