Overhire Electricians

Submitted by crew-bar on Mon, 05/21/2018 - 7:21pm

Bread and Roses Productions (BAR) is seeking skilled and self-motivated individuals to join our team as Overhire Electricians.  


Electricians joining our team will be included on our overhire call list, distributed via email as needed, approximately 3-4 weeks before call dates.  Confirmed crew members are expected to arrive on-time, ready to work in appropriate shoes and clothing. Crew will work under the supervision of a lead technician.


Overhire crew is compensated at an hourly rate with a 4-hour minimum guaranteed; crew is paid as independent contractors and must invoice BAR for their work before payment can be processed.  

Skills & Qualifications: 

Job Duties and Qualifications for Overhire Electricians:

  • Hang and focus light plot to realize the design goals of each client.  Must be comfortable working at heights in excess of 20' on ladders and lifts.

  • Troubleshoot electrical problems.

  • Read, understand, and implement lighting plots and other related documents.

  • Maintain lighting equipment to BAR’s safety and performance standards.

  • Assist with cleanup and stocking inventory.

  • Ability to work as a team and to take directions in a fast paced environment.

  • Maintain high safety standards and techniques related to the jobs.  

To Apply: 

BAR also occasionally needs Master Electricians and/or Lighting Designers for special projects.  If you wish to be added to our ME or LD lists, please make sure your resume highlights this experience and that you specifically mention this opportunity in your email.


To apply, email resume to BAR crew calls at, crew@breadandroseschicago.com


BAR is a one-stop shop production company specializing in live theatrical events, working in venues across Chicago, with a special focus on the newly-renovated Studebaker Theater in the Fine Arts Building.  

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