A1-Live Audio Engineer

The New York office of Frost Productions is seeking highly-motivated and experienced A1 Live Audio Engineers who are based in the Tri-State area (New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut). The A1 – Live Audio Engineer assists with the general setup of the assigned event or show, as directed by the crew leader, as well as oversees and directs the Audio setup. This is not an entry-level position and extensive live corporate/music experience is required.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Execute the technical aspects of each design, including interpreting audio needs and all signal flow plans, I/O lists, and stage & venue plots
  • Mix FOH, Monitors or Streaming Audio Feeds
  • Provides professional, courteous service to all clients
  • Fulfills the role of System Tech or Console Operator, or both when required, depending on the size of the event
  • Responsible for setup, operation, and strike of equipment before, during, and after events, including operating all system processors/software, audio consoles, playback support systems, and any audio related gear as required
  • Direct any Audio technicians under their supervision in the completion of any tasks to deliver the expected Frost level of service, providing guidance when necessary

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years of live lead audio experience required
  • Live-mixing skills and working knowledge of digital consoles, specifically DiGiCo, Soundcraft, Yamaha, and Midas
  • Excellent system management skills; including building a line array per spec sheet
  • Understanding of line array prediction and monitoring software required; preferably Martin Audio Display & VuNet and Harman Audio Architect
  • Excellent knowledge of proper gain structure and signal flow
  • Working knowledge of standard audio related software, such as, but not limited to, Shure Workbench 6, Qlab 4, Harman Audio Architect and Martin Audio Display & VuNet
  • Ability to interpret event technical documents including technical riders, signal flow diagrams, input lists, stage plots, run-of- show, cue lists,
  • Comprehensive understanding of audio-related rigging gear including motors, hoists, crank lifts, truss, span sets, shackles, beam clamps, mega-claws, and their practical application
  • Ability to work in a high-stress environment and demonstrate initiative
  • Strong verbal and written communication, organization, and time-management skills
  • Availability and willingness to work extended hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Punctuality, professionalism, and a positive collaborative attitude when working with clients and co-workers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Corporate / Special Events / Hotel / Arena / Broadcast experience is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Waves Soundgrid servers
  • Self-motivated with ability to work on several projects simultaneously with minimal supervision
  • Ability to stand, kneel, and/or crouch for long periods of time
  • Ability to climb ladders and scaffolding, operate single column lifts (Genies or scissor lifts), and comfortable working at heights
  • Ability to work in variety of environments, including hot, humid, cold, and in small, cramped spaces
  • Able to lift up to 50

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@frostproductions.biz with the title of the job you are applying for in the subject line.

Frost Productions provides high-end, full-service production solutions to the special events market. Our clientele ranges from prominent cultural institutions and corporations to private individuals and organizations. With over 40 years of providing dynamic solutions to our clients, Frost continues to innovate and explore new mediums in the special events market. We pride ourselves in the ability to push the boundaries of proven technology and to provide our clients with new and innovative solutions and experiences. Our solutions often create whole environments, through the use of lighting, video, audio, décor and custom-fabricated scenic elements.