PAT Theatre Technician PX (Lighting, Sound/Video, Flyman/Rigger, and/or Stage Manager)

Employer
Antelope Valley College
Location
Lancaster, California
Salary
$20.00 - $24.00 Hourly
Closing date
Aug 18, 2021

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Antelope Valley College

 

PAT Theatre Technician PX (Lighting, Sound/Video, Flyman/Rigger, and/or Stage Manager)

Salary: $20.00 - $24.00 Hourly

Deadline: Continuous

 

Complete job description and application available online at: http://50.73.55.13/counter.php?id=201707

 

DESCRIPTION

Under the work direction of the Performing Arts Theatre Manager/Technical Director or other assigned supervisor.

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

LIGHTING: 

Typical duties under the work direction of the Performing Arts Theatre Manager or other assigned supervisor.

• Sets up and operates theatrical/stage lighting equipment including light Hang & Focus, circuiting, cabling, operating a Spot during rehearsals and performances for various theatre, opera, meetings, choral and music concerts, dance, variety shows and other college and outside rental events.

• Hangs basic light plot with three-color wash, specials and creates a House Light plot.

• Ensures that lighting equipment is in proper clean working condition.

• Reads light plots provided by producers and adapts and restores House plot.

• Designs and implements lighting for a variety of events.

• Operates a variety of lighting consoles and writes cues into board. 

• Provides House Light Plot and instrument inventory to producers.

• Orders expendables and other needed materials for theatre lighting operations.

• Performs basic troubleshooting and maintenance of equipment being used.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

SOUND / VIDEO: 

• Typical duties under the work direction of the Performing Arts Theatre Manager or other assigned supervisor.

• Sets up sound reinforcement, including microphones, cable and monitors, for rehearsals and performances for various theatre, opera, meetings, choral and music concerts, dance, variety shows and other college and outside rental events.

• Operates sound/video equipment, playback; writes cues and records event as necessary.

• Operates mixing console to maintain appropriate audio-levels (including Meyer Acoustic system).

• Operates Projector for screenings and presentations.

• Coordinates and provides sound/video related services for activities.

• Ensures that audio equipment is in proper working condition for assigned performances/events.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

FLYMAN / RIGGER: 

• Typical duties under the work direction of the Performing Arts Theatre Manager or other assigned supervisor.

• Coordinates and/or directs the safe setup, installation, use and maintenance of rigging equipment, including the J.R. Clancy Scenic Control fly system, used during scheduled events.

• Coordinates and/or directs the delivery, set up, operation, dismantling and striking of rigging and rigging equipment needed for scheduled events. 

• Rigs all scenery.

• Operates the fly rail.

• Hangs points, call bridles and ties knots.

• Hangs soft goods and hard set pieces.

• Operates rigging equipment during load-ins, shows and load-outs. 

• Assists outside company riggers to install and Strikes equipment.

• Identifies any additional rigging equipment that may be required.

• Performs basic troubleshooting and maintenance of equipment being used.

• Always adheres to safety standards for rigging equipment and uses safe working methods.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

STAGE MANAGER: 

Typical duties under the work direction of the Performing Arts Theatre Manager or other assigned supervisor.

• Overall duties will include stage management, ensuring smooth and efficient rehearsals and execution of performances.

• Assists in the coordination and direction of the work of technical crew, set-up and strike and work assignments.

• Acts as a liaison between the various crews involved in backstage production.

• Coordinates, oversees, and/or directs the set-up of stages.

• During the rehearsal process, records all of the blocking, lighting cues, prop usage, costume changes, and entrances of the performers.

• Makes dressing room assignments.

• Creates and maintains metrics reports for each work call.

• Communicates with the front-of-house manager regarding house open, show start and resumption of show after intermission.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

LEVEL 1:  Any combination of experience and/or education equal to a minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of theatrical experience in the field of expertise.

LEVEL 2:  Any combination of experience and/or education equal to a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of theatrical experience in the field of expertise.

LEVEL 3:  Any combination of experience and/or education equal to a minimum of more than five (5) years of theatrical experience in the field of expertise.

Please note:

List of reference: Verifiable Employment references, must include:

Employer name

Supervisor contact information (name, email and/or phone number)

What level of duties was performed and

Dates employed

 

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Terminology, methods, practices, and techniques in specific area of expertise above (i.e., lighting, sound, flyman/rigger, and/or stage management) with emphasis on live events.

• Hanging and focusing instruments; programming cues into lighting boards; and other lighting design practices.

• Appropriate backstage health, safety, and operational standards

 

ABILITY TO: 

Follow established backstage health, safety, and operational practices and procedures. 

• Manage time effectively and handle workload in an accurate and efficient manner. 

• Understand and carry out oral and written directions.

• Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

• Advise and interact effectively with technical and non-technical workers, faculty, students, outside renters and volunteers.

• Cross-train in other Theatre Tech assignments.

• Work with frequent interruptions while maintaining strong detail orientation, be flexible and adaptable under varied conditions and requirements, and maintain composure/perform well under time pressures.

• Work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays, depending upon performance schedules.

PHYSICAL EFFORT:

Ability to exert physical effort, such as walking, climbing, standing, reaching, pulling, lifting 50 lbs., bending and twisting.   

• Ability to maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception for communicating with others

• Sitting or standing for extended periods of time

 

For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at https://www.avc.edu/administration/hr/employment or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.

Organization

Antelope Valley College is a comprehensive community college in the California Community College System dedicated to providing services to a broad range of students with a variety of educational goals. Antelope Valley College is dedicated to providing educational programs and services as expressed in the California Master Plan for Higher Education. The College is committed to equal educational opportunity and reinforces that commitment through a program of active affirmation of diversity.

Antelope Valley College is dedicated to meeting the dynamic needs of a changing community. The College addresses the educational needs of a diverse and evolving population. The College recognizes that it is uniquely capable of responding to the requirements of regional business, industry, and public service, as well as the social and cultural needs of the Antelope Valley.
Antelope Valley College affirms the rights of the individual and respects human dignity. The programs and activities of the College foster the individual's ability to think clearly, critically, and independently to meet the demands of an increasingly complex society. The student is the primary concern of the College. The curriculum, activities, and services of the College help students understand their physical, cultural, ethnic, and social environment. The preservation of academic freedom provides a college environment in which students and faculty can examine ideas freely.

This philosophy is reflected in the curriculum, the student-faculty relation-ships, the services and resources, and the policies of the College.

Antelope Valley College, a public institution of higher education, provides a quality,comprehensive education to a diverse population of learners. We are committed to student success offering value and opportunity, in service to our community.

We offer:

Associate Degree Programs

Associate degree programs comprised of general education courses, proficiency requirements, designated courses in a specific major or area of emphasis. Associate degrees provide students with “the ability to think and to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing; to use mathematics; to understand the modes of inquiry of the major disciplines; to be aware of other cultures and times; to achieve insights gained through experience in thinking about ethical problems; and to develop the capacity for self-understanding.”

Career Technical Programs

Certificate and degree programs comprised of “essential career technical instruction” in a variety of business, technical, and occupational courses designed to enhance students’ knowledge and skills leading to employment, career advancement, certification, and state or federal licensure. We award both Chancellor’s Office approved Certificates of Achievement and locally approved Certificates of Proficiency.

Transfer/General Education Courses

Transfer/general education courses in communication and critical thinking, the physical and biological sciences, arts and humanities, social and behavioral sciences, and technical education. Completion of these courses allows students to fulfill degree requirements or enroll in upper division courses and programs at accredited four-year institutions through our articulation agreements.

Basic Skills Courses

Basic skills courses in reading, writing, mathematics, English as a Second Language, and learning and study skills. These courses offer students essential foundation skills that are necessary for success in college-level degree applicable courses.

Student Support and Instructional Support

A variety of services in academic, career, and personal counseling, in library instruction and course support, in learning assistance. These services support the needs of students in pursuing and achieving their educational goals.

Workforce Preparation and Economic Development

Workforce programs, job preparation courses (non-degree applicable) and a variety of services that contribute to the educational and economic well being of the community.

Personal Enrichment and Professional Development

Community service offerings, non-credit, not-for-credit classes and services that develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for students to be effective members of the community. These classes enhance the community’s social, cultural, and economic well being. Non-credit course offerings may lead to a Certificate of Completion and/or Certificate of Competency.

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