Job

Lighting and Sound Technician

Barrington Stage Company

122 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Deadline

Rolling

Posted

Nov 12, 2021

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the lighting and sound needs of BSC events during the “off season” (mid-October through mid-May), including the annual 10×10 New Play Festival in February
  • Serve as the point person for rental groups using the theatre spaces during that time.
  • Oversee all maintenance of lighting equipment, sound gear and projection equipment making sure they are in safe and proper working order
  • Keep lighting, sound and projection storage areas clean and organized
  • Maintain inventory lists of lighting, sound and projection equipment
  • Assist with other projects including facilities and vehicle maintenance and repair as needed
  • Keep up to date with current trends and technologies in lighting, sound and projection design and equipment and provide suggestions to improve equipment and infrastructure for BSC facilities
  • During the summer and fall seasons the Lighting and Sound Technician will assist the Lighting Supervisor and the Audio Supervisor as needed

This position reports to the Director of Production and Operations. It is full-time and requires working nights and weekends when the theatre is in production.

Salary is $40,000-$45,000 commensurate with experience plus relocation assistance offered to out-of-town candidates as well as competitive benefit package.

Requirements

Skills:

  • Proficient with VectorWorks, Lightwright, QLab, Dante, MS Office and Google Suite
  • Experience with analogue and digital mixing consoles including Yamaha CL5 and Yamaha MC7 and experience with ETC family of lighting consoles including Eos, Ion, Element and Express boards.
  • Knowledge of theatrical sound systems and equipment including speakers, microphones, amplifiers, EQ and processing gear
  • Experience with moving lights, knowledge of theatrical rigging, electricity and wiring
  • Knowledge of video and projection systems and equipment
  • Able to read and understand blueprints, light plots and sound plots
  • Able to work from ladders, personnel lifts, and other heights.
  • Motivated, self-starter able to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Driver’s License required; personal vehicle recommended.