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7 Jul 2022

PermanentJob Vacancy for sound technician Required

The South African State Theatre – Posted by JobPlace24 Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

Job Vacancy for sound technician Required

Location: Pretoria
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
Company/Employer: The South African State Theatre
Title: Job Vacancy for sound technician Required

Vacancy Details


  • Attending production meetings and giving input

where required by giving advice to internal

clients, external clients, and productions on stage

  • equipment and facilities to achieve desired results.
    • Advice and identify types of sound equipment to
  • be bought or used for specific productions.
    • Setting up and striking sound and backline
  • (Musical) equipment during get-ins, rehearsals,
  • performances and strikes to ensure that quality of
  • sound is achieved.
    • Performing sound and line checks to ensure
  • that quality of sound is achieved prior to the
  • commencement of the show.
    • Managing audio volume and sound quality on
  • rehearsals, productions, and events to ensure that
  • good quality sound is maintained at performances
  • and should be limited to no more than Seven
  • microphones and performances that require a
  • sound engineer.
    • Setup and record audio for different productions
  • on stage, for later use.
    • Setting up and checking all communications sets
  • and radio communication in the venue to ensure
  • that creatives can communicate and run the
  • show smoothly without interruptions.
    • Ensuring that performers are audible during
  • performances and levels are set as determined
  • by the Director as per point number 5.
    • Ensuring that set ups are always clean and safe
  • for performers to avoid injuries.
    • Constructing cables that may be used on sound
    • Ensuring that all aspects of the OHS act and other
  • relevant legislation is adhered to.
    • Ensuring that all visiting crew, designers etc with
  • access to the stage area are aware of the safety
  • requirements regarding sound.
    • Storing all equipment safely to prevent theft,
  • damage, and unauthorised use.
    • Maintaining an accurate inventory of available
    • Basic maintenance on equipment and cables
  • that is repairable.
  • Candidate Requirements
    • National Diploma in Performing Arts Technology/
  • Diploma in Sound Engineering
    • 1 year experience in sound


  • People management skills
  • Strong balanced hearing ability
  • Team player
  • Decision making
  • Be able to give briefs.
  • Hands on
  • Technically inclined
  • Ability to use audio recording softwares.
  • Sound reinforcement
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to focus


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