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Arts, Film, Theater

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Lighting Production Programmer

Position Description:

Zasco Productions LLC, a Chicopee Massachusetts based provider of audio, video, lighting, and production services is seeking a Part-time Entry Level Lighting Production Electrician / Programmer to work in our growing lighting department. The Production Electrician / Programmer reports to the operations manager and technical director. In the warehouse he/she maintains our lighting and rigging equipment inventory, as well as provides assistance with general warehouse tasks. On show site he/she will be responsible for assembling truss and rigging equipment, interconnecting dimmers, electrical power distribution, and control systems, hanging and focusing lights, as well as programming and operating lighting consoles. The Production Electrician / Programmer is a hands-on position, and we are looking for someone who can execute small projects independently, as well as learn to lead crews on larger shows. The ideal candidate should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as be able to interact with clients and be effective in a corporate environment. Experience in corporate event, broadcast and theatrical lighting is a plus, but we have no problem training the right person if they possess the qualities we seek. This individual should be a good multitasker, an excellent problem solver, self-motivated, task and deadline driven, and give attention to detail on projects of any scale. The Production Electrician / Programmer must be a professional team-player, willing to adapt to the unique nature of the production business. He / She must maintain the ability to function at a high-level, in a dynamic, stressful, deadline driven environment. Zasco Productions offers a unique and flexible work environment with a small business atmosphere. Hours do occasionally include nights, weekends, and holidays. Some overnight travel will be required. Please send resume, photographs of 3 projects if available, and reference information or via mail to:  Lighting Job Zasco Productions, LLC Suite 400 340 McKinstry Ave. Chicopee, MA 01013   Requirements: Must be over 18 years of age High school diploma Reliable transportation is a must Valid Driver’s License, clean driving record, and ability to obtain a DOT Medical Certificate Must be motivated to learn Ability to safely work from personnel lifts at heights up to 40’ Ability to climb ladders Ability to safely lift 75lbs on a regular basis Perform repetitive reaching above shoulder heights, and below the waist Preform repetitive bending and lifting Strong computer skills including: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint Hiring is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug screening  Preferred Experience/Skills: Lighting for events such as conferences, trade-shows, meetings, awards dinners, political events, and commencements An understanding of lighting for broadcast television and video production Programming and operation of computer based lighting consoles such as the HES / Barco Road Hog or Hog PC Setup and operation of theatrical lighting equipment: including electrical power distribution systems, dimmers, conventional lights, moving lights, and DMX control systems General understanding of entertainment rigging Ability to drive (or learn to drive) 26’ non-CDL straight truck Strong overall technical aptitude and troubleshooting skills Video projection, production, or audio experience is also a plus Industry certifications such at ETCP are a plus Primary Job Responsibilities Include: Ensure complete customer satisfaction and successful execution of all lighting projects Overseeing local labor and crews as experience increases Maintaining company lighting and rigging inventory Pulling, preparing, and packing equipment based on lighting plots and production paperwork Preparing hang tapes and assemble cable looms Laying out and assembling truss, rigging, electrical power distribution, patching dimmers, hanging and focusing lights Programing and operating lighting consoles Secondary Job Responsibilities Include: Shop technician: Assist audio and video departments as needed. Preparing new equipment for deployment, and maintaining existing inventory. Preparing, shipping and receiving of rental orders  Salary: Pay range negotiable based on skills and experience.

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Employer Name:

Michael Zaskey, President/Owner


Zasco Productions


Arts, Film, Theater



Suite 400, 340 McKinstry Avenue







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Springfield College 263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109-3797 413.748.3000
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