lighting technician


Lighting technicians setup, prepare, check and maintain equipment in order to provide optimal lighting quality for live performances and motion pictures. They cooperate with road crew to unload, set up and operate lighting equipment and instruments.

Scope notes

Excludes people performing media or broadcast activities. 
 Includes people working in event and rental companies.

Alternative label

  • audio & lighting technician

  • lighting technician coordinator

  • lighting & audio technician

  • video and motion picture lighting technician

  • lighting technician assistant

  • lighting & video technician

  • light technician

  • lighting and video technician

  • lighting technician manager

  • television and motion picture lighting technician

  • video & lighting technician

  • video and lighting technician

  • audio and lighting technician

  • lighting and audio technician

  • lighting engineer

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:


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