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Job Summary Caltech's Strategic Implementation Event Production Office is responsible for the scheduling, maintenance, management, and operations of three high-profile Institute facilities - Beckman Auditorium, Ramo Auditorium, and Beckman Mall, and for managing the production and customer service for the approximately 150 events held in these facilities annually.
The Occasional Stage Technician, under direct supervision of the Operations Manager, assists in the production of a variety of performing arts and campus events held in the Caltech auditoriums. The position will perform a variety of tasks involved in stage production and support; including stage lighting, audio and projection.
This is an occasional position, work hours and days may vary. There are multiple openings.
Job Duties May Include: - Lighting support for scheduled events in the Caltech auditoriums. - Work in collaboration with production staff to execute light hangs, focus, strike, and restoration of all production lighting equipment. - Operate light boards for select events. - Operate follow spot for select events.
- Audio support for scheduled events in the Caltech auditoriums. - Work in collaboration with production staff to execute audio load-ins, sound checks, performances, strike and restoration of all production audio equipment. - Operate sound consoles for select events.
-Audio/Visual support for scheduled events in the Caltech auditoriums. - Work in collaboration with production staff to execute set up and operation of audio/visual equipment including projectors, computers, video playback and recording equipment, etc. - Perform the physical duties necessary for the set-up and strike of all scheduled events. - Perform work in accordance with Institute and regulatory agencies (e.g. OSHA) safety standards and practices. - Other duties as assigned
Basic Qualifications - High School education or equivalent and/or 2 -3 years of relevant experience - Ability to apply skills in performing arts services, auditorium event support and services - Experience in adequately troubleshooting equipment malfunctions, modifications, upgrades, repairs, etc. - Ability to use hand tools and electronic instruments - Must possess excellent interpersonal skills - Physical strength to lift up to 30 pounds, including moving stage sets and props, audio equipment and lighting equipment. Agility to bend in all directions, climb stairs and ladders, squeeze with arms and hands, operate machinery, and work outdoors in all kinds of weather
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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