System Technician - Audio
Job Details
Clearwing Productions, Inc - Milwaukee, WI
Full Time
Not Specified
Job Description


The function of the System Tech Audio is to assemble / prep, transport, deploy, operate and maintain professional audio systems for events of all sizes and genres while providing exceptional service to our clients that upholds Clearwing’s industry-leading standards.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Calculates basic power consumption for systems
  • Performs basic rigging tasks while on site such as flying motors, setting up scaffolding, and wrapping truss
  • Comprehends and can apply basic signal flow through an entire audio system from microphones to PA
  • Identifies basic electrical or mechanical problems on site and resolves them quickly
  • Read loom list, stage plots, input lists, PA hanging specifications, and any other relevant paperwork to a show and applies to the prep and execution of the show
  • Assemble and build processing and RF racks
  • Lead a small crew of people effectively
  • Current Knowledge of Industry Standards and Technology
  • Assist other company departments as work demands require
  • Works with warehouse staff to prep, pull, pack, test, and maintain gear


  • Appropriate Show Etiquette
  • Critical thinking; ability to organize, prioritize, multi-task, and adapt
  • Works well with timelines and deadlines
  • Self-motivated and passionate with the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Works well individually and as a team
  • Professional interaction: tactful, positive, effective communicator (verbal and written)
  • Excellent attention to detail

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years experience in entertainment audio production preferred
  • Working knowledge of lighting equipment in Clearwing inventory preferred
  • OSHA 10 preferred
  • Forklift, Boom Lift, and Scissor Lift certified preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Physical Working Conditions:

  • Regularly bend, twist, stretch, push, pull and carry, lift 50-75 lbs.
  • Sit or stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Walk up and down stairs or ladders and comfortable with heights
  • Work in various temperatures and outdoor weather conditions
  • Work "on-call" as needed including some nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Work long hours and overtime as required
  • Able to Travel (possibly with short notice)