The Public Theater
New York, NY

Expires: 09/02/20


$25 per hour

The Public Theater seeks a Master Electrician for this summers first production for Free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Strong candidates will possess excellent leadership qualities, persistent attention to detail, and a collaborative attitude. The Master Electrician takes on the impressive task of prepping, installing, and supporting a large outdoor rig of 500-700 fixtures (intelligent and conventional) and an abundance of set electrics with the help of large team of talented technicians. This position starts on April 6th, 2020 and continues through May 31st, 2020.

The Public seeks to reflect the diversity of the city we serve. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key Accountabilities:
Prep and maintain all show specific paperwork under the guidance of the Production Electrician
Communicate with the design team about adds and changes to the paperwork
Oversee the prep, hang, circuiting, network, control, and focus of all fixtures and set electrics
Efficiently manage a team consisting of 2 AMEs and 8-12 electricians to implement the lighting plan
Coordinate with leads from other departments to share space and optimize load-in
Complete notes as they arise through tech and previews
Create checklists and cheat sheets for the Light Board Operator for the run of the show
Troubleshoot and replace malfunctioning equipment as needed
Promote and enforce safe workmanship and working conditions
Perform other duties as assigned

Experience in Master Electrician roles on large-scale productions
Proficiency in Word, Excel, Lightwright, and Vectorworks
Understanding of basic lighting programming and show networking
Knowledge of basic theater rigging and modern lighting equipment
Strong supervisory skills, organization and attention to detail
Adept communication skills
Ability to maintain calm under pressure in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines
Long weeks plus evening and weekend hours required during tech and previews

The Public is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.

This is a Non-Exempt position, according to the Fair Labor Standards Act. This position pays $25/hr with a weekly minimum guarantee of 50 hours per week and overtime after 40 hours per week.

Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@publictheater.org.


Manny Bejarano

Associate Director of Human Resources


(212) 539-8519

Business Address

425 Lafayette Street

New York, NY 10003

Posted: 03/02/2020 11:05:00 EST

Last Updated: 03/02/2020 14:00 EST

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