Live Sound Engineer



Fresher (0 to 1 years)
Posted on Dec 07 2022

About the Job


Problem Solving
organisation tools
good performances
technical skills

Live Sound Engineer

Total Productions Bangalore Urban, Karnataka, India (On-site)

A live sound engineer typically has a wide range of responsibilities:

  Ensuring that equipment is properly maintained and calibrated to ensure optimal performance

  Coordinating with other crew members to ensure that all technical aspects of a production are executed properly

  Setting up microphones, speakers, and other equipment for concerts or other live events

  Adjusting audio levels during performances or recordings to ensure that vocals or instruments are at optimal volume levels

  Monitoring the audio mix throughout a performance or recording session to ensure that it is of high quality

  Determining whether special equipment such as wireless microphones or in-ear monitors are needed for performers during a concert or performance

  Mixing audio tracks during live performances or recording sessions to create a final product that sounds good to the audience

  Operating sound equipment during live performances, including mixing music and announcements, controlling lights and special effects, and operating sound effects devices such as a turntable or synthesizer

  Ensuring that the venue has adequate acoustics to support the performance, such as installing acoustic panels or applying soundproofing materials to walls or ceilings

Live sound engineers need the following skills in order to be successful:

Technical skills: Sound engineers use technical skills to troubleshoot and repair equipment, manage software and perform other technical tasks. Technical skills can also include knowledge of electrical and computer systems, including how to read schematics and diagrams.

Communication skills: Sound engineers often work with other crew members and artists to ensure that the sound quality of a performance is up to par. Effective communication skills can help sound engineers convey their needs and ideas to others. They can also use their communication skills to collaborate with others to troubleshoot technical issues.

Problem-solving skills: Sound engineers often have excellent problem-solving skills, as they may need to troubleshoot issues with microphones, speakers or other sound equipment. They may also need to solve issues with feedback or other sound-related problems that may arise during a performance.

Organization skills: Sound engineers often have strong organizational skills to keep track of their many responsibilities. They may use scheduling software to keep track of their clients’ needs, recording sessions and live performances. They may also use organizational tools to keep track of their equipment and supplies.

Musical knowledge: Live sound engineers need to have a basic understanding of music theory, including how to read sheet music and understand the different components of a song. This can help them when setting up a sound system and when working with musicians to ensure the sound quality is high. It can also help them when troubleshooting sound issues.

Live Sound Engineer Work Environment

Live sound engineers work in a variety of settings, including concert halls, arenas, stadiums, nightclubs, and other venues. They typically work long hours, including evenings and weekends, and may be on call 24 hours a day. Live sound engineers typically work in teams of two or more and must be able to work well with others. They must also be able to lift and carry heavy equipment, set up and break down equipment, and troubleshoot problems. Live sound engineers must be able to pay close attention to detail and have good problem-solving skills.

About the company

Total productions is a event production firm, in the business of Events & Artists and are the no.1 Event Production Company in South India from the last 5 years and have been the preferred Event Production Company of many corporations. The companies production capabilities include: Professional Sound Reinforcement Lighting Staging, Backdrop & Theme Visual Effects & Props (smoke mac ...Show More

Company Size

2-10 Employees



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