Project Support Associate


Project Support Associate

Norcostco is a national theatrical equipment supplier and services company with its corporate location in Minneapolis.  Norcostco has a diverse service portfolio. This includes: Retail Sales Division of makeup, technical, costume, and drapery; Rental Department Division including: Costumes and Technical equipment. And, Project Installation Division installing new theatrical equipment.

Job Summary

Norcostco is looking for a Project Support Associate. Candidates must have a working knowledge of theatrical equipment both lighting and rigging with application to renovation and new construction projects. The ideal candidate will have a wide range of theatrical knowledge and experience, a willingness to learn new skills, and the ability to thrive in a small team environment.  In addition, be able to support inside project operations including drafting, submittal preparation, and other administration duties.

 Job Duties

  • Prepare CAD Drawings for projects
  • Prepare project submittals document packets
  • Keep project documents organized
  • Process project document requests i.e. Contracts, Insurance, Bonding
  • Coordinate with Project Managers
  • Manage Project Invoicing, Purchase orders and Billings
  • Work with other trades and contractors for coordination drawings.


Additional Desired Job Duties/Skills

  • Provide Support to Inside Sales Team as need
  • Supporting inside technical rental operations at Minneapolis


Skills required

  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings.
  • Proficient in the recent versions of AutoCAD.
  • Working knowledge of theatre equipment as it relates to track, hardware, fastening methods, theatrical lighting and rigging integration.
  • Ability to assemble project specific data sheets.
  • Working Knowledge of theatrical Equipment
  • Strong Phone and Digital Communication Skills
  • Familiarity of Microsoft products
  • Basic Accounting knowledge


Additional Desired Skills

  • Understanding of AIA Billings
  • Basic understanding of CRM, rental, and QuickBooks software


Job Type: Hourly; Part Time or Full Time Hourly (Depending on qualifications and current market demand)

Location: Minneapolis, MN (Particularly Golden Valley) but also remotely supporting our other branches


For Consideration, please send a resume, 3 contacts of recommendations and a sample of drafting work to Barry Nelson at Barry.Nelson @