Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians may work independently or provide technical support and services in the design, development, testing, production and operation of electrical and electronic equipment and systems. They are employed by electrical utilities, communications companies, manufacturers of electrical and electronic equipment, consulting firms, and in governments and a wide range of manufacturing, processing and transportation industries.
- Interprets a lighting designers plans and creative vision for either stage or film productions;
- Establishes lighting requirements for a production;
- Manages the budget establishing for the lighting component of a production;
- Defines manpower needs for the lighting function of a project;
- Liaises with the floor manager, as well as production and sound technicians;
- Assembles all needed lighting and filter equipment;
- Ensures all lighting equipment is in good working order;
- Changes lighting between shots on a film stage;
- Positions cables, lights, scaffolding and cranes;
- Participates in rigging the lighting equipment;
- Programs and operates automated lighting computers;
- Loads automated colour change systems;
- De-rigs all equipment at the end of a film shot and ensures proper storage or transport;
- Provides electrician services as needed.
Two-year college program in electrical engineering technology