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Head Sound - Gateway Theatre

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Richmond, British Columbia
Position: Head Sound
Deadline: August 26, 2016
Posted: August 12, 2016

Job Description / Duties

This is a seasonal position and employment is dictated by the requirements of the Gateway Theatre’s; Productions, Events, Presentations, and Rentals schedules. This is a unionized position and the HE will work under the Collective Agreement between Richmond Gateway Theatre and I.A.T.S.E.118.

Responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to the following:

 Monitor and assist with all aspects of pre-production as it relates to sound or


 Supervision of sound/video installation at our venues when required

 Operating, mixing and programming sound and video during productions,

when required (live and pre-recorded)

 Advise and assist with maintenance of sound/video equipment

 Documenting and tracking of all show-related patching and configuration in

cooperation with designers

 May be required to source, build and edit show sound playback in conjunction

with and under the direction of the sound designer.

 Must be proficient in recording to, editing on and playback of: CD, SFX, ,and


 Oversees the audio inventory and is responsible for organizing equipment

and ordering of supplies as needed.

 Assisting with set up, run and strike/restore of sound and video equipment on


 Provide inventory reports and updates.

 Advise and assist Sound and Video Designers with Gateway Theatre

productions and presentations

 Work with Rentals Coordinator and Gateway Theatre Rental Clients on their

productions and presentation.

 Assist with occupational safety and health of workers

 Supervise the Audio department load-in and strike

 Assist other Departments with setup, strike and restore of all show equipment

including set, props, rigging, lighting, and projections.

 The disassembly and load-out of theatrical sound equipment as required

 Managing Assistant Head of Sound when required by production

 Other duties customarily performed by a Head Sound Technician

Qualifications / Required Skills

 Proficient in mixing sound for large scale musicals.

 Must have a thorough knowledge of digital and analog sound boards including but not limited to; Yamaha M7CL 48 channels and Yamaha O1V 12 channels

 Broad understanding of Mac operating system; Q-lab Show control software; Windows XP computer operating system and computer networking

 Preference will be given to persons holding an LPEC certificate, OFA Level 1

 Proficiency in mixing live music and vocals for live theatre

 A general knowledge of all technical aspects of live theatre

 Use and maintenance of wireless microphone systems

Mandatory requirement

 Five (5) years’ experience in sound for professional theatre.

 Proficient skills in Q-Lab (software) programming and operation

 Able to work at heights

Additional Information

Reports to and is under the direct supervision of the Production Manager, the HS will work closely with the Technical Directors and Sound Designers during set up, run and strike of Gateway theatre productions, events and rentals.

Salary: $24.90/ hr

Contact Information

Beverley Siver

Employer Profile

Gateway Theatre is Richmond’s only professional theatre company, producing a Signature Series of four shows on the Main Stage plus two Studio productions, and the Pacific Festival (Chinese-language theatre productions). Gateway also houses a play development program, year-round Academy classes for youth, theatre rentals, and community outreach programs.

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