This is a Permanent, Part-time position.Category: Technical
The Arts Club Theatre Company is currently accepting applications for the position of Tour Technician. Reporting to and under the supervision of the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage Technical Director this position is responsible for all aspects of transporting, fitting up, running and striking a touring production. This is a Part-Time Regular position. Scheduling of this position will be as required, depending on the specific demands of respective productions. This is a unionized position under the Arts Club Theatre Company/I.A.T.S.E. 118 Collective agreement.
Responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to the following:
•Monitor and assist with all aspects of pre-production
•Supervision of fit-ups, strikes and ensuring the safe transport of the production
•Preparing, operating and mixing sound and video during productions, when required (live and pre-recorded)
•Assist designers with their respective design needs while on the road.
•Documenting and tracking all show-related configurations (looks of scenes) in cooperation with designers
•Oversees the inventory and is responsible for organizing equipment and ordering of supplies as necessary
•Preparing inventory reports
•Assist with occupational safety and health of workers
•A good general knowledge of all technical aspects of live theatre.
•Ability to read and follow building/set drawings.
•Able to work in a fast pace environment and set priorities
•Personable, friendly and a good sense of humor
•Complete understanding of Lighting consoles, fixtures and practices.
•Must be proficient in operating digital and analog sound boards.
•Experience in mixing live music and vocals for live theatre
•Broad understanding of Mac operating systems; Qlab Show control software; and Windows XP computer operating system and computer networking
•Basic Rigging knowledge
•Knowledgeable about safe lifting practices and knowing how to maneuver heavy loads safely
•Touring experience is an asset
•Preference will be given to persons holding an LPEC certificate and OFA Level 1
•Must possess a valid Class 5 Drivers license and have the ability to obtain a drivers abstract
•Must be proficient in packing and operating a 5-ton truck
•Can demonstrate a high skill level with Q-Lab (software)for programming and operation
•Able to work at heights / climb ladders
•Able to repeatedly lift, push or maneuver heavy loads, either alone or with assistance from others
The Tour Technician will be self motivated, possess good organizational and time management skills. This position requires excellent communication skills and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations. The successful applicant will possess a flexible outlook in managing a variety of situations and at all times remain diplomatic when working with crews, artists and other staff.
This position will begin in September 2015.
Salary: as per the collective agreement
Human Resources, Arts Club Theatre Company
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 one of Canada’s most successful professional theatre companies and the largest in Western Canada. Entering its 52nd season, this non-profit, charitable organization presents plays year-round in three theatres: the Granville Island Stage on Granville Island, the Revue Stage (soon to move to the West 1st Theatre Centre), and the restored Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage on Granville at West 12th. The Arts Club also has an extensive provincial touring programme.