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  • Audio Supervisor

    Posted: 02/21/2023

    Ogunquit Playhouse, Ogunquit, Maine seeks an experienced Audio Supervisor for our 2023 Season and Arts Academy productions. Approximate dates of employment between March 2023 and November 2023.


    Ideal Candidate: Must be detail-oriented, organized and focused in a fast paced working environment. Experience reading cable plots, and routine equipment maintenance are imperative. 


    Job Duties/Expectations include (but are not limited to): 

    - Hang, focus and cable rented audio equipment, and determine cable paths for each audio plot creating paperwork and pre-load in planning

    - Collaborate with Sound Designer to order, receive, check in and acquire necessary rental equipment needed per show basis and for Season rental

    -Work with Production Manager to return all rental equipment at the end of each run and at end of season.

    -Pre-production work and planning with Sound Designer and other production departments

    -Pre-production cable, speaker, and advance sound planning and rental procurement ahead of load in’s, working with Sound Designer to ensure all requests are made ahead of load in as requested.

    -Supervision of Audio Team and small team of overhires

    -Schedule and plan weekly work calls

    -Repair and maintenance of owned audio equipment, keeping an updated inventory list on Google Drive on status of repairs/equipment out

    -Attend production meetings for Main Stage and Arts Academy shows

    -Maintain all show documentation and maintenance for all shows 

    -Final show documentation updated and provided to PM for each show

    -Managing and reporting production audio budget, including monthly reconciliation reports

    -Maintaining and organizing Audio Department inventory and infrastructure, including data entry into an asset manager

    -Assist in rehearsals and load-in/strike as necessary

    -Possess a strong understanding of Sound System Signal Flow and Operation

    -Possess an expert understanding of Dante sound networking and operation

    -Highly skilled in soldering cable, speaker rigging/hanging, and Signal Patching

    -Musical theatre line-by-line mixing experience and proficiency. (Note that the A1 will primarily mix the Main Stage shows, but the Audio Supervisor will also learn the mix to cover as necessary.)

    -Knowledge of A1 and A2 workflow with the expectation to cover those positions when necessary.

    -Strong wireless systems understanding, including software, firmware, and networking knowledge. 

    -Capable of utilizing Hellerman Tools, Multi-Meters, and can demonstrate understanding of wireless element rigging.

    -Must be able to troubleshoot problems quickly and effectively.

    -Possess flexibility and positive backstage demeanor working with actors and other crew

    -X-train to Run performance tracks for A1, A2, and A3 positions

    -Assist in rehearsals and load-in/strike as necessary 

    - Design Sound for shows with Arts Academy for an additional stipend

    - Proficiency in the safe use of ladders, lifts, hard hats and fall arrest equipment

    -Unconventional hours may be required


    Necessary Skills: 

    -QLab 4+

    -Yamaha CL Series

    -Dante Level 3 Certificate

    -Experience with Meyer Sound systems and software

    -Experience with Shure Wireless Workbench 

    -Working understanding of general networking

    -Working knowledge of ClearCom analog communications systems and FreeSpeak wireless coms

    -Working knowledge of Aviom band monitoring systems


    $22-23/hr with O/T and single housing included. 


    Ogunquit Playhouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to promoting the growth of a diverse and inclusive workplace. For our full Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility statement please visit our website: http://www.ogunquitplayhouse.org/about-us


    Please send letter, resume and references to Amanda Woodward, Production Manager, at production@ogunquitplayhouse.org. Please include 2023 AUDIO SUPERVISOR in the subject line.