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  • Adam Shalleck

We are looking for an AV Draftsperson!


The Shalleck Collaborative, Inc. offers comprehensive consulting services in the planning and design of spaces for the performing arts, theatre production systems and Audio-Visual Systems. Based out of our offices in Berkeley, California and Portland, Oregon, our multi-disciplinary team of seventeen is composed of architects, AV specialists, and theatre production, design, and technical professionals.


We are currently seeking a full-time, audio-visual draftsperson and production team member to support design and documentation on our AV (Audio/Visual), production, and teaching space projects. Those with experience in theatrical and/or architectural drafting and a passion for technical theatre will be considered. Most important is the ability to work collaboratively with our team spread across the West Coast and with our architect/engineering partners while maintaining an efficient, systematic, focused work process with an eye for detail.


AV Draftsperson Position Description


Primary Duties

  • Drafting Audio-Visual drawings for ongoing and future projects in Autodesk Revit & Autodesk AutoCAD

  • Drawing reviews of architectural and electrical drawings

  • Assistance with continuous drawing systems development

  • Attending surveys and visits to project sites

  • Reviewing of shop drawings for current projects

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Formal training in computer aided drafting in any software

  • Work experience in audio-visual, theatre, architecture and/or engineering

  • Time management skills

  • Organizational skills

  • Excellent attention to detail, especially during pressure of deadlines

  • Proficiency in Microsoft office

  • Willingness to learn on the job

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Thrives in a highly collaborative environment that values diversity, equity, inclusion, and access, and works effectively with people of varied backgrounds, experiences, and points of view.

Preferred Candidates will also have the following

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in an associated field. (eg. Theatre Tech, Architecture, Design, etc.) or equivalent work experience

  • Professional drafting experience

  • Theatrical work experience

  • Proficiency in Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit, Vectorworks, Dynamo or Python

  • Experience with remote or hybrid work


This is a salaried, full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package. Some travel may be required from time to time, but not more than 5% of the work year. This position can work in person at our Berkeley office, hybrid, or fully remote, but located in California or Oregon. Starting salary is $65,000 per year plus benefits (based on a Bay Area residency).


Please Note:

We do not expect candidates to meet 100% of the listed qualifications and work experience. We are less concerned about whether you have done everything on our list. Rather, we are keen on interviewing a pool of candidates who have a growth mindset and want to join a theatrical consulting company made up of creative, hard-working individuals who cultivate a healthy and effective company culture. If this describes you, please apply.


Benefits:

Vacation pay, sick leave and holiday pay; medical, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care; life insurance; and, after a year, the ability to participate in the 401K retirement plan with match. In addition, The Shalleck Collaborative currently follows a “9/80” flex time work arrangement to help with work/life balance.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

The Shalleck Collaborative provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


To Apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and a PDF of CAD work samples to the attention of Jodi Cobalt at jobs@shalleck.com with a subject heading of “Shalleck Draftsperson Application”. Please no phone calls or drop-ins to the firm.


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