Sound Technician Supervisor

Supervise the workers in installing and repairing commercial sound systems.
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Salary Range
$36,000 – $91,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Sound Technician Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in installing, servicing, and repairing commercial sound systems in businesses, offices, and industrial work places: Reads sales orders to ascertain specifications of units to be installed; to determine components, coaxial cable, fittings, and connectors required; and to prepare installation orders for crew. Scans installation site to determine degree of difficulty of installation and to ascertain equipment needs. Assigns installation tasks to individual workers, according to their skills and experience. Explains and demonstrates tasks to workers to impart knowledge and upgrade skill level. Oversees work in progress to ensure quality of work and professional appearance of installation. Turns volume and tone controls to adjust sound levels to harmonize with room size and ambient noises and to test installation. Prepares checklist to indicate inspection of each step and completion of installation. Writes listing to indicate work performed; components installed; distances wired; coaxial cable, fittings, and connectors used; and hours of work expended. Reads reports of malfunctions to diagnose probable cause and to ascertain make, model, and size of installation. Prepares work order and dispatches SOUND TECHNICIAN 829.281-022 to repair and service system components. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be a Sound Technician Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Chief Technician, Supervisor, Sound Technician, Technical Supervisor

    How to Become a
    Sound Technician Supervisor

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