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Lighting Technician

Lighting Technician Job Summary:

The majority of the work performed involves designing, installing, and controlling lighting systems for a variety of events. Assists Technical Director (TD) with technical decisions and arrangements as required. Requires a flexible work schedule to meet the needs of each event. May be required to lift heavy equipment.

Hrs and Compensation:

Hrs are event specific. Compensation $20-25.

Reports to:

Belinda Emerson, Technical Director

Examples of Duties:

  • Confers with TD and production company representatives to determine lighting requirements; determine what plan are feasible with equipment available.
  • Draft light plots, install/focus lighting equipment, and run and control lighting equipment for events.
  • Perform minor repairs, clean and adjust lighting equipment.
  • Assist with setup of stage and sound when available.
  • Assist in all aspects of striking an event.
  • Assist with loading in/out an event. May require lifting/moving heavy equipment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge in all aspects of operating lighting-related equipment.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Communicate effectively and follow directions.
  • Work well as a member of a team.


We strongly support equal employment opportunities for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. To apply send resume and 3 work references to Belinda Emerson, Technical Director, at, subject: Lighting Technician {last name}. No phone calls, please.