Staff Electrician

The Juilliard School
New York, NY 10023

Job Details




Staff Electrician


• Works directly with the Studio Lighting Designers so as to accomplish the designer’s needs. Supervises the interns who are assigned as Master Electricians for certain venues.
• Prepares (or supervises) all paperwork pertaining to the productions in each studio.
• Insures 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 and technical rehearsals so as to maintain the integrity of the production.
• Prepares the theatre for tech rehearsals with headsets, cue lights, and running lights as needed.
• Supervises electrics crews throughout the production process.
• 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 Stage Managers 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.
• Assists with video needs for all of the productions and events within the school. Will work with each Master Electricians for each production as necessary and to support the set-up and maintenance thereof.
• Maintains the repertory light plot equipment (305 Studio) and supervises all electrics aspects of all workshops, concerts and associated rehearsals.
• Works on load-ins and focus calls as well as crew support in other spaces as time allows.
• Fulfills maintenance duties on a daily, weekly, and yearly basis both in the theatres and in the electrics shops.

• Two years’ experience as an electrician in a professional venue.
• Proficient in the use of the current lighting consoles.
• Ability to work as a team player and maintain a professional demeanor at all times.
• Computer literacy including the use of Lightwright and Vectorworks.
• Previous experience in a multi-purpose performance space preferred.
• Experience on opera, drama, and dance productions preferred.
• Experience in Cad helpful.

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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