Senior Lighting Engineer, PRG Gearhouse, Dubai

Posted on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

PRG_GearHouse_squareLocation: Dubai

PRG GEARHOUSE, the region’s largest Event Technology provider is searching for candidates with the right energy, commitment and passion for the events and entertainment industry. With unparalleled access to the world’s most extensive stock of equipment and resources, the positions available will offer the opportunity to challenge and develop your skillset.
We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Lighting Engineer. You must be experienced in working on mid to large-scale events and hold a flair for design. You will be responsible for all elements of the show and carry this out in a professional and competent manner.

Key responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Working from and interpreting a lighting plan, including preparation of equipment specifications, electrical calculations and configurations from drawings.
  • Coordinating equipment show prep stage of a project at the Company’s warehouse facilities.
  • Liaising with the Operations Department, in the completion of the show prep process.
  • Rigging, focusing and operating necessary lighting equipment.
  • Working with automated fixtures and dimmers.
  • Programming and operating various lighting consoles.
  • Supervising a team onsite. Liaising with the customer and source all relevant production details (in particular identifying exceptional requirements).
  • Maintaining the lighting equipment in a good, safe and efficient working condition.
  • Taking on frontline electrical maintenance duties when needed.
  • Operating within current health and safety regulations to ensure a safe environment
  • Keeping abreast of the advances in technologies and techniques in the industry.

Skills and attributes required:

  • 5yrs previous experience in a similar role with a detailed knowledge of all aspects of lighting technology
  • Good knowledge of power distribution and load calculations.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Previous experience of supervising a team.
  • Excellent computer skills including all Microsoft Office application.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent computer skills including all Microsoft Office application.
  • Must be familiar with Lighting plots in CAD, WYSIWYG and Vectorworks.
  • Must display a positive and can do attitude both in the warehouse and on-site.
  • Ability to understand and comply with the Company’s Health and Safety Rules
  • Must hold a full driving license and be a fluent English speaker.

With year round sunshine and an attractive expat lifestyle, a position with PRG Gearhouse will challenge and develop your skillset. All positions benefit from an attractive tax-free salary package, medical cover & expat residency status.

If you feel you could enjoy an opportunity that offers guaranteed career development whilst contributing to the team and the company please send us a covering letter and up-to-date CV to

Successful candidates will be contacted via phone for an interview.