HEAD ELECTRICIAN | FULL-TIME UNION | FOX THEATRE
Position reports to Director of Production and Production Manager. This is an hourly position, the wages, conditions and terms of which, is governed by the CBA with IATSE Local 927. Fox Theatre provides a full benefits package.
Head Electrician is department head for lighting for the Fox Theatre. Position is the lead liaison between traveling shows and the local crew in all needs concerning electrics and all matters under this department category. Position is expected to perform tasks in other areas without regard to departmental distinction; however, it is understood that these tasks shall not interfere with the safe and professional execution of their primary responsibilities.
Position responsible for operation of all stage electrical fixtures, wiring and control mechanisms, reading and layout lighting plots, and seeing through all show lighting requirements. Head Electrician supervises electricians/stagehands in preparing, installing, and operating performance lighting, atmospheric effects, and follow spots.
As a department head this position takes a leadership role on all shows or work call. This leadership role is also responsible for department inventory, maintenance, scheduling, training, budgeting, planning and all other needs as assigned and requested by the Fox Production Managers for the operations of a Lighting Department at the Fox Theatre.
Minimum 7 years of theatrical lighting work experience;
Minimum 5 years’ experience running a crew in a theatre setting.