Production Resource Group

Senior Lighting Engineer - Live Events

Job Locations AE-Dubai
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 12 months ago(3/10/2023 6:49 AM)
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Working as part of the Lighting department, the primary role of the Senior Lighting Engineer is to assist the department leads in developing a consistently high standard of delivery across the diverse range of projects that we deliver. Developing and delivering solution in exciting and challenging environments and against tight deadlines, our Senior Engineers drive the onsite teams to ensure excellence is achieved in all aspects of delivery.


  • Minimum 5+ year’s previous experience in a similar role with a good understanding of the industry.
  • Experience working on large scale events in both concert and corporate environments.
  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Office applications.
  • CAD, WYSIWYG and Vectorworks are an advantage.
  • Good working knowledge of all aspects of current lighting technology. 
  • Knowledge of lighting system configuration including patching and console operation.
  • Good knowledge of power, distribution and loads.
  • Demonstrable and competent ability to working at height.
  • Ability to perform on-site troubleshooting, fault-finding and maintenance of equipment.
  • Must display a positive attitude both in the warehouse and on-site.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Capable of working to deadlines.
  • A good understanding of:
    • Electrical safety at work
    • PAT testing
    • Safe working practices
  • An understanding of stock control systems.
  • Self-motivated and able to work under own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • Committed to personal development.
  • Actively demonstrate and promote safe working methods / safe lifting practices.
  • Ability to maintain a safe, clean and hazard-free environment.
  • Ability to understand and comply with the Company’s Health and Safety Rules.
  • Fluency in English, both written and oral is essential
  • Full clean driving license

Core Responsibilities

Health & Safety: Ability to maintain a safe, clean and hazard-free environment and understand and comply with the Company’s Health and Safety Rules. Ensure any issues are reported accordingly.

Communication: Ability to follow and constructively work alongside others as required, contributing towards team efficiency and the betterment of the business.

Attitude: A positive attitude gets the work done and motivates others to do the same without dwelling on the challenges that inevitably come up in the job. A positive attitude is something that is most valued by supervisors and co-workers, and that also makes the job more pleasant and fun to go to each day.

Reliability: You can simply be counted on to do whatever job.

Adhere to reasonable management instruction: Ensure that the Company’s policies, rules, procedures and obligations are observed in carrying out the above duties.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be exhaustive. Employees are expected to adopt additional tasks when required; these tasks will be in keeping with the general profile of the role. Employees are also expected to ensure that the Company’s policies, procedures and obligations are adhered to in carrying out all duties.


  • Work as part of the team in the design, preparation, safe installation and operation of all lighting equipment.
  • Work as part of the team in the preparation of equipment orders and the testing and returning of all lighting fixtures in the department.
  • Identify any additional resource or equipment that may be required to ensure safe working practices.
  • Managing lighting technicians to ensure that they are appropriately motivated and trained, and that they carry out their responsibilities to achieve a high standard of service.
  • Rig, focus and operate lighting equipment as required, interpreting the requirements from a Lighting plan.
  • Program and operate various lighting consoles.
  • Ensure correct equipment entry onto the equipment rental software, including bar codes.
  • Guarantee the Company’s quality standards are always maintained.
  • Ensure that any anomalies, omissions or shortages should be brought to the attention of the department leads or project Manager at the first opportunity.
  • Support the department with routine maintenance to ensure the equipment is kept in a good, safe and efficient working condition.
  • Keep up to date with the latest fixtures and technology within the department.
  • Ensure all Incidents and Injuries are reported immediately.
  • Fulfill any other reasonable task required by the company.
  • Operate within the current Health and Safety regulations to ensure a safe working environment, reporting any Health and Safety issues to the Head of Department.
  • Ensure the Company’s policies, rules, procedures and obligations are observed in carrying out the above duties.


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