Flat Rock Playhouse
Flat Rock, NC

Expires: 11/22/18

Job Dates

11/19/18 - 12/22/18


$10 - $11 per hour

Flat Rock Playhouse (The State Theatre of North Carolina) seeks an Electrician/Light Board Operator for our Christmas Concert: A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas, our kids show Junie B Jingle Bells, and closing out our spaces for the season. Employment period would be November 19* through December 22, 2018. (*Note: Thanksgiving day and day after will be off. Can work around other schedules as needed this week.)

The Electrician reports directly to the Head of Lighting to help coordinate, plan, and maintain all of the lighting needs for two theatre venues.

Candidates should exhibit skill in lighting console operation (primarily ETC ION) and will be expected to assist in maintaining accessories such as scrollers, hazers, LED fixtures, moving lights, and other DMX equipment. Additional expectations include implementation of lighting designs, reading a light plot, hanging, focusing and troubleshooting conventional and intelligent lighting fixtures. The Electrician will also be the responsible for maintaining most productions, including: daily start-up, running pre-show checks, operating the board, daily shut-down.

The ideal candidate will possess:

A positive attitude, strong communication skills, and ability to work well under stress are extremely important. A team player who is serious about her or his role on a production team.

Knowledge of and operating ability of theatrical lighting consoles (ETC ION), digital and conventional theatrical lighting equipment, DMX and network-based systems.

Ability to use Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Calendar, Google Drive and Dropbox. Lightwright 6 are a plus.

Must have a valid drivers license. Reliable transportation a plus.

Must be able to lift 70 lbs. Must be able to work from heights, i.e. catwalks, grids, genie lifts. Must be able to climb 250 lbs. rated ladder.

Strong communication skills: both verbal and written

Demonstrated ability to finish work on time and work as part of a team

Salary is $10 an hour, negotiable with experience.

Housing is provided (No animals allowed) for a weekly fee. For more information on FRP, visit flatrockplayhouse.org. Please send cover letter, resume, and references with subject line: XMas Elec Position to lighting@flatrockplayhouse.org.


Cj Barnwell

Head of Lighting and Projections



(828) 693-0731

Business Address

2661 Greenville Highway

Flat Rock, NC 28731

Posted: 11/08/2018 16:40:00 EST

Last Updated: 11/08/2018 20:00 EST

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