Reports To: Production Manager Employee Class: Full Time Exempt Work Location: On site at 1333 H Street NE, Washington DC 20002 Supervisory: Audio / Video Technicians (Part Time)
The House Audio / Video Engineer is a member of the Operations Department and is responsible for supervising all audio and video facilities and equipment at the Atlas Performing Arts Center.
Essential Duties Duties include but are not limited to:
Maintain all audio / video equipment and infrastructure, developing repair and replace proposals for the Production Manager and Director of Operations as issues arise
Maintain necessary system drawings for permanent installation items and project system builds
Maintain the audio / video technical specifications for house audio systems
Maintain the support shops in a clean and safe manner
Create and maintain audio / video department budgets in coordination with the Production Manager
Work with internal and external clients to create top quality productions while upholding the highest standards in professionalism
Support the Production Manager in the hiring and supervision of audio / video personnel as required by internal and external clients
Support fellow team members in their duties as necessary to ensure a seamless and professional experience for both internal and external clients
Attend weekly Operations Department and Production Meetings
Perform the duties of the Audio / Video Technician when scheduled
Along with the Production Manager, serve as a primary user of Ungerboeck, the event management system used by the Atlas Performing Arts Center, and connected software solutions, in the advancement and execution of events
Work with internal and external clients to create top quality events while upholding the highest standards in professionalism
Attend production meetings as required to successfully advance each event
Schedule Production Department part-time personnel in coordination with the Production Manager
As necessary, support production teams and clients with hands-on project participation
Minimum three years of experience as a leader of an Audio/Video Department team in a multi-venue arts facility. Ability to work nights and weekends as required. Ability to work well with a team. Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems effectively. Ability to multi-task under time constraints and effectively lead staff. Excellent financial, administrative, and organizational skills. Excellent computer skills with knowledge of industry-specific software such as Ungerboeck, CAD programs, Lightwright, Qlab or Isadora, etc. Experience reading architectural and theatrical design drawings. Excellent people skills in a customer service environment. Ability to operate in a flexible manner and adapt to changing circumstances. Individual must be trustworthy and dependable. Ability to troubleshoot theatrical audio and video issues as they arise. Comfortable with working at heights and able to work from a ladder, personnel lift, and/or on a catwalk.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.Must be able to safely lift and carry 50 lbs.
Additional Salary Information: Health, dental, and vision insurance, paid vacation, holiday, personal days and sick leave, Costco membership, retirement.
About Atlas Performing Arts Center
The Atlas Performing Arts Center is a non-profit performing arts venue in a historic theater. We’re the cultural anchor of the H Street, Northeast community in Washington, DC. The Atlas fosters and presents stellar art in film, dance, music, theater, vocal and choral work, spoken word, and beyond.
The Atlas has four performance spaces and we often host free events in our lobby. We produce Atlas Presents performances and also rent our spaces to other artist groups so they can create their own productions. We support and partner with DC arts makers – our Arts Partners – including Capital City Symphony, Mosaic Theater Company of DC, Joy of Motion Dance Center, and Step Afrika!
The Atlas also leads in its arts education initiatives through our City at Peace youth development program and the Atlas’ Stagecraft Training and Apprenticeship Program. In the winter each year, we produce our popular INTERSECTIONS Festival that hosts close to 400 artists and performing groups who entertain and engage thousands of patrons in a multi-week long celebration of the arts.
Our mission is to bring people together through the arts to expand the reach and strengthen the bonds of our community. We pro...vide shared space in a creative environment that inspires exceptional performances, events, and initiatives that enlighten, entertain, and reflect the best of the arts and our humanity.
As the catalyst for neighborhood growth and change, the Atlas continues to play a major role in the regional creative economy and is where the arts, culture, and connection happen on H Street.