San Angelo Performing Arts Center
San Angelo, TX

Expires: 09/14/17


30,000 annually

Assistant Technical Director

The San Angelo Performing Arts Center is a three-venue center. It houses a Blackbox, the 301-seat Brooks and Bates Theater, and the soon-to-open 1300-seat Murphy Performance Hall. The TD and ATD are responsible for all three venues.

We are primarily a touring center, with 70% of our events being touring shows, 20% local productions, and 10% local presenters.

We will being our Broadway series in the Fall of 2017 in the newly renovated Murphy Performing Hall.

The San Angelo Performing Arts Center is searching for an Assistant Technical Director.

This is a salaried full-time position, with benefits, including vacation, sick leave, and health insurance.

The ATD is responsible for assisting the Technical Director. Specific duties and tasks will be decided based on the abilities of the ATD and the needs of SAPAC at any specific time.

Under the direction of the TD, the ATD is to assist in the preparing and execution of shows and events. This includes:

Get to know all three spaces intimately.
Assist the TD with any and all aspect of tech sound, lights, video, rigging, and all related administrative tasks.
Attend meetings as needed.
Understand and follow all safety protocols.
Be available and assist all load-ins, rehearsals, shows, and load-outs.
Be responsible for maintenance and upkeep of all technical equipment for all venues.
Understand lighting plots and know how to draft said plots.
Assist with advancing shows. Assist with gathering equipment lights, sound, props, etc., needed for each show.
Assist in supervising local crew.
Assist in supervising cleanup of all stage areas and shop areas.
Is able to call pre-show (house calls).
Keep lamp inventory and make the TD aware when new lamps need to be ordered.
Keep general inventory and make the TD aware if/when replacements or maintenance is needed.

Skills and abilities:

Strong knowledge in safe rigging practices preferred. Previous experience as a rigger preferred.
Experience and knowledge of at least two of the following: audio, video, lighting.
Experience working on ladders, lifts, and heights cannot be afraid of heights.
Must have a valid drivers license.
Basic understanding in drafting, Qlab, ETC programming, and basic knowledge of working ETC lighting boards and Roland/Yamaha sound boards.
Ability to supervise a working crew of up to 50
Strong Communication skills needed
Positive attitude a must!

Working Conditions:
Irregular hours, weekends, nights, and some holidays as needed.
Use of power tools
Ability to lift large and heavy objects SAFELY
Ability to climb ladders/scaffolding

This job requires that the ATD keeps non-traditional hours. This is not a 9-5 position. Projects and tasks will be assigned and a deadline given, and it is the ATDs responsibility to see though the assigned tasks. The ATD has to be able to work with minimal supervision. Working some nights, weekends, and occasional holidays will be required. This is not a white-glove position. You will be required to get your hands dirty and work hard. Positive attitude required! A collaborative spirit and very strong organizational skills are highly desirable.

Please direct all inquires to the email address listed above.

Accepting applications until May 1, 2017.

Position begins June 1, 2017.


Vanessa Ferguson

Technical Director

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(325) 284-3825

Business Address

82 Gillis St

San Angelo, TX 76903

Posted: 03/14/2017 17:37:35 EST

Last Updated: 12/03/2016 17:01 EST

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