PAT Theatre Technician PX (Lighting, Sound/Video, Flyman/Rigger, and/or Stage Manager)

Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Jun 21, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Antelope Valley College

 

PAT Theatre Technician PX (Lighting, Sound/Video, Flyman/Rigger, and/or Stage Manager)

Salary: $20.00 - $24.00 Hourly

Deadline: Continuous

 

Complete job description and application available online at: http://50.73.55.13/counter.php?id=201708

 

DESCRIPTION

Under the work direction of the Performing Arts Theatre Manager/Technical Director or other assigned supervisor.

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

LIGHTING: 

Typical duties under the work direction of the Performing Arts Theatre Manager or other assigned supervisor.

• Sets up and operates theatrical/stage lighting equipment including light Hang & Focus, circuiting, cabling, operating a Spot during rehearsals and performances for various theatre, opera, meetings, choral and music concerts, dance, variety shows and other college and outside rental events.

• Hangs basic light plot with three-color wash, specials and creates a House Light plot.

• Ensures that lighting equipment is in proper clean working condition.

• Reads light plots provided by producers and adapts and restores House plot.

• Designs and implements lighting for a variety of events.

• Operates a variety of lighting consoles and writes cues into board. 

• Provides House Light Plot and instrument inventory to producers.

• Orders expendables and other needed materials for theatre lighting operations.

• Performs basic troubleshooting and maintenance of equipment being used.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

SOUND / VIDEO: 

• Typical duties under the work direction of the Performing Arts Theatre Manager or other assigned supervisor.

• Sets up sound reinforcement, including microphones, cable and monitors, for rehearsals and performances for various theatre, opera, meetings, choral and music concerts, dance, variety shows and other college and outside rental events.

• Operates sound/video equipment, playback; writes cues and records event as necessary.

• Operates mixing console to maintain appropriate audio-levels (including Meyer Acoustic system).

• Operates Projector for screenings and presentations.

• Coordinates and provides sound/video related services for activities.

• Ensures that audio equipment is in proper working condition for assigned performances/events.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

FLYMAN / RIGGER: 

• Typical duties under the work direction of the Performing Arts Theatre Manager or other assigned supervisor.

• Coordinates and/or directs the safe setup, installation, use and maintenance of rigging equipment, including the J.R. Clancy Scenic Control fly system, used during scheduled events.

• Coordinates and/or directs the delivery, set up, operation, dismantling and striking of rigging and rigging equipment needed for scheduled events. 

• Rigs all scenery.

• Operates the fly rail.

• Hangs points, call bridles and ties knots.

• Hangs soft goods and hard set pieces.

• Operates rigging equipment during load-ins, shows and load-outs. 

• Assists outside company riggers to install and Strikes equipment.

• Identifies any additional rigging equipment that may be required.

• Performs basic troubleshooting and maintenance of equipment being used.

• Always adheres to safety standards for rigging equipment and uses safe working methods.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

STAGE MANAGER: 

Typical duties under the work direction of the Performing Arts Theatre Manager or other assigned supervisor.

• Overall duties will include stage management, ensuring smooth and efficient rehearsals and execution of performances.

• Assists in the coordination and direction of the work of technical crew, set-up and strike and work assignments.

• Acts as a liaison between the various crews involved in backstage production.

• Coordinates, oversees, and/or directs the set-up of stages.

• During the rehearsal process, records all of the blocking, lighting cues, prop usage, costume changes, and entrances of the performers.

• Makes dressing room assignments.

• Creates and maintains metrics reports for each work call.

• Communicates with the front-of-house manager regarding house open, show start and resumption of show after intermission.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

LEVEL 1:  Any combination of experience and/or education equal to a minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of theatrical experience in the field of expertise.

LEVEL 2:  Any combination of experience and/or education equal to a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of theatrical experience in the field of expertise.

LEVEL 3:  Any combination of experience and/or education equal to a minimum of more than five (5) years of theatrical experience in the field of expertise.

Please note:

List of reference: Verifiable Employment references, must include:

Employer name

Supervisor contact information (name, email and/or phone number)

What level of duties was performed and

Dates employed

 

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Terminology, methods, practices, and techniques in specific area of expertise above (i.e., lighting, sound, flyman/rigger, and/or stage management) with emphasis on live events.

• Hanging and focusing instruments; programming cues into lighting boards; and other lighting design practices.

• Appropriate backstage health, safety, and operational standards

 

ABILITY TO: 

Follow established backstage health, safety, and operational practices and procedures. 

• Manage time effectively and handle workload in an accurate and efficient manner. 

• Understand and carry out oral and written directions.

• Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

• Advise and interact effectively with technical and non-technical workers, faculty, students, outside renters and volunteers.

• Cross-train in other Theatre Tech assignments.

• Work with frequent interruptions while maintaining strong detail orientation, be flexible and adaptable under varied conditions and requirements, and maintain composure/perform well under time pressures.

• Work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays, depending upon performance schedules.

 

PHYSICAL EFFORT:

Ability to exert physical effort, such as walking, climbing, standing, reaching, pulling, lifting 50 lbs., bending and twisting.   

• Ability to maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception for communicating with others

• Sitting or standing for extended periods of time

 

For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at https://www.avc.edu/administration/hr/employment or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.