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Job Summary The purpose of Development and Institute Relations (DIR) is to foster a thriving and engaged community of support for Caltech. By connecting the people who share and support Caltech's mission and values, we will ensure the Institute receives the necessary resources to achieve Caltech's aspirations and sustain its excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship in perpetuity. DIR team members embrace and uphold the values of diversity, integrity, respect, focus, and pride.
Campus Programs connects Caltech to the broader community and donors through the presentation of high quality public events supported by experienced theatre professionals. This Stage Technician position supports programs in a variety of performing arts and campus events held in the Caltech auditoriums and on the Beckman Mall. The Stage Technician will be a member of the professional staff that will perform a variety of tasks involved in stage production including; audio engineering/system set-up and support, lighting installation/focus, light board operation, follow spot operation, projection system operation, staging/equipment installation and operation for scheduled events.
This is a full time position. The work schedule is assigned based on the event schedule. Some evening and weekend work required and some overtime is to be expected.
Job Duties - Lighting support for scheduled events in the Caltech auditoriums - Work in collaboration with production staff to execute light hangs, focus, strike, and restoration of all production lighting equipment - Operate light boards for select events - Operate follow spot for select events - Audio support for scheduled events in the Caltech auditoriums - Work in collaboration with production staff to execute audio load-ins, sound checks, performances, strike and restoration of all production audio equipment - Operate sound consoles for select events - Audio/Visual support for scheduled events in the Caltech auditoriums - Work in collaboration with production staff to execute set up and operation of audio/visual equipment including projectors, computers, video playback and recording equipment, etc. - Assist with maintenance and operation of auditorium systems and equipment including lighting, audio, rigging, staging, etc. - Perform the physical duties necessary for the set-up and strike of all scheduled events - Perform work in accordance with Institute and regulatory agencies (e.g. OSHA) safety standards and practices - Other duties as assigned
Basic Qualifications - 5 or more years of relevant experience - Ability to apply advanced technical skills in event support and services - Ability to evaluate and apply standard techniques, tools, materials, procedures and/or equipment to accomplish tasks - Expertise and experience in adequately troubleshooting equipment malfunctions, modifications, upgrades, repairs, etc. - Ability to use hand tools and electronic instruments - Proficiency in the operation of theatrical technical equipment including lighting instruments, dimmers, follow spots, lighting control surfaces, audio consoles, microphones, wireless microphone systems, and projection systems - Effective problem solving and organizational skills - Demonstrate the ability to practice and adhere to organizational values - Must possess and maintain a valid California driver's license throughout the course of employment - Physical strength to lift up to 50 lbs. on a daily basis, including moving stage sets and props, audio equipment and lighting equipment - Ability to bend in all directions, climb stairs and ladders, squeeze with arms and hands, operate machinery, and work outdoors in all kinds of weather
Preferred Qualifications - Knowledge and experience with programming ETC lighting consoles. (ETC Ion) - Proficiency in the operation of digital mixing consoles (Yamaha CL5, Allen and Heath GLD, Yamaha PM5D) - Proficiency in the operation of video switchers and PowerPoint/Keynote presentation software.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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