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House of Blues Lighting Engineer - Fox Theater & Riverside Municipal Auditorium in Riverside, California

Job Summary:

Title: Lighting Engineer

Location: Fox Theater & Riverside Municipal Auditorium

Who are we?

Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Live Nation Media & Sponsorship and Artist Nation Management. Ticketmaster is the global event ticketing leader with nearly 455 million tickets sold, over 145,000 events ticketed and more than 12,000 clients in 21 countries. Live Nation Concerts has become the single largest provider of live entertainment in the world producing nearly 23,000 shows annually for over 2,700 artists in 33 countries. Artist Nation Management is one of the world’s leading artist management companies, representing approximately 280 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Media & Sponsorship to deliver music marketing programs across 750 brands enabling advertisers to tap into the 59 million fans Live Nation Entertainment delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.

HOB Entertainment, a division of Live Nation Entertainment, offers exceptional club venues nationwide. House of Blues venues provide several genres of live music from Rock, Hip Hop, Country, Rock en Español, Blues, Jazz, Reggae and Pop. House of Blues venues are also known for their southern-style cuisine, juke-joint inspired atmosphere and the World Famous Gospel Brunch.

Who are you?

Passionate and motivated. Driven, with an entrepreneurial spirit. Resourceful, innovative, forward thinking and committed. At Live Nation Entertainment, our people embrace these qualities, so if this sounds like you then please read on!

The Role:

  • Responsible for ensuring the success of live events by performing the technical aspects related to concert and theatrical lighting. Assist in all aspects of lighting production as well as assisting in other various aspects of event production when needed.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide world-class lighting for live events

  • Performs the load-in and load out of band equipment and rental equipment

  • Set up and break down all lighting equipment necessary for the event production

  • Focus fixtures and make lighting adjustments appropriate to the needs of the event production

  • Maintain and repair lighting equipment

  • Accommodate artist/ event A/V requirements

  • Responsible for safe and consistent operation of lighting instruments and rigging tools/instruments

  • If necessary, assist the Production Manager with technical advance specific to lighting

  • Ensure proper care and handling of all venue and rental lighting equipment

  • Interact with visiting production crew to ensure a successful show by using strong interpersonal skills

  • Create/distribute/execute lighting plots, truss plans, and any relevant patching/rigging plots

  • Oversee and operate systems pertaining to lighting throughout the entire event

  • Ensure Special Events lighting needs are implemented and executed with the upmost professional attitude

  • Assist with Production throughout the house as needed

  • Hang, Focus, Patch, Program and Operate venue lighting instruments for live events in a safe, organized and professional manner

  • Operate various lighting consoles and fixtures that may be owned or rented for any given live event

Job Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3 years minimum Tour or Stage Production experience

  • Experience in stage lighting, pro audio systems and basic video systems

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

  • Must possess superior interpersonal communication and organizational skills

  • High School Diploma

  • Ability to patch, program and operate multiple lighting console and control surface brands and models

  • Ability to setup and integrate touring lighting and lighting consoles/control with in venue lighting systems

  • Knowledge and experience with ETC dimmers and control modules

  • Ability to trouble shoot and do minor repairs to conventional and intelligent lighting fixtures

  • Basic to advanced understanding of electricity and power management


  • College Degree

  • Proficiency in Vectorworks, AutoCAD, WYSIWYG (castsoft) or computer assisted drawing software essential to truss planning/lighting

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

  • Must be able to lift 75lbs

  • Work in an environment with moderate to loud noise level and extreme lighting changes

If the above description sounds like you and fits your background, apply online at http://www.livenation.com/careers/index.html to join the Live Nation Entertainment team today!

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYLive Nation Entertainment strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

HIRING PRACTICESThe preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Live Nation Entertainment recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Live Nation Entertainment may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

About Us

Recognized three years in a row by Great Place to Work® and named one of People Magazine’s top 50 Companies that Care, Live Nation Entertainment is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing. Our world-class portfolio reaches all aspects of the live event and ticketing industry, from ground-breaking software in Ticketmaster, mix of legendary venues and restaurants in House of Blues, production leaders in Concerts, exceptional brand partnerships in Media & Sponsorship, and unparalleled team of artist managers in Artist Nation supported by diverse professionals in all facets of Corporate operations.

We recognize that our most important assets are our employees, the rock stars who keep the live experience going. Generous vacation, healthcare, and retirement benefits are just some of the great perks we offer to support our global workforce of more than 38,000. For any stage in your career, our many unique benefit programs are designed to help you live life to the fullest. We offer student loan repayment to support recent grads, six months of paid caregiver leave to support new parents, perks like Roadie Babies (bring your little ones & a caretaker along with you on work trips) and Music @ Home (stipend to cultivate your little ones’ music interest), and tuition reimbursement to fuel your ongoing professional development. Plus, working for the world's largest live event and ticketing company means you'll have access to free concerts, festivals, sports games, and more through our exclusive employee ticket concierge.

There is no bigger stage for your career. See what your future looks like at Live Nation Entertainment.