The OMNI sound system has 50 speakers, driven by 8 amplifiers that produce over 24,000 watts of sound through 6 channels and a giant sub-bass stack to give the audience that “you are there” feeling.
The IMAX Projectionist is a technical operator for the IMAX Theater. Responsibilities include operation and daily maintenance of the IMAX Projection system; supervising console and usher staff; ensuring all featured films run smoothly and on-time; maintaining the highest quality IMAX Experience for guests.
Basic Function and Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Responsible for operation and theater start-up and shut-down procedures for the IMAX projection and sound systems including air compressor, rectifier, and central cooling unit.
Supervises console operator and ushers.
Ensure that the console operator is on time and completes successful start-up of console equipment and is ready to begin shows. If there is any issue, projectionist will assist console operator.
Projectionist will temporarily fulfill console operator duties if console operator is not present, and/or call in assistance/replacement if necessary.
Responsible for recording the system readings from gauges, etc. several times per day in order to keep the IMAX equipment in proper repair.
Must immediately notify Manager of any problems, abnormalities, or malfunctions.
Assisting ushers when available with taking tickets, queuing, cleaning theater and lobby areas, and guest assistance with elevator.
Consistently monitors the quality of the picture and sound in the theater.
Responsible for cleaning and general/preventative maintenance of projection and sound systems including cleaning, vacuuming, and dusting all flat surfaces in the booth.
Responsible for handling minor/daily repairs to film and equipment, and knowledge of how to contact Manager for assistance with such repairs.
Assisting IMAX Corporation technical service personnel with quarterly service routines of the projection and sound systems, including major and minor repairs and/or system upgrades as directed by the Manager.
Will have awareness and understanding of emergency procedures and performing duties as required in such situations.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Must have high technical and mechanical aptitude, and be good with computers.
A/V, film, and/or multi-media system experience preferred but not required.
Qualified candidate will be a mature, responsible, dependable, punctual individual who enjoys working in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision.
Must have a positve attitude.
Possess excellent communication skills. Must be comfortable addressing the public to make necessary announcements.
Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Confidence in solving technical problems in stressful situations.
Occassional heavy lifting required.
Must be able to work weekends, evenings, and holidays.
Acts as a team player by contributing to effective team management of all problems, issues, and opportunities.