Mills Entertainment
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
US

CATEGORY

Technical

TITLE

Technical Director/Master Electrician

DESCRIPTION

Technical Director/Master Electrician  

June 2017 – August 2017

Key dates (subject to change)

 

  Req. # TDME012017


Job Purpose

Mills Entertainment is seeking a Technical Director/Master Electrician for a summer 2017 tour. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·         Participate in production meetings and phone conferences prior to the tour dates

  • Manage the technical advance with venues, vendors and touring crew for each engagement
  • Supervise and direct local crew for all load-ins, shows, and load-outs
  • Execute the load-in of the tours lighting rig, including power distro, plot hang, patching, focus, and any necessary reprogramming
  • Maintain all tour lighting equipment, including maintenance and troubleshooting on moving fixtures, LED’s, and console when necessary
  • Execute lighting cues during performances
  •  Ensure that all equipment and show supplies are ready for movement post-show
  • Ensure that the team adheres to all safety procedures
  • Assist Tour Manager and other staff as necessary

 

Required Qualifications include, but are not limited to:

·      · Industry and touring experience (3-5 years required)
· Experience working with and supervising a local crew under IATSE union regulations
·Strong knowledge in power distribution and data networking
· Strong overall knowledge of both conventional and intelligent lighting fixtures, including hang, focus, patch, and programming
· Programming experience with at least one of the following lighting consoles: ETC Ion, Hog4, GrandMA2
· Ability to work in high-pressure situations and strong communications skills
· Experience troubleshooting technical issues and making repairs on the road
· Valid driver’s license 

Housing and per diem are provided for during rehearsal period and performance dates.

 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to crewjobs@millsentertainment.com – Referencing Req. # TDME012017 in subject line.

Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to reply to all submissions.

No phone calls or office visits, please.

Mills Entertainment is the industry leader in branded live entertainment. We collaborate with top artists and content partners to produce and promote engagements at theaters, arenas, casinos, and colleges throughout the United States and internationally.

The work we do is exciting, challenging, and enjoyable. We are seeking applicants with a passion for live entertainment and a desire to join the industry’s leading team. Our positions operate in a high-performance environment and require confident, competent, and level-headed individuals.


DURATION

June 1, 2017 – August 31, 2017



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