Production Technician

The New York office of Frost Productions is seeking highly motivated and experienced freelance Production Technicians who are based in the Tri-State area (New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut).

Compensation Range: $25 – $30 + per hour; commensurate with experience


Position Responsibilities:

  • Installation, focus, and strike of theatrical lighting equipment and temporary electrical distribution
  • Unload/load trucks as necessary during load-in/strike
  • Follow direction from onsite leadership team
  • Read and execute drafting and associated paperwork for productions
  • Assist with other production disciplines as necessary (audio, video, rigging, and scenic)

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a stage/event electrician
  • Experience working with conventional, LED, and automated lighting fixtures
  • Working knowledge of basic electrical and rigging safety principles
  • Comfortable working at heights (on ladders and lifts)
  • Experience with temporary electrical power distribution, DMX, and related control signals
  • Availability and willingness to work extended hours including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Demonstrate initiative and ownership of assigned tasks
  • Punctuality, professionalism, and a positive, collaborative attitude when working with clients and co-workers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with additional production disciplines such as audio, video, rigging, and fabrication
  • Experience working with Astera Wireless LED and Clay Paky automated fixtures
  • Experience with Jands Stage CL and GrandMA consoles
  • Able to lift up to 65 pounds
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
  • Ability to use boom lifts, forklifts, and drive large vehicles (16’ to 24’ box trucks – CDL Not Required)

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@frostproductions.biz with the title of the job you are applying for in the subject line.

Frost Productions provides high-end, full-service production solutions to the special events market. Our clientele ranges from prominent cultural institutions and corporations to private individuals and organizations. With over 40 years of providing dynamic solutions to our clients, Frost continues to innovate and explore new mediums in the special events market. We pride ourselves on the ability to push the boundaries of proven technology and to provide our clients with new and innovative solutions and experiences. Our solutions often create whole environments, through the use of lighting, video, audio, décor and custom-fabricated scenic elements.