This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Production
The Arts Club Theatre Company is currently accepting applications for the position of Full-time Head Electrician for the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage. The Head Electrician will work under the supervision of the Technical Director and will be responsible for implementing the lighting design. The Head Electrician will also be required to act in the same capacity for the Sound department for smaller shows. This is a union position, IATSE 118.
Duties will include, but not limited to:
•Supervise, monitor and assist with all aspects of pre-production as it relates to electrics/sound/video
•Assist Lighting and Sound Designers with respective designs and requirements
•Assist with build of practicals and special effects
•Operate lighting and/or sound control (live and pre-recorded)
•Document and track all show-related configuration in cooperation with the designers
•Oversee the Stanley Theatre Electrical department inventory, repair and maintenance
•Advise and assist with ongoing maintenance, organization and purchasing of consumables
•Advise and assist on theatre rentals when required
•Assist with occupational safety and health of workers
Specific skills will include, but not be limited to:
•Proficient in programming and operation of computer lighting boards (ETC ION, Grand MA) and all components of the lighting system
•Experienced in programming and running sound control for both live mix and pre-recorded sound (Q-Lab)
•Able to read and understand Lighting Designer plots and associated paperwork
•Able to work at heights
Preference will be given for the following:
•OFA Level 1 certificate
•Operation and maintenance of motorized stage equipment control systems
•At least three years’ experience as a Head Electrician for a professional company
•Experience in a fly house, able to work at heights & climb ladders
•Able to repeatedly lift, push or maneuver heavy loads, either alone or with assistance from others
The Head Electrician will be self-motivated, possess good organizational and time management skills, plus have excellent communication skills and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations. The ideal candidate will have a calm and flexible outlook and be diplomatic in dealing with crews, cast, stage managers and all other staff.
Salary: Salary: as per the collective agreement.
TO APPLY: Human Resources, Arts Club Theatre Company
MAIL: #203 – 162 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Y 0H6
FAX: (604) 688-3273
We thank all who express interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Arts Club Theatre Company is Western Canada’s largest professional theatre company. Now in its 53rd season, this non-profit charitable organization produces and presents year-round at three venues—the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage, Granville Island Stage, and Goldcorp Stage—as well as on tour throughout the province.