Head Electrician (Tour)
Mills EntertainmentOn Tour, US
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Mills Entertainment is looking for a Head Electrician for touring production of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live.
Dates: January 8 - March 27, 2024 (Plus Training; Dates subject to change slightly)
Rate: $1200.00 per week plus travel, accommodations and per diem
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Participate in the Advance Process
o Conduct electrics advance with venues
o Work with Head Carpenter to finalize line set schedules, plot modifications, etc. based on advance
• Load In and Load Out
o Ensure all touring equipment is safely loaded on and off the truck during load-in and load-out
o Call the truck pack as needed
• Supervise and direct local lighting crew throughout lighting load-in, focus, and strike.
• Run the deck during performances (with the Head Carpenter)
• Maintain tour lighting inventory, including basic maintenance and troubleshooting on moving fixtures and console
• Maintain show documentation and show files for each venue basis, to fit within a venue's parameters, and ensuring a show file is saved for every venue.
• Lend assistance to other departments when available
• Share driving responsibilities with touring company. Tour travels in 15-person passenger vans.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
• Must have prior touring experience
• Proficient at programming, operating, and troubleshooting on an ETC Ion
• Proficient with the set-up, operation, and troubleshooting of Mac Viper Profile's
• Competent with the set-up, operation, and troubleshooting of MIDI show control
• Experience with basic rigging techniques and calling a conventional lighting focus
• Positive attitude and the ability to remain effective under pressure
• Must be able to solve problems as they arise with strong organizational and adaptability skills
• Prior experience working with and supervising a local crew under IATSE union regulations
• Prior experience in providing general direction to a crew
• Higher consideration will be given to candidates with related touring experience of 2 years or more
• Higher consideration will be given to candidates with a background in theatre
Additional Information: This is a touring position that will require driving.