Technical Director

Inproduction Dallas , TX 75226

Posted 6 months ago

The Technical Director is responsible for designing and creating technical solutions and developing safe and cost-effective construction methods based on design concepts and visual information. The Technical Director must possess the ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail and must possess a creative approach to scenic construction. This position requires hands on experience related to design, engineering, layout, and wood/metal fabrication or general construction. This position reports to the Director of Scenic Operations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create technical drawings for shop build based on designer drawings, layouts, and other visual aids
  • Draft detailed assembly/installation drawings for use by the production during load in
  • Research and order materials and hardware required to execute the construction of designed units
  • Actively communicate with construction team and maintain shop production schedules
  • Work closely with department heads and subcontractors to meet both budgetary and scheduling goals
  • Communicate with the client and shop supervisory staff during the design and construction phases of the project
  • Monitor safety oversight quality control

Requirements

  • Pass background check and drug screening requirements
  • Travel as required per project assignment
  • 3 years of solid industry experience in technical theater and/or scenic fabrication
  • Able to push and pull upwards of 75 lbs. repeatedly
  • Make decisions when prioritizing the short and long-term objectives for projects
  • Must have outstanding relationship skills and have a team oriented, collaborative work ethic
  • Ability to work overtime

Education Requirements:

  • Minimum BA or BFA Degree required. Preferred MFA degree in Technical Production.

Benefits

  • Health, Dental, Vision Insraunce
  • Short Term Disabiltiy
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Floating Holiday
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