lighting operator/broadcast associate in mississauga

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mississauga, ontario
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Our client, the largest media outlet in Canada, is hiring a lighting associate for a 5 month contract.

Reporting to the Senior Manager of TV Branding this a temporary role for Lighting Operator is critical for the monitoring and implementation of the On-Air Studio Lighting, the Arkaos Media Server system, and implementation, and maintenance and support all associated technical equipment.


Design, monitor, and implementation of all lighting for the broadcast needs, daily, specialty, event and projects

Properly maintain and service all lighting equipment, and inform the Senior Manager, of any equipment needs and expendables

Program daily lighting changes and effects as requested by scenic/show changes/requirements. Maintain lighting documentation as required

Attend scenic and departmental meetings as required

Manage extraneous requests as dictated by vendor and department needs

Knowledgeable of and willing to adhere to all applicable health and safety regulations, both legislatively mandated and as outlined in company policy

Other duties as required

Work for the largest media organization in Canada
Located in Mississauga
5 month contract - full time hours

College or trade school diploma (or equivalent) with courses/seminars in all aspects of the Lighting Field such as cinematography, studio lighting, television lighting concepts, color theory

Requires specialized knowledge of lighting theory (lighting principles, photometrics, exposure, color theory, lighting equipment, and electrical theory).

Requires specific knowledge of camera operation, video-matrix setup, waveform/vectorscope alignment

Requires working knowledge of electrical theory, systems, repair, and maintenance

Requires specific knowledge and practical experience of computerized dimming boards, specifically the grandMA2 console and equipment, programmable lighting equipment, dmx/IP universes and distribution systems

Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision

Position requires ability to lift heavy weights over 20 pounds e.g. lights, staging elements, ladders

Physical hanging of lighting equipment/grip installation utilizing ladders

Ability to work in various environments at heights, crouching, bending, and stretching.

Obtain certifications if required


Proficient in the following computer programs: Windows (all versions), Microsoft Office, Photoshop (or equivalent)

Ability to work quickly and effectively in a safe team environment despite obstacles and time pressures.

Must demonstrate ability to organize and prioritize.

Knowledge and exposure of other areas of television is a definite asset
Experience preferably in a Live Broadcast Environment Communication: strong written and verbal skills


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