Sound engineering technicians

Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians

Minimum ?Degree in broadcast technology, electronics, or computer networking

Previous relevant work experience

The tasks a Sound Recording Equipment Operator is expected to perform include: Operating electronic equipment which records sound Placing microphones in position and connecting them to recording equipment Placing blank discs or reels of tape, wire or film in machine Setting volume and tone controls and making other adjustments as necessary Starting machine Watching its operation closely and listening by means of headphones or loudspeaker

Manipulating controls during operation as required

Performing minor repairs

Ability to Operate, monitor, and adjust audio and video equipment to regulate the volume and ensure quality in radio and television broadcasts, concerts, and other performances

Knowledge about setting up and tearing down equipment for events and live performance

Proficiency in handling record speech, music, and other sounds on recording equipment or computers, sometimes using complex software

Well versed with synchronize sounds and dialogue with action taking place on television or in movie productions

Ability to convert video and audio records to digital formats for editing on computers

Ability to Install audio, video, and sometimes lighting equipment in hotels, offices, and schools

Knowledge in reporting and repairing of complex equipment problems

Proficiency in operating sound and mixing boards and related electronic equipment

Communication skills

Computer skills

Manual dexterity

Problem-solving skills

It is not a desk job

Needs to handle a team of Helpers

Travelling is a part of this job

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Media and Entertainment companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company Shift system maybe available

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous One may develop occupational hazards like body ache, joint pain, fatigue, stress, etc.

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Overview ofFilm and TelevisionSector in India

The Media and Entertainment industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country. The television segment in India accounts for over 40% of the revenues. It also contributes to above 35% of the revenues to the Indian advertising industry. The film industry, on the other hand, has seen a tremendous growth and has become a brand name in the recent years. This has helped it to enter the international market.

The current employment across Media & Entertainment sector is estimated to be over 1 million persons (in terms of direct employment only). The Private Final Consumption Expenditure (PFCE) on Entertainment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13% to 14% between 2008 and 2022.

Scope of Sound Engineersin India

There are engineers to record the sound for commercial music recordings, radio, television, films, advertisements, videos, websites, computer, mobile games and many more. It is one of the major revenue production fields and the importance is also higher. The scope of sound engineering in India is limited, but it has huge potential for growth in entertainment industry. The demand for the sound engineers is increasing constantly. Career opportunities for sound engineer and technicians are available in various fields like radio stations, TV channels, studios, multimedia design, animation, advertising firms, movies and more.

Media and Entertainment companies, colleges and institutes across India

Radio or television stations


All across India

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Degree or Diploma institutes in Sound/Audio engineering all across India

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