Willson Theater Master Electrician

The Juilliard School
New York, NY 10023

Job Details




Willson Theater Master Electrician



•Works directly with the Lighting Designer so as to accomplish the designer’s needs. Supervises the interns who are assigned as Master electricians in the Willson Theater.
•Prepares all paperwork pertaining to the productions in this space.
•Ensures that all of the lighting/video equipment is properly and safely hung and focused for productions.
•Wires all practicals for the productions.
•Attends all production meetings, rehearsals and performances so as to maintain the integrity of the production.
•Prepares the theater for tech rehearsals with headsets, cue lights, and running lights as needed.
•Supervises electrics crews throughout the production process, including a student crew for Dance Workshops and Dance Senior Production
•Determines the appropriate crew calls and note sessions with the Electrics Shop Supervisor and the Lighting Designer.
•Processes all purchase orders used for the rental of equipment or the purchase of items related to the productions.
•Informs the Electrics Shop Supervisor as to the status of the productions.
•Instruct the Willson Theater Stage Manager in regards to the equipment available to them.
•Works with the Chief Audio Engineer to understand the basic sound support for each production and to assist in the set-up and maintenance thereof.
•Works with the Staff Electrician to understand the basic video support for each production and to assist in the set-up and maintenance thereof.
•Maintains the repertory light plot equipment and supervises all electrics aspects of all workshops, concerts, and associated rehearsals.
•Assists with the training of interns in the areas of maintenance, as assistants, and as board operators.
•Works on load-ins and focus calls in other spaces as time allows.
•Fulfills maintenance duties on a daily, weekly, and yearly basis both in the theaters and in the electrics shops.

Minimum Requirements:
•Two years experience as a Master Electrician in a professional venue.
•Strong organizational and communication skills.
•Ability to work as a team player and maintain a professional demeanor at all times.
•Computer literacy including the use of Lightwright and Vectorworks.
•Working closely with students and stage craft practices.

Preferred Background:
•Previous experience in a multi-purpose performance space.
•Experience on opera, drama, and dance productions.
•Experience in Cad helpful.
•Experience with student mentoring and crew management a plus.

The Juilliard School has an ongoing commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusiveness throughout the community and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the School’s administration.

The Juilliard School is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and working environment. Therefore, employment with Juilliard will be contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

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