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Master Electrician

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities

Posted February 17, 2021


Position Title – Master Electrician


Reports to:  Lighting Director


FLSA Status:  Seasonal/ Hourly


The Arvada Center is seeking a Master Electrician to join our theatrical production team. We are a well-established organization with a 44-year history and are seeking a Master Electrician professional who is passionate about our mission and who can add value through their electrical expertise.


Organizational Mission and Story

The Arvada Center celebrates and elevates the human condition with engaging arts, humanities, education, and entertainment that expand the cultural landscape for everyone who visits us.

The Arvada Center produces, curates, and creates national-caliber arts, humanities, education, and entertainment that are designed to help you see, hear, feel, and think a little deeper. Here, there’s truly something for everyone. You’ll find something you can not only relate to, but something that resonates—no matter who you are, no matter where you’re from.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Leading a crew, and being a point person on a light hang.
  • Reading, interpreting, and executing stage lighting plots and various paper work;.  (Hook-ups and Instrument schedules.)
  • Strong knowledge of, and ability to troubleshoot networking of various lighting equipment.
  • Extensive knowledge of programming lighting consoles; i.e. ETC Ion and Hog IPC
  • Working closely with lighting designers and an ability to assist them through the tech prosses.
  • Cleaning and maintenance of instruments, equipment, and all work areas.
  • Reading and interpreting various scenic drawings; i.e. Ground Plan, Section, Design Plates, and Shop drawings.
  • Wiring electrical elements on scenery and props, costumes, etc.
  • Hanging, circuiting, and focusing lighting instruments.
  • Running theatrical productions, concerts, and other various events as a member of deck crew, light board operator, follow spot operator, or any other position necessary.


Essential Job Functions, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Previous professional experience and BA or BFA; Proficient knowledge of electricity and electrical safety;
Ability to troubleshoot and correct electrical problems; Strong programming knowledge of the ETC Ion; Must be self-directed and able to take initiative and assume responsibility for completing tasks and projects with deadlines; Experience working in a fast-paced, highly efficient environment; Good communication skills with crew members, supervisors, and artistic personalities; Willingness to work nights, weekends, and on-call occasionally is required; must be comfortable with heights; must be comfortable working in bucket and scissor lifts; must be comfortable loading weight on a fly system.


Pay: $16.00/hr.

Expected Start Date: March 22nd, 2021


To Apply: please send a resume/CV to jobs@arvadacenter.org with your name and Production Electrician in the subject line.


For questions please contact the following:


Jon Olson

Lighting Director



Adam Stolte

Production Manager




The Arvada Center is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition or privilege of employment. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability or any other status protected by state or local law. Candidates from marginalized communities are especially encouraged to apply.


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