Light Technician
Job Title:  Light Technician 燈光技師
Reports To: Entertainment Technical Manager
Position Grade: 1.5 Stripes
Department: Entertainment Department
Manger's Title: Entertainment Technical Manager
Monthly Salary Range: USD$1,900~2,500 
(Accurate Salary will be noted once the candidate officially hired)

Job Overview:
The Light Technician is responsible for the safe and proper operation of the lighting & special effects systems in the main theater during all shows and activities (includes full‐cast production shows, magic shows, variety shows, Welcome Aboard Show, Game Show, lounge talks & presentations and more). She/he is also responsible for the cleaning, maintenance and ensuring the proper functioning of all conventional stage lighting as well as intelligent moving fixtures installed in various venues around the ship (main theater, aft lounge, Lido open deck, the night club, teen clubs, main atrium, etc.).
Responsibilities and Duties include (but are not limited to)
  • Operate the main theater lighting & laser systems, atmospheric & pyrotechnic effects for all shows and activities either manually or on time code (depending on show/cue requirements).
  • Responsible for the maintenance, repair and upkeep of all lighting systems in the main theater and around the ship
  • Inspect the laser, fog, haze systems periodically and perform their regular cleaning and maintenance (fluid replacement, etc.) to ensure their proper functioning.
  • Responsible for the safe manifesting, embarkation, storage, handling, loading, firing, unloading and disposal of all the pyrotechnic material used in the shows as per company policy
  • Fire the pyro cues for all shows, upon being given clearance by the Floor Technician (after proper training and certification provided on board)
  • Perform show load‐ins and load‐outs (together with the Floor, Automation & Audio Technicians) for each show.
  • Train and oversee the performance of the 2‐4 spotlight operators, coordinate their tasks over the communication system during the shows.
  • Fill out the Lighting Tech Reports detailing any new or outstanding problem pertaining to the lighting, laser, pyro or special effects systems and submit them to the Shipboard and Shoreside.
  • Respond to regular work calls (approx. twice a month) to perform (together with the Floor, Automation & Audio Technicians) theater general cleaning and repairs, in addition to lighting maintenance.
  • Assist with additional multiple show setups, rehearsals and tech runs during cast change (typically happening every six months for about 4‐5 weeks).
  • Familiarize with basic audio/video equipment setup and operation, to be able to take on the “Tech On Duty” responsibility no later than four weeks after first joining a ship.
  • Be part of the “Tech On Duty (TOD)” rotation (one week/cruise every four weeks/cruises), providing both guests and crew with entertainment technology related assistance
  • Attend any safety, hospitality or job‐related training as required and scheduled by the ship’s command or immediate supervisors, including port‐manning rotation.
  • Maintain and update handover notes/reports for future incoming replacement technician.
  • Ensure proper and thorough training on all job‐related aspects to the incoming replacement technician during the handover period.
  • Experience
    • Theater background and experience, be familiar with industry terms, standards, rules, regulations and common practices
  • Education level
    • High school diploma or foreign equivalent is preferred.
    • Associates degree or foreign equivalent is preferred.
    • Background in electrical, technical, light and sound preferred.
    • Degree or Diploma in Technical Theater, Sound, Lights, A/V is an asset.
  • Specific skills & Knowledge
    • Good knowledge of electrical theory, be able to read and follow electrical and system drawings and diagrams.
    • Good knowledge of intelligent moving fixtures operation, maintenance and repair procedures.
    • Good knowledge of lighting console operation (GrandMa, GrandMa2, ETC)
    • Good knowledge and understanding of show control and time code distribution
    • Basic knowledge of lighting design and programming
    • Basic knowledge in PC hardware & software maintenance and repair
    • Capability of enjoying a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
    • Capability of working closely with other team members in a multicultural environment
    • Capability of being personable and maintain a professional demeanor and appearance
  • Language
    • Ability to speak English clearly, distinctly and cordially with guests
    • Ability to communicate in English to understand, interpret written procedures, give and receive instructions in written and verbal forms and to effectively present information and respond to questions from guests, supervisors and co-workers
    • Excellent verbal and written command of the English language
    • Ability to speak additional languages such as Chinese, Spanish, French, German, Italian or Portuguese preferred.
    •  Must be about to speak English plus at least one of the following languages to a conversational/business level (Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Italian or Portuguese)
  • Personal characteristics
  • Physical abilities
    • Comfortable working at heights up to 35ft (10.5m), be able to safely climb an A‐frame ladder and properly operate a Genie lift
    • Must meet all physical requirements, including the ability to participate in emergency life-saving drills and required training.
    • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds