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Keyword Relevance for: Music Technology - Audio Techniques
27-4011.00    Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

    O*NET-SOC Title yes    1 match
    Alternate Occupation Titles yes    26 matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    12 matches
    Detailed Work Activities yes    7 matches


  • Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Music Sound Light Technician
  • Technical Assistant
  • Technical Director
  • Audio Technician
  • Audio Visual Technician
  • Audio Visual Specialist
  • Audio-Visual Production Specialist
  • Audio/Visual Manager
  • Audio/Visual Operator
  • Audiovisual Communications Systems Technician
  • Broadcast Technician
  • Classroom Technology Technician
  • Communications Technician
  • Communications Equipment Operating Technician
  • Equipment Technician
  • Event Crew Technician
  • Instructional Media Services Technician
  • Interactive Video Technician
  • Light Technician
  • Media Technician
  • Operations Technician
  • Planetarium Technician
  • Stage Technician
  • Television Technician
  • Theater Technician
  • Video Technician

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Set up, or set up and operate audio and video equipment including microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards, and related electronic equipment for concerts, sports events, meetings and conventions, presentations, and news conferences. May also set up and operate associated spotlights and other custom lighting systems.


  • Analyze and maintain data logs for audiovisual activities.
  • Compress, digitize, duplicate, and store audio and video data.
  • Conduct training sessions on selection, use, and design of audiovisual materials and on operation of presentation equipment.
  • Design layouts of audio and video equipment, and perform upgrades and maintenance.
  • Inform users of audio and videotaping service policies and procedures.
  • Maintain inventories of audio and video tapes and related supplies.
  • Mix and regulate sound inputs and feeds, or coordinate audio feeds with television pictures.
  • Obtain and preview musical performance programs prior to events to become familiar with the order and approximate times of pieces.
  • Organize and maintain compliance, license, and warranty information related to audio and video facilities.
  • Perform minor repairs and routine cleaning of audio and video equipment.
  • Record and edit audio material such as movie soundtracks, using audio recording and editing equipment.
  • Reserve audiovisual equipment and facilities such as meeting rooms.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Collaborate with others to determine technical details of productions.
  • Compile technical information or documentation.
  • Determine technical requirements of productions or projects.
  • Draw detailed or technical illustrations.
  • Edit audio or video recordings.
  • Operate audio recording equipment.
  • Study details of musical compositions.