Lead Audio Engineer

Job #6017

Job Type Full Time
Location Dallas, Texas
Field Sound Design & Technology
Post Date Feb 8, 2024
Salary $19.50 - $21.50 / Hourly

An active member of Dallas Theater Center (DTC)’s Production Department, the Lead Audio Engineer is
responsible for overseeing and executing the aural experience of each of our productions. The Lead Audio Engineer reports directly to the Head of Audio, and is responsible for effectively supporting sound designers, ensuring that high artistic standards are always met. An ideal candidate would be someone who has a strong background in mixing for live theater, is experienced with installation and strike logistics, and feels comfortable working on multiple simultaneous projects.


● Must have experience programming and operating large format digital mixing consoles. Experience
with Yamaha and Behringer consoles is preferred. Experience with Yamaha CL5, Yamaha PM7, and
Behringer Midas is desired.
● Must have experience with line-by-line mixing and theatrical cueing, including recording fader levels,
VCA numbers, and sound cue numbers in a script during tech.
● Must have knowledge of digital signal processors and speakers for Meyer, d&b audiotechnik, QSC, and
● Must have experience with operating and troubleshooting wired and wireless microphones, audio
cueing software, PAs, foldbacks, delays, and other standard equipment used for theatrical productions.
● Must have knowledge of standard audio and networking-for-audio cable types and protocols.
● Knowledge of basic video/camera set up for show operations viewing/conductor systems is preferred.
● Must have experience with Vectorworks, Nemesis Audio Insight, Reaper, Minotaur, Omnigraffle,
QLabe, SMAART, FileMaker Pro, and Dante. Dante Level 2 Certification required. Dante Level 3
certification preferred.
● Must have basic knowledge of AVB networking and IT network management.
● Experience with Google Suite and Microsoft Office Programs preferred.
● Must be able to comply with all OSHA regulations for creating and maintaining a safe working
● Must have a valid US Driver’s License and be eligible to be covered by company insurance to drive
● Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
● An appreciator of theater and an advocate for its value for the community.