Sound Engineering Technicians
Also called: Recording Engineer, Audio Engineer, Sound Engineer, Mixer
In the Army: Signals Collector/Analyst
In the Coast Guard: Signals Collector/Analyst
What they do:Operate machines and equipment to record, synchronize, mix, or reproduce music, voices, or sound effects in sporting arenas, theater productions, recording studios, or movie and video productions.
On the job, you would:
- Confer with producers, performers, and others to determine and achieve the desired sound for a production, such as a musical recording or a film.
- Prepare for recording sessions by performing activities such as selecting and setting up microphones.
- Record speech, music, and other sounds on recording media, using recording equipment.
Engineering and Technology
Arts and Humanities
Ideas and Logic
Hearing and Speech
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Music or sound editing software
Video creation and editing software
Data base user interface and query software
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