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Head Lighting Technician - Theatre Junction Society

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Calgary, Alberta
Position: Head Lighting Technician
Deadline: June 11, 2017
Posted: May 30, 2017

Job Description / Duties

Job Description

Reports directly to the Technical Director and is one of three House Technicians for Theatre Junction GRAND.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1.General

Coordination of all lighting department activities
Operation of ETC consoles
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

This one-year contract starts July 1st 2017.

This is a union house and preference will be given to I.A.T.S.E. members and permits.

Contact Information

1-403-205-2922 ext. 230

Employer Profile

Theatre Junction is a not-for-profit arts organization which owns and operates Calgary’s historic Grand Theatre. This venue houses two totally flexible performance spaces: the Flanagan Theatre (approximately 400 seat capacity) and a studio space (approximately 80 seat capacity). Theatre Junction GRAND presents a season of national and international multi-disciplinary work as well as hosting and executing a diverse range of public and private events.

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