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Theater Technician-1

Theater Technician-1

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US-NY-New York
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Local 3882 - 43
Local 3882 - Union of Clerical, Administrative and Technical Staff (UCATS)
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development (ED1084)
Music and Performing Arts Professions (Full-Time Technical)

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Position Summary

Perform a variety of technical installation for stage lighting and audio/video equipment and infrastructure resources for theatre productions, utilize portable entertainment lighting fixtures, control consoles, audio amplifiers, loudspeakers, video projectors, wood, steel, plastics and other materials. Perform on-deck/backstage crew and maintenance responsibilities for annual spring dance concert. Assist with the modification and implementation of construction for departmental facilities such as theaters, workshops, studios, and office support Ensure safety of facilities and and equipment and instruct students on safe use of equipment and tools. Perform skilled maintenance, maintain inventory. Run hand, focus and notes for individual productions as required.


Required Education:
High School diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education:
Theatre/design training/certification, including ETCP Certified Entertainment Electric, ETC certificate in Eos console programming.

Required Experience:
3 years' experience with lighting for theater.

Preferred Experience:
Prior experience in coordinating the work of production crews; experience as a lighting, sound and video designer; experience with run hang, focus and notes calls for productions.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Demonstrated knowledge of theatrical lighting design and production practices. Ability to set up, operate and troubleshoot audio reinforcement and video playback, intercom systems, Mac OS computers and Qlab software. Proficiency in the use of Electronic theatre Controls Eos-family consoles and software; Lightwright. Ability to contract practical lighting and lighting prop effects, soldering equipment, basic rigging. Ability to read mechanical drawings and assess specification.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Moving light repairs, audio editing/live mix; videoediting, Isadora software.

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EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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