Assistant Technical Director
Contract position. Full Time position
Deadline for Application: November 22, 2013
Start Date: December 2013 TBC
The Assistant Technical Director reports to the Technical Director and Director of Production.
The ideal candidate must have the following qualifications:
A Diploma or Degree from a recognized professional training program.
Knowledgeable in theatre lighting, audio, scenic construction, scenery and rigging practises, working experience in some of these fields is an asset.
Minimum 5 years of experience working in a professional theatre with a counterweight fly loft.
Competent in CAD drafting with Vectorworks (alternate AutoCAD – must be prepared to learn Vectorworks).
Valid Canadian Driver’s license, capable of driving a 5 ton, driver’s abstract may be required.
Experienced and comfortable directing IATSE crews.
Able to work in a collaborative environment.
Ability to communicate with suppliers, vendors, commercial contractors, stage management, directors, designers and administration.
Able to work with minimal supervision and make decisions.
Able to source equipment and supplies.
Strong computer skills including a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office, Open Office or LibreOffice.
Current Fall Arrest, Scissor Lift, First Aid, Forklift, Aerial Boom and WHMIS certification would be an asset.
Able to work evenings and weekends as required.
Working with the Technical Director, assisting on all of Calgary Opera’s main stage, school tour, emerging artist productions, summer festival, special events, warehouse, facility, and rentals.
Assist heads of departments with planning and execution
Salary to be negotiated.
To apply for this position, please mail, fax, or email your updated resume with 3 references to Calgary Opera, attention: Bonni Baynton Sprague
Mail: Calgary Opera
Attention: Bonni Baynton Sprague, Director of Production
1315 7 St SW, Calgary AB T2R 1A5
Fax: (403)-263-5428 Attention: Bonni Baynton Sprague and include a cover page.