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The TN Performing Arts Center

Audio Engineer

The TN Performing Arts Center


Job Summary

The Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) values staff diversity and actively encourages people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, perspectives, skills, and stories to apply in order to advance our nonprofit mission and enrich our organizational culture. All staff will work with others throughout the organization to implement and exemplify policies as part of TPAC’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, access, and equity. TPAC is a nonprofit performing arts organization and cultural anchor providing enriching arts experiences for all ages, empowering lifelong arts education programs, artistic expression reflective of our community, arts connections that support the local economy, and sustainable support for professional resident companies and local artists

Job Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Assist clients in implementation of their audio and video needs.

2. Supervises crew for assigned maintenance or events.

3. Provides event related technical support to event technical director and supervisor.

4. Ensures safety of department specific equipment and all personnel.

5. Assist with equipment and system installation

6. Maintain all audio and video technical equipment

The above listed duties are not all inclusive. This position is expected to perform other work-related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.


Skills and Knowledge:


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and 4 to 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

College degree highly recommended.

In-depth knowledge of theatrical systems & equipment specifically audio and video Possess managerial and communication abilities for interpersonal relationships with clients, various depts., full and part –time technical staff members

Experience with Audio software (Pro-Tools, Smaart, Q-Lab, Dante, Compass) and Network Audio Signals.


Highly Preferred:

Some experience with Microsoft Word & Excel.

Ability to work well in a group.

Ability to problem solve and remain calm in stressful situations.


Bilingual, First Aid/CPR certified, forklift certified


Software and Services Used:

Microsoft Office (Word & Excel), ADP, Concur and Venue Ops.


Frequent Functions and Work Conditions

Frequent Functions:


Ascending and Descending flights of stairs and ladders.

Face to face contact.

Working in the dark with loud noises and flashing lights.

Basic math skills. Analysis, problem solving/decision making. Lifting and moving equipment up to 50 lbs.

Occasional Functions:

Bending and Stooping.

Ability to work outside in all weather conditions including hot and cold temperatures.

Working at a high elevation.


TPAC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of the employment process will be merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, citizenship or other protected characteristic. 


Additional Information


Medical, Dental, Vision, STD/LTD, Life & AD&D, 401k with match, paid time off and holidays

How to Apply

Please visit our website and apply through our career portal:

Careers at TPAC




  • Date Posted: June 15, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Arts / Culture