about the role
We are recruiting experienced Lighting Technicians to join our team at sea onboard Marella Cruises’ fleet of ships.
Led by and reporting to the Entertainment Technical Manager, the Senior Lighting Technician will support the entertainment department in operating and maintaining all stage lighting equipment on board the ship to the highest standards.
As the Senior Technician in charge of lighting in the theatre, the ship’s main entertainment venue, you will be operating lighting and AV systems for our West End-style production shows on a nightly basis.
You will work with the latest technology & equipment to support the delivery of the programme. You will also be responsible, together with the stage team, for the set-up and strike of the theatre sets, including the stage lighting (moving lights, set electrics, etc).
skills and experience
For this role, you must have proven experience of programming and operating stage lighting equipment for a minimum of three years. Knowledge and previous use of GrandMA 2 lighting desks is essential as well as being able to confidently call follow-spot cues for a fast paced show. Previous experience in using QLab, Hippotizer and working with timecode in a live show environment is very much desirable.
You also need to be experienced in enforcing H&S procedures, technical operation of production shows and leading a Stage Crew team.
Previous sea-going experience is desirable.
The contract period for this role is up to 9 months with competitive pay, all meals and single occupancy cabin.
All applicants must be fully vaccinated, hold valid STCW certification (or be willing to obtain these) as well as an ENG1 or equivalent seafarer medical certificate.
So, if you are an experienced Lighting Technician looking for your next career move then we’d love to hear from you.
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