Head Electrician


Head Electrician

CATEGORY: Technical

Ogunquit Playhouse
Ogunquit, ME 03907


Amanda Woodward

Job Details


Job Opening – Head Electrician/ Lighting Supervisor


Ogunquit Playhouse, Ogunquit, Maine seeks an experienced Head Electrician/Lighting Supervisor for our 2021 Season and Youth Programs productions. Approximate dates of employment between August and November, 2021.


Ideal Candidate: Must be detail-oriented, organized and focused in a fast paced outdoor working environment. Experience drafting and executing lighting plots, design/construction of set electrics, and routine equipment maintenance are imperative.


Job Duties/Expectations include (but are not limited to):

-Assign line sets, circuits and dimmers, and determine cable paths for each lighting plot

-Recognize and acquire necessary rental equipment

-Pre-production work and planning with other production departments

-Supervision of electrics team

-Schedule and plan weekly work calls

-Repair and maintenance of conventional and automated lighting equipment

-Show documentation and maintenance

-Final Show documentation updated and provided to PM for each show

-Managing and reporting production lighting budget

-Maintaining and organizing Lighting Department inventory and infrastructure

-Assist in rehearsals and load-in/strike as necessary

-Complete AEA Haze and Smoke paperwork for all shows


Required Skills:

-EOS Family console configuration and programming

-Lightwright 5 and Vectorworks 2015 or newer

-Proficiency in the safe use of ladders, lifts, and fall arrest equipment

-Experience with counterweight rigging systems and spotline rigging

-Network configuration and management (physical networks as well as ETC Net3, sACN, ArtNet, and OSC)


Helpful Skills:

-Projection Design and content editing

- Streaming experience, including working with multiple cameras for live streaming preferred

-Technical skills related to video and projection

-QLab 3

-PRG Mbox

-General understanding of special effects including but not limited to atmospherics and electromechanical effects

-Midi and other forms of show control


Salary and housing included.


Ogunquit Playhouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to promoting the growth of a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Please send letter, resume and references to Amanda Woodward, Production Manager, at production@ogunquitplayhouse.org. Please include 2021 HEAD ELECTRICIAN/LIGHTING SUPERVISOR in the subject line.




August 2, 2021 - November 7, 2021


800/ week



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