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Theater Technical Engineer, Academy Museum 

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SUMMARY OF POSITION

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will be the world’s premier institution dedicated to the art and science of movies. Located at Wilshire and Fairfax in Los Angeles, the Museum will be simultaneously immersive, experimental, educational, and entertaining. More than a museum, this dynamic film center will offer unparalleled experiences and insights into movies and moviemaking.

The Theater Technical Engineer will ensure a premier movie theater experience at the Academy Museum’s Theaters. You will also be a technical expert for the movie theaters and assists in the day-to-day operation.

You Will:

  • Oversee systems integration and theater commissioning including designing and installing systems
  • Assist chief projectionist with setup and maintenance of 16mm, 35mm, and 70mm changeover projection systems and any associated audio formats
  • Ensure live event production systems sound reinforcement equipment including mixing consoles, compressors, graphic equalizers and microphones for music and speech events are set up and functioning for the event
  • Lead the team to comply with CAL-OSHA to ensure the technical operation of the theater is always safe and complies with all industry standards
  • Troubleshoot video and audio equipment, projector automation and A/V-over-IP integration
  • Reporting to the Manager of Theater Operations you will develop and administer theater equipment maintenance schedules and checklists that ensure equipment is maintained in good working order, equipment is tested, and that replacement equipment and stock is ordered as needed

You Have:

  • Experience with digital film equipment including laser projection, cinema servers, and auxiliary A/V routing systems
  • Experience with 16mm, 35mm, and 70mm film equipment and any associated audio formats
  • Knowledge of theater technology, lighting design, sound design, and theater operations
  • Practical knowledge of acoustics and sound system design
  • Film and television production practices experience
  • Understand safety practices applicable to theaters
  • Experience as a projectionist is a plus
  • Ability to lift and move 20 pounds or more
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and holidays

 

 
Position Requirements

7 years of related work experience in a live entertainment facility

Will require union membership

 
Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Education Bachelor Degree in related field preferred  
Position Theater Technical Engineer  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 7/8/2020  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy is the world's preeminent movie related organization, comprised of 8,000+ accomplished men and women working in cinema. We recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures.





 
EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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