Report on LABOR TECHNICIAN (ON CALL) - Sacramento, CA
LABOR TECHNICIAN (ON CALL) - Sacramento, CA
Accurate, timely and careful setup, operation, and breakdown of audio, lighting, staging and truss equipment as listed in the Required Duties section.
Strives to exceed the expectations and needs of internal and external clients and always being mindful of the importance of the client relationship.
We will provide training on our particular sound, stage, and lighting systems and our method of trailer or truck load, load in, event operation and load out. A basic understanding of audio systems is expected.
2 years of customer service or experience in some capacity.
1 year of live audio and stage experience in real world environment is required. Concert Touring and Lighting experience is a bonus, but not required.
Degree or formal training in audio is cool, but job experience is preferred.
Have an understanding of proper cable management (’over under’ winding). Careful handling of speakers, mics, stands, trussing, projection screens, projectors, LED monitors, mix consoles, lifts, lighting, cables, and amp racks. Able to team lift stage decks, stair units and support parts, truss components, speaker cabinets, subwoofers, large mix consoles, large projection screens, pipe and drape, base plates, sand bags, chain hoists, feeder cable and other large power cables, large signal cables, power distros, able to safely operate large ‘Genie’ style lifts, and crank stands.*Ability to work in HOT outdoor environments is required during our concert season. We expect our crew to arrive at job locations with their own daily hydration and food. On certain jobs, food and hydration will be provided, or available within a short distance.
Our peak season starts in May and runs through September. Crew members will be in contact with high-end audio equipment, heavy staging, truss structures and lifts supporting weight, electrical components, and will occassionally be exposed to heights via lifts and ladders. Working times can include irregular hours including days, split shifts, evenings, and weekends. Team members must adhere to basic appearance guidelines that are event and weather dependant (a corporate event is different attire than a long day of outdoor concerts). Safety is highest priority, promptness to jobs is the next highest priority.
Demonstrates strong work ethic and the ability to work well with others
Ability to take direction
Calm and mild tempered under pressure, is courteous to staff, guests & performers at all times
Deals constructively with conflict and responds professionally
Reliable and dependable-must have own transportation
Flexibility with schedule is a must, evenings and weekends are the most often schedule
Appearance guidelines will be discussed, company shirts/outer clothing will be provided
Alcohol consumption is not allowed during work hours
Foul language is strongly discouraged
We have a 2 hour minimum, and some jobs can run 10-14 hours, with the occasional out of town event (hotel & transportation provided).
We discourage egos and attitudes and expect a team mentality.
$12 to $25 per hour depending on experience and skill level.
You will need to fill out an I-9 and W-2 for employment. We utilize Talent Services based in Washington for our staffing needs and if you are selected, we will send the required legal documents to them. Once you are in their data base, there are a few other production companies that use the same agency, which could really benefit you. Technically you are their employee, but we hire you. Workers Comp Insurance is covered through them as well. If you carry your own insurance, we can discuss conditions associated with that sort of hiring process.
Sacramento Area, California, US
On Call, Seasonal