Bateau de croisière | Cruise Ship

Technicien en éclairage et vidéo - Cirque du Soleil at Sea | Lighting & Video Technician - Cirque du Soleil at Sea

Métiers techniques du spectacle | Technical Show Specialties

Temps plein | Full-Time

Note: This job posting is to fill a temporary position on the MSC Meraviglia cruise ship. If you are hired for this position, you will be an employee of our partner, MSC Cruises. This means you will be on their company payroll and will comply with their employment policies. Also note that this position involves working and living aboard a cruise ship for 6 to 8 months with possibilities of renewal. Contract starting in September 2019.

Your mandate
Our partner, MSC Cruises, is looking for a lighting and video technician. Reporting to the on-board Technical Director, you will be responsible for the operation, maintenance, repair and technical modifications to video and lighting equipment.
 
Main Responsibilities
·       Act as the main lighting and video operator;
·       Ensure the safety of electrical equipment and installations at all times;
·       Update the lighting and video archives: lighting plot, inventory, focus, cueing documentation, system specifications;
·       Oversee inspections and maintenance of lighting and video equipment;
·       Coordinate with the other departments on stage as needed to run the performances, rehearsals and all technical work;
·       Collaborate on changes and ongoing development of the show;
·       Work with the artists, Show Operations Director and Technical Director to support rehearsal, training and performance needs;
·       Ensure that the lighting and video equipment are set up properly and consistent with the show concept;
·       Alongside the Technical Director, prepare and uphold the operations budget for lighting and video systems;
·       Maintain a safe working environment at all times by conforming to all established safety policies and procedures, participate in all required safety classes and emergency rescue procedure training;
·       Adhere to and promote all company and departmental policies;
·       Collaborate on changes and ongoing development of the show;
·       Perform any other task requested by the Technical Director.
 
Requirements
·       College diploma (or equivalent) in live entertainment, theatre production, electronic or electricity (or equivalent work experience);
·       A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a lighting and video technician;
·       Technical knowledge of lighting and video equipment;
·       Knowledge of Grand MA Series 2 consoles; Clay Paky moving lights programming is an asset;
·       Knowledge of media servers;
·       Knowledge of video projection systems (Panasonic/Christie);
·       Basic knowledge of networking protocols;
·       Fluency in both Mac and Windows operating systems;
·       Knowledge of Microsoft software for Windows;
·       Fluency in spoken and written English is essential; the applicant should be able to pass a CEFR Level A1 English examination;
·       Be authorized and available to tour full time aboard a ship and to work in foreign countries.
 
Personal Profile
·       Ability to work at height;
·       Good general understanding of all technical aspects of a show an asset;
·       Flexibility, autonomy, team player;
·       Good communication skills;
·       Ability to handle contingencies and work well under pressure.
 
More information

Cirque du Soleil at Sea
MSC Cruises, in partnership with Cirque du Soleil, offers its guests, in a purpose-built entertainment venue, Cirque du Soleil at Sea exclusive shows, on-board the Meraviglia fleet.
 
MSC Cruises
MSC Cruises is the world’s fourth largest cruise line and largest privately-owned cruise company, and market leader in the Mediterranean, South America and South Africa. 

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