Manager, Site Production

Insomniac Events team


Do you enjoy dance music? Do you excel at site production? Then you’re in luck! We are looking for a highly motivated self-starter who embodies both a passion for dance culture and a love of the site production and operations. Is this you? Read on…
Insomniac is looking for a Manager, Site Production to manage all site production and site operations crew related projects. This position will provide site production build management at Insomniac events, This is not a remote position.
  • Spearhead all aspects of site production for any given event; manage the planning, budgeting, and execution of festival infrastructural elements such as fence, power, heavy equipment, cleaning, sanitation, fueling, tenting, site prep/restoration etc.
  • Build and manage the Insomniac site operations team
  • Partner with CAD designer to create efficient site plans that aim to create operational efficiencies while following fire and safety regulations
  • Establish and place all site production items on site per the CAD drawings; may also include stage, experience, operations, and placements as necessary
  • Liaise on site with site production vendors; communicate changes in a timely fashion, execute the build to Insomniac’s festival standards
  • Advance site production needs with vendors based on the needs of all departments including but not limited to: heavy equipment/carts/light towers and mobile offices
  • Partner with of site management team in streamlining processes such as festival site advancing, creating vendor orders, obtaining vendor quotes and negotiate rates to effectively plan projects as necessary
  • Provide support in creation and maintenance of production schedule for build and strike for all areas of festival
  • Provide flexible and on the spot problem resolution for unforeseeable issues and help departments with relevant needs
  • Collaborate cross-departmentally regarding infrastructure needs and communicate with department heads to have necessary requests approved and advise on potentially unnecessary requests based on each individual site
  • Advise on ways to more efficiently use all site assets and equipment for build and strike
  • Advise on ways to more efficiently work with site production vendors and schedule crew and build
  • Understand cost of materials / supplies and consequences of damage & loss with festival gear / rentals
  • Work with production finance to ensure festival site production forecasts are up to date, and reconcile invoices post show
  • Manage fueling operations
  • Oversee onsite sanitation and cleaning operations
  • Manage quartermaster supply inventory
  • Oversee water/ice inventory and distribution
  • Travel will be required (economy)
  • Train and provide support in onboarding other team members
  • Other ad hoc projects and tasks as needed


  • 5+ years of experience in music festival production
  • Extensive knowledge of technical aspects of festival production, with an emphasis on site production elements
  • Ability to solve logistical and technical problems including staging, lighting and sound
  • Ability to create and maintain large scale event budgets
  • Proficient technical skills in Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint, Google Docs / Sheets, Airtable, Asana, Adobe PDF Editor, Dropbox
  • Basic understanding of Auto CAD is preferred
  • Extensive resolution management experience
  • Must be motivated with an “Everything is possible” attitude
  • Have great written and verbal communication skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • Must be an active problem solver, instilled with a sense of urgency for projects large and small
  • Heavy Equipment (Forklift / Aerial Lift) certification
  • Must be able to tolerate loud noise levels & busy environments when on site working events
  • May work in drastic temperature climates on job sites in various regions of the United States and Mexico
  • Must be willing to frequently work and travel to events during evening and weekend hours, as required, to meet deadlines and work events. This position works on site at events for long durations of time.

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Insomniac Events

Insomniac produces some of the most innovative, immersive music festivals and events in the world. Enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting, pyrotechnics and sound design, large-scale art installations, theatrical performers and next-generation special effects, these events captivate the senses and inspire a unique level of fan interaction. The quality of the experience is the company’s top priority. Throughout its 20-year history, Insomniac has produced more than 250 festivals, concerts and club nights for nearly 4 million attendees in California, Colorado, Florida, Mexico, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Texas, Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom. The company’s premier annual event, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, is the largest multi-day music festival in North America, attracting 400,000 fans over three days in June 2014. The company was founded by Pasquale Rotella and has been based in Los Angeles since it was formed in 1993. Interested in a college internship with us? Apply here:

Job Details

Posted on Nov 17

Calabasas, CA, USA

Full time