Production Technician

Job #6682

Job Type Full Time
Location Greenville, South Carolina
Field Technical Production
Post Date Jul 2, 2024
Salary $25.00 to $30.00 per hour

The Peace Center is a major, nonprofit performing arts center serving a growing and sophisticated audience in Greenville, South Carolina. It is the dominant performing arts center in the state and region. Built on a six-acre campus with an aesthetic mix of new architecture and historic buildings, the campus is at the hub of Greenville’s nationally recognized downtown.

The Peace Center venues include the 2,115-seat Peace Concert Hall, the 400-seat Gunter Theatre, the 1,400-capacity outdoor Peace Pavilion, Genevieve’s Lounge, and the Huguenot Mill which includes two event spaces: the Ramsaur Studio and the Huguenot Loft. Opening in 2025 will be two additional music venues: the 250-seat Mockingbird (a listening room), and the 1,150 capacity Coach Factory (flat floor club).


The Production Technician is a hands-on position responsible for lighting, audio, and rigging related to shows and events at the Peace Center and will act as the stage manager and perform event management related duties for assigned shows.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES (Include, but are not limited to)

Prepare and review show riders, crew calls, invoices, event reports, stage diagrams, lighting plots and various other reports and correspondence.
As assigned, advance events, meet with clients, technical staff, and Peace Center personnel to discuss production needs and schedule crew calls.
Identify any technical problems, design issues or equipment limitations and notify appropriate client and management staff.
Ability to maintain advance and show records.
Supervise staff and local labor during scheduled calls to ensure proper use of house equipment and efficient use of labor.
Maintain a safe working environment for all performance and support areas ensuring that all building, electrical, and fire codes are adhered to, and Peace Center safety procedures and OSHA regulations are followed.
As needed and assigned to meet show requirements:
Operate sound board.
Hang, focus, and operate lighting console.
Serve as show carpenter, fly man, and rigger.
Serve as Production Coordinator or Stage Manager.
Other duties as assigned and deemed necessary to the position.


High School Diploma or GED required.
Minimum 2 years of experience in general stagecraft techniques.
Minimum 2 years of experience running consoles.
Knowledge of OSHA Regulations.
Knowledge of basic principles and methods of stage management.
Demonstrable knowledge of production equipment and systems.
Knowledge of audio and lighting systems.
Experience with troubleshooting and repair of production equipment and systems.
Knowledge of stage tools & materials.
Proficiency in operating theatre systems and communications for cue calls.
Understanding of generally acceptable theater practices.
Ability to operate a forklift, certification a plus.


Ability to work well with others.
Ability to lead others with confidence and integrity.
Able to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
Critical thinking and good judgement
Work well under pressure both independently and as a team.
Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings.
Ability to lift and maneuver 35-50 lbs. repeatedly, alone or with assistance.
Ability to crouch, twist, bend, stoop, climb stairs and ladders, stand, and sit for extended periods of time, reach above, below and at neck level, work at heights above the floor.