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Part Time - Theatre Technician

This job profile reflects the general details considered necessary to perform the principle functions and shall not be construed as an interpretation of all work requirements inherent in the job. Applicants are required to demonstrate in their applications and in the interview process that their qualifications for the positions match those specified. Applicants may be required to undergo a skills assessment and/or testing.

Job Designation: Part-Time Theatre Technician

Deptartment: Technical Services

Compensation: $19.60 / hour

Duration: Part-time with a minium guarantee of 96 hours averaged over four weeks

Start Date: On or about Tuesday, September 6, 2016 (To Be Determined)

End Date: Friday, June 30, 2017 

Job Responsibilities: To provide technical support for live events and equipment preventative maintenance at The Burlington Performing Arts Centre.

Specific Duties may include:

  • Setting up and operating lighting, audio, video systems for events at the BPAC
  • Loading and unloading of trucks
  • Assembly and setup of staging systems
  • General cleaning and maintenance on technical equipment and facilities.
  • Hanging, cabling, and focusing theatrical lighting
  • Operation of follow spotlights
  • Operation of Strand Light Palette lighting consoles
  • Operation of Digico (SD8, SD9, SD11), Yamaha LS9 digital audio consoles and small assortment of small analogue audio consoles.
  • Operation of a single purchase counterweight fly system
  • Painting of the stage floor and other equipment
  • Some basic building maintenance as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned


The successful candidate shall have completed a Diploma or Degree program at a  College or University in Technical Theatre.  Experience working in a roadhouse environment is an asset.

The successful candidate will have the following skills:

  • A demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • The ability to work under pressure to strict time lines
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Proficient in MS Office including Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • Basic experience with stage carpentry.
  • Working knowledge of Computerized Lighting Consoles. (Strand Light Palette)
  • Working Knowledge of Digital Audio Consoles.  (Digico)
  • Fall Protection and Lift Certification (vertical mast lift and electric scissor Lift) are an asset.
  • Standard First Aid certification is an asset.
  • G-class Driver’s License is an asset.


Please send resumes to bpacjobs@burlington.ca

***Applications due 5pm Tuesday August 9, 2016***

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.