Lighting Technicians:

Set up, maintain, and dismantle light fixtures, lighting control devices, and the associated lighting electrical and rigging equipment used for photography, television, film, video, and live productions. May focus or operate light fixtures, or attach color filters or other lighting accessories.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $57,550.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 199
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 12.43 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Technology and Tool Usage
Information Gathering
Following Directions
Critical Thinking
Work Ethic
Resource Management
Oral Communication
Written Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Install electrical or electronic cables or wiring
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems
Install electrical fixtures or components
Install/Replace measuring or control devices such as meters or regulators
Install electrical conduit or tubing
Install electronic power, communication, or control equipment or systems
Thread wire or cable through ducts or conduits
Install electrical components, equipment, or systems
Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance
Adjust electrical or electronic equipment
Install power or communication lines and cables
Install lead-in wires to control boxes and other components
Install household appliances
Install lighting systems
Adjust measuring or control devices
Bend tubing or conduit
Solder electrical or electronic connections or components
Adjust industrial, manufacturing, or production equipment
Connect electrical components or equipment
Install security equipment or systems
Install machine or equipment replacement parts
Install/Remove finish hardware such as locks or hinges
Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Assemble equipment or components
Set mechanical or electrical controls or components
Construct electrical parts or fixtures
Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Set-up production equipment or machinery
Set sound mixing board control levels
Install parts, assemblies, or attachments in transportation or material handling equipment
Run wiring to connect equipment
Weld metal structures
Assemble electronic, electrical, or electromechanical equipment
Fabricate electrical parts or fixtures
Align equipment or machinery
Operate pipe fitting equipment
Adjust mechanical equipment
Weld metal parts and components
Set-up electronic systems test equipment
Apply flux to workpiece before soldering or brazing
Install industrial machinery or equipment
Assemble electrical components, subsystems, or systems
Install electronic manufacturing equipment
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured electrical or electronic products, equipment, or parts by hand
Braze metal parts or components
Join materials using spot or tack welding
Perform combination welding or cutting procedures
Fabricate components for precision instruments
Adjust telecommunications equipment
Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures
Disassemble manufacturing or industrial equipment for maintenance and repair
Reassemble light mechanical equipment after repair
Align parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly
Perform basic carpentry
Set-up welding equipment
Fabricate devices or components
Set-up specialized rigging
Assemble mechanical components or machine parts
Reassemble electrical or electronic equipment after repair
Disassemble electrical or electronic equipment for maintenance or repair
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured mechanical products, engines, or machinery by hand
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Apply protective sealants or coatings
Paint surfaces such as walls
Paint structures and objects using spraying equipment
Align machines or equipment to ensure positioning and levelness for work
Cut pipe or piping material for gas, air, hydraulic, refrigeration, water, or steam lines
Cut construction material
Thread pipe for gas, air, hydraulic, refrigeration, or water lines
Process metals using power or hand tools
Install heating, ventilation, or air conditioning (HVAC) equipment
Perform basic plumbing

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Test electrical or electronic wiring or fixtures
Test operation of malfunctioning machinery
Test electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Test mechanical products or equipment
Inspect materials or equipment to determine need for repair or replacement
Operate vehicle engine electrical systems test equipment
Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment
Inspect installation, maintenance, or repair machinery or equipment
Perform safety inspection related to an installation, maintenance, or repair
Ensure equipment is operating to prescribed standards
Inspect electrical installation for code conformance
Test engineering project equipment
Inspect facilities to determine repair or replacement needs
Test piping systems or equipment for leaks under pressure
Test vehicle computer processors to detect malfunctions
Operate engine emission testing equipment
Perform inspection of tools or equipment prior to use
Test electrical circuits or components for proper functioning
Inspect electrical or electronic systems for defects
Inspect media or communications related machinery and equipment
Inspect mechanical systems to determine if they are operating properly
Inspect engineering equipment or systems
Inspect facilities or equipment for regulatory or hazard compliance concerns
Inspect transportation or shipping related machinery or equipment
Perform transportation or shipping related safety inspection
Inspect display sets or exhibits
Perform quality assurance testing
Test manufactured products
Inspect completed repair work to ensure proper functioning
Perform production or manufacturing related safety inspection
Inspect production equipment
Test fluids to identify contamination or other problems
Test products for functionality or quality
Test materials to verify safety standards
Compute product or materials test results
Inspect artistic or design related work products to verify conformance with quality and standards

Controlling Machines and Processes

Operate film or video recording equipment
Operate audio-visual equipment
Operate controls for sound, lighting, or video
Operate audio recording equipment
Set up still or video cameras or related equipment
Create special visual effects for film or video
Operate power or hand tools
Operate specialized photo equipment
Operate communications, transmissions, or broadcasting equipment
Operate industrial testing equipment
Operate recording or broadcast studio controls
Operate pneumatic test equipment
Operate pneumatic tools
Fabricate sheet metal parts or items
Scarf metal objects
Operate industrial production equipment
Operate precision test equipment
Implement robotics systems
Operate packaging or banding machine or equipment
Operate high voltage equipment following safety procedures
Fabricate products or components using machine tools
Energize/de-energize electrical equipment
Cut metal objects using torch or other thermal instrument
Trim metal objects
Grind parts to required dimensions

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Clean installation, maintenance, or repair tools, equipment, or machinery
Maintain work tools or equipment
Perform preventative maintenance on manufacturing equipment
Repair mechanical controls
Tighten/Loosen nuts, bolts, and fasteners
Repair mechanical equipment or machinery
Repair work tools or equipment
Adjust clearances of mechanical or electrical parts or components
Repair grounds keeping equipment and tools
Clean camera or projection-based tools, equipment, or machinery
Maintain mining machinery or equipment
Maintain construction machinery or equipment
Conduct tests to locate mechanical system malfunction
Level machines, equipment, or structures
Maintain masonry structures including kilns or furnaces
Align machines, equipment, or structures
Replace gas, steam, sewer, or water piping or fixtures
Maintain physical building or grounds of property
Replace malfunctioning or worn mechanical components
Complete routine building maintenance
Install hydraulic and pneumatic plumbing
Tend boilers or related equipment
Repair gas, steam, oil, sewer, or water piping or fixtures
Repair measuring or control devices
Repair mechanical timing devices
Clean material moving tools, equipment, or machinery
Overhaul power-generating equipment or machinery
Overhaul major vehicle systems such as engines or transmissions
Repair railroad equipment or tracks
Overhaul industrial or construction machinery or equipment
Maintain welding machines or equipment
Maintain manufacturing equipment
Lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts
Maintain engineering laboratory or field equipment
Clean manufacturing tools, equipment, or machinery
Maintain mechanical machinery or implements
Maintain small engines
Maintain commercial, cargo, or passenger vehicle
Maintain heavy equipment
Repair finish hardware such as locks or hinges
Replace door hardware such as springs, cables, or related components
Repair malfunctioning or worn mechanical components

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