- Lighting Technician - Resident Shows Division

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Lighting Technician - Resident Shows Division


Lighting Technician - Resident Shows Division

• Emerging Level


Cirque du Soleil: As Lighting Technician, your tasks will include to run follow spot/deck cue tracks, maintain cue track documentation, inspect and maintain Lighting equipment, as well as support the show needs during rehearsals and performances.

Category Grip / Lighting / Electric  Technician 
Location Las Vegas, Nevada Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Apr 29, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The Lighting Technician will:
-          Run follow spot /deck cue tracks, as directed for performances, artist training, and special events;
-          Maintain cue track documentation and participate in cue track rotation, as directed;
-          Inspect and maintain lighting equipment, as well as update maintenance and inspection records, as directed;
-          Maintain a safe working environment at all times, by adhering to all established safety policies and procedures; participate in all required safety classes and emergency rescue procedure trainings;
-          Maintain a flexible schedule for work calls, special events, rehearsal/training, maintenance and evening show performances;
-          Preserve the on-going; long-term “opening night” quality, the lighting designer’s vision, and the artistic integrity of the production according to the needs of artistic, technical and company management;
-          Work closely with the Department Supervisor in supporting the shows needs during rehearsals and performances;
-          Ensure equipment and supplies are stocked in sufficient quantity to ensure the on-going needs of the production;
-          Under the direction of the Department Supervisor and technical management, ensure lighting department documentation is current and formally recorded to preserve the original intention of the designers, and utilize maintenance databases and other provided software tools to track all preventative and reactive maintenance routines, as well as any other information pertinent to the security of the show’s run;
-          Maintain a safe working environment, by conforming to all established safety policies and procedures;
-          Participate in all required safety classes and emergency rescue procedure trainings;
-          Observe safe wiring practices and maintain equipment, in accordance with industry standards for safe operations;
-          Participate in special projects, including the installation of new lighting show elements;
-          Develop a thorough knowledge of Lighting Department equipment specific to the production, in order to operate it safely;
-          Demonstrate the ability to work well under pressure, be self-motivated and provide a positive work environment both inside the department and theatre-wide;
-          Assist with the cross-training program to backup console operators and moving light repair technicians;
-          Learn and run other pertinent show tracks to ensure the safe and continued operation of the show, as required by the Department Supervisor and Technical Management;
-          Perform other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
-          At least 2 years of previous experience as a professional Lighting Technician or equivalent training;
-          Working knowledge of digital test equipment for troubleshooting and repairs;
-          Comprehension of basic principles of AC/DC electricity, basic electronics, and computer operations, as it pertains to lighting systems;
-          Working knowledge of Microsoft Office;
-          Professional appearance and demeanor;
-          10-hour OSHA course completion card required;
-          Experience with AutoCAD preferred;
-          Fluency in English, both written and verbal;
-          Verification of the right to work in the United States for Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, as demonstrated by completion of the Form I-9 upon hire and the submission of acceptable documentation (as noted on the Form I-9) verifying one’s identity and work authorization;
-          Although not a pre-employment condition, this position requires you to be fully vaccinated. If requested, reasonable accommodations will be considered.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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