Job Posting - Master Electrician/Shop Foreman

The Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Master Electrician/Shop Foreman, to begin August 2018. This is a full-time 9-month equivalent position. The Shop Foreman/Master Electrician works alongside the Technical Director and student workers in the execution of the load in, hang, focus, tech, and strike of a five-show season.

Qualifications: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is a must, preferably in technical theatre or theatrical design.

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to read lightplot and set design drawings
  • Experience in hang/focus, lightboards, and LED fixtures
  • Organizational skills in lighting and scene shop upkeep
  • Supervision experience of student technicians
  • Skills in scenery construction
  • Basic knowledge of sound equipment set-up
  • Model appropriate safety practices to students

Visit Pitt Source to apply. For questions please contact Ashley Martin.