Description: The Electrics Shop Assistant Supervisor assists the Electrics Shop Supervisor in the overall day-to-day activities of the Electrics shop. In situations in which the Electrics Shop Supervisor is unavailable, the Assistant may be required to act in their stead and complete other tasks as needed.
• Attends weekly staff meetings, production meetings and tech/dress rehearsals as necessary
• Assists the Electrics Shop Supervisor in dispersing and tracking budget items, including credit card and purchase order transactions, petty cash, and other items.
• Maintains the Electrics Shop budget, providing regular updates to the Electrics Shop Supervisor.
• Assists with the managing of the electrics shop staff and determining crew assignments. This also includes various office duties such as filing, copying, organizing/cleaning, and answering the telephone.
• Processes timesheets and other tracking paperwork for the shop staff, interns and per diem employees.
• Acts as a liaison between the electrics staff and the Electrics Shop Supervisor. Also communicates with other shops regarding cooperative ventures and shared spaces.
• Maintains and updates VectorWorks drawings for each space as it pertains to the electrics shop.
• Manage and track the Electrics Shop’s inventory including shop perishables. Manages office/crew supplies and ordering as necessary.
• Assists staff with special effects, project research and work calls when necessary.
• Fulfills electrics shop work requests for other various departments.
• Assists in determining the electrics apprentice syllabi and assignments, and preparing the apprentices for when they are filling the role of Master Electrician on workshop productions.
• Hires per diem employees as necessary during the production season and summer.
• Works with the Electrics Shop Supervisor in training, coordinating and implementing the maintenance calendar, as well as maintaining the cleanliness and orientation of the Electrics Shop and adjacent spaces.
• Oversees all safety issues in the shop (including updating the safety boards, incident report follow-up when necessary), communicating concerns to the Operations Manager, and working with other production members in research and implementation of safety policies and programs.
• Three years’ experience as a Master Electrician in a professional theatre.
• Computer literacy, including Word, Excel, Vectorworks, and Lightwright.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to multi-task.
• The ability to work as a team player.
• Experience in the training of staff or interns/apprentices, preferred.
• Previous experience in an educational institution, preferred.