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Lighting Technician - Cavalia

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Location: On tour in foreign countries, Québec
Position: Lighting Technician
Deadline: December 7, 2012
Posted: September 7, 2012

Job Description / Duties

Reporting to the Lighting Director the Lighting technician is responsible for working as part of the lighting team to install, maintain, and operate lighting equipment and systems.


• Run follow spot cue tracks as directed for performances, artist training, and rehearsals;
• Maintain cue track documentation and participate in cue track rotation as directed;
• Inspect and maintain lighting equipment; update maintenance and inspection records as directed;
• Maintain a safe working environment at all times by adhering to all established safety policies and procedures; participate in all required safety classes and emergency rescue procedure training;
• Maintain a flexible schedule for work calls, special events, rehearsal/training, maintenance and evening show performances;
• Develop a thorough knowledge of all Lighting Department equipment specific to the production in order to operate equipment safely;
• Participate in special projects, including the installation of new lighting show elements;
• Demonstrate the ability to work well under pressure, be self-motivated and provide a positive work environment both inside the department and theatre-wide;
• Relief Follow Spot Operator;
• Perform other tasks and projects assigned by the Lighting Director.

Qualifications / Required Skills

• Minimum of three years’ experience as a professional Lighting Technician;
• Experience in light board operations and programing on the Grand MA;
• Must have knowledge of moving lights particularly Mac 2000 profile and wash;
• Previous experience in dimmer patching;
• Trouble shoot and maintenance of moving lights are highly desired;
• Must be able to lift 50 lbs, and to be able to work at heights;
• Previous certifications for fall arrest, fork lift, platform lift and all terrain fork lifts are preferred.
• Field experience with repairs, troubleshooting and diagnostics of a wide variety of theatrical lighting fixtures;
• Strong background in electronics and electricity;
• Fluency in English essential;
• Knowledge of MS Office software, databases and CAD an asset;
• Experience in large-scale production lighting system operation, maintenance and repairs.
• Interested in touring full-time with the show and authorized to travel and work in foreign countries.

Additional Information


Salary: to be discussed

Contact Information

Interested candidates should send their resumes to:
Re: Lighting Technician
Fax : (514) 879-9003
E-Mail : 

Employer Profile

Cavalia is an entertainment company that specializes in the creation, production and touring of innovative shows. The company, founded by Normand Latourelle, has an expertise in the equestrian and performing arts, and is known for making the most of cutting-edge technology, multimedia and special effects, which allows for the creation of magical, unique,
never-before-seen theatrical experiences. The company employs 300 permanent employees, more than 100 artists and performers, and is home to 130 horses representing some 15
different breeds.

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404-4529 rue Clark St. Montréal, Québec Canada H2T 2T3
Telephone: 514 504-9998 Toll free (Canada): 1 888 271-3383 Fax: 514 504-9997