Audio Technician - Wireless

US-NJ-Secaucus
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-1100
# 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

PRG Secaucus is looking for an experienced, energetic, highly motivated person to provide audio technical support for an active top market wireless department in a busy shop specializing in equipment rental and services to Broadway, touring theatre, broadcast, corporate and special event markets.

 

Specific skills required:

  • Bench test and tune wireless component equipment including transmitters, receivers, antenna distros and combiners.
  • Assemble and test complex multichannel systems of wireless microphones, in-ear monitors, wireless intercom and two-way radios.
  • Perform initial and incremental wireless frequency coordination plans for shows, events, tours, etc.
  • Provide troubleshooting support for projects and engineers as required and assigned.
  • Assist generally to keep all related wireless rental inventory well organized and maintained in top condition.
  • Disassemble working systems as required upon completion of rental projects.
  • Implement, diagnose and maintain computer systems for monitoring of wireless receiver systems:
    • Sennheiser – WSM & S-MCD software
    • Shure – Wireless Workbench software
    • Lectrosonics – Venue software
  • Assist in managing the repair of wireless rental equipment including the diagnosis of faults, in-house repair and coordination of off-site repairs.
  • Assist in interfacing wired and wireless intercom systems.
  • Knowledge of operation COM120B Communications Service Monitor and NTI A2 test equipment.
  • Familiarity with the preparation, tuning, maintenance and repair of the following specific equipment:
    • Wireless microphones – Sennheiser, Shure, Lectrosonics
    • Wireless intercom – Telex, HME, ClearCom, RAD
    • In-ear monitors – Sennheiser, Shure, Lectrosonics
    • IFB – Comtek, Lectrosonics
    • Two-way radios – Motorola
    • Antenna distros – Sennheiser, Shure, Lectrosonics, Professional Wireless Systems, Wisycom, custom.

Qualifications

Proven ability in all aspects of the operation, maintenance and tuning of professional wireless equipment including wireless microphone systems, in-ear monitor systems, wireless intercom systems and entertainment grade two-way radios. Must be able to work well in a group environment and be able to offer support when requested

 

 

The preferred candidate will have at minimum a basic understanding of:

 

  • audio system gain structure
  • RF gain structure
  • RF wave propagation & antennas
  • 2-wire and 4-wire intercom system

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