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Theater Technician

Company: Renton School District 403
Location: Renton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Position Type: Hourly/HourlyDate Posted: 2/25/2021Location: IKEA Performing Arts CenterTheater Technician (Hourly) IKEA Performing Arts Center This is a part-time, hourly, and intermittent position. The rate of pay is $20.00 per hour. All technicians are Renton School District employees and must adhere to the requirements set forth by the district. Work calls for this position are sent out on a regular basis and new shift opportunities are included in the month prior and are based on availability. Scheduling is based on client needs or requirements. Scheduling can be done around other full or part-time work. This position reports directly to the theater manager. During events, the technician reports to the Lead Technician assigned to that event as indicated on the days log. Upon acceptance of a position, all candidates must complete a fingerprint screening at their own cost ($50.00) before employment can begin. Essentials Skills and Abilities Experience working in a professional theater environment as a technician, including high school, college or volunteer. Principle knowledge of theater equipment and its operation; Mixing console, wireless microphones, ETC Ion, Video Projection, Fly system, etc. Focus in one or more areas acceptable and expected. Working knowledge, or advanced experience, with rigging and rigging safety. Able to work under occasional instruction or assistance only as new or unusual situations arise. Ability to understand client scripts, documentation, and show flows. In some cases, it may require garnering clarification and asking necessary questions. Program lighting equipment, set mixes on sound equipment, and prepare other technical systems in advance of performances. Troubleshoot and resolve problems with production equipment, often under tight timelines and stressful situations. Proficient in thinking and acting quickly with accuracy and safety in mind. Being pro-active in situations that may affect the quality of the show. Monitor the condition of equipment, including lighting, sound, and rigging equipment; notifying the Theater Manager of any needed repair and replacement. Ensure that sufficient spares are stocked to maintain consumables, informing the Lead Technician when items are needed. Ability to work on ladders, catwalks, and lifts at heights comfortably, safely, and quickly. Ability to lift more than 40lbs. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during shows and performances. Other Experience Desired Cultural Competency; having the ability to work with a diverse group of clients where often language is a barrier. Specific background or passion in theater; Lighting, Sound, Deck, or Rigging. Two years in a professional theater environment working in a specialized area; Sound, Lights, Grip. An Associate Degree or Bachelor's Degree in theater arts. Physical Demand and Working Environment Environment - Office, theater, and stage environment; exposure to noise, dust and electrical energy; work with machinery; work at heights on catwalks and ladders. Physical - Sufficient physical ability to work in an office setting and operate office equipment; work with and around equipment and machinery; perform physically demanding technical duties; walk, stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; moderate or light lifting and carrying; bending, stopping, kneeling, crawling. Vision - See in normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents and to operate equipment. Hearing - Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.Attachment(s):Additional Information 2018-19.docx

Keywords: Renton School District 403, Renton , Theater Technician, Other , Renton, Washington

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