System Technician - Lighting
Job Details
Clearwing Productions, Inc - Milwaukee, WI
Full Time
Not Specified
Job Description


The function of the System Tech Lighting - I is to set up, operate, and maintain entertainment lighting equipment. The ideal candidate is an experienced technician with excellent interpersonal skills who can uphold Clearwing standards and provide professional customer service both in-house and on job sites.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Calculates basic power consumption for systems
  • Performs basic rigging tasks while on site such as flying motors, setting up scaffolding, and wrapping truss
  • Performs basic rigging tasks while on site such as flying motors, setting up scaffolding, and wrapping truss
  • Identifies basic electrical or mechanical problems on site and resolves them quickly
  • Read plots, loom list, channel hook-ups and any other relevant paperwork to a show and applies to the prep and execution of the show
  • Assemble and build basic data racks
  • Lead a small crew of people effectively
  • Works with warehouse staff to prep, pull, pack, test, and maintain gear


  • Appropriate Show Etiquette
  • Critical thinking; ability to organize, prioritize, multi-task, and adapt
  • Works well with timelines and deadlines
  • Self-motivated and passionate with the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Works well individually and as a team
  • Professional interaction: tactful, positive, effective communicator (verbal and written)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Receptive to criticism
  • Assist other company departments as work demands require
  • Current Knowledge of Industry Standards and Technology




Required Skills & Qualification:

  • Two (2) years experience in entertainment lighting production preferred
  • Working knowledge of lighting equipment in Clearwing inventory preferred
  • OSHA 10 preferred
  • Forklift, Boom Lift, and Scissor Lift certified preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Physical Working Conditions:

  • Regularly bend, twist, stretch, push, pull and carry, lift 50-75 lbs.
  • Sit or stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Walk up and down stairs or ladders and comfortable with heights
  • Work in various temperatures and outdoor weather conditions
  • Work "on-call" as needed including some nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Work long hours and overtime as required
  • Able to Travel (possibly with short notice)