Technical Operations Manager
1. Designs, sets up, maintains, and operates sound system for theatre, dance, music, and other productions and projects.
2. Determines the necessary technical supports, such as lighting, sound, staging, and special needs, necessary for events and performances presented at the facility in advance of production dates.
3. Operates, maintains and safeguards the technical assets of the theatre, including supervising the use of lighting, sound, communications equipment, and the use and maintenance of stage facilities.
4. Maintains inventory of relevant materials and equipment.
5. Assists in recruiting, training and assignment of volunteer or paid technical staff for individual shows.
6. Assists with the preparation and control of production budgets; maintains inventory and orders specialized supplies.
7. Attends technical week rehearsals, in order to supervise and assist in the technical aspects of the show.
8. Monitors the condition of equipment including lighting, sound, and rigging equipment; arranges for the repair and replacement within budgetary constraints; performs preventive maintenance on equipment.
9. Orients facility renters and visiting productions to safety, technical characteristics and other areas of facility operations; facilitates the use of the technical facilities by the resident company and others engaged by or renting the facility.
10. Prepares accounting summaries for settlements and other types of reports as required.
11. Makes recommendations to the Board of Directors or theatre leadership regarding capital purchases of technical equipment.
12. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
• Strong ability of sound design and soundboard operation
• Knowledge of current technological developments/trends
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies
• Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control
• Ability to plan work schedules and assign duties
• Knowledge of theater and/or events staging, sound and lighting
• Knowledge of theatrical staging techniques, materials, equipment, and facilities
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
• Knowledge of digital stage production methods, processes and techniques
• Knowledge of theatrical lighting techniques and equipment
• Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals
• Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures
• Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
• Ability to resolve customer complaints and concerns
Salaried position. 2-3 years experience preferred. Please submit a letter of interest and relevant resume to email@example.com.
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