Stage West has the following job opening:  

Master Electrician

The Master Electrician (M.E.) is responsible for the electrics of all shows within our season, across three venues. Manage, maintain, and operate performance related electrics systems and equipment to ensure the timely and accurate realization of all lighting elements for Stage West Theatre’s theatrical playing spaces.

All Stage West employees are expected to center, model and champion Stage West’s core values of Artistic Excellence, Community, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and Fiscal Responsibility.

This position is a part-time, per-show contract with additional work potential. Compensation for this position is $500 per Stage West production and $25/hour for rentals.

The typical schedule for this role will vary based on the dynamic schedule of a theater.

Stage West is dedicated to building an equitable environment that is mixed across lines of difference and strongly encourages applications from Black, Indigenous, People of Color, women, transgender and non-binary candidates.

This position will remain open until filled and until a diverse and qualified pool of candidates is identified. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply.


  • Knowledge of incandescent and LED technology and instruments.
  • Working knowledge of ETC Ion consoles.
  • Agility is a plus.
  • Ability to lift 60 lbs.
  • Understanding of rigging systems.
  • ​Must be comfortable on ladders and heights over 15 feet.


  • Maintain the integrity of the lighting design throughout the performance period.
  • Implement lighting design for each new production.
  • Restoration to stock plot between productions.
  • Maintain and repair lighting unit inventory, dimmers, circuits, and gel stock.
  • Supervise overhires as needed.


  • 3-5 years experience as a working electrician.
  • Experience with computer light board program and operation.
  • Experience streaming ACN Data networks.
  • Basic working knowledge of QLab.
  • Basic understanding of AV equipment.


 Please send a cover letter & resume with three professional references to: employment [at] stagewest.org.  Use the subject line: Master Electrician Search.  For additional information visit stagewest.org.  No phone calls please. 

Company Profile:

Stage West, a prominent regional theatre in North Texas, has been a leading figure in performing arts for over four decades.  Its mission is to engage audiences with bold and exciting theatre that entertains, inspires and challenges.  Stage West is staffed by a positive and fun group of artists excited to have a like-minded, talented individual join their team.