Production Resource Group

Scenic Project Manager/Technical Director

Job Location(s) US-NY-New Windsor
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/1/2023 12:54 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Project Management


PRG is the world’s leading provider of services and solutions in entertainment and live events. Every day, we turn the creative vision of our customers into production and technical reality, deepening their connection to their audiences.
What sets us apart are our people. No other company in our industry has such a deep and diverse bench of talent, working across theatre, TV, film, music, corporate events, equipment rental and more. With over 300 patents and 130 registered trademarks, PRG is defined by innovation. And through our network of 42 offices spanning five continents, we can deliver for our customers anywhere around the globe.


Seeking candidates with at least 3 years of experience in theatrical technical direction, scenic production management, and/or live event project management specializing in scenic construction. Highly qualified candidates will have experience managing scenic projects and the ability to direct the technical, financial and administrative process.


The Project Manager has responsibility for the planning and execution of event and/or entertainment projects in markets such as, but not limited to: corporate events, trade shows and exhibits, permanent installations, theatrical production including lighting, audio, LED, video and scenery, concert events and tours, sporting and political events and live television and film.  The work involves considerable client contact with an emphasis on providing project services tailor made to the client’s vision. This employee may make or participate in the sale and may also execute projects generated by another sales person or group. The work includes the determination of product/gear, construction and service/labor specifications as well as design support of relevant operational plans.  


Essential functions

  • Prepares and defines scope of work with client; to include budget, project schedule, work flow, internal resource requirements, concept designs and layouts.
  • Ability to manage shows with target up to $4 million.
  • Consults with and troubleshoot client’s unresolved aesthetic design and technology issues.
  • Execute on-site production and manage show labor as required and assigned. Timely and accurate submission of all new hire paperwork and timesheets is required.
  • Provides a reasonable balance between the client’s creative needs and the company’s profitability.
  • Works in collaboration with Sales in order to generate and amend quotes and interface with financial operations to facilitate client billing.
  • Interfaces with operation department to ensure all design and quality goals are met.
  • Interface with other PRG Operations and Sales staff as required. May be assigned to perform PM functions to support other depot sales efforts.
  • Identifies and explores all future revenue possibilities with client. Identify and promote future sales opportunities and new clients through networking and on-site interaction.
  • Communicates as assigned relative to project status and performance.
  • Interfaces with other PRG Depot Operations and Sales staff as required. May be assigned to perform PM functions to support other depot sales efforts.
  • Promote job site safety and investigates all safety and reliability concerns. This is a safety sensitive position, a job or position where the employee holding this role has the responsibility for his/her own safety and the safety of other persons. An employee has to be alert and with clear mind and diligent while occupying such positions.
  • Plans and builds labor calls in conjunction with the relevant Labor Coordinators
  • Responsible for management of PRG’s Change Order Policy with clients
  • May be required to participate in client presentations.
  • Extensive travel is required, at minimum 50%.


  • BA degree with a concentration in business administration, hospitality management, operations management or related entertainment technology fields or relevant equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in project management in a market appropriate to the particular position vacancy
  • Solid organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects
  • Ability to draw in Vectorworks or Autocad
  • OSHA 30 card

EEO and Disclosure


PRG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PRG is a drug-free work environment, pre-employment testing will be required.

This is a safety sensitive position and will require pre-employment drug screening.


Production Resource Group LLC participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. 


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