Flat Rock Playhouse
Flat Rock, NC

Expires: 07/10/19

Job Dates

05/13/19 - 08/18/19


$10 - $11 per hour

Flat Rock Playhouse (The State Theatre of North Carolina) seeks an Electrician/Light Board Operator to join its 2019 Season Production Staff. Employment period would be May 13 through August 18, 2019 (with possible extension to November 24, 2019.)

The Electrician reports directly to the Master Electrician and Head of Lighting + Projections to help coordinate, plan, and maintain all of the lighting and video needs for productions and events.

Candidates should exhibit skill in lighting console operation and programming (ETC EOS software) and have an understanding of Vectorworks and Lightwright. The Electrician will be expected to assist in maintaining an extensive lighting inventory, including equipment 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 must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays. 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:

Strong organizational skill. Ability to keep track of a large inventory of lighting equipment and practicals, and ability to keep workspaces, booths and offices clean and organized on a daily basis.

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, sACN and other network-based systems.

Ability to use Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Calendar, Google Drive and Dropbox. Knowledge of Vectorworks and Lightwright 6 is 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 with lighting equipment.

Strong communication skills: both verbal and written.

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

A creative problem solver who anticipates problems and communicates strategies and plans in order to proactively solve problems in advance.

Salary is $10 - $11 per hour and based on skills and 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: 2019 Elec Position to the email listed above. Interviews will begin late-January and continue until position is filled.


Cj Barnwell

Head of Lighting and Projections



(828) 693-0731

Business Address

2661 Greenville Highway

Flat Rock, NC 28731

Posted: 05/03/2019 12:30:00 EST

Last Updated: 05/03/2019 11:31 EST

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