Reports to: Director of Production
The Technical Director will assist with the daily runnings of the production department and will run the load ins, load outs and all technical rehearsals. The position will be actively engaged in all areas associated with Arizona Opera which will include all events in the rehearsal hall, theatre, development/marketing events, and the Arizona Opera Set/Costume Rental program.
Knowledge in the disciplines of properties, lighting, sound, and rigging will be required. Excellent carpentry skills are required and welding experience a plus. Knowledge of trucking logistics will be advantageous. The position will require extraordinary multitasking skill as the position will lead large groups of people regularly. The use of personal vehicle and travel outside of Phoenix will be required.
Candidates must be proficient in Vectorworks or AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite, Calendar Creator, the reading and understanding technical drawings, and Lightwright.
Salary will be commensurate with experience. Arizona Opera provides health benefits and paid vacation to all full-time employees.