Technicians

Costume Shop  |  Electrics   |  Paints/Scenic   |   Props   |   Scenic Shop/Carpenters   |   Sound   |   Stage Management   |   Wardrobe

2017 TECHNICIAN POSITIONS OFFERED AT MSMT:

COSTUME SHOP

COSTUME SHOP MANAGER – POSITION FILLED

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: interviewing and supervising a staff of 4, oversee the Wardrobe Department, coordinate with rental houses, organize build/fitting schedules, maintain materials/labor budgets, oversee fittings, & supervise shopping.  Applicants should have superior knowledge of costume construction, significant costume administration experience, and strong leadership and communication skills.  This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles.  Proof of a valid drivers license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

Employment Dates: May 22 – August 28, 2017

ASSISTANT COSTUME SHOP MANAGER – POSITION FILLED

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assisting the CSM with the following: supervising the costume staff, organize build/fitting schedules, maintain materials/labor budgets, oversee fittings, supervise shopping.  Applicants should have knowledge of costume construction, significant costume administration experience, and strong leadership and communication skills. This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles.  Proof of a valid drivers license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

Employment Dates: May 29 – August 12, 2017

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ELECTRICS

MASTER ELECTRICIAN – POSITION FILLED

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: interviewing and supervising a staff of 6, all phases of installation, operation, maintenance, repair lighting equipment, programming, supervise the execution of the lighting plots, hang, focus, and budgeting.  Successful candidate will have excellent programming skills, rigging experience, and a thorough knowledge of standard theatrical practices.  This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles.  Proof of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

Employment Dates: May 22 – August 28, 2017

ASST. MASTER ELECTRICIAN/PROJECTIONS OPERATOR – POSITION FILLED

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting ME with supervising the electrics staff, all phases of installation, operation, maintenance, repair lighting equipment, programming, supervise the execution of the lighting plots, hang, focus, and budgeting.   Running Projections 1st week of each shows run.  Training member of Electrics staff to run projections for the rest of the run of each show.  Successful candidate will have excellent programming skills, rigging experience, and a thorough knowledge of standard theatrical practices.  Light Board and Spot Light Operator when necessary. This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles.  Proof of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

Employment Dates: May 29 – August 12, 2017

ASST. LIGHTING DESIGNER – POSITION FILLED

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: all phases of installation, operation, maintenance, repair lighting equipment, programming, supervise the execution of the lighting plots, hang, focus, and budgeting.   Assisting all Lighting Designers during each loadin/tech for each production. Designs all non-Main Stage shows: Sleeping Beauty, The Hank Band, Tommy, and Taffeta’s.  Successful candidate will have excellent programming skills, rigging experience, and a thorough knowledge of standard theatrical practices.  Light Board and Spot Light Operator when necessary.  This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles.  Proof of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

Employment Dates: May 29 – August 14, 2017

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PAINTS/SCENIC

SCENIC PAINTS CHARGE – POSITION FILLED

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: interviewing and supervising a staff of 4, painting all set pieces and drops for each show in our season, maintaining inventory and budgets.   Experiences in all areas a MUST.  This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles.  Proof of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

Employment Dates: May 25 – August 12, 2017

ASST. SCENIC PAINTS CHARGE – POSITION FILLED

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assisting Scenic Charge with supervising a staff of 5, painting all set pieces and drops for each show in our season, maintaining inventory and budgets.   Experiences in all areas a MUST. All applicants please send PDF images showcasing your drawing skills and scene painting experience. This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles.  Proof of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

Employment Dates: May 29 – August 12, 2017

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PROPS

PROPS MASTER – POSITION FILLED

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: interviewing and supervising a crew of 4, working closely with designers, creating and maintaining budgets, and acquiring all props for each show in our season.  An ideal candidate will be a well-rounded artisan with the following skills: furniture construction and upholstery, sewing, crafts, metal work & casting, electronics and computer graphics.  This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles.  Proof of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

Employment Dates: May 22 – August 28, 2017

ASST. PROPS MASTER – POSITION FILLED 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assisting the Props Master with the following: supervising a staff of 4, working closely with designers, creating and maintaining budgets, and acquiring all props for each show in our season.  An ideal candidate will be a well-rounded artisan with the following skills: furniture construction and upholstery, sewing, crafts, metal work & casting, electronics and computer graphics. This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles.  Proof of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

Employment Dates: May 29 – August 12, 2017

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SCENE SHOP/CARPENTERS

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR – POSITION FILLED

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: interviewing and supervising a crew of 6, cost estimating, material(s) purchase, building and installation of sets, maintenance of set, strike/load-out, and shop maintenance.  STRONG proficiency in the following areas: CAD and manual drafting, carpentry, welding, rigging, scenic construction techniques and production scheduling. Seeking an individual with strong organizational, technical, supervisory, and communication skills.  This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles.  Proof of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

Employment Dates: May 22 – August 28, 2017

ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DIRECTOR – POSITION FILLED

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting the Technical Director with supervising the scene shop staff, cost estimating, material(s) purchase, building and installation of sets, maintenance of set, strike/load-out, and shop maintenance. Proficiency in the following areas: CAD and manual drafting, carpentry, welding, rigging, scenic construction techniques and production scheduling. Seeking an individual with strong organizational, technical, leadership, and communication skills. This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles.  Proof of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

Employment Dates: May 22 – August 27, 2017

MASTER CARPENTER – POSITION FILLED

Successful candidate will possess strong carpentry skills, attention to detail, and be able to work independently, as well as supervising members of the scene shop staff in completing assigned projects. Welding and related metal working experience preferred. This position tends to be the primary welder. This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles.  Proof of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

Employment Dates: May 29 – August 12, 2017

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SOUND

SOUND SUPERVISOR  – POSITION FILLED

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: interviewing and supervising a crew of 3, set up and operation of microphones, wired and wireless, backline gear, monitors, processing/effects equipment and the mixing console for all shows.  Working with Sound Designer with recording/editing sound effects.  Consulting with the directors & designers about all artistic/sound choices.  Working with the MSMT Production Manager with regard to budgets, attending all production meetings, and attending all technical rehearsals.  Strong troubleshooting skills.  This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles.  Proof of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

Employment Dates: May 25 – August 28, 2017

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STAGE MANAGEMENT

PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER- AEA  – POSITION FILLED

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: interviewing and supervising a crew of 4, scheduling/running rehearsals, produce daily rehearsal schedules/reports, fitting schedules, as well as all of the running paperwork for the production crew, calling cues for all shows.  Experience calling large, cue-heavy shows, coordinating details and communication. Must be team player, organized, skilled leader.  Proof of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

Employment Dates: May 30 – August 26, 2017

ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER- AEA  – POSITION FILLED

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assisting the PSM with scheduling/running rehearsals, produce daily rehearsal schedules/reports, fitting schedules, as well as all of the running paperwork for the production crew, running deck for all shows. Experience calling large, cue-heavy shows, coordinating details and communication. Must be team player, organized, skilled leader.  Proof of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

Employment Dates: May 30 – August 26, 2017

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STAGE OPERATIONS/DECK CREW

DECK CHIEF OF STAGE OPERATIONS  – POSITION FILLED

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: interviewing and supervising a staff of 5, is the A.T.D. at Theatre, coordinating with the 6 member SM team, stage set-up, loadin’s, strikes, maintenance of current show, rigging, act as Rail manager and running four large-scale musicals. Op’s staff works in the Scene Shop on 1 show days. Experience with supervisory experience, demonstrated strong communication skills, strong organizational and leadership skills, thorough knowledge of stage carpentry and counterweight stage rigging.  This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles.  Proof of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

Employment Dates: May 29 – August 28, 2017

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WARDROBE

WARDROBE SUPERVISOR – POSITION FILLED

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: hiring and supervising a staff of 4, costume load-in and strike for each show, costume maintenance and laundry, fostering positive actor relationships and maintaining current paperwork. Wardrobe staff works in the costume shop on one show days.  Experience with specialty makeup and prosthetics a plus. Ability to work with a wide range of personalities and strong management skills required. Must have sewing experience. This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles.  Proof of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

Employment Dates: May 29 – August 28, 2017

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TO APPLY:

Please send cover letter, resume, three references (name, position, where currently working, and email contact), driver’s license and a copy of your driving record to:

KATHI KACINSKI, COMPANY MANAGER • jobs@msmt.org, or Maine State Music Theatre, 22 Elm Street, Brunswick, ME 04011


 

MSMT is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, political persuasion or belief, marital status, familial status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or status as a whistleblower.