Summary: Hugh Hodgson School of Music- University of Georgia
Head Piano Technician
The Lead Technician supervises a staff that includes a second technician and part-time help. On
the average, the piano technician will require forty hours weekly but not always at regularly set
times. Tuning includes concerts and recitals for major performing artists (see pac.uga.edu). The
work requires considerable independent judgment and creativity, and is reviewed through
observation of results, inspections, and personal conferences.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a standard vocational or high school; considerable
experience in the repair, maintenance, and operation of pianos; or any equivalent combination of
training and experiences.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to Registered Piano Technicians at the
Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification required: Extensive experience in all aspects of
piano tuning, repair, maintenance, and rebuilding. Must be skilled in voicing and regulating
Steinway grand pianos.
Knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or competencies required to successfully perform work: Must
have the ability to tune, maintain, and repair harpsichords.
Physical demands: strength as needed for piano maintenance.
Position will be open until filled. Salary is commensurate with experience.