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Supervisor Audio Systems

Sphere Entertainment Co. (NYSE: SPHR) is a premier live entertainment and media company. The Company includes Sphere, a next-generation entertainment medium powered by cutting-edge technologies to redefine the future of entertainment. The first Sphere venue in Las Vegas opened in September 2023. In addition, the Company includes MSG Networks, which operates two regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network and MSG Sportsnet, as well as a direct-to-consumer and authenticated streaming product, MSG+, delivering a wide range of live sports content and other programming. More information is available at sphereentertainmentco.com.

Who are we hiring?

The Supervisor of Audio Systems will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the production audio system, and will carry out all in-house mixing, system programming, and recording. This position will coordinate with the Director of Audio Systems, the Senior Manager of Audio Systems, and Sphere Studios for the implementation of new show audio files as well as facilitate audio discussions with external production teams.  This may include pre-production meetings with the Sphere Studios & guest productions, organizing how best to accomplish the planned events throughout the performance.

What will you do?                                                                                  

  •  Coordinate with production managers to schedule and manage stagehand audio crew. Schedule and direct union and non-union labor associated with the daily operation of the audio department.
  • Responsible for overseeing the installation of audio delay cabinets and fills as well as guest production equipment.
  • Oversee the operation of systems pertaining to audio throughout the entire event.
  • Implement all audio changes at the direction of the Director of Audio Systems and/or Senior Manager of Audio Systems
  • Supervise maintenance and repair of audio equipment including the bowl PA, facility BGM systems, haptic seats, and ancillary audio systems. Ensure the maintenance and repair of audio equipment is up to date and reflected in maintenance logs.
  • Accommodate artist and/or event A/V requirements as assigned by the Director of Audio Systems and Senior Manager of Audio Systems
  • Assist with the technical advance with Artist’s representatives. Interact with visiting production crews to ensure a successful show. Work with Artist’s representatives to tie their Front of House, Monitors, and Broadcast into the Sphere audio systems.
  • Ensure proper care, handling, and inventory of all rental audio equipment
  • Ensure Special Events audio needs are scheduled and met as assigned by the Director of Audio Systems and Senior Manager of Audio Systems
  • Understand and communicate with all parties the work rules for Union & Non-Union labor teams.
  • Troubleshoot event day issues and be highly responsive to emergencies in a fast paced, time sensitive environment. Notify Production Department leadership as necessary for expedition resolution.
  • Oversee transition from day of event activities to the load out of all equipment for assigned events.
  • Oversee operation, programming, and maintenance of playback and specialty audio systems.

 What do you need to succeed?  

  • Candidates who have completed a minimum of 60 credit hours of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred. Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.
  • 7+ years working experience in audio design, audio tech and engineering for film, television, live events, and/or themed entrainment.
  • Technical knowledge surrounding production audio specific items involving but not limited to Ravenna, Dante, AES67, digital audio consoles, Meyer Sound D-Mitri, Q-Sys, Smaart, etc.
  • Experience working with Union & Non-Union Crews
  • Strong organizational skills, time management skills, and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Possess problem solving, reasoning, motivational, and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently when necessary and use sound business judgement.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts in a time sensitive faced paced production environment
  • Adept at maintaining a positive, open, approachable, and professional relationships with a diverse group.
  • Demonstrate integrity, tact, diplomacy, and a commitment to company values and principles.
  • Computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Computer Aided Drafting skills and/or the ability to read construction drawings is a plus.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule inclusive of weekends, nights, and holidays.

Special Requirements  

  • Oversight of Union & Non-Union Crews
  •  Extensive standing, walking, keyboard usage and general administrative duties
  • Physical labor as necessary including but not limited to load-in/load-out of events, flying PA, working at height, and running cable. This position is likely required to carry and lift 50 lbs. or more.
  • This is a 100% onsite role

 

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Hourly Pay Range
$48$64 USD

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