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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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AV Technician


Who are we hiring?
MSG is looking for a team of experienced and motivated AV Technicians to join our cutting-edge live production team based in Los Angeles, California. As part of the Playback Department, our AV Technicians will work with our internal departments and external vendors to support the technology needs of our VIP tour facility and production facility. As we move closer to the opening of MSG Sphere, our Sphere Studios location is ramping up in the development of the technology and shows. To support this growth, we will be operating throughout regular business hours, evenings, overnights and weekends. Due to the scale of the facility and the technology installed, the candidates will be comfortable working at heights, and will have experience in operating boom lifts and with rope work. The ideal candidates will possess certification for working at height. This role will encounter times when the candidate needs to work in challenging physical scenarios with their arms and hands extended overhead for a period of time whilst carrying out maintenance on large LED displays. This role will work with our studio operations and maintenance teams to ensure the 24/7 operation of our test sites.

What will you do?

• Work within the Playback department to maintain our advanced audio-visual systems
• Provide technical support for technology initiatives at Sphere Studios
• Remove and install LED modules on large, curved LED screens
• Operate and provide preventative maintenance on elevated work platforms, including boom lifts
• Work 2nd/3rd shift plus weekends as needed
• Evaluate and recommend AV tools from outside vendors as needed
• Document maintenance logs and RMA components
• Read, create, maintain and upkeep drawings, support and manual documentation
• Ability to manage projects and provide daily field reports
• Ensure compliance with company protocols and procedures
• Ability to work without supervision
• Must be able to regularly lift 20-50 lbs as part of the daily job duties

What do you need to succeed?

• Minimum of 3+ years' experience as an AV Technician in live event production – including corporate, rock ‘n roll, Broadway, touring etc.
• Experience as a certified ETCP rigger strongly preferred
• Experience installing and maintaining LED displays, PA systems, theatrical lighting, overhead rigging, cabling systems
• Ability to use power tools, AV tools, networking tools
• Proficiency in software and hardware skills required for the operation and maintenance of a wide range of AV equipment
• OSHA 10 preferred


The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.

Why is MSG for me?
With MSG Sphere, we are creating an entirely new medium that will deliver immersive entertainment experiences at an unparalleled scale. Beyond a venue, Sphere is a multi-sensory platform with experiential technology programming directly to your senses. You will see in ways never imagined, hear with every fiber of your being, and experience like never before. To deliver on this promise, we are building the largest immersive venue in the world, MSG Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas, with a second Sphere venue planned for London, pending necessary approvals. To create immersive experiences, and content unique to Sphere, we are growing our full stack creative, experience, design, production and engineering team across our Burbank studio in Los Angeles and Ventures headquarters in New York.

We focus on Career Development and Invest in YOU
Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred. Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds
At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations. #LI-DW1

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