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Job Title: Theatre Technician
Department: Office of Events
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports to (Position Title): Assistant Technical Manager of Performance SpacesÂ
Work Schedule: Flexible
Job Code & Description:
General purpose: The Theatre Technician position is responsible for providing technical assistance in MICA performance spaces and assisting the Manager and Assistant Technical Manager of Performance Spaces in their duties.
Summary of Essential FunctionsÂ
Act as the primary technician at events
Under some supervision, execute assigned work including setting up and running events
Assist with the maintenance of the performance spaces and its environs
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:Â
Regular assignment as the Falvey Hall, BBOX, A Box and other performance spaceâs primary technician for AV, lighting, and sound.
Assist with the setup and preparation for events, classes, visitors, etc.; concert/performance/gallery/exhibit set-up and break down; move objects, furniture, trash, etc. from buildings to various locations.
Required to lift, carry, push or pull a variety of tools, equipment and materials; reach, stoop, kneel, climb, and crouch to gain access to spaces, and may involve both indoor and outside work and the use of hand tools and power tools associated with the building trades.
Perform sweeping, mopping, dusting, vacuuming, and removing of trash.
Maintain a clean and professional appearance and demeanor
Perform other related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Â
Knowledge of: environmental health and safety; must follow safety rules, operating instructions and procedure manualsÂ
Skills: projection, sound, and/or lighting in a live production or corporate setting
Ability to: to perform basic math as well as read, write, and speak English to understand and communicate written/verbal instructions
Ability to: follow instructions, work independently or as part of a team, work well and cooperatively with people from different backgrounds, problem solve, ask questions, think through solutions, work flexible hours, and stand for long periods of time.
Education: High School DiplomaÂ
Experience: projection, sound, and/or lighting in a live production or corporate settingÂ
Event Management experience
Familiarity with analog sound consoles, Yamaha M7CL or similar digital sound consoles, and ETC Eos, Express, and Smartfade lighting consoles
Basic knowledge of digital film and Digital Cinema Packages
Reporting to this position: N/A
Conditions of Employment:Â
Conditions: Background Check
Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to (amt) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. (may be adjusted depending on position)
Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually (minimal, moderate, or high).
Â Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment. (additional training may be added, SEE: EHS Manager training schedule)
General sign-off: The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies.
I have read and understand this explanation and position description.
Date Created/Revised: May 3, 2019
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MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.