Lighting and Sound Technician


Lighting and Sound Technician

Human Resources
June 25, 2014
 
Operates, oversees, maintains and recommends repairs for lighting and audio equipment in Martin Hall – including both the light-and-sound booth and the various spotlight equipment in the Hall proper – at Music Department- and University-sponsored events.
Position Type: Part Time
Department: School of Arts and Letters
Reports To: Dean (Steven Daniell)
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Main Campus

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Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  • Operate the sound and light boards and audio equipment in the light-and-sound booth in Martin Hall during Music Department- and University-sponsored events.
  • Oversee the proper maintenance and repair of the light-and-sound booth and Martin Hall equipment. Recommend repairs or replacement equipment as needed.
  • Train student workers to operate the equipment in the light-and-sound booth and oversee their operation.

 
QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Ability to connect, operate, adjust and troubleshoot the professional sound and light boards equipment in the Martin Hall sound booth
  • Ability to connect, operate, adjust and troubleshoot the professional audio and video recording equipment in the Martin Hall sound booth
  • Ability to mount, position, focus, rearrange and troubleshoot all spotlights in Martin Hall
  • Ability to make good-quality audio recordings of events occurring in Martin Hall
  • Ability to recommend restockings, replacements, upgrades, and other needed changes in technical equipment for the continuous successful operation of lights and sound in Martin Hall
  • Ability to adhere to University and departmental office procedures and policies.
  • Ability to be discrete with confidential matters, while complying with privacy/security regulations.
  • Ability to provide and demonstrate quality customer service.
  • Ability to work independently in the most efficient manner with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to maintain a professional appearance and office atmosphere.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks while meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to respond promptly to customer needs; responds to requests for service and assistance, while consistently meeting commitments.
  • Able to be consistently punctual at work & ability to ensure work responsibilities are covered when absent.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or university employees. Listens and obtains clarification, when warranted.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

LICENSES

Must have a valid Texas Drivers License.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is sometimes loud.

To apply for an open faculty or staff position please send a current resume and a cover letter indicating position desired to: hr@txwes.edu, or Office of Human Resources, Texas Wesleyan University, 1201 Wesleyan, Fort Worth, TX 76105.

Contact Information


Office of Human Resources
Oneal-Sells Building, room 110

Phone: 817-531-4403
Fax: 817-531-4402
Email: HR@txwes.edu
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