Moving Light Technician

Salary Range: Contingent upon experience. Please specify desired hourly rate.
Benefits: Standard company benefits available after 60 days
Employment Type: Year-Round – Full Time
Job Description: Lighting Department Technician.

Expectations:

  • Testing, troubleshooting and component level repair and updating moving lights, consoles, dimming systems, etc.
  • Check in and out for equipment in department
  • Analyze and fix inventory shortages
  • Must be available by phone during and after hours.
  • In and out state travel may be required.

Qualifications:

  • Must have technical/electronics training and/or experience; Experience in entertainment and corporate lighting industry is highly preferred.
  • Must have a solid work history, including recent consistent work experience.
  • Working knowledge of electronics and related systems and the ability to perform light mechanical assembly and disassembly
  • Must have the ability to solder and de-solder parts from a printed circuit board.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend a printed circuit board schematic.
  • Inspect and maintain automated lighting equipment and systems including consoles; fixtures, updates, maintenance and inspection records as directed.
  • Work with the Head of Lighting to develop maintenance systems and procedures including proper handling of paperwork and documentation.
  • Maintain a safe working environment at all times by adhering to all established safety policies and procedures; participate in all required safety classes and emergency rescue procedure training.
  • Maintain a flexible schedule for work calls, special events, training, and on-call maintenance.
  • Participate that equipment, supplies and parts are stocked in sufficient quantity to ensure the on-going needs of the Lighting Department.
  • Observe safe wiring practices and maintain equipment in accordance with industry standards for safe operations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work well under pressure, be self-motivated and provide a positive work environment both inside the department and throughout the shop.
  • Perform all duties as deemed necessary for the success of the department.

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years as a moving light repair tech, operator and console programmer.
  • Field experience with repairs and troubleshooting.
  • Training in electronics and/or automated lighting.
  • Experience in the use of digital test equipment to perform repairs on moving lights. Computer operations related to automated lighting.
  • A good understanding of lighting specifications, the principles of AC/DC electricity, motion control, digital communications.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Must have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts
  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.

Preferred:

  • Previous experience with Vari*Lite, Martin, Clay Paky and High End products.
  • Previous experience in a fast paced environment.
  • Advanced computer skills: (PowerPoint, Access, etc.).
  • Previous experience operating Forklifts safely
  • Previous experience working in a similar setting

Position is full-time. A drug test and background verification may be required before hiring.

 

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