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Technical Director

Red Mountain Theatre Company

  • CATEGORY Production
  • LOCATION Birmingham, AL
  • DATE JUNE 16, 2019
  • JOB TYPE Full Time
  • COMPENSATION $45,000-$60,000
  • POSITION LEVEL Mid (2-5 yrs exp)
Red Mountain Theatre Company, Broadway Producers and 40-year-old regional theatre, is seeking a dynamic individual for the position of Technical Director as we move into a robust period of organizational growth, including a new arts campus.
RMTC is looking for an experienced, highly-motivated person to support our mission of creating powerful theatre experiences that enrich, educate, and engage audiences – nourishing the human spirit, fostering valuable life skills, and cultivating a deeper sense of community.
The Technical Director oversees all technical aspects of RMTC’s robust schedule of theatrical productions and is responsible for:
  • Leading and participating with a team in set and stage construction, to meet approved specifications on schedule and on budget for each project
  • Collaboration with other production departments and creative teams to bring the artistic vision of each project to fruition
  • Oversight and maintenance of the theatre’s technical facilities and assets
The ideal candidate has a strong proficiency and experience in the following areas:
  • Carpentry
  • Welding
  • Theatrical Scenic Construction
  • Large Format Plotters
  • Supervisory Experience
  • Rigging
  • Fabrication
  • Scenic Paint
  • Project Planning
  • Budget Planning, Tracking, and Estimates
  • Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook
  • Graduate of an accredited four-year college or university
  • A minimum of two years as an Assistant Technical Director or equivalent experience in a producing theatrical scene shop
  • Advanced knowledge of ACAD or Vectorworks
  • Scenic Design experience preferred
Competitive salary and benefits offered. Send resume and cover letter to production@redmountaintheatre.org. No phone calls.
Red Mountain Theatre Company is an organization that inspires audiences through powerful theatre experiences led by professionals who deliver engaging performances produced and presented with artistic integrity. In addition to our theatre productions, we offer educational programs that build positive life skills for young people and provide growth opportunities for theatre professionals. Our Birmingham- based nonprofit organization has been inspiring audiences, changing lives and creating conversations through theatre experiences since 1979.