Position: Lead Electrician

Department: Production

Reports to: Lighting Supervisor


Summary of Position

The Lead Electrician will manage, maintain, and operate lighting systems and equipment to support the lighting needs of RMT Mainstage productions, as well as Young Artists Productions, rental events, and other internal company events. Lead Electrician will help execute the lighting plots of guest designers in a timely and safe manner that meets the Red Mountain Theatre standard and supports the overall artistic mission of the company.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintain the lighting and SFX elements associated with RMT productions and events
  • Maintain all RMT lighting assets including materials, inventory, and equipment
  • Attend and participate in technical rehearsals, load-In, strike, and production meetings
  • Provide lighting support as Light Board Op during the run of all RMT productions and events
  • Provide lighting support as needed for special events and venue rentals
  • Provide recommendations to the Director of Production regarding capital purchases
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2-4 years’ experience operating and installing theatrical lighting equipment
  • Proficient in safe practices and methods regarding electrical systems and equipment
  • Working knowledge of lighting plots (Vectorworks) and related paperwork (Lightwright)
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and Outlook
  • Satisfactory driving record, as determined by RMT management, and valid driver’s license
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience as a Lighting Technician and/or Master Electrician in a theatrical environment
  • Proficient with digital lighting consoles and programming
  • Experience driving and operating genie lifts
Physical Demands:
  • Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds
  • Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to lifting and bending, as well as climbing A-frame and extension ladders
  • Ability to work from heights (grids, catwalks, ladders, scaffolding, and lifts)
  • Available to work nights and weekends
  • Workdays could be long and will include long periods of time either sitting or standing

To apply, email info@redmountaintheatre.org with “Lead Electrician Position” in the subject line and include cover letter and resume. No phone calls please.