Audio Technician – KÀ
NOTE #1 - This position is classified under the Hotel/Casino structure for payroll and health & welfare benefits. If you are considered for a position, you will be required to participate in all of the Hotel/Casino selection processes including a background security check and drug/alcohol testing.
NOTE #2 - In order to be considered for this position, you must also apply through the MGM career website. (www.mgmresortscareers.com)
NOTE #3 - Cirque du Soleil cannot process immigration paperwork for this position therefore candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States.
NOTE #4 - This is an On-Call position.
Reporting to the Department Supervisor, you will be required to:
· Run audio department cue tracks and operate and troubleshoot audio, RF, video, and communications equipment as directed for performances, artist training, and maintenance;
· Inspect and maintain audio, RF, video, and communications equipment; update maintenance and inspection records as directed;
· Maintain cue track documentation and participate in cue track rotation as directed;
· Maintain show audio archives;
· Maintain a flexible schedule for work calls, special events, rehearsal/training, maintenance and evening show performances;
· Assist other departments as needed to run the performances and rehearsals;
· Develop a thorough knowledge of all audio department equipment specific to the production in order to operate equipment safely;
· Participate in special projects, including the installation of new audio show elements;
· Work with the Department Supervisor and artistic and stage management staff to support their needs during rehearsals, trainings and performances;
· Ensure all departmental designs, equipment, systems, functions, procedures, show tracks, maintenance and inspections logs, special projects, etc are properly and adequately documented;
· Work with the Department Supervisor to establish and maintain training and backup plans to ensure continuity of performance operations of the department in the event of unexpected failure of a system, component or piece of equipment;
· Assist in the development and implementation of preventative maintenance routines and inspections – particularly life safety and show critical; ensure that these routines and inspections are appropriately documented;
· Adhere to and promote all Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations as they pertain to the safe operation of all elements related to the show; participate in all required health and safety classes and emergency rescue procedure training;
· Perform other tasks and projects assigned by the Department Supervisor.
You should have the following qualifications:
· High School Diploma or GED required;
· At least 2 years of experience as a professional Audio Technician;
· Fluency in English, French is an asset;
· Working knowledge of MS Office: Word, Excel and Outlook;
· Experience with audio equipment troubleshooting and repair;
· Proficiency in operating audio, RF, video, and communications equipment; electronics training and audio equipment repair skills an asset;
· In depth knowledge of leading-edge sound technology;
· Operational knowledge of computer networking protocols and hardware interconnection;
· Operational knowledge of computer based real time analysis audio system.
It would be preferred if you also have:
· Experience in LCS Cue Station programming and AutoCAD
· Knowledge of OSHA