Lighting Technician/Operator

 

Lighting Technician/Operator

CATEGORY: Technical

Rail Events Productions
Whippany, NJ
US

CONTACT NAME

Kelly Schultz

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

 

 

Job Title: Lighting Technician/Operator

Division/Department: Rail Events Productions/Crew

Reports To: Production Management

Type of position: Non-Exempt/Hourly

Employee Classification: Seasonal

Compensation: $21.50/hour


Location: Whippany, NJ

Job Summary:

The Lighting Technician/Operator will work with the Production Electrician, Lighting Designer, and production team during pre-production and load in to install all lighting systems in accordance to the system designs and railroad safety standards. They will be responsible for the operation of the lighting systems during the entire run of the event. They will also be required to help maintain all of the lighting systems and serve as a troubleshooter in the event of system problems. They will work under the supervision of the Production Electrician, the Production Manager, and the Stage Manager. Because of the nature of the live event they may be required to assist in any event related items as required. They will advise the Stage Manager and Production Manager of any technical or artistic needs that may arise to keep the integrity of the lighting designs.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Work with the Production Electrician and production staff to install and maintain lighting systems for the event.
  • Operate, maintain and repair the lighting systems throughout the duration of the event.
  • Responsible for seeing that the lighting designs are maintained with artistic integrity throughout the duration of the event.
  • Works under the Stage Manager to operate the lighting systems during the event.
  • Assist the audio engineers with sound systems as needed.
  • Work with the production staff during load out to see that event space is returned to the railroad appropriately.
  • Responsible for seeing that the lighting designs are maintained with artistic integrity throughout the duration of the event.
  • Works under the Stage Manager to operate the lighting systems during the event.
  • Works with the Director and production staff during rehearsals to incorporate last minute changes.
  • Become familiar with railroad safety rules.
  • Works with the entire event team to maintain a positive, enjoyable, and rewarding environment for all staff and passengers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Experience and Requirements:

  • Experience as a theatrical/entertainment lighting system technician/electrician.
  • Experience with programming and operating ETC software and consoles (EOS/ION).
  • Ability to work alongside the production staff as a team member in an ever changing environment.
  • Ability to work independently with self-motivation and attention to detail as well as excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate, recognize and solve practical problems and resolve issues.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in written form.
  • Commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams that can include seasonal employees and interns.
  • Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as production schedules may dictate.
  • Be physically capable of lifting heavy objects.
  • Must be able to travel domestically.
  • Must be 18 or over

Work Environment

  • Fast-paced work environment.
  • Frequent long intervals of walking, standing, bending, and lifting.
  • Domestic travel.
  • Evening and weekend work.


 

DURATION

October 25, 2021 - January 1, 2022

SALARY

$21.50/hour

HOW TO APPLY

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https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/674161/Rail-Events-Productions-Inc/Lighting-TechnicianOperator