Technician (P/T), CP2N10983PARTS

Glen Ellyn, IL
Oct 13, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Set-up, operate or take down theatrical costumes, lighting, sound and stage equipment, (including sets and props), for Arts Center events (load-ins, rehearsals, performances and load-outs.)

Position Title: Technician (P/T), CP2N10983PARTS

Duties of Position:

  • Executing sound plots for theatrical productions. a. Set-up and cable wired and wireless microphones, speakers, direct inputs and other sound equipment. b. Operate sound equipment including mixing consoles, reel-to-reel and cassette tape decks, CD and DAT recorder/players, amplifiers, equalizers, compressor/limiters, and special effects.
  • Executing specific stage lighting requirements. a. Hang, circuit, color and focus stage lighting equipment. b. Operate manual and computerized lighting control consoles. c. Set-up and operate follow spots.
  • Executing specific stage scenery requirements. a. Set-up and shift scenery, wagons, revolves, etc. b. Operate power driven stage equipment including lifts and winches. c. Operate special effects devices including fog and smoke machines.
  • Painting scenery from designer's painter elevations acting as scenic artist.
  • Executing special rigging requirements. a. Mount and weight flying scenery, draperies, backdrops, scrims, etc. b. Operate counterweight fly system.
  • Executing specific costume requirements, such as stitch and cut, manage wardrobe. a. Act as dresser for rehearsals and performances.
  • Executing specific make-up requirements.
  • Set-up and operation of projection equipment including slides, film, video, gobos and scene machines.
  • Loading and unloading of scenery, props, lights, etc. from vehicles at AC loading dock.

Experience and Education:



High school graduate


6 months experience in an area of technical theatre.



One year college.


Theatrical lighting, sound, stage and costume construction equipment.

Equipment & Working Conditions:

Heavy lifting up to 50 lbs., climbing ladders and catwalk

Department: Performing Arts - PARTS

Position Type: Part time - PT

Pay Type: Hourly Non-Exempt