Sound Engineering Technicians

Sound Engineering Technicians

Operate machines and equipment to record, synchronize, mix, or reproduce music, voices, or sound effects in sporting arenas, theater productions, recording studios, or movie and video productions.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Cooperation * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility * Persistence * Self Control * Achievement/Effort * Initiative * Innovation

Representative Tasks * Confer with producers, performers, and others to determine and achieve the desired sound for a production, such as a musical recording or a film. * Record speech, music, and other sounds on recording media, using recording equipment. * Prepare for recording sessions by performing such activities as selecting and setting up microphones.


Information, Arts Entertainment & Recreation,

Job Family Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media

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