Dillon Amphitheater House Systems Technician

Salary: $22.00 - $25.50/hr DOE
Job Type: Seasonal
Location: Choose Location
Publish Date: Posted March 3, 2023

REPORTS TO:  Venue and Events Manager

Job Overview:   The Dillon Amphitheater Systems Technician works directly with the production team to maintain equipment, perform diagnostics, mark equipment, conduct patching, and safeguarding equipment inventory before and after events.

Duties and Responsibilities:

·            Assists with loading and unloading equipment, props, and materials from trucks.  Assists with the set-up of equipment according to stage plot while ensuring safety requirements are met.  Set up risers and musical equipment on stage and assists carpenters with scenery build.  Disassemble scenery and stage props after event.

·            Works closely with electricians and lighting assistants with maintenance of video, sound, and light production. Ensures the system operations are functioning properly.

·            Assists with video, sound, and light production.

·            Cleans stage and backstage area before, during, & after performances.

·            Monitors weather patterns on the day of and during events.

·            Trains & educates new team members with stage lingo, stage plots, equipment handling and assembly.

·            Conducts routine inspections of maintenance in and around the facility and files necessary work orders.

·            Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions: troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance, and calling for repairs.

·            Works and communicates clearly and persuasively with the team, Production Manager, Venue Manager, Promoter, and bands.

·            Possesses the ability to work under pressure while motivating others.

·            Interacts with visiting production crews in a professional manner to ensure a successful show.

·            Ensures the proper care and handling of all Dillon Amphitheater audio equipment and rentals. Directs, and oversees loaders during the load-in/load-out process, uncases and places equipment in compliance with the posted stage plot. Provides assistance if needed to internal and visiting audio technicians. 

·            Attends pre-calls with bands and promoter to help create Run of Show.

·            Positions arriving trucks and buses while considering safety measures and overall flow of vehicles in event venue.

·            Other duties as assigned by the Venue and Events Manager.

Work Environment/Physical Activities:

·            Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions including wet and/or humid conditions.

·            Exposure to sun, heat, cold, dust, precipitation. 

·            Ability to work in varying physical environments.  Ability to lift and move items in excess of 60 lbs. as necessary (preferably unassisted), and to move 100 lbs. with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

·            Must be able to tolerate a loud noise level in the working environment.

·            Must be able to wear a radio earpiece during the scheduled shift.

·            Ability to be physically active and engaged for the duration of a shift. 

·            May work near moving mechanical parts.  

·            The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and may experience the risk of electrical shock.

·            Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate a computer; various pieces of office, sound and lighting equipment; tools; and vehicles.

·            While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell.

·            The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equipment Used:  Computer tablet, mobile radio, phone, calculator, computer, copy/fax machine, common hand and power tools, and motorized vehicles.


·            High School diploma or its equivalency.

·            Must be at least 21 years of age.

·            Minimum of 1-2 years of related work experience.

·            Previous manual labor experience preferred.  Ability to perform manual tasks for extended periods of time.

·            Self-motivated, innovative leader with supervisory experience.

·            Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

·            Submission to a background check.

·            Willingness to work a flexible schedule to include days, nights, weekends, and holidays. 

·            Responsible for the safety of self, others, materials, and equipment.

·            Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

·            CPR/AED and First Aid Certification preferred.

·            Must be detail orientated and have exceptional organizational skills.

·            Must have creative problem-solving and conflict resolution skills,

·            Ability to speak and understand the English language proficiently.

·            Model ethical and professional integrity.

Selection Guidelines: 

·            Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.

·            The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

·            The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Position open until filled.

Hours:  Part-time – full-time hours varying between 20 – 40 hours/week beginning June 1 – mid September.  Additional hours are available with the Dillon Marina and summer events teams if desired.

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

Job Benefits

  • Wellness

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