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Lighting Department Manager

Company: Creative Technology
Location: New York
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Lighting Department Manager - Creative Technology Group Career Opportunities with Creative Technology Group A great place to work. Creative Technology Group Share with friends or Subscribe! Are you ready for new challenges and new opportunities?Join our team!Current job opportunities are posted here as they become available.Subscribe to our RSS feeds to receive instant updates as new positions become available. Back To Openings Lighting Department Manager Department: Operations Location: Secaucus, NJ
START YOUR APPLICATION Lighting Department Manager FLSA Status: Exempt Creative Technology New York, (CT) is accepting applicants for Lighting Department Manager. This individual will be based out of our New Jersey facility. This person will become an integral and vital part of the Creative Technology Team. At CT we have the resources and mission to be the premier provider of Audio, Video, LED and Lighting systems to the corporate staging, live performance and broadcast events industry nationwide. You will be joining a top team of professionals and managing world-class equipment packages and facility. It is a very demanding position which is engaging but exciting and rewarding. This is a hands-on position and expected, to lead by example. Your knowledge, vision for the quality and presentation is the standard for you to pass down to the lighting technicians, freelancers and other full time lighting staff. This requires a big picture viewpoint. You must be able to assign tasks to others so that you can keep things moving to accomplish the big picture goals. Key Responsibilities:

  • Manages -and prioritizes -the workload in the lighting department and notifies -CTNY Operatins -of equipment or personnel required to accomplish the workload. -This includes looking forward at the upcoming shows to help manage crew needs.
  • Manages -the maintenance of CT lighting equipment, including, fixtures, cable, consoles, power and data distribution, trussing, motors and rigging hardware.
  • Receives -inbound lighting equipment and ensures -that it is put through the CT process in a timely manner and returned to rental inventory for the next show.
  • Inspects equipment, tools, and machinery regularly, and oversees general maintenance when necessary and returned to rental inventory for the next show.
  • Reports damaged equipment to the technical services manager for repair.
  • Manages -the process of getting fixtures addressed based upon the patch sheets provided by the ME's for upcoming shows.
  • Maintains -equipment standards at the high level we already have achieved.
  • Works -in conjunction with the technical services manager on upcoming lighting QC job order/repairs.
    • This involves daily communication with the technical services manager on various QC projects as well as the equipment needs of upcoming shows.
    • Notifies early action to QC of pending rapid turnarounds.
    • Maintains thorough knowledge of R2 inventory software in order to oversee scanning of equipment into and out of order -to predict and plan for equipment shortages and to notify and work with operations on resolving those shortages.
    • Mentors -new members of the lighting team.
      • Teaching new crew members, the processes we use for pulling, prepping, and returning show equipment.
      • Teaching new crew members, the processes we use for testing and maintaining equipment.
      • Meets regularly with warehouse leads to analyze productivity and develop actionable plans for improvement.
      • Strategically manages warehouse in compliance with company's policies and vision.
      • Initiates, coordinates and enforces optimal operational policies and procedures.
      • Adheres to all warehousing, handling, and shipping legislation requirements.
      • Maintain standards of health and safety, hygiene, and security. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: Fulltime, ability to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends. Availability to work overtime. Requirements:
        • A minimum of 5 years in a professional audio, video and lighting environment.
        • Highly Organized, hands-on approach.
        • Upbeat team player who can work independently.
        • Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
        • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a fast-paced ever-changing environment with an emphasis on strong customer service.
        • Problem solver and ability to work under pressure and with -tight deadlines.
        • Experience in management and or operations within a live performance service company is desired.
        • Knowledge and familiarity with database equipment reservation systems.
        • R2 inventory software experience a plus.
        • Computer literacy a plus.
        • Proficient in MS Office Software (Outlook/Word/Excel).
        • Basic understanding of ATA Carnet format a plus.
        • Clean driver record a plus.
        • References What We Offer
          • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage (Employee only premium is 100% paid by employer)
          • Vacation Days
          • Sick Days
          • 401(k)
          • Discount Programs
          • Life Insurance
          • Disability Insurance
          • Employee Assistance Program
          • Flexible Spending Account Why Join Us? Check us out at? Please note: The work location is expected to relocate in mid to late spring from Long Island City, NY to Secaucus, NJ. START YOUR APPLICATION
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