Reporting to the Director of the School of Music and Dance, and receiving work lead direction from the Dance Program Coordinator, the Lighting and Sound Technician receives general supervision and works independently to achieve specified outcomes. The Technician is responsible for the execution of sound and lighting for all stage and studio productions in the Dance Theater primarily, and other appropriate School of Music and Dance spaces as assigned. As the primary lighting and sound technician and chief electrical safety officer for the School of Music and Dance, the Technician must follow the National Electrical Code and California Title 8 (California OSHA) safety requirements for electrical installations. The Audio and Lighting Technician specializes in audio and electrical lighting systems, and provides production support to the Dance program, primarily and occasional assistance in the area of electrical lighting systems to the Music program. The Technician works from verbal and written instructions and is responsible for the organization of projects, managing parts and supplies, and the supervision of student assistants. The Technician is responsible for setting up, operating, repairing, and performing maintenance on lighting, sound and special effects equipment. Using creativity, ingenuity, technical abilities and knowledge of production goals and themes, the Audio and Lighting Technician creates, implements, and fabricates lighting, sound and special effects from designer and director specifications.
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