Stage Technician Job Description

Stage Technician Job Description

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Stage technician provides operation and basic maintenance of the production audio systems including but not limited to: audio console, RTS intercom system programming, audio server routing, RF microphones and IFBs as well as other audio or communication related support systems.

Stage Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Support the Motion Capture team w/daily production prep
Operation of proprietary tools related to the acquistion systems
Assist with construction of set and prop pieces
Support performer wardrobe fitting and motion capture marker application
Take direction from motion capture lead, relating to session prep and production wrap
Supporting the acquisition team with general studio/stage maintenance
Faciliates flooring install / stirkes
Works outside core studio operating hours
Used to dealing with special requests and used to achieving results
Facilitate corrections to malfunctions within process control points

Stage Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Stage Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: SAE

Education for Stage Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the stage technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Education, Technical, Associates, Engineering, Theatre, Mass Communications, Television, The College, Economic Development, Continuing Education

Skills for Stage Technician

Desired skills for stage technician include:

Basic safety rules and procedures
Specialty equipment
Working in busy and complex variable environments
& Martin Maxxyz consoles
Audio and lighting systems
Basic rigging
Digital audio systems
Ls9 and PM 1&5D
Microsoft Word and Excel
Moving light consoles and entertainment backstage operations

Desired experience for stage technician includes:

Believes in teamwork
Abilty to work independently w/ little supervision
Maya, or motion experience
Highly skilled in the operation of robotic, multi-camera systems and manually-operated cameras
2 + years’ experience as a lighting technician
All vessel positions require repetitive motion of bending, climbing, going up and down stairs and lifting more than 25 pounds

Stage Technician Examples

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Stage Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of stage technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for stage technician
  • Lead the setting up and breaking down of stage equipment for events
  • Lead the installation and removal of any audio equipment
  • Communicate effectively with visiting companies and clients to make advance arrangements for their audio needs at Meany Hall
  • Prep for performances in Meany Hall prior to the arrival of the visiting company
  • Assist in other areas of technical stagecraft (carpentry/rigging, lighting and video)
  • Communicate effectively with clients regarding their production needs and budget to ensure the best customer service
  • Lead temporary technical staff and student crew members for all aspects of performances/events (including work calls, load-in, rehearsal, performances and load out)
  • Stay current with the latest technologies and innovations in the performing arts
  • Communicate regularly and effectively with Meany Hall staff (Administration & Finance, Front of House Operations and Ticketing)
  • Acquire expert knowledge of the technical systems (audio) of Meany Theatre to ensure the best maintenance, repair and replacement of this equipment
Qualifications for stage technician
  • 2+ years as a Stage Technician onboard another cruise line or in a similar position ashore
  • Must be available for all shifts, overtime, and weekends as needed
  • Experience setting and operating stage lighting and sound systems
  • An understanding of current Health & Safety legislation
  • Ability to learn Hemp House rigging and apply safe working loads and weight limits
  • Ability to assist with the inspection of the fly system
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Stage Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of stage technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for stage technician
  • Complete necessary instrumentation of test stands, wiring and data acquisition systems
  • Lay out, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electrical and electronic unites, assemblies, components, parts, equipment, and systems
  • Configure the data acquisition hardware
  • You develop and validate analytical methods (mainly chromatographic techniques) for raw materials, reaction monitoring, intermediates and drug substances including thorough documentation and authoring of analytical methods and reports
  • Collaboration to transfer of methods into the QC-laboratories and to or from external partners (CMOs)
  • You analyse samples for process development laboratories or pilot plant
  • Maintenance and calibration of analytical instruments
  • Adherence to internal procedures and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Contribution to working groups for implementation and optimization of working processes
  • Modification, repair, assembly, and installation of complex structural parts on the F9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft
Qualifications for stage technician
  • Knowledge and skill to ensure the custodial needs of the Theatre are met
  • Excellent customer service skills including tact and diplomacy
  • Basic administrative skills including record keeping
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative under pressure
  • Work schedule is event driven
  • High School diploma and one (1) year related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
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Stage Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of stage technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for stage technician
  • Set countersinking tools to proper depth as required
  • Disassemble parts and deburr holes using chip chasers, deburring tools, and files to prepare for installation of fasteners
  • Cold work holes to prepare for close tolerance fastener installation
  • Install bushings into housings using an arbor press and/or hydraulic puller
  • Install fasteners in correct sequence per drawing, using correct tools (e.g., rivet gun and bucking bar, drill motor, power screwdriver, c-squeeze, ratchet wrench, nut runner)
  • Participates in rigging, load ins, strikes, load outs, and shipping/truck (un)loading
  • Comfortable with tear down, Cartage, Installations and technical support
  • Understanding of how to set base plates on the ground at regular intervals
  • Must be able to unload scaffolding equipment on the site
  • Must be able to troubleshoot/fix the scaffolding to the building or structure to make it more stable, using short 'tie tubes'
Qualifications for stage technician
  • Must be able to understand and utilize proper and safe operating procedures
  • Must have basic working knowledge of audio, video, and lighting equipment
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to situations
  • Above average maturity, and professionally sound judgment preferred
  • Proficiency with audio and video systems
  • Proactive approach to on-the-job learning and skills development
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of stage technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for stage technician
  • Program sound equipment, lighting equipment, and other technical systems in advance of performances and productions
  • Troubleshoot and resolve routine to somewhat complex problems with production equipment, in support of project goals
  • Mix front of house or stage monitor multi-channel audio consoles or program complex lighting cues in computerized lighting consoles or safely direct and operate the weighting and unweighting of counterweight fly system
  • Review and understand designs, floor plans, and elevations for each project
  • Work with and collaborate with other technicians to implement theatrical needs for various events, including stage electrics, light boards, dimmers, sound systems, counterweight systems, rigging, drapery, flats, risers, and standard event set-up, through the use of appropriate theatre techniques
  • Help provide guidance to student employees and crews
  • Utilize proper safety practices and procedures
  • Perform a variety of related duties in support of stage testing, testing site wide, as needed
  • Performer preparation, calibration and general support
  • Set building and breakdowns
Qualifications for stage technician
  • Able to travel for short and extended trips as needed, up to 5%
  • Minimum two years experience working as a Stage Technician in a performing arts facility
  • Must have expert knowledge of audio (playback and mixing live) for performance
  • Minimum four years equivalent full-time work experience in theatrical production
  • Minimum of 16 productions, including work in a variety of venues
  • Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Technical Theatre Production
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Stage Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of stage technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for stage technician
  • Running various pipelines and stations
  • Facial capture
  • Real time visualization
  • You can take a developer or an animator’s vision and bring it to life
  • You welcome new and unforeseen problems, because creative solutions are your specialty
  • You are comfortable with Optitrak Motive, Vicon Blade, Autodesk MotionBuilder and Maya
  • You stay focused and efficient in the face of mountains of data and tight deadlines
  • Your detail oriented personality, tenacity, and positive attitude are infectious, encouraging a positive atmosphere
  • You take direction well, are receptive to critique, and can provide insightful feedback
  • Any additional skills, such as audio editing, motion capture cleaning and editing, and programming, we consider a definite plus
Qualifications for stage technician
  • Working knowledge of transducers, operational amplifiers, and the knowledge of measurement techniques for temperature, pressure, flow, displacement, vibration and the application strain gauges are also highly desired
  • Working knowledge multiple bus architectures (PCI/PCIe, PXI/PXIe, GPIB, Serial, USB, ) and data communication technologies
  • Flight hardware typically is built in tight quarters and physical dexterity is required
  • Ability to lift heavy objects is required in this position, up to 35lbs unassisted
  • Must be trained, experienced, proficient and current in all A/V areas of expertise and equipment
  • Position must frequently stand, climb, kneel and carry/lift objects up to 50lbs

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