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Full Time Head Electrician Stanley Stage - Arts Club Theatre Company

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Full Time Head Electrician Stanley Stage
Deadline: January 31, 2014
Posted: January 10, 2014

Job Description / Duties

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.

• 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
• Supervision of lighting/sound/video installations when required
• Assist with build of practicals and special effects
• Operate lighting and/or sound control (live and pre-recorded)
• Documenting and tracking of all show-related configuration in cooperation with the designers
• Build and edit show sound playback when required including tape, mini disc, CD, SFX and/or Q-Lab
• Oversee the Stanley Electrical department inventory, repair and maintenance
• Advise and assist with ongoing maintenance
• Assist with organization and purchasing of all consumables
• Advise and assist on theatre rentals when required
• Assist with occupational safety and health of workers

Qualifications / Required Skills

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:
• F.E. certificate or LPEC
• OFA Level 1 certificate
• Pyrotechnic certificate
• Experience with Windows XP computer operating system and computer networking
• Experience with Mac Operating Systems including QLAB and Isadora Software
• Operation and maintenance of motorized stage equipment control systems

Mandatory requirement:
• At least three years experience as a Head Electrician or Department Head for a professional company
• Experience in a fly house
• Ability to remain calm in stressful situations

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.

Additional Information

Starting date: on or about February 24, 2014

Salary: As per the collective agreement

Contact Information

Applicants are invited to submit their resumes to:
Geoff Hollingshead, Technical Director for the Stanley Stage
1585 Johnston Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9
Email:  

We thank all who express interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Employer Profile

Located on the Scenic Granville Island in Vancouver, BC, and in our 50th season, the Arts Club Theatre Company is one of Canada’s most successful professional theatre companies. This non-profit, charitable organization presents a fifteen play season in three theatres: the Granville Island Stage and Revue Stage on Granville Island and the restored Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage on Granville at West 12th. The Arts Club Theatre Company also has an extensive provincial touring programme.


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