Lighting Technician



- The Lighting Technician is responsible for the basic maintenance, repair and operation of Entertainment Lighting Systems for all shows. The technician will also perform preventive maintenance & basic repair on lighting systems, while assisting other technicians with scenery changovers and maintenance.
- Maintain the lighting design as set by the design teams & Norwegian Cruise Line.
- In the event that production show lighting design needs to be modified for operational circumstances, notes must be taken so that the show can be returned to the original lighting design.
- Assist with all scenic changeovers and ensures they are completed in a safe and timely manner.
- Design and program a professional high standard lighting for cabaret/variety entertainers, charter clients, shows, (such as Comedian, Magician, Singers etc.)
- Maintain up to date auditable inventory of all entertainment as requested by Technical Supervisor.
- Performs maintenance testing and basic troubleshooting of lighting rig prior to show time and inform Technical Supervisor/Entertainment Production Manager of any malfunction.
- Creates and maintains detailed and accurate Tracking Sheets to Technical Supervisor and/or Entertainment Production Manager.
- Pyrotechnic Lead
* Keep all records of on-board and offloaded product.
* Order all products for the next voyage.
* Manifest off all of the previous week’s pyro storage containers, misfires, and unfired devices.
* Test and Fire all shows in the manner as they were designed by the production team.
* Partner with the Bridge and Security to provide a safe and secure environment in which to operate the show.
- In order to consistently exceed guest expectations and provide the highest levels of product and services, additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed.



- Two years experience running lights in a theatrical setting or four years experience in various venues such as ships, theatres clubs.

- Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of Musical theatre productions, backstage operations and safe rigging practices.

- Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of moving lights programming and design including Various Martin Products. (for example Mac600, Mac2k, Mac250krypton, Mac500, MAC TW1) Various laser systems including Pangolin. Various High End products (for example DL1, catalyst etc.)

- Advanced knowledge of various light systems which include Martin Maxxyz Compact, Light Jockey, Maxxyz PC, Mac 2000, Mac III, Mac 250, 550,101,301, Seachangers, Color scrollers, High-end DL1’s, various Lasers, Dataton Watch out systems.

- Intermediate knowledge of Audio systems.

- Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel and Outlook.


- Associates Degree in Technical Theatre or a related field of study
- Appropriate vocational/technical training and/or experience may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required degree.


- While performing the essential functions of this job, all team members are required to stand; walk long distances on the ship; use hands to touch, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell.
- All vessel positions require repetitive motion of bending, climbing, going up and down stairs and lifting more than 25 pounds. This job requires specific vision abilities to include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
- All team members must be physically able to participate in emergency life saving procedures and drills. All vessel positions require full use and range of arms and legs as well as full visual, verbal and hearing abilities to receive and give instructions in the event of an emergency including the lowering of lifeboats.
- Work within different temperature changes—indoors to outdoors.
- Able to pass basic safety course.
- This is a minimal description of duties. Other work requirements may be necessary and assigned as business or maritime law dictates.