Automation Engineer

Signature Theatre
Arlington, VA 22206

Job Details


Signature Theatre, a Tony-award winning LORT B theater in the Washington DC metro, seeks an experienced Automation Engineer.  Signature produces eight mainstage productions each season in two flexible-seating black box spaces: the 275 seat Max Theatre and the 112 seat Ark.  


We also produce a series of cabarets, a student production through our education department, and facilitate a series of readings and workshops of new works. Under the direction of the Technical Director, the Automation Engineer is responsible for the tuning, programming, operation, and maintenance of all automated scenic elements and has a leadership role in their installation.


Qualified applicants will possess a strong background in the automation of scenery with a mastery of Creative Conners Spikemark and extensive experience in the setup and operation of a diverse range or scenic machinery from both Creative Conners and others.


Candidates should also possess excellent problem solving and communication skills and be a strong collaborator.


Must be able to lift 75+ pounds unaided and in repetition. Full time, hourly position with benefit package.


To apply, email cover letter and résumé to Jim [email protected]  Please include the phrase, “Automation Engineer:” in your subject line. No mail or phone submissions, please.


Signature Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. 


January 6, 2020 –


Commensurate with Experience



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