About Light Design Ltd
We are an established Lighting, Video, SFX and Staging Hire Company working in the Live Events industry, based in Essex (CM12 9SN) and have been trading for over 16 years.
Due to large growth within our company, we are now looking to expand our team and continue to develop our business and are looking for hard working, enthusiastic staff to join our team.
The Job Overview
We are looking for a Lighting Technician for Live Events. Ideal candidates should have good technical experience with a skill base in Lighting and have some knowledge of Video and SFX equipment. The right candidate should be ambitious and be able to use their own initiative to solve problems and learn about new technology.
Responsibilities and Duties
As Lighting Technician your duties will include: –
Working with Project & Operations Managers to assist in the following:
Designing shows and making detailed job equipment lists based on designs
Advancing technical aspects of the show such as plots and pre-patching desks and addressing fixtures
Overseeing and assisting in Equipment Preparation, Testing, Checking & Loading equipment.
Delivering and Setting-up Equipment,
Operating and working on Live Events and shows
De-rigging and checking equipment back into the warehouse
Qualifications and Skills
Have a good understanding of Lighting, Video, Projection and special effects production equipment
Have a good background of programming and using Avolites lighting consoles, knowing how to use a GrandMA, Chamsys or Showcad consoles is also an advantage as is a working knowledge of Artnet
Have a good working knowledge of CAD based software like Autocad, Wysiwig or Capture
Be proficient in servicing for Martin, Robe and Clay Paky moving light fixtures
Full Clean UK Driving Licence is essential along with your own transport due to our location
You should be able to display that you regularly use your own initiative and common sense and are hardworking, as this position is a hands on role, You should also be able to demonstrate attention to detail in your work and have good communication skills.
As you will be part of a team, you should have a good positive and happy attitude.
Ability to work additional and unsocial long hours on events when required due to the nature of the events industry.
Ability to work under pressure and to resolve issues diplomatically and calmly.
You must have the capability to carry and lift AV equipment and staging from vans to venues.
Excellent opportunity to work within the live lighting, video industry learning new skills. Training and support will be supplied for the right candidate
Salary £19000 – £25000 depending on age & experience
Holidays 28 Days (inc Bank Holidays)
Company Pension Scheme
Job Type: Full-time 42 Hours a week
Lighting/Audio Visual: 2 years of working in the role as Lighting Technician (required)
Full UK Driving licence
Applications with cv and supporting letter are invited to be sent to:
Sue Bushnell – Office/Finance Manager
M: 07931 330475
T: 020 3371 9989
Job Description – LIGHTING TECHNICIAN