The most important role of a Sound Engineer is to record or reproduce sound using audio equipment. For a Sound Engineer job, the aspirant will also be expected to be responsible for not just setting up audio but also mixing board equipment for a variety of events ranging from artistic programmes to sporting dos. A sound engineer primarily sets up, as well manages the upkeep, and operates equipment for myriad media such as radio and/or television productions. Concerts, as well as movies and other sound recordings also fall under the purview of a sound engineer. It would do the candidate well to have a post-secondary certificate or degree. An associate's degree in sound engineering generally works well as the least required educational qualification for freshers wanting to take on the role of a sound engineer. Even though it is not imperative to possess a certification or a degree from a professional organization, it will definitely add to the candidate's qualification and better her/his chances of being employed. Sound engineer jobs may also entail adjusting broadcasting equipment so that the recorded voices are not unclear or even not too loud. The applicant will need to make sure that the recorded tracks do not have any static or cracking sounds. Some sound engineers may be required to work outside on location and have to make sure that the ambient noise is minimum while the shooting is on. As a sound engineer, it's the aspirant's responsibility to assemble as well as operate and maintain the technical equipment that is used to record, magnify, augment, or reproduce sound.