Requisition Number: 03024700 Final Filing Date: 09-25-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: SENIOR SCENE TECHNICIAN Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $24.05-$28.90/HR Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 75% Variable, Work schedule determined by event bookings. Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Non-Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit
Department: UC DAVIS MONDAVI CENTER - 027030 Department Description: The position supports the strategic goals of the unit through advancing technical and logistical requirements, scheduling and leading technicians, overseeing the smooth execution of performances and events, and contributing to the Production Department overall; actions that are essential to the continued operation and success of The Mondavi Center.
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: Under general supervision from the Production Manager, work at the Mondavi Center as a member of the Production Department team to plan, coordinate, advance, implement, and oversee technical production details and logistics for live performances, theatre productions, and other events at the Mondavi Center, including Jackson Hall, Vanderhoef Studio Theatre and other event spaces.
Responsible for advancing shows and events; liaises between artist, artists' management and technical staff, rental and internal clients, and the Mondavi Center's technical, front-of-house, and programming staff to clarify production requirements; determines rehearsal/performance schedules, crew needs and call times, and schedules the crew for these calls; serves as on-site contact for road crews, tour management and artists during their Center residency; acts as stage manager for performances and may call show cues; records billing data and produces utilization reports.
Leads and participates in varied crew calls for performance and non-performance events. Assists with all areas of technical staging, including lighting, sound, rigging and carpentry, when necessary; coordinates these activities in absence of other lead technical staff. Assists with the enforcement of safety practices and secures facility when not in use. Assists with selection and training of part-time and student crew.
Physical Demands: Ability to detect audio and visual problems with productions.
Work requires accessing portions of facility which can only be reached via stairs or ladders. Some work is completed at heights of greater than 10 feet via ladder or lift.
Repeatedly lift and carry a minimum of 65 lbs. utilizing safe lifting and moving techniques. Backstage work during productions is often completed in low-light or unlit areas.
Work during performances or rehearsals may require standing for long periods.
Work Environment: Restricted vacation during peak periods.
Work a flexible schedule and overtime, including evenings, weekends, and holidays in support of the Mondavi Center's event schedule.
Possess a valid CA driver license required to retrieve and return performance-related materials and transport artists and tour personnel.
Safely function in low-light and unlit stage environments.
Work in high pressure situations with tight deadlines.
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Background Check Required: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: Experience evaluating technical theatrical needs of guest artists/companies based upon production specifications.
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