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Mark Bercheni, Manager
Campus: 139 Wyoming Hall
Mail: Dept 3422
1000 E University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071-2000
Phone: 307.766.5606
Fax: 307.766.5607
Email: c-comp@uwyo.edu
Office Hours
Regular: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Summer: 7:30am - 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming not a job opening announcement. Look for current job openings at the following link: http://www.uwyo.edu/hr/hremployment/listjobs.html. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Stage Technician, Senior

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 5254

UW Job Family: 51

SOC Code: 53-7062

Pay Grade: 18

Date: July 01, 2008

Job Purpose:

Provides senior-level technical assistance for theatre, auditorium, concert hall, cultural affairs, production companies, and outside school organizations by setting up and/or operating stage, lighting and sound equipment; provides custodial services for designated facilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

High School Diploma/GED

Experience:

Three years of related experience including technical theatre with stage lighting design and basic electronics and custodial experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:

None

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Stage setups
  • Basic construction methods.
  • Basic and advanced lighting and sound systems.
  • Advanced and theatrical lighting and sound systems.
  • Design, building and operation of complex and advanced lighting and sound systems.
  • Computerized and conventional stage production methods, processes, and techniques.
  • Basic cleaning methods and procedures.
  • The occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Follow routine and advanced verbal and written instructions.
  • Understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Work as a team member and foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Effectively communicate with supervisor, support staff, and members of performance group.
  • Maintain effective supervisory relationships.
  • Provide advanced technical assistance for performances and events.
  • Troubleshoot and repair basic and advanced lighting and/or sound equipment.
  • Perform basic and advanced maintenance to lighting and/or sound equipment.
  • Operate a variety of lighting and sound systems.
  • Build stage setups to standards.
  • Perform a variety of custodial and cleaning tasks.
  • Lift and/or manipulate objects weighing up to 100 pounds regularly.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Design, analyze, interpret, build and safely operate complex and advanced theatrical stage lighting and audio systems for performances, events, rehearsals and classes.

Provide technical assistance for performances and events, including troubleshooting and problem solving during performances.

Provide and assemble equipment for performances, rehearsals and classes including electrical, lighting, sound, and other stage equipment; assist with load-in/out of shows.

Inspect temporary technical equipment to ensure it is functioning properly.

Train assigned support staff in proper usage of lighting and sound equipment.

Ensure that facilities are locked and secure after performances. 

Effectively communicate with supervisor, support staff and members of performance group.

Perform custodial duties according to established standards for cleaning and maintaining buildings and facilities in a designated area. 

Supplemental Functions:

May plan, assign and check work of support staff.

Working Conditions:

Theatre, stage, auditorium, or concert hall environment; exposed to confined spaces and heights associated with lighting rigs and catwalks; regularly subject to vapors, fumes and dust.

Distinguishing Features:

Stage Technician provides technical assistance for theatre, auditorium, concert hall, cultural affairs, production companies, and outside school organizations by setting up and/or operating stage, lighting and sound equipment; provides custodial services for designated facilities; majority of work is performed in the Fine Arts Building. 

Stage Technician, Senior provides senior-level technical assistance for theatre, auditorium, concert hall, cultural affairs, production companies, and outside school organizations by setting up and/or operating stage, lighting and sound equipments; program and operate computerized lighting and sound control boards; design, analyze, interpret, build and safely operate complex and advanced theatrical stage lighting and audio systems for performances and events; coordinate facilities and set needs with visiting performers; train assigned support staff in proper usage of lighting and sound equipment; provide custodial services for designated facilities; majority of work is performed in the Arts and Sciences Auditorium.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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