Thursday, November 5, 2009

Hudson Scenic Studio Job Opening

Job: Asst. Shop Foreman

Location: Hudson Scenic Studio, Inc., Yonkers , NY

Hudson Scenic Studio is seeking an organized and highly motivated individual to run our expanding Automation /Electrics department. Candidate will coordinate all of Hudson Scenic's Automation/Electrics on the floor. Full time position. Local One wages and benefits.

All resumes must be submitted to by Friday, November 13th, 2009.


5 + years in professional theatre or entertainment industry.

Past leadership experience.

Self motivated and directed.

Ability to effectively prioritize, execute tasks, and solve problems in a high pressure environment.

Experience working in team oriented, collaborative environment.
Must be in good health and able to lift 50-75 lbs.

Experience with theatrical automation systems, mechanics and electrics.
Computer literate, experience with AutoCAD, Windows XP, Word and Excel.

Specific Responsibilities:

Manage a crew of technicians varying in size from 4-25.

Supervise the Automation, Electrics and Rental departments.

Coordinate with our engineering department to get drawings to the floor and projects underway.

Communicate to production management what resources are needed to get projects done on time and under budget.

Gain an understanding of all projects in order to direct the crew in the most efficient way.

Ensure that all automation equipment is properly prepped before loading out.

With production management make informed decision regarding crew size and overtime.

Coordinate with appropriate personnel to complete equipment sign offs
Willingness to work overtime hours as projects require.

From IATSE Local One
320 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036-8399 USA

Local One is the premier stagehand union of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (I.A.T.S.E).

We are the Brothers and Sisters who construct, install, maintain, and operate the lighting and sound equipment, the scenery and special effects which thrill and delight audiences attending Broadway shows, concerts at Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden and Carnegie Hall, the magnificent, spectacular productions at The Metropolitan Opera and throughout LIncoln Center, and the many entertaining broadcasts from CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, and PBS.

We work at numerous cable TV studios and make possible the presentation of major corporate industrials and special events.

Local One does it all -- lights, sound, video, scenery and rigging, special effects. Whatever your production needs may be, however big or small, nobody can make your dreams come true better than the skilled, talented professional stage employees of Local One. We are famous for our dedication and unique abilities.

Local One is New York. We welcome you to our city and to our web site. Please explore these pages to find out more about us, our history, and our capabilities.

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