Audio Technician

US-NJ-Secaucus
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-1099
# of Openings
1
Category
Operations

Overview

PRG is the world’s leading supplier of entertainment and event technology. Powered by experience and imagination, our innovative solutions reliably solve the unique production challenges for a broad range of clients including concert touring, corporate events, theatre, film & television, special events and installations.

Operating from more than 40 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, PRG offers the ultimate blend of creativity and technology, backed by experienced teams of highly skilled technicians, craftsman and engineers. This wealth of expertise enables PRG to provide creative entertainment and event technology solutions that elegantly bring together the unique needs of the production, state-of-the-art technology, and our never ending desire to hear our clients say “Wow!”.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain and configure large format digital audio consoles
  • Perform firmware updates to related computer peripherals as needed.
  • Basic computer system configuration
  • Digital audio sub-system deployment
  • Troubleshoot large audio systems involving mixed protocols
  • Work with other high level audio technicians in an extremely fast paced, high level audio environment
  • Design and implement small scale audio hardware solutions
  • Assist technical specialists with project and engineer support
  • Create and follow procedures for the maintenance of many varying audio devices, sub-systems, and general systems
  • Use computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail and database software and proprietary PRG software in performing work assignments
  • Perform other tasks as needed
  • Stay up to date with industry and manufacturer specific software and procedures

Qualifications

  • A desire and interest in large audio systems deployed in mainly theatrical situations
  • Proper technical training by manufacturers of professional audio equipment (e.g. Yamaha, DiGiCo, Studer, Meyer Sound, etc.)
  • Ability to create and follow procedures, standards, and best practices
  • Theatrical and/or event technology education preferred
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and work in both office and warehouse environments
  • Must be able to work well in a group environment and be able to offer support when requested, both mental and physical.
  • Must be proficient in soldering of SMD, PCB, and point to point
  • Must be able to read and properly interpret electronic schematics
  • Must be able to properly convey concepts and best practices to others within the company and to clients
  • Must be able to execute prototype concepts in both hardware and software
  • Ability to use design software such as AutoCAD, Solidworks, TINA, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge of analog, digital, and mixed signal control and transport protocols
  • Must be courteous and professional in any situation especially with clients under extreme conditions

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