IMAX Theater Projectionist


United States (USA)

San Jose Downtown

Position: IMAX Theater Projectionist
Company: The Tech Museum of Innovation
Rate: $14.00 / hr

We are currently seeking an IMAX Theater Projectionist. This is a non-exempt, (hourly) position reporting to the IMAX Theater Manager. You will be is responsible to operate our state-of-the-art IMAX Motion Picture Projection System.

-Responsible for the operation of the projection equipment including: loading and unloading film into projector, loading and unloading sound track into the DTAC, consistently monitoring quality of projected image and sound reproduction.
-Cleaning and general maintenance of projection and sound system.
-Responsible for general housekeeping, cleanliness of projection, mechanical and storage rooms.
-Responsible for quality control including: ensuring that all film prints and sound tracks are maintained in the best possible manner; and storing unused film prints and sound tracks according to specifications.
-Assist the Projection Manager with developing and implementing the timing and cueing between the projection room and the hosting staff to ensure continuity and maximize the showmanship aspects of a theater presentation.
-Assist service personnel with the quarterly service routines. Handle minor servicing problems.
In the event of an emergency, assist with all necessary crisis management.
-Climb stairs and/or ladders at heights including catwalks and scaffolding, see at various distances, hear and interpret noise and sounds, work in varying lighting conditions, including darkened spaces, and demonstrate manual dexterity.
-Safely lift and transport items weighing up to 50 pounds.
-Perform other duties as assigned.

-High school diploma.
-2+ years of experience with theater operations and/or maintenance.
-1 year of experience with IMAX motion picture projection system preferred.
-Excellent organizational skills.
-Commitment to quality and customer service.
-Enthusiastic, flexible, dependable and punctual.
-Flexible availability with willingness to work weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays.
-Ability to adhere to The Tech's grooming guidelines.
-Ability to perform all the essential functions of the position.

Application Procedure
If you are interested please, send cover letter, resume and salary history via email.