Madison Elementary District

On-Call Technical Lead (2323)

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TitleOn-Call Technical Lead
Posting ID2323

TITLE: Theater On Call Technical Lead

OVERVIEWOn Call Technical Lead is responsible for ensuring the success of show and event production by performing the technical and support duties that are behind the scenes.



  1. Preferred college degree in theatre tech lighting or sound design.
  2. Possess strong attention to detail.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and groups both verbally and in writing.
  4. Require excellent interpersonal and networking skills.
  5. Ability to creatively problem solve, both independently and as part of a team.
  6. Proficiency with common office software.
  7. Bilingual (preferred).
  8. Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  9. Ability to pass district background check.
  10. Ability to dress at varying levels of business attire as required by a given event.


Responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to:

  1. Must know how to operate Electronic Theatre Controls GIO@5. 
  2. Yamaha QL5 – Sound Mixing console
  3. Must know how to operate entire house lighting systems.  
  4. Load and unload props, scenery and materials from trucks.
  5. Set up lighting, props, and sound equipment.
  6. Assist with video, sound, and light production.
  7. Fill any role in the wardrobe department.
  8. Move and rearrange furniture.
  9. Unload and set up road cases.
  10. Perform spotlight operation during shows.
  11. Construct and paint set pieces.
  12. Set up risers and musical equipment.
  13. Disassemble and store scenery.
  14. Assist with set changes.
  15. Ensure props are present at beginning of scene and taken away at end.
  16. Dismantle and assemble scenery and other set pieces.
  17. Work with traveling crew and other customers.
  18. Run consoles as needed.
  19. Assist carpenters with building and installing scenery.
  20. Operate house rigging system.
  21. Clean up stage and backstage area before and after performance.
  22. Operate scenery-moving machinery.



Ability to read and interpret documents in English as well as the ability to write routine correspondence in English. Ability to speak effectively in English before groups of customers or employees.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 






Supervised by the Theater Executive Director


Shift TypeSubstitute
Salary RangePer Hour
LocationMadison Center For the Arts

Applications Accepted

Start Date09/07/2021