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Master Electrician/Lighting Technician

Role Description

The Master Electrician works directly with the Lighting Designer and in conjunction with audio, video, rigging, power, and other departments to design and operate lighting systems for live events. A knowledge of corporate events, concerts, and staging is crucial. This team member will be familiar with industry-standard professional lighting and rigging equipment.  Primary duties include overseeing the crew during the lighting system set-up and take-down for events.  The ME works with the Technical Director (TD) or the Production Manager on the production schedule and is involved with load-in, rehearsals, show, and load-out.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with the design and implementation of professional lighting solutions for high-end live events and conferences
  • Contribute to the proposal process and assist with responding to RFPs and preparing quotes
  • Work with Lighting Designers (LD) to create lighting plans and equipment pull sheets within inventory control software (FLEX)
  • Set up, operate, and strike lighting and rigging equipment on the show site
  • Coordinate special projects, including research and recommendations for purchase of specialty related items for show applications
  • Maintain a safe, organized, clean, and neat work environment
  • Assume additional duties as needed

Skill Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in lighting for live events
  • Strong comprehension of electrical power principles as it relates to event lighting
  • Advanced knowledge of power distribution, cabling, and lighting
  • Advanced knowledge of rigging principles
  • Ability to operate scissor lift and forklift
  • Ability to supervise crew and maintain a respectful and safe work environment
  • Computer literacy (Windows & MacOS) and basic networking knowledge
  • Technical communication, project management, and organization skills
  • Interpersonal skills such as professionalism, customer relations, and diplomacy
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Eligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume or CV through www.PowerPlusPro.com
  • Must be willing to work in Vista, CA or Salt Lake City, UT
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Ability to operate scissor lift and forklift
  • Ability to work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays
  • Available to travel as required

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift, carry, move, and place up to 50 pounds as needed
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to assist with loading and unloading equipment into trucks

Travel Requirements

Up to 50%

Salary & Benefits

Full-time

  • Paid vacation
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life insurance
  • 401k program

Job Location

Openings available in:

  • Vista, CA
  • Salt Lake City, UT

Required Language

English

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