This position is responsible for overseeing the Electrics Department, and ensuring that the technical and aesthetic standards of the show’s lighting and electrics-related special effects are of the highest caliber. This is a full time position reporting to the Production Stage Manager.
Supervisory responsibilities include but are not limited to: Maintaining open communication about electrics issues and notes with other departments, stage management, and local direction team; Overseeing the maintenance of the electrics rig; scheduling the electrics department, planning the annual budget, attending meetings and rehearsals, and overseeing the hiring, training and evaluation of all electricians.
Show responsibilities include performing preset duties, executing show cues as well as changeover & post show duties in a safe, professional and timely manner. The Electrics Supervisor is required to work a minimum of 3 shows per week (more may be necessary during the Holiday Seasons – Spring Break, and Thanksgiving through New Year’s).
Qualified candidates must have an extensive background in theatrical lighting and running a crew. Solid experience in maintaining and repairing production gear is required. Basic carpentry skills are preferred. Qualified candidates must be safety conscious, detail-oriented, an excellent communicator/collaborator, organized, and capable of having fun while maintaining high work standards.
We are committed to building a creative and dynamic workplace that celebrates individual differences and diversity and treats everyone with fairness and respect. BMG does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual's race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local regulations.
5+ years of related experience required. Bachelor’s or Applicable Degree preferred. This is a full-time hourly position that requires night and weekend hours. Competitive Benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Life Insurance and 401K Plans.
We are seeking to hire this position immediately; resumes will be accepted until role is filled. Interested applicants should send (please include position title in subject line) cover letter, resume along with 2 references to
Lisa Hackman, Interim Production Stage Manager
Email to Astorjobs@blueman.com
OR Astor Show Productions
434 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10003
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