event electrician


Event electricians set up and dismantle temporary, reliable electrical systems to support events. They work in locations without access to the power grid as well as locations with temporary power access. Their work is based on instruction, plans and calculations. They work indoors as well as outdoors. They cooperate closely with technical crew and operators.

Scope notes

Includes people working in event and rental companies. 
 Excludes people performing industrial or building electricity activities.

Alternative label

  • generator technician

  • mobile power team member

  • event and generator electrician

  • mobile power expert

  • mobile power crew member

  • live event electrician

  • generator technician and event electrician

  • event/generator electrician

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: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Optional skills and competences



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