Barrington Stage Company

122 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

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Date Posted:
April 12, 2021

Region:
Western Massachusetts

Category:
Production/Design

Type:
Seasonal

BQ & Tent Master Electricians

Description:

Barrington Stage Company is seeking a Master Electrician to join our team in Pittsfield, MA for the summer season. BSC is a not-for-profit professional theatre company in the Berkshires with a three-fold mission: to produce top notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to engage our community with vibrant, inclusive educational outreach programs.

Barrington Stage is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age. We strongly encourage candidates of color, and/or from diverse backgrounds/underrepresented groups to apply.

Duties:

  • Communicate with Lighting Supervisor and Lighting Designers to accurately execute designs and maintain artistic standards of the highest level.

  • Responsible for installation of light plots, supervising the electrics crew during notes calls and show run, making sure all instruments and practicals are properly installed, circuited and functional.

  • Assist the Lighting Supervisor with pre-production preparations and shop prep as needed.

  • Maintain accurate and up to date paperwork for each production including, hook-ups and daily check-out sheets

  • Responsible for daily dimmer/channel check and running the lighting console during performances.

  • Construct and wire any scenic or practical items such as light boxes, LED Tape, or other production-specific lighting.

  • Assist the Lighting Supervisor with installing video monitors, projectors, and cameras as necessary.

  • Maintain all lighting instruments, lighting equipment (scrollers, fog machines, etc.), projection equipment, video monitors and cameras, to ensure safe operation.

  • Keep electrics storage areas clean and free of debris.

  • Follow all health and safety guidelines established by the theatre. Report any unsafe conditions or practices to your supervisor immediately.

  • This position is full-time seasonal and runs from May 24th through September 5th with a possible extension through October 20th. Pay is $685-$700 per week plus housing.

Qualifications:
  • Good leadership, communication and organizational skills.

  • Knowledge of theatrical lighting systems, instruments, equipment and software including Lightwright and Vectorworks.

  • Experience with ETC Ion console and ability to program efficiently and accurately.

  • Experience with programming and maintaining moving lights and LED fixtures.

  • Knowledge of theatrical rigging, electricity and wiring.

  • Able to read and understand light plots and related lighting paperwork

Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds and able to work from ladders, personnel lifts, and other heights.
How To Apply:
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@barringtonstageco.org with BQ Master Electrician or Tent Master Electrician in the subject line.
Apply by:
May 17, 2021
Salary:
$685
About this Organization:
Barrington Stage Company (BSC) is a not-for-profit professional theatre company in the Berkshires (MA) with a three-fold mission: to produce top-notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to engage our community with vibrant, inclusive educational outreach programs