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Job Description

Lighting Technicians will set up and operate lighting equipment and provide technical assistance to show organisers and on television and film sets.  They will set up lighting on rigging and scaffolding as well as engineering power solutions, working within a team, to create the right atmosphere for the performance.

Entry Requirements

A degree in Electrical Engineering, Lighting design, lighting technology or another relevant subject would be an advantage but you don't have to have a degree to get started although most new entrants are qualified electricians.

Required Skills

  • Good technical knowledge
  • A head for heights
  • A creative flair
  • Able to work well as part of a team
  • Patience
  • Determination
  • Good problem solving abilities
  • Attention to detail

Starting Salary

£25,000 to £27,000

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