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Theatre Technician - Grande Prairie Live Theatre

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Location: Grande Prairie, Alberta
Position: Theatre Technician
Deadline: January 5, 2012
Posted: December 5, 2011

Job Description / Duties

Performs a variety of responsible technical duties associated with the purchase, set-up, operation and maintenance of the community theatre’s light, sound, and rigging equipment; provides technical advice and assistance regarding the use of this equipment; performs related work as required.

Supervisions Received/Provided:
Supervision is received from the general manager; some supervisory responsibilities.

Typical Duties:
1. Provides advise and assistance to theatre groups in the proper set-up and operation of the theatre lighting, sound, and rigging systems. May personally operation lighting, sound, and rigging systems.
2. Either personally or through vendors repairs and maintains lighting, sound, and rigging equipment.
3. Provides advice and assistance purchasing additional or replacement of theatre lighting, sound, and rigging equipment.
4. Ensures the safe and proper use of theatre lighting, and sound equipment.
5. Instructs theatre volunteers in the safe and proper operation of theatre lighting, sound and rigging equipment.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Minimum Qualifications:
Knowledge of:
1. Theatre lighting, sound, and rigging equipment.
2. Proper placement and operation of lighting, sound, and rigging to obtain the desired theatrical affect.
3. Lighting, sound and rigging maintenance requirements.
4. Safety regulations/procedures governing the placement/operation of lighting, sound, and rigging.
5. Building and fire code regulations.
6. Knowledge of current audio/visual equipment set-up.
7. Some set construction and theatre carpentry

Skill to:
1. Determine type, placement, and operation of lighting, sound and rigging equipment.
2. Instruct volunteers in the proper and safe operation of lighting, audio and sound.
3. Operate a variety of lighting, audio, and rigging equipment.
4. Advise supervisors regarding the purchase of appropriate lighting, audio and rigging equipment.
5. Perform routine maintenance and repair tasks on lighting, audio and rigging.
6. Maintain appropriate records.
7. Enforce policies and procedures and demonstrate excellent customer relations.
8. Work a variable schedule including night and weekends.
9. Building maintenance items, and snow removal.
10. Any other related duties as assigned by the manager.

Technical degree or significant experience placement/operation of lighting, sound and rigging equipment for stage productions; maintenance and repair of said equipment.

Additional Information

Full time temporary to permanent position after probationary period.


Contact Information

Rick Hryciuk
General Manager
Grande Prairie Live Theatre
10130-98 Avenue
Grande Prairie, AB T8V 0P6

Fax: 780-532-0464

Employer Profile

Grande Prairie Live Theatre is one of Canada’s largest non-profit community theatre companies. Producing seven shows a season and performs to an audience of over 10,000 people. GPLT relies heavily on its over 300 volunteers to produce community theatre of the highest quality.

GPLT operates the 167 seat 2nd Street Theatre in the heart of Downtown Grande Prairie.

With over 45 years of experience producing shows, Grande Prairie Live Theatre looks forward to being the leader in live events in the Peace Country for many years to come.
The 2012-2013 Season, Grande Prairie Live Theatre will be celebrating their 50th season.

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