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Lighting Technician Duties and Responsibilities

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Purpose of Classification:

Installs and controls lighting equipment for performances in a public event facility or theater. Assists supervisor with technical decisions and arrangements as required. This classification requires a flexible work schedule in order to meet the needs of each performance. Incumbents may be required to lift heavy equipment.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This is a specialized classification and not part of a series. It is distinguished from the Theater Technician series in that the majority of work performed involves the controlling, installing and designing of lighting systems.

Examples of Duties:

  • Runs and controls lighting equipment for events such as lectures, ballets, theatre, musicals and/or folk festivals.
  • Confers with supervisor and production company representatives to determine lighting requirements; determines what plans are feasible with equipment available.
  • Drafts light plots and oversees the installation of lighting equipment.
  • Performs minor repairs, cleans and adjusts lighting equipment.
  • Assists supervisor in scheduling work force for productions.
  • Assists supervisor in coordinating technical requirements such as determining equipment needs and determining when to schedule work so all deadlines are met.
  • Completes payroll and post-production forms, including information such as length and description of production, problems and expenses incurred.
  • Make recommendations for purchase of lighting equipment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Skill in operating lighting related equipment.
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's Degree in theatrical production or related field AND two years of lighting design experience; OR, Four years of lighting design experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


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