Seattle Repertory Theatre
Seattle, WA
UNION | Professional Job

Expires: 06/18/23


$30.31 per hour (per Union Contract) biweekly

Leo K. Head Sound Engineer

Location: Seattle, WA
Department/Team: Production
Position Reports To: Technical Director
Work Location: In Person, Seattle Rep Theater
FLSA Classification: Full Time / Seasonal; Overtime Eligible
Benefits: Paid Personal Days and Vacation per Union Contract; eligible for parking discounts + free ORCA card
Base Pay Range: $30.31 per hour (per Union Contract)
Union Representation: IATSE Local 15
Application Deadline: Sunday, June 18th, 2023
You can apply from your phone by texting "LKHSE" to (206) 966-4931


Seattle Rep is committed to producing the highest quality programming, and we believe that our ability to contribute to excellence in the arts depends on building a community whose members come from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and life experiences.

We are part of a growing movement in theater to ensure inclusion of those who have been excluded historically; focusing particularly on racial and ethnic groups, LGBTQ+ people, people with disabilities, and women, ensuring they are at the decision-making table and reflected in our community.


Seattle Rep collaborates with extraordinary artists to create productions and programs that reflect and elevate the diverse cultures, perspectives, and life experiences of our region.


Theater at the heart of public life


Artistic Vitality, Sustainability, Generous and Inclusive Practices


In collaboration with other members of the stage crew and production staff, the Leo K. Head Sound Engineer is responsible for maintenance and installation of all productions in the Leo K. Theater, dealing primarily with audio work. The Head Sound Engineer may also provide additional support to the other positions on the stage crew in the Leo K. and Bagley Wright Theaters.

Typical Duties Include:

- Participate in Show Changeovers
- Manage the use of the theatrical sound system as it applies to all productions on the Leo K. Stage
- Act as Crew Lead for sound installation and audio calls on the Leo Kreielsheimer Stage
- Supervise the hang of sound plots and assist in determination of equipment needs and positions as needed
- Support the other stage departments in their install and strike processes

Lead the maintenance of the audio equipment in the Leo K. Theater
- Maintain and repair audio equipment on a regular basis and as necessary
- Maintain a safe and clean work environment in all theatrical spaces
- Maintain and manage storage of the Leo K audio inventory

Run shows as a member of the stage crew
- Operate the sound board for staged rehearsals and performances
- Act in other capacities on stage crew as time allows and shows require

Build and Maintain a Personal Investment in Seattle Rep and our EDI work
- Attend and participate in all-staff company meetings
- Attend and participate in staff Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion workshops

Minimum Qualifications:

- Commitment to cultivating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workplace via decisive action including consistently seeking out opportunities for self and community improvement in the areas of racial equity, accessibility, gender inclusivity, and cultural sensitivity.
- A demonstrated ability to work effectively as a leader, independently, and as a member of a team
- 5 years of experience working as an audio technician on a professional level
- Advanced knowledge of theatrical audio systems
- Excellent problem-solving skills

Desired Qualifications:
- Bachelor+rsquo;s degree in theatre with a production emphasis (or equivalent education/experience)
- Working knowledge of lighting, video, rigging, and automation systems

Seattle Rep is excited about and actively working towards becoming a more diverse, anti-racist organization. We are interested in attracting, developing, and advancing the most talented individuals regardless of their race, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, disability status or any other dimension of diversity. We strongly encourage people of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others from underrepresented groups to apply.

Every candidate brings something special to the table. If your experience and skills don't perfectly align with the job qualifications but you are excited about the role, feel your values align well with Seattle Rep, and are willing to strive for excellence in your work, please apply. We will train the right candidate.


- Submit a resume detailing related experience and education
- Submit a cover letter that outlines how your related experience and education qualifies you for the position and illustrates why you want to work at Seattle Rep.

Applications will be reviewed once the application window has closed.

Workplace accessibility and accommodations can be discussed with HR once an offer of employment has been extended.

Seattle Rep has a mandatory COVID vaccination policy for all employees, with accommodations for medical and religious exemptions only.


Kimberly Patch

Hr Coordinator



(206) 316-8261

Business Address

155 Mercer St

Seattle, WA 98109

Posted: 05/22/2023 20:23:00 EST

Last Updated: 05/25/2023 01:31 EST

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