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Barrington Stage Company, Inc. Technical Director in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre company located in the heart of the Berkshires, is seeking a Technical Director to join our team in Pittsfield, MA. This position works with world-class designers in the drafting, engineering, construction, installation, and strike of all scenic elements. This position requires a driven and passionate professional with strong communication and organizational skills, a working knowledge of scenic creation techniques, and computer drafting programs, and a working knowledge of shop tools and maintenance. Barrington Stage has a three-fold mission: to produce top notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to engage our community with vibrant, inclusive educational outreach programs. BSC is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age. We strongly encourage candidates of color, and/or from diverse backgrounds/underrepresented groups to apply. Responsibilities: - Read scripts and learn all aspects of the scenic elements - Facilitate workflow through the shop by delegating appropriate jobs to shop staff - Work with the ATD, Scenic Charge, and Carpenters to problem-solve and oversee the creation and completion of all scenic elements - Research and coordinate rentals as needed - Assist in construction of scenic elements as needed - Work with ATD to engineer and draft construction drawings - Maintain a safe working environment in all production areas. - Work with ATD to create estimates of labor, materials, and rental costs during pre-production. - Coordinate with ATD to track and order supplies and equipment and complete shopping runs for the scene shop as needed - Maintenance of equipment and inventory, inclusive of building infrastructure, and suggest improvements as needed. - Organize and maintain scenic durable materials (casters, step units, etc.). - Ensure staff maintains labor records for payroll. - Create load-in schedules in conjunction with the other supervisors in the Production Department. - Report expenses for purchases and rentals. - Provide rehearsal support as needed. - Attend technical rehearsals and previews to assist Scenic Designers and take notes as needed. Skills: - Strong leadership, communication and organizational skills - Extensive and high quality drafting skills - Candidates should have solid hands-on carpentry skills including metalwork - Experience with welding - Experience with rigging - Experience working with CNC machines & software - Candidates must have the physical ability to perform the skills and responsibilities mentioned above. - Candidates must be able to complete shows on time and on budget. - Proficient with Vectorworks/AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Adobe Acrobat - Driver\'s License required This position reports to the Director of Production. It is a full-time, seasonal position. 4/22/2024 thru 8/31/2024