A/V Engineer - Austin FC (Austin · TX)

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Technical Services: Audio/Video Editing and Production
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Austin FC joined Major League Soccer (MLS) as the League’s 27th club in January 2019. In June 2021, Austin FC began play in the new, 100% privately financed, $260 million, state-of-the-art Q2 Stadium. 
Austin FC is actively seeking an A/V Engineer to oversee and maintain all audio/visual systems in Q2 Stadium. This position will have direct responsibility over the physical infrastructure of all stadium digital assets including video board, televisions, field LEDs, etc. Additionally, the A/V Engineer will be responsible for all Q2 Stadium audio systems including the stadium PA, premium club systems, microphones, etc.
This unique role to help build a major league property and establish the core identity of a major league brand is a once-in-a-lifetime and career-defining opportunity. The position is based in Austin, TX. Austin has continuously been selected by U.S. News and World Report as a top city to live in the last six years, while Forbes placed it at the top of its “Cities of the Future” list.
Are You Someone That:
  • Has a positive attitude, strong work ethic and passion for flawless execution?
  • Can communicate effectively with a wide range of people? 
  • Has the ability to perform important tasks and meet deadlines with minimal supervision?
  • Works well within in a collaborative, team-driven, and goal-based environment? 
  • Has a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations?
You Will:
  • Be responsible for maintaining the physical infrastructure of all stadium audio/visual assets; and
  • Execute in-event troubleshooting for all Q2 Stadium events; and
  • Coordinate preventative maintenance and contract management for video board, fascia boards, field level LEDs, PA system, televisions, etc.; and
  • Execute and coordinate necessary repairs for stadium AV equipment in the various locations at Q2 Stadium including club spaces, suites, team spaces, admin offices, etc.; and
  • Operate and schedule stadium’s IPTV system; and
  • Make recommendations for short and long-term building needs and improvements.; and
  • Be responsible for programming digital assets and coordinating other A/V needs (microphones, etc.) for all stadium private events; and
  • Facilitate movement, removal, and maintenance of field LED system; and
  • Coordinate and manage relationship with third-party production contractor; and
  • Assist in coordination with broadcast operations; and
  • Serve as Manager on Duty as needed.

You Have:
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience within the sports and/or entertainment industry
  • Experience with control room production and IPTV systems
  • Expert troubleshooting skills
  • English language proficiency is essential and Spanish/English bilingual skills are a plus
  • Experience in developing and managing budgets, and analyzing costs
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, knowledge of current technologies and commitment to remain up to date with industry best practices
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion both internally and externally
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information

Other Details:
  • It is the policy of Austin FC not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
  • All selected candidates are subject to passing a background check prior to employment.
  • Hours are variable and can easily include early mornings, evenings, weekends and some holidays in addition to the traditional Monday through Friday hours.
  • Some travel may be required.