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Master Technician, Audio & Electrics
Position Title Master Technician, Audio & Electrics Department Hopkins Center Position Number 0126702 Hiring Range Minimum $21.20 Hiring Range Maximum
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To provide technical support to meet the highly complex audio and lighting requirements for both Visiting Artists and in
-house musical events, concerts, student and ensemble musical productions and theatrical and dance productions by exercising a master's level of skill in all aspects of the trade.
This is a nine-month position (September through June).
Five years of practical experience in technical production of the performing arts or Associates degree with 3 three years practical experience or equivalent.
Associates' degree in Technical Theater or the equivalent.
Current technical knowledge of theatrical and concert sound and lighting technologies.
Ability to handle potentially difficult situations pertaining to artists, staff, and patrons in a diplomatic manner.
Ability to train and oversee student and Union personnel in audio and lighting technologies.
Working knowledge of electricity, and electronics troubleshooting.
Basic knowledge of theatrical carpentry, scenic design and rigging.
Familiarity with procedures for safely transporting a variety of musical equipment, including, but not limited to, pianos and harpsichords.
CPR certification and knowledge of basic first aid.
Membership in IATSE and familiarity with AEA rules and regulations.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all constituencies in a diverse institution; the ability to foster inclusiveness and diversity.
The following training must be successfully completed prior to performing work to which the training relates: Driver Safety, Forklift Operator Certification.
Preferred Qualifications SEIU Level Not an SEIU Position FLSA Non-Exempt Employment Category Regular Full Time Department Contact for Cover Letter Keely Ayres, Senior Production Manager Equal Opportunity Employer
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
UNION POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO IATSE UNION MEMBERS ONLY DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF POSTING. AFTER ONE WEEK OF POSTING, IT IS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE DARTMOUTH COMMUNITY.
Work Schedule: 40 hours a week, varied hours including nights and weekends. This is a full-time 9-month position.
OPEN TO UNION MEMBERS ONLY FROM (12/3/18) THROUGH (12/9/18).
Quick Link http://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/48450
Designs or executes sound system requirements for Visiting Artists and in-house classical, jazz, rock, theatrical and dance productions.
Incorporates and sets up equipment such as mixing consoles, real time analyzers, graphic and parametic equalizers, compressor limiters, amplifiers, processors, CD, DAT, and cassette recorders, etc.
Determines system layout and cabling, speaker selection, types and locations of microphones to be used and creates input assignments.
Performs sound system checks prior to performance.
Reviews scripts to determine need for sound effects; selects and records appropriate sound effects.
Operates or oversees operation of equipment during rehearsals and performances.
Monitors performances and responds to unanticipated as well as predetermined requirements for specific sound or sound reinforcement.
Produces live quality archival recordings of most in-house and occasional Visiting Artist events.
Provides direction to student and union work crews in sound system set-up and removal.
Designs or executes lighting designs for Visiting Artists and in-house classical, jazz, rock, theatrical and dance productions.
Selects appropriate lighting instrumentation and circuiting to meet production needs.
Participates in and/or oversees lighting focus.
Programs, operates or oversees operation of lighting consoles during rehearsals and performances.
Provides direction to student and union work crews in lighting system set-up and removal.
Prepares and performs repair, maintenance, and documentation of audio, lighting and stage equipment policies and protocols.
Assists in the accomplishment of more difficult repairs.
Maintains inventory of audio, lighting, and stage supplies; advises on needs to replace/purchase.
Assists Management on annual inspection of administrative and technical systems and components.
Oversees student and Union work crews with assigned phases of production set-up, e.g., unloading of trucks, setting up sound and lighting systems, moving scenery, installing basic rigging, etc.
Monitors progress of work with delegated department to ensure that published schedules and specifications are maintained.
Keeps supervisor updated on status of work.
Provides on the job training and conducts workshops for students in all aspects of technical production
Provides instruction to visiting personnel and other production staff, as requested.
Responds to the needs of artist's production representatives, directors, designers, etc.
Coordinates assigned activities backstage for department's needs during rehearsals and performances.
Assists management in assuring the safe use of a variety of potentially dangerous stage equipment and in implementing procedures for safe and efficient audio set-ups, stage * lighting, stage set-ups, rigging, and other technical production practices.
Assists in the set-up and/or construction of concert and event staging, equipment, scenery, soft goods and basic rigging.
Assists in loading and unloading of equipment to/from vehicles.
Operates rental vehicles for transportation of artists and equipment to remote performance locations.
May operate and when requested by Management may instruct staff in use of power tools including saws, drills, screw guns, nailers and staple guns, grinders, etc.
Work requires: bending (40%); kneeling (40%); climbing (20%); standing (60%) and working in cramped or awkward positions (20%).
Work involves regular lifting (60%); carrying (60%); and holding (10%) objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
Work involves exposure to hazards from electric shock (20%), including burns (2%) and cuts (5%).
Work is performed at high altitudes on ladders (10%), personnel lifts (20%), or on rigging grids (50%).
Work involves driving trucks up to 28' in length ( 5 ).
Work requires irregular hours, including nights (80), weekends (50%) and overtime ( 30% ).
Work requires wearing special or protective clothing, e.g. aprons or overalls (5%); gloves (5%); goggles or masks (5%); and ear plugs (5%).
Note: Employment will be contingent upon possession of a valid U.S. or Canadian driver's license and continued qualification as an Approved Driver under the Dartmouth College Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Policy.
- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned
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