Lighting Technician

Organisation
Norwegian Cruise Line
Reference
VAC-49045
Contract Type
Contract
Industries
Installation, Maintenance & Repair
Location
Cruise Ship
Salary & Benefits
Date Posted
28/03/2024
Expiry Date
29/04/2024
The Lighting Technician maintains, repairs, and operates Entertainment Lighting Systems, conducts preventive maintenance, assists with scenery changeovers, and manages equipment inventory for shows.

 

JOB PURPOSE

This is a job onboard a Cruise Ship. The Lighting Technician is responsible for the basic maintenance, repair and operation of Entertainment Lighting Systems for all shows. The technician will also perform preventive maintenance & basic repair on lighting systems, while assisting other technicians with scenery changovers and maintenance. The Lighting Technician is expected to maintain and inspect all lighting equipment and to track inventory in order to ensure that all related equipment and supplies are available for the shows. This person must also be available to assist other technicians whenever needed. In order to consistently exceed guest expectations and provide the highest levels of product and services, additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Maintain the lighting design as set by the design teams & Norwegian Cruise Line.
  • In the event that production show lighting design needs to be modified for operational circumstances, notes must be taken so that the show can be returned to the original lighting design.
  • Assist with all scenic changeovers and ensures they are completed in a safe and timely manner.
  • Design and program a professional high standard lighting for cabaret/variety entertainers, charter clients, shows, (such as Comedian, Magician, Singers etc.)
  • Maintain all entertainment lighting equipment onboard to ensure its 100% workable and report any damaged, broken or non-working elements to the Technical Supervisor/Electronics Engineer Jr.
  • Maintain up to date auditable inventory of all entertainment as requested by Technical Supervisor.
  • Performs preventive maintenance cleaning on all entertainment lighting equipment, on the vessel with the help of the Technical staff.
  • Performs maintenance testing and basic troubleshooting of lighting rig prior to show time and inform Technical Supervisor/Entertainment Production Manager of any malfunction.
  • Performs visual monthly inspection of all safety cables for entertainment lighting systems vessel wide and report defects or missing items to Technical Supervisor.
  • Creates and maintains detailed and accurate Tracking Sheets to Technical Supervisor and/or Entertainment Production Manager.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
  • Must be familiar with the Safety and Environmental Protection Policy and the SMS, and carry out the policies and procedures appropriate for his/her position.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two years experience running lights in a theatrical setting or four years experience in various venues such as ships, theatres clubs.
  • Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of Musical theatre productions, backstage operations and safe rigging practices.
  • Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of moving lights programming and design including Various Martin Products. (for example Mac600, Mac2k, Mac250krypton, Mac500, MAC TW1) Various laser systems including Pangolin. Various High End products (for example DL1, catalyst etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge of various light systems which include Martin Maxxyz Compact, Light Jockey, Maxxyz PC, Mac 2000, Mac III, Mac 250, 550,101,301, Seachangers, Color scrollers, High-end DL1’s, various Lasers, Dayton Watch out systems.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Audio systems.
  • Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Intermediate to Advanced level English verbal and writing skills, including the proper use of English grammar is required.

 

EDUCATION

  • High School Diploma or Foreign Equivalent is required.
  • Associates Degree in Technical Theatre or a related field of study; Appropriate vocational/technical training and/or experience may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required degree.

 

ATTRIBUTES

  • Must be able to adapt to confined and sometimes limited living conditions for extended periods of time. In addition must be flexible in terms of last minute changes in itineraries, activities and events.
  • Able to lift at least 25 lbs.
  • Climb on step stool or ladder in order to complete elements of job or facilitate maintenance issues.
  • Bend, lean and stoop without hindrance.
  • Design lighting for Cabaret artist in accordance with the plan.
  • Use stairs often.
  • Work within different temperature changes—indoors to outdoors.
  • Passionate about hospitality and customer service driven
  • Must have a professional appearance and good hygiene
  • Respect for all co-workers and guests
  • Pride in your work by creating positive energy, excitement and fun
  • Able to work 7 days a week
  • Demonstrate positive behaviors; smiling, being polite and courteous
  • Able to develop a camaraderie with team members
  • Ability to live in close quarters, share limited space with other cabin-mates

 

GROW YOUR CAREER WITH US

At Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH), we know our future success depends on our ability to attract and retain the very best talent. We’re continually seeking top talent that are passionate about hospitality and committed to being their personal best. As you learn more about our company, we think you will agree that there is no better time than now to become a member of the NCLH family! 

 

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