Carnival Cruise Line, Lighting Technician

Expires: 2024/05/18
Paying up to $2,700.00 / month

Seeking a Lighting Technician to operate state-of-the-art technology and equipment to bring to life revue shows, combining captivating live performances with high-tech LED staging and special effects that set a new standard in seagoing productions. These music-driven revues have been created by leading producers, directors, and choreographers who have worked on critically acclaimed productions for Broadway, London’s West End, and some of the world’s most popular musical acts.

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Lighting Technician
The Light Technician is responsible for the safe and proper operation of the lighting, video, and 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 Shows, lounge talks/presentations and more). They are also responsible for the cleaning, maintenance, repair of, and proper functioning of all entertainment 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).APPLY HERE: The Light Technician’s job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following activities: 1. Operate the main theater lighting, visual and laser systems, atmospheric and pyrotechnic effects for all shows and activities either manually or on time code (depending on show/cue requirements) 2. Responsible for the maintenance, repair, and upkeep of all lighting systems in the main theater and around the ship3. Fixture cleaning, maintenance, and focus4. Lamp and color media replacement and cleaning5. Replacement of belts, motors, logic cards, fuses, light engines, etc. 6. Regular inspection all entertainment lighting, including fixture rigging, clamps, cabling, and safety chains, in all venues around the ship where entertainment lighting is present, and immediately report any safety concern to both onboard management and shoreside lighting support7. Regular inspection of the laser, fog, haze systems and perform their regular cleaning and maintenance (fluid and filter replacement, etc.) to ensure their proper functioning8. Check and ensure proper time code distribution, network, rig functionality, special effects, and video playback on all devices required for showtime.9. Responsible for the safe manifesting, embarkation, storage, handling, loading, firing, unloading, and disposal of all special effects material (confetti, simulated pyrotechnics, fog fluids, etc.) used in the shows as per company policy 10. Fire the simulated pyrotechnic cues for all shows, upon being given clearance by the Backstage/Automation Technician (after proper training and certification provided on board) 11. Perform show load‐ins and load-outs (together with the Backstage, Automation and Audio Technicians) for each show 12. Operate all show‐related video equipment and projection systems during the shows13. Operate, understand, and be able to perform basic repairs of LED video wall systems and learn their signal flow14. Train and oversee the performance of the 2‐4 spotlight operators, coordinate their tasks over the coms during the shows, and calling follow spot cues15. Perform regular (weekly) rig checks and be able to identify malfunctioning entertainment lighting, video, and special effects equipment16. Open tickets on Carnival’s Issue trak portal detailing any new or outstanding problem pertaining to the lighting, laser, or special effects systems in a timely manner17. Keep and maintain a live inventory of spare fixtures, spare parts, and consumables (lamp, fluid, simulated pyrotechnic material, confetti, etc.) and order as needed through proper shoreside channels18. Keep and maintain regular updates to handover notes19. Regularly test and maintain entertainment lighting redundancy systems (backup console, media servers, video processors, etc.)20. Be able to navigate HESS and Chemwatch platforms, understand where policies and procedures are kept, and then adhere to those policies and procedures21. Immediately notify the Entertainment Technical Manager, Entertainment Director, Shipboard, and Shoreside -Supervisors upon finding any fault or malfunction that could affect the safety of the cast, running crew, guests, or the ship itself during the show, if operated22. Respond to regular work calls to perform (together with the Backstage, Automation and Audio Technicians) theater general cleaning and repairs, in addition to lighting maintenance 23. Be available for different rehearsals, tech runs, etc. as indicated by the weekly work schedule or as requested by the Entertainment Technical Manager with reasonable notice24. Assist organized groups and charters with their requirements pertaining to the Lighting Technician working areas and responsibilities 25. Assist with additional multiple show setups, rehearsals, and tech runs during cast change (typically happening every six months for about 2-3 weeks) 26. 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 ship27. Be part of the “Tech on Duty (TOD)” rotation providing both guests and crew with entertainment technology-related assistance: 28. Set up and strike audio/video/lighting equipment for group functions and meetings in various venues throughout the ship as indicated by the Groups Memo and/or Entertainment Technical Manager29. Set up and strike audio/video/lighting equipment for crew activities in various crew or guest areas, as indicated by the Entertainment Technical Manager30. Set up microphones for other department’s presentations and functions as indicated on the weekly schedule 31. Basic cover (adjust microphone levels, switch lights on/off, play intro, etc.) for some activities (Comedy Club, etc.) whenever the responsible technician is tied up with other more intricate/urgent duties that take priority. 32. Carry the Tech on Duty mobile phone at all times and be reachable for assistance and basic troubleshooting regardless of location (be present on board while docked). 33. Periodically check and sign off on all packages addressed to Entertainment Technical while in home port. 34. Attend any safety, hospitality or job‐related training as required and scheduled by the ship’s command or immediate supervisors, including port‐manning rotation35. Ensure proper and thorough training on all job‐related aspects to the incoming replacement technician during the handover period.36. All and any work‐related duty or task as indicated on the weekly work schedule or requested by the Entertainment Technical Manager via email, phone, or verbal instructionLooking For:Technical experts to help produce world-class entertainment with state-of-the-art equipmentPassionate professionals and self-starters with a strong work ethicTroubleshooting, maintenance, and repair experience21+ years of age requiredSpecialized skills required by position:Lighting: electrical knowledge, equipment troubleshooting, and lighting console programmingAudio: audio theory knowledge, large format digital console experience, and FOH mixing for large live eventsBackstage: carpentry, scenic and/or prop experience, and backstage team managementAutomation: automated rigging experience and mechanical and electrical schematic knowledgeBroadcast: broadcast distribution; and satellite, TV system, and AV set-up experience
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