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Audio Visual Technician I, Resort Entertainment

Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel

777 San Manuel Boulevard
Highland, CA 92346

Casino & Hotel


Under the direction of the Supervisor, Audio Visual, the Audio Visual Technician – Entertainment, is responsible for the setup, operation, maintenance, lighting, audio and video equipment to enhance the live entertainment experiences and special events performed throughout Yaamava’ Resort & Casino venues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

1. Programs, engineers, operates, and rigs a variety of lighting and audio-visual equipment including, but not limited to; lighting consoles for live performances, recording equipment, mixing live performance audio, microphones, speakers, projectors, video screens, video monitors, video switching and PTZ camera control. 

2. Responsible for documenting all live performance event details. Able to interpret artist riders and specifications to prepare sufficiently for live events. Set up of events per rider requirements, and constructs staging when needed. Capable of setting up all backline equipment including amplifiers, keyboards, drum kits, drum pads, and percussion. 

3. Consistently tracks and maintains an inventory of all Audiovisual (AV) equipment. 

4. Maintains knowledge of new audio, video, and lighting technologies.  Stays active in pursuing additional audio, video, and lighting certifications. 

5. Performs other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the Department.


  • A High School diploma or GED is required.  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Audio, Video, and lighting for live entertainment is preferred. 

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience with live entertainment performance in at least one category below: Lighting experience L2 level lighting programmer. Digital Multiplex Lighting (DMX) addressing, and Art-Net Knowledge preferred Audio experience A2 level Audio Engineer, or Video experience V2 level operator required. 

  • Must have experience setting up microphones, speakers, video production equipment, lighting equipment, and LED video walls.  Able to operate lighting, video, and digital mixing consoles for live performances.   

  • Knowledge and skills with lighting and video systems, including Intelligent Lighting, Show Control, and programming LED moving head fixtures on the GrandMA2 and GrandMA3, Dante, Crestron, Qsys, Resolume, ATEM, and Blackmagic are preferred. 

  • Must know how to network lighting systems, and how to use PC-based lighting control software.  

  • Knowledge of high-format live audio digital consoles including but not limited to Yamaha, Avid, Digi-co, Midas, and Shure Wireless. 

  • Knowledge of high format PA systems including but not limited to L-Acoustics, Meyer, Clair, and d&b Audio Technik. 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook is required.  

  • Must have exceptional customer service skills. 

  • Must be able to operate a scissor lift and or boom lift up to a height of 50 feet. 

  • Must be able to operate a forklift/pallet jack. 

  • Must be able to utilize A-frame extension ladders to work on truss lighting and Audio or video. 


  • At the discretion of the San Manuel Tribal Gaming Commission, you may be required to obtain and maintain a gaming license. 

  • Professional certification in Audio and Visual technology or related fields is preferred.  

  • Certification in GrandMA2 Console and Grand MA3 Console or equivalent lighting console and Yamaha CL Digital consoles and or Dante, Q-sys, Crestron, AVIXA-CTS is preferred. 

Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with applicable law. 

As one of the largest private employers in the Inland Empire, San Manuel deeply cares about the future, growth and well-being of its employees. Join our team today!

Posted May 25, 2024

Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel

Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel is located just 60 minutes from downtown Los Angeles in the city of Highland, CA. It is one of the largest casinos on the West Coast, with 7,000 slot machines, 150 table games, and five high-limit rooms. We are one of the top 10 largest casino resorts in the US.

Guests enjoy sweeping views of the San Bernardino Mountains, live entertainment, and a full array of dining options, which include The Pines Modern Steakhouse, Hong Bao Kitchen, Serrano Vista Cafe, Rock & Brews, Chingon Kitchen, Big Mo’ Cafe, and 11 bars and lounges.

The Serrano Spa earned a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star award, and The Pines Modern Steakhouse and Yaamava’ Resorteach earned a Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star award, with all three being the first in the Inland Empire to receive such designation. Yaamava' Resort and Casino at San Manuel also received two 2023 AAA Four Diamonds ratings for the new hotel and The Pines Modern Steakhouse.

The hotel is a 17-story tower with 432 guest rooms. Guests relax in an elevated pool with a bar and private cabanas, the lavish full-service Serrano spa and salon, a health and fitness center, a full array of dining options, multiple bars and lounges, and luxe retail shops.

Indian gaming in California is an exciting, thriving industry. Whether working on the casino floor or providing support to gaming operations as a “behind the scenes” employee, you can contribute to a dynamic and challenging business and have opportunities to learn and grow with the gaming industry.

At San Manuel, our team members define us. Working at San Manuel is more than just a job. It is a career that will help you grow into the successful professional you want to be.

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Our benefits focus on five key areas of wellness - financial, emotional, physical, social, and occupational - because we know it takes more than a salary to thrive. The benefits under each category include everything from retirement, insurance and dental benefits to emotional wellness programs, home repair services, and much more. 

Our employees have the option to select the benefits that best support their lives and their wellness.