Lighting & Audio Technician

Website The Milburn Stone Theatre at Cecil College

General Duties:    

The Audio & Lighting Technician has the responsibility for the audio & lighting operations of the theatre, necessary maintenance to equipment, handling replacements and repairs, as well as acting as designer on select in house productions as well as rentals throughout the season. They assist with load in and set up of all community partner events and helps to maintain the cleanliness and organization of the theatre and its storage areas.

Due to the need of interaction with students, employees, and the college community this position requires in person presence.

The Audio & Lighting Technician reports to the Director of Milburn Stone Theatre.


Familiar with each script in the upcoming season
Operates, maintains, and safeguards the technical assets of the theatre, including supervising the use of lighting, sound, communications equipment
In collaboration with the Director, implements scheduled replacement and emergency replacement of equipment within budgetary restraints
In collaboration with the Artistic Director & Director interviews and supervises: Lighting Designers, Master Electricians, Audio Engineers, as needed for each production, including community partner events
Interviews and makes final decision on rental contractors if community partners provide their own Lighting Designers and/or Audio Engineers
Advises the Lighting Designers & Audio Engineers on the technical specifications, usage of technical equipment required for the individual show. Reviews, approves, and assists in implementation of final designs
In collaboration with the Director & Artistic Director, asses the audio and lighting needs and responsibilities for each community partner company
In collaboration with the Scenic Manager and Stage & Rigging Forman maintains the inventory of all theatre stock including proper storage, cleaning, and replacement
Acts in a designer position on all community partner events and can hold designer positions on in house productions
Assess supply needs and completes purchases in collaboration with the Director
Assists in training, assignments, and supervision of Run Crew for individual shows
Assists in set construction as needed
Communicates regularly and clearly with the Director
Maintains the safety and cleanliness of all workspaces
Enforces safe work habits in all workplaces
Drives company vehicles as well as rentals when needed
Makes repairs during the run of the show as needed
Assists with the training and instruction of Production Assistants
Assists in training, assignments, and supervision of Run Crew for individual shows
Assigns appropriate tasks to the production assistants and supervises them
When requested, will attend production meetings and tech rehearsals in order to supervise and assist in the technical aspects of mounting the show
Performs other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s Degree Required
Experience in one of the following areas: Audio Engineer, Master Electrician, and/or Light Design
Preferred:  Master’s Degree in related field
For best consideration please apply by March 31, 2023.

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