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THE: Lighting Technician (S9721B)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

The Lighting Technician will install lighting equipment at the direction of the Lighting Designer/ Technical Director. He or she will maintain equipment and the color media collection. He or she will also work with sound equipment occasionally.

Please Note: Some night and weekend work is required

 


The Basics


Department: Theater
Supervisor: Michael Reidy
Office Location: 130 Schaeffer
Email: mreidy
Pay Grade: B
Hours: 10-12
Workers: 4-6

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities

Requirements


The lighting technician must be a Bates student. It is desired that he or she has taken Theater 132 and/or Theatre 232 in the past and has some basic electrical knowledge. Training will be provided.

Reporting


Reports to Master Electrician, Technical Director, and Assistant Technical Director. Also, works closely with Theater faculty and guest artists.

Responsibilities


The lighting technician works in the Scene shop, Schaeffer Theater, Black Box, Olin Arts and Gannett Theater. He or she must be able to lift 50 lbs. and climb a ladder in excess of twelve feet, and will frequently use wrenches, ladders, cables, and theatrical lighting equipment.

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