Lighting Installer

See below for more information, including role and responsibilities, qualifications, education requirements and preferred skills.

Position Summary

We are looking for individuals skilled in professional, theatrical and entertainment lighting. We work in entertainment facilities, houses of worship and corporate venues, nationwide. The person in this position would report to the Director of Operations. The Lighting Installer will be responsible for installation and setup of professional lighting systems. The individual must have a basic understanding of today’s theatrical lighting systems and maintain a great, “willing to learn” attitude while always striving to improve in knowledge and efficiency. The individual must be able to read and understand design documents and CAD drawings for installation purposes and be comfortable working in lifts, on ladders and in high places that may be difficult to get too. The individual must be able to travel extensively and be able to drive the company vehicles with a CLASS E driver’s license. Ability to follow directions, solve problems, work with others as a team and have good social skills to interact well with clients and staff alike is a must. The individual would also be responsible for installation of audio, video, scenic and staging systems on an as needed basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

Installation of Lighting Systems to include:

  • Soldering, rack building, terminations, prepping, rigging, circuiting, patching, focusing & troubleshooting lighting systems
  • Advancing projects by reviewing their scope and understanding required resources
  • Prep work for projects in shop as required including loading & unloading trucks
  • Assist as needed with installation of audio and video systems as well as scenic and staging elements as required
  • Operate lift equipment safely
  • Coordinate installation needs with onsite project management
  • Excellent time management skills to work on and keep track of multiple projects simultaneously
  • Maintain a safe, secure and healthy work environment
  • Knowledge of, adhering to safety codes (OSHA)
  • Adhering and recognizing proper safety procedures and potential hazards
  • Extensive travel to jobsites
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Job Requirements

  • 2-5 years of related experience
  • Able to work back to back long days if the project demands
  • Travel to job sites as required (approx. 120-175 days per year) normally anywhere from 2-3 days up to 3 weeks per visit.
  • Valid Class E Driver’s License
  • Must be at least 21 years of age


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years experience in trade


  • Minimum of 2-5 years but prefer 5+ years of project industry related experience
  • Prefer experience in lighting system installation/operation

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to read/comprehend schematics and construction documents
  • Ability to use CAD, Adobe, & other graphic software desired
  • Excellent problem-solving skills & leadership qualities
  • A positive professional demeanor
  • Able to handle work stress effectively
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Knowledge of safety protocols: OSHA regulations
  • Excellent time management skills & able to multi-task
  • Able to follow written & verbal instructions with precision
  • Able to communicate effectively with clients and all levels of staff
  • Proficient basic computer skills and using standard Microsoft office software (Office 365, etc.)
  • A good team player

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must pass all background checks.

Candidate must meet the essential job functions of the job description as stated throughout the duration of holding the position with Paragon 360.


For more information or to apply, email questions or resume to

Paragon 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.