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Downey Theatre
Downey, CA
APPRENTICESHIP | EDUCATION | Concert / Event

Expires: 08/14/18

Job Dates

On-Going

Pay

$17-$20 per hour

DESCRIPTION
The Downey Theatre + VenueTech Management Group values excellence and professionalism in all aspects of its company and public life. Integral to this position is the demonstration of practical initiative; respectful, courteous, and cooperative relationships; as well as affirmative, efficient, and ethical working practices.

The Assistant Technical Director will work under the Technical Director to help oversee all productions and technical needs for the Downey Theatre. The Assistant Technical Director will also help coordinate and communicate with clients to ensure all technical needs are met for their event. This position will also function as a supervisor and, in the absence of the Technical Director, supervise all technical staff, and attend production meetings.

This is a part time position, and is semi event-driven depending on the venue's event calendar.

REQUIREMENTS
-Minimum of BA in Technical Theatre OR equivalent experience.
-Minimum 2 years experience in technical theatre, preferable with experience in Carpentry, Electrics, Rigging, Sound Reinforcement, and Multimedia.
-Have working knowledge of all aspects of theatrical event production.
-Ability to supervise and lead running crew activities.
-Ability to work with clients to meet their event needs.
-Ability to troubleshoot.
-Ability to work a varying schedule, including nights and weekend.
-Working knowledge of Vectorworks and/or AutoCAD.
-Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Docs/Drive, -Calendar Management via Google Calendar.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-With the Technical Director:
Assist in organizing, pricing, purchasing, and coordinating the delivery of all production materials.
Ensure that the theatre is a safe working environment.
Maintain all technical equipment at the theatre.
Schedule / Coordinate technical staff for events / productions.
Train and Manage assigned production crews.
-Stage Manage events (rental or season) as needed.
If Technical Director is present, assume a role on the running crew for each event.
-Supervise / Direct crew and crew activities when Technical --Director is not present.
-Coordinate and Attend production meetings as needed.
-Assist in preparation of all necessary paperwork for productions.
-Establish relationships with clients as well as performers and assist in determining the needs of each event.
-Act as secondary liaison with clients regarding technical needs and work to make productions efficient and at or under the estimated budget.
-Help research and install Capital Improvements to the facility.
-Other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the essential functions of this job, the incumbent must be able to do the following: stand for extended periods; sit for extended periods; bend and reach for filing and other job-related functions; climb up and down stairs; bend, stoop, and lift to move and retrieve materials up to 50 lbs; pull, push, and lift; reach both above and below shoulder height. Specific visual abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to visually inspect work. Manual dexterity to operate computer and other office equipment required.



Contact

Steven Humenski

Technical Director

DowneyTheatreTechJobs(at)gmail(dot)com

http://www.DowneyTheatre.org

(562) 965-0910

Business Address

8435 Firestone Blvd

Downey, CA 90241

Posted: 07/29/2018 11:55:00 EST

Last Updated: 07/29/2018 15:00 EST

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