Responsible for setting up, running, and maintaining lighting equipment for all entertainment venues ship wide.
Professional Skills • Rigs, circuits and focusses lighting equipment for assigned shows. • Programs lighting computer/console during technical rehearsals as assigned. • Performs fixture /circuit check before each show to ensure show set-up is complete and exact. • Operates manual and computer controlled lighting systems during shows. • Ensures that design integrity and performance quality are maintained through the run of the shows. • Operates follow-spot when necessary. • Inspects and maintains all overhead rigging in the entertainment venues. • Maintains a show report log for each performance. • Maintains and performs minor to moderate repairs to the lighting equipment inventory. • Communicates in a clear, concise and timely manner with Stage Manager and other departments. • Is on time for all set-ups, show call, meetings and work calls. • Maintains cleanliness and order in all lighting areas • Participates in special events by assisting with sound needs. • Performs other duties as assigned by the Cruise Director, Assistant Cruise Director, Stage Manager, and Audio Designer. • Performs in a manner consistent with VOC’s Mission, Values and Vision, including a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Guest Excellence • Maintain, uphold and execute the Viking quality and Service Standards • Monitor guest satisfaction and report issues, concerns and suggestions
Minimum experience and qualification requirements for position:
Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in technical theatre is preferred but not required. Equivalency of experience, training and education in audio electronics will be considered in lieu of degree.
A minimum of 4 years of professional experience in which strong knowledge of lighting equipment, dmx control systems and advanced wiring skills have been applied is required
Prefer previous ship experience
Basic machines / hand tools. Various control consoles including MARTIN M1, lighting fixtures (including LED and automated), fog machines, laser emitters, spotlights, and strobes. Computer skills – PC/MAC.
Must have the ability to stand, kneel or crouch for long periods of time.
Must have the ability to climb ladders and scaffolding
Understand guest needs
Teamwork and good communication
Strong command of English
Reliable and pressure resistant
Proactive in upholding Viking standards of excellenc
Must have the ability to lift up to 70 pounds
The ability to work within a team structure as well as independently. Able to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that gets along with clients, customers, coworkers and management