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Head Lighting Technician - Theatre Junction Society

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Calgary, Alberta
Position: Head Lighting Technician
Deadline: August 6, 2014 - Extended
Posted: July 9, 2014

Job Description / Duties

- Coordination of all lighting department activities
- Ensure that lighting equipment is set up properly and consistently with the show concept
- Hang and focus the lighting plot
- Set up and dismantle lighting equipment
- Inspect and maintain the lighting rig
- Operate the lighting console during shows and rehearsals
- Run light crew during load in and strikes
- Maintain and repair all lighting equipment
- Ensure the safety and security of lighting installations at all times
- Maintain a comprehensive inventory of all equipment in the lighting and video department
- Install and focus projectors and screens
- Operate chain motors and assist with rigging
- Assist with setup and tear down of all show equipment
- Assist with the maintenance of all technical equipment
- Carry out all other tasks requested by the TD and ATD
- Report all accidents/incidents immediately to the Technical Director and Administrative Assistant (Chair of Health and Safety Committee)
- Abide by all company rules and bylaws as detailed in Human Resources policies
- Ensure that internal communications are as efficient as possible and contribute to the overall effectiveness of the technical team
- Attend and participate in technical team meetings
- Cross departmental work is expected where appropriate

Qualifications / Required Skills

- A minimum of two years experience in theatre and a minimum of two years as a Lighting Technician
- Good general understanding of all technical aspects of theatre and live shows
- Basic knowledge of video projectors and control systems (QLab/Isadora)
- Knowledge of carpentry is an asset
- Knowledge of sound is an asset
- Experience in dance, live music and other performing arts is an asset
- Flexibility, autonomy, and leadership
- Must be a team player
- Ability to work well under pressure
- Good communication skills
- Must love theatre and live performing arts

Additional Information

<div>Theatre Junction GRAND technicians work under a collective bargaining agreement with Local 212 of IATSE (International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees). Remuneration includes health benefits and RRSP. 

Our current main lighting console is an ETC Gio 2K. The GRAND has 192 dimmers and an instrument inventory comprised mostly from ETC Source 4 fixtures (fixed lens, zoom lenses and “PARS”) as well as some Fresnel and cyclorama instruments. There are also four 26° ETC Source 4 fixtures assembled with Apollo Right-Arm kits complete with Apollo EZ Iris and Apollo Smartcolor Pro 7.25 scrollers.</div> <div> </div> <div>Theatre Junction also owns a set of Chroma-Q Colour Block DB4 LED fixtures complete with drivers.  All pipes are run by the theatre's motor system comprised of 64 motors with 14 linesets over stage, 3 boxes in the FOH, and one large box in the extreme FOH position.  </div> <div> </div> <div>The theatre's main projector is a PT-DZ870UK with standard zoom lens, and the theatre has several screens the largest being 12' x 22'.  Video control is via a variety of Mac computer systems the main system being a customized Mac Pro (6 core).  Presentations range from corporate, to dance, to live theatre and concert events.  Working with the resident company of artists you'll work on approximately one original creation per season.</div> <div>
Ideal Date of Position Commencement: Monday, August 18th 2014 

For more information on Theatre Junction GRAND, please visit our website: www.theatrejunction.com</div> <div> </div>

Salary: Salary: Union Contract / Hourly

Contact Information

Phil Cimolai
Technical Director

Employer Profile

Theatre Junction Society owns and operates Theatre Junction GRAND, Calgary’s CultureHouse for contemporary live arts.

Our artistic program includes (1) multidisciplinary creation by an international company of artists, (2) international, national and local presentations of theatre, dance, and music, and (3) work by Calgary art partners who are aligned with our vision.

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