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Barrington Stage Company, Inc. Head Electrician/Board Op in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre company located in the heart of the Berkshires, is seeking a Head Electrician for our St Germain Stage to join our team in Pittsfield, MA. This position ensures high quality lighting for every performance throughout the BSC 2024 season in their venue. The Head Electrician supervises the staff electricians. This position requires an independent individual with knowledge of theatrical lighting systems that is able to work with a team to reach the artistic goals of the production. Barrington Stage has a three-fold mission: to produce top notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to engage our community with vibrant, inclusive educational outreach programs. BSC is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age. We strongly encourage candidates of color, and/or from diverse backgrounds/underrepresented groups to apply. Responsibilities: - Assist in providing all lighting support for productions throughout the BSC 2024 season, as directed by the Lighting Supervisor - Hang, focus and strike lighting instruments as instructed by the Lighting Supervisor - Program and operate computers and lighting consoles - Complete pre-show checks and shut down procedures for all lighting equipment before and after each performance, and complete quick repairs as needed - Accurately execute the lighting design as set by the lighting designer during technical rehearsals, and replicate this design accurately and consistently as called by the Stage Manager throughout the show run - Repair and maintain practicals and other show-specific effects during run of production - Help maintain lighting instruments, equipment, tools and projections equipment and make sure they are in safe and proper working order - Aid in the construction and wiring of specialty items such as light boxes, star drops and LED Tape projects - Keep the electrics shop as well as the lighting booth for the venue clean and organized throughout the season Skills: - Strong communication, organizational and time management skills - Knowledge of theatrical lighting systems and equipment - Knowledge of ETC Lighting Consoles and Fixtures - Experience with Hang and Focus from a light plot and designer instruction - Experience with DMX equipment, atmospherics moving lights and LED fixtures - Working knowledge of theatrical rigging, electricity, wiring and soldering - Ability to work as part of a team but also take on individual responsibilities - Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and comfortable working at heights - Proficient with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Adobe Acrobat This position reports to the Lighting Supervisor. It is a full-time, seasonal position. Contract: 5/20/2024 through 10/14/2024

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