Project Support Specialist

Job #6665

Job Type Full Time
Location Indianapolis, Indiana
Field Engineering
Post Date Jun 27, 2024
Salary $52,500 – $57,500 plus profit bonus

We are looking for a Project Support Specialist to assist and support our project managers, operations manager, and field technicians in managing all aspects of our concurrent, multi-service line (stage rigging, stage lighting, architainment, and audio visual) projects, across multiple job sites. This position will be responsible for project specification support, assisting with estimates, developing proposals, and project management functions through the theatrical lens. The role requires a strong understanding of engineering drawings and building plans, and the ability to analyze and execute project specifications.


What you will experience:
• A fast-paced, collaborative team-oriented environment that encourages everyone to bring their authentic self to work every day.
• Relaxed corporate culture and flexible, hybrid work environment, allowing professional development for career growth and advancement.
• Competitive base salary with potential for bonuses and a full selection of benefits, including insurance (medical, dental, vision, life, and more), 15 days (120 hours) of paid time off + holidays, company-matching 401K and Roth retirement contributions, flexible spending account (FSA) and health savings account (HSA) options, access to our employee assistance program, paid industry training/certifications, trueU professional and personal development programs, and more.
• Corporate sponsored outings, volunteer and community give-back opportunities, family events, employee celebrations, etc.

Who we are:
Associated Controls + Design is a full-service theatrical dealer and an architainment systems integrator. We design, sell, install, and support lighting, dimming, rigging, drapery, and audio-visual systems and related equipment. Our clients include new and existing theaters, schools, churches, restaurants, museums and other specialized architectural environments, providing the equipment and expertise to bring unique entertainment venues and spaces to life.

What you will do at Associated Controls + Design:
• Learn and apply Associated Controls + Design system and installation standards.
• Analyze engineering drawings, building plans, riser diagrams, etc. to determine specifications for lighting, rigging, audio-visual, and architainment projects, including, necessary equipment, vendor/supplier pricing, and other associated project costs to assist project estimators in creating final proposals/bids.
• Coordinate and facilitate project equipment submittals, shipments, and schedules to ensure timely project completion.
• Provide operations support, including order entry, invoicing, and shipment status.
• Assist team in keeping project materials organized in the warehouse.
• Support all phases of the project lifecycle as assigned/needed.

What you bring:
• Positive attitude and a work-hard, play-hard mentality.
• Minimum 5 years of experience with stage rigging and/or lighting systems; rigging and lighting installation and architectural lighting control systems experience a plus.
• Ability to travel up to 25%
• Experience with project budgeting, Microsoft Office, Acrobat and/or Bluebeam, AutoCAD, and maintaining CRM tools.
• Must be able to lift up to 30lbs and work at heights on ladders, lifts and stage grids.
• High school diploma or equivalent required, bachelor’s degree in theater technology or related field preferred.
• Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) (theater rigging or theater lighting) certified preferred.