Light Technician (Cruise) – Worldwide

Navis Consulting
5. August 2022
Navis Consulting
Entertainment Jobs
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A large and well-known cruise line is looking for Light Technicians to join the team. You will be responsible for the programming, operation and maintenance of the lighting, show control and fog/haze systems in certain entertainment venues aboard the ship for a variety of events and activities.


  • Responsible for programming, operating and maintaining all aspects of the show lighting, show control and haze/low fog systems in various entertainment venues for rehearsals, shows, special events and other activities, including group functions and charters.
  • Meets with guest entertainers and certain groups to find out what their lighting-related requirements may be for upcoming rehearsals, shows or activities.
  • Assists with and oversees the set up, positioning and strike of effects lighting and related equipment for certain events or activities in different venues aboard the ship.
  • See that regular maintenance procedures are carried out in accordance with the scheduled maintenance in AMOS.
  • Works with the head sound and light technician to see that a 3 month stock of spare lamps for all stage lighting, follow spotlights, etc. is kept in stock aboard the ship. The amount of required lamps should be simple to determine, as most lamps fail after a predetermined number of hours. You should also help ensure that a stock of spare consumables such as haze or fog fluids, gels, gel strings, CO2 and any parts necessary for routine maintenance are also kept on hand.
  • Makes certain that all blown lamps are replaced as quickly as possible, that all gels and gel strings are checked regularly and replaced as necessary, and that fog or haze fluids and CO2 tanks are replenished as needed.
  • Maintains the artistic standards and intentions of the Producer, Director and Technical Designer for the production shows. Prior to making any edits to the lighting or show control systems, the production studio should be contacted for approval.
  • Ensures that the head sound and light technician is notified of all problems or issues with the lighting, show control, haze/low fog or other systems so this information may be added to the technical report for the week.
  • Notify of any changes are made to the lighting rig due to equipment upgrades, show installations, etc. these changes should be noted on the lighting plot for that venue if possible.
  • Makes certain that all e-mail correspondence concerning shipboard matters are sent using the ship's Lotus Notes accounts. Should also see that the Cruise Director, SPMs and the shoreside support team are copied, and that the shoreside technical support team is copied on all e-mails sent from the ship regarding technical needs or equipment.
  • Consults with the shoreside Fleet Technical Operations Specialist before planning or undertaking any large sound or lighting equipment installations or projects, or before making any larger equipment purchases.
  • Attend any and all trainings, meetings, classes or courses as required.
  • Responsible for providing a handover to the incoming Technician at the end of your contract and for developing hand-over notes at the end of each contract per SQM guidelines.
  • Ensures that all non-essential equipment such as stage lighting fixtures and projectors are powered off when not in use.


  • Experience with hands-on programming and operation of live performance lighting, as well as doing regular maintenance and upkeep on conventional and intelligent lighting fixtures.
  • Musical theater and experience with show control systems such as those from Richmond Sound Design is preferred.
  • Proficient in the operation of lighting control consoles and programs such as those from ETC, Wholehog II, III and Wholehog PC from Flying Pig Systems, and Martin Lightjockey. Grand MA is also fine.
  • Working knowledge and have the ability to do basic troubleshooting and maintenance on several types of conventional and intelligent lighting fixtures, DMX controlled scrollers, ETC Sensor dimming systems, follow spotlights and haze and low fog systems, as well as the lighting control consoles and programs mentioned in the preceding paragraph.
  • Must be able to work well with others. This is essential, as they will be working with a team of technicians, and they will be working with a cast of singers and dancers as well as featured entertainers on a regular basis.
  • Education from a technical school preferred.
  • Ability to speak English clearly, distinctly and cordially with guests.
  • Ability to read and write English in order to understand and interpret written procedures. This includes the ability to give and receive instructions in written and verbal forms and to effectively present information and respond to questions from guests, supervisors and co-workers.
  • Must be able to read and interpret equipment manuals, operations manuals, memos, technical procedures and necessary rules and regulations. Should be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from Royal Caribbean employees and guests.
  • Ability to speak additional languages such as Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, French or German preferred. Languages testing may be requested.

Rotations are 6 months on board and 2 months home.

If you have the experience, then apply today.

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