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Audio-Visual Engineer/Supervisor

Audio-Visual Engineer/Supervisor

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Ole Red - Nashville
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Technical Services

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Serves as Full-Time Lead Audio-Visual Engineer and A-V Technical Staff Supervisor.  Operates Audio, Video and Lighting equipment for music performances, concerts and special events held at “Ole Red” Nashville and coordinates scheduling and supervision of A-V tech staff, ensuring world-class technical execution and the delivery of quality experiences for visiting artists, production teams and customers.


  • Oversee and coordinate the day-to-day technical operational needs for Sound, Lights, Video and backline equipment required for all music performances and events at Ole Red.
  • Act as lead Audio-Visual equipment operator for most music performances and events.
  • Supervise and schedule a staff of Full-Time, Part-Time and Freelance A-V Technicians.
  • Work with General Manager to preemptively coordinate and anticipate technical needs for each music group and event, and to provide onsite production supervision during events.
  • Occasionally direct A-V staff to practice preventative maintenance and repair of Audio-Visual-Lighting equipment and media appliances.
  • Work with Technical Services staff and visiting artists to assist with equipment load-in and load-out logistics for event production equipment as needed.
  • Support Director of Technical Services with the completion of approved capital upgrade projects, and make recommendations for the development of future projects.
  • Maintain working understanding of current audio/visual/lighting/backline technologies and production vendors.
  • Ensure that all equipment is used safely, in accordance with proper industry standards, from the load in through the load out.  Maintain a safe and secure environment for artists, clients, employees, etc. ensuring that all codes, laws, regulations and emergency procedures are followed.
  • Performs other duties as required.



  • High School diploma required.


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working as Audio or Video Engineer for a National Touring Act, Production Vendor/Supplier, Performance Venue and/or Hotel A-V department.  
  • Verified experience required as lead operator of A-V equipment during musical shows and corporate events, managing show crews, supervising and scheduling a staff of technicians, managing an inventory of equipment and overseeing production transportation logistics. 
  • Working knowledge of music, acoustics, stage lighting and video engineering is required.