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Job (Calgary) : Production Electrician / Programmer, Lighting

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Job (Calgary) : Production Electrician / Programmer, Lighting


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Job: Permanent, Full-Time Position
Province: Calgary, AB, Canada
Position: Production Electrician / Programmer, Lighting
Deadline: Feb.20,2018

Job Description / Duties:

  • Ability to draw in Vectorworks and WYSIWYG software
  • Create bill of material based on lighting design – including substitutions and sub-rentals required
  • Calculate rigging weights based on lighting plot
  • Create a cable layout and infrastructure needed to implement a lighting design
  • Create a truck pack estimate
  • Creating all paperwork required for implementation of design onsite
  • Assist in shop prep of shows as needed

Qualifications/ Required Skills:

  • Post Secondary degree in lighting, technical theatre or other relevant training
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar position or as a Senior Technician in lighting within Theatre / Corporate Events / Touring
  • Familiar with consoles – Grand MA , ETC, Avolite Pearl
  • Computer skills required working in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.) both in MAC and PC computers
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to solve issues, anticipate problems and find efficient solutions while respecting company’s operational policies and procedures
  • Ability to carry out administrative tasks
  • Open to working in a flexible schedule
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Good leadership ability
  • Ability to respect deadlines and tight schedules
  • Familiar with the inner working of Media Servers
  • Familiar with pixel mapping concept
  • Ability to drive a 5 ton truck
  • Moving light repair skills
  • Knowledge of basic electronics is a key asset

Salary: According to Experience
Relocation allowance will be considered for out of town / province applicants

Contact information:
Interested applicants are asked to send a resume to Deb Howard, Operations Manager

Employer Profile
Orange Frog Productions Inc. is a Calgary, Alberta based lighting design company providing event lighting solutions for corporate, theatrical and musical productions / concerts / festivals. We maintain our own lighting inventory to support our in house design team and provide lighting rental equipment to a variety of event types. To view our company information and examples of our work please visit our website at

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