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  • Assistant Operations Manager (Full Time) - Kearny, NJ

    16 July 2019

    Assistant Operations Manager

    Title:        Assistant Operations Manager
    Type:       Full Time
    Location: Kearny, NJ

    Introduction:

    Christie Lites is the largest lighting-only company in North America. We achieved our position as a stage lighting industry leader by delivering excellent service and unmatched value to our clients since our start in 1985. We have offices across the USA, Canada and the United Kingdom. We presently have an opening for an Assistant Operations Manager in our Kearny, New Jersey location.

    Role and Responsibilities:

    • Assists the Operations Manager with all aspects of warehouse orders and staffing.
    • Ensure all staff adhere to safety procedures when working and using all equipment.
    • Helping to select potential employee candidates, arrange initial phone interviews, short list for Operations Manager perusal and attend in-person interviews.
    • Helping to evaluate staff performance, offer training and employee review comments.
    • Arrange for temporary staff when required and approve hours worked.
    • Attend daily Department Head meetings and chair the Bi-Weekly Department Head meeting.

    Qualifications and Skills:

    • This is a supervisory role where strong leadership skills are valued to succeed.
    • Basic First Aid Certificate considered an asset.
    • Valid Forklift Operators Certification as required by State is an asset.
    • Basic Computer skills - Excel, MS Word and Outlook.
    • Availability during peak seasons for overtime will be required.
    • After-Hours and on-call support are required for emergency situations.
    • Assisting with vendors and contractors as required.
    • Ability to communicate professionally both written and verbal.
    • Have problem solving abilities and strict attention to details.

    Advantages:

    • Training on our in-house programs will be offered.
    • Great opportunity to work with an industry leading organization.
    • Hours are Monday through Friday.

    Please submit resumes to phuli@christielites.com

    We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

  • Rigging Department Staff - Woodridge, IL

    16 July 2019

    Rigging Department Staff

    Title:        Rigging Department Staff
    Type:       Full Time
    Location: Woodridge, IL

    Introduction:
    Christie Lites is the largest lighting-only company in North America. We achieved our position as a stage lighting industry leader by delivering excellent service and unmatched value to our clients since our start in 1985. We have offices across the USA, Canada and the United Kingdom. We presently have an opening for Rigging Department staff in our Woodridge, Illinois location.

    Role and Responsibilities:
    • Working in a fast paced environment upkeeping the rigging inventory.
    • Maintain and prepare stage lighting equipment inventory for rentals as per company specifications
    • Filling daily orders.
    • Maintaining inventory while keeping work area neat and orderly.
    • Miscellaneous help.
    • Willingness to work overtime during peak periods.

    Requirements:
    • Capable of regular heaving lifting. 
    • Proficient communication skills and possess a good work ethic. 
    • High standards and attention to detail a must.
    • Basic computer knowledge – Outlook, E-mail. 

    Please submit resumes to phuli
    @christielites.com

    We thank all applicants for their interest.  However, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
  • Motor Hoist Technician - Woodridge, IL

    09 July 2019

    Motor Hoist Technician

    Title:        Motor Hoist Technician
    Type:       Full Time
    Location: Woodridge, IL

    Introduction:
    Christie Lites is the largest lighting-only company in North America.  We achieved our position as a stage lighting industry leader by delivering excellent service and unmatched value to our clients since our start in 1985.  We have offices across the USA, Canada and the United Kingdom.  We presently have an opening for a Motor Hoist Technician in our Woodridge, Illinois location.

    Job Description:
    • Maintain and repair all types of rigging equipment to professional standards
    • Repair of chain motors and chain falls.  CM and TR (Liftket) brand motors, this includes replacing worn braking components.
    • Apply diagnostic utilities to aid in troubleshooting.  Interact with other local departments and the operations and service supervisors regarding priorities, for the scheduling of repairs and maintenance.
    • On the job training and certifications on our equipment will be provided.

    Technical Requirements:
    • Basic tool experience and mechanical aptitude.
    • Ability to read and use wiring diagrams and multi-meters to aid in troubleshooting.
    • Ability to follow step-by-step maintenance documents for modification and upgrading equipment to company standards.
    • Basic experience with live circuits and related safety precautions.
    • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Basic computer knowledge – Outlook, E-mail. 

    Advantages:
    • Rate of pay is $16.00 per hour or higher depending on experience.
    • Work Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.
    • Great opportunity to work with an industry leading organization.

    Please submit resumes to dclin
    @christielites.com

    We thank all applicants for their interest.  However, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

  • Motor Hoist Technician - Kent, WA

    10 July 2019

    Motor Hoist Technician

    Title:        Motor Hoist Technician
    Type:       Full Time
    Location: Kent, Washington

    Introduction:
    Christie Lites is the largest lighting-only company in North America.  We achieved our position as a stage lighting industry leader by delivering excellent service and unmatched value to our clients since our start in 1985.  We have offices across the USA, Canada and the United Kingdom.  We currently have an employment opportunity for a Motor  Hoist Technician in our Kent, Washington location.

    Job Description:
    • Maintain and repair all types of rigging equipment to professional standards
    • Repair of chain motors and chain falls.  CM and TR (Liftket) brand motors, this includes replacing worn braking components.
    • Apply diagnostic utilities to aid in troubleshooting.  Interact with other local departments and the operations and service supervisors regarding priorities, for the scheduling of repairs and maintenance.
    • On the job training and certifications on our equipment will be provided.

    Technical Requirements:
    • Basic tool experience and mechanical aptitude.
    • Ability to read and use wiring diagrams and multi-meters to aid in troubleshooting.
    • Ability to follow step-by-step maintenance documents for modification and upgrading equipment to company standards.
    • Basic experience with live circuits and related safety precautions.
    • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Basic computer knowledge – Outlook, E-mail. 

    Advantages:
    • Training on our in-house programs will be offered.
    • Work Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.
    • Great opportunity to work with an industry leading organization.

    Please submit resumes to dclin
    @christielites.com

    We thank all applicants for their interest.  However, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

  • Show Technician (Freelance) - Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas, Nashville, New York, Orlando, Seattle, and Touring

    28 March 2019

    Show Technician (Freelance)

    Title:        Show Technician
    Type:       Freelance Contractor
    Location: Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas, Nashville, New York, Orlando, Seattle, and Touring

    Introduction:
    Christie Lites is continually looking to add it its pool of highly qualified and industry savvy Show Technicians.  As the front line representatives of our company on jobsites, Christie Lites crew members are key to our success as well as the success of our clients – in Corporate, Concert, Touring, TV/Film, Theatre, Festivals and all other market segments on a global scale.

    Positions will include short-term and long-term jobs in all lighting disciplines.

    Work is available on a job-by-job dispatch system assigned by our global-wide Labor Department. Ability to travel without any border crossing encumbrances is an asset. Pay rates are commensurate with position, experience, equipment familiarity and length of job assignment.
     
    How to Apply:
    Please submit a resume and list of references to khanf@christielites.com and include the following information:
     
    ·        Full Name
    ·        Country/State where based
    ·        Contact Info (email, phone, etc.)
    ·        Experience in Stage Lighting, Rigging, Kinesys or other related fields
    ·        Formal Training and Equipment Familiarity
     
    We look forward to hearing from qualified and motivated individuals!
     
    We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
     
  • Rental Account Representative - USA

    28 March 2019

    RENTAL ACCOUNT REPRESENTATIVE - USA


    The Opportunity:
    Christie Lites continues to expand its Rental Account Rep team. Lucrative opportunities exist throughout the CL network, dependent solely upon an individual's industry experience, motivation and commitment.


    Overview of Company and Position:
    Christie Lites operates one of the largest Stage Lighting Rental companies in North America with offices in 15 cities across the USA, Canada and the UK.  The company has been in operation for over 25 years and supplies a broad client base representing market sectors including: Trade Shows; Corporate + Special Events; Film + Television; Concert + Theatrical Touring; Festivals; Theater; Opera; Music; etc.

    The Company employs an international team of Rental Account Representatives serving clients on an exclusive personal basis. Rental opportunities and client assignments are fashioned to support strong specifier relationships and are not limited by region or market genre. Christie Lites Rental Reps have virtually unlimited opportunities for portfolio advancement and career growth. Remuneration is based on a unique performance-based compensation system.


    Qualifications and Characteristics of CL Reps:
    Christie Lites Rental Reps are independent, experienced industry professionals, with proven backgrounds in stage lighting or other production supply. A successful CL Rental Rep combines a passion for stage lighting with a competitive and creative business sense.

    Our Rental Reps place their clients at the very highest point of importance and look for long-term relationships within which they can attain the greatest mutual benefit. Willingness to travel regularly in order to work directly with clients in their own environment is a priority.


    Interested???
    Please send resume and current references via e-mail to: Ken Alexander - VP of Rentals.
    (No phone calls please).

     

    Please submit resumes to kalex@christielites.com

    We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

     

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  • Motor Hoist Technician - Burnaby, BC

    20 June 2019

    Motor Hoist Technician

    Title:        Motor Hoist Technician
    Type:       Full Time
    Location: Burnaby, BC

    Introduction:
    Christie Lites is the largest lighting-only company in North America. We achieved our position as a stage lighting industry leader by delivering excellent service and unmatched value to our clients since our start in 1985. We have offices across the USA, Canada and the United Kingdom. We presently have an opening for a Motor Hoist Technician in our Burnaby, BC location. 

    Job Description:
    • Maintain and repair all types of rigging equipment to professional standards
    • Repair of chain motors and chain falls.  CM and TR (Liftket) brand motors, this includes replacing worn braking components.
    • Apply diagnostic utilities to aid in troubleshooting.  Interact with other local departments and the operations and service supervisors regarding priorities, for the scheduling of repairs and maintenance.
    • On the job training and certifications on our equipment will be provided.

    Technical Requirements:
    • Basic tool experience and mechanical aptitude.
    • Ability to read and use wiring diagrams and multi-meters to aid in troubleshooting.
    • Ability to follow step-by-step maintenance documents for modification and upgrading equipment to company standards.
    • Basic experience with live circuits and related safety precautions.
    • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Basic computer knowledge – Outlook, E-mail. 

    Advantages:
    • Work Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.
    • Wages offered between $18.00-$19.00 per hour depending on qualifications.
    • Great opportunity to work with an industry leading organization.

    Please submit resumes to dclin
    @christielites.com

    We thank all applicants for their interest.  However, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
  • Rigging Department Head - Toronto

    21 May 2019

    Rigging Department Head

    Title:        Rigging Department Head
    Type:       Full Time
    Location: Toronto (Etobicoke)

    Introduction:
    We are a successful Entertainment Lighting Company with offices in the USA, Canada and the UK.  We currently have an employment opportunity for a Rigging Department Head in our Toronto location. 

    Role and Responsibilities:
    • Supervising the Rigging Department staff and working in a fast paced environment.
    • This is a supervisory position where strong leadership and organizational skills are necessary to succeed.
    • Filling daily orders for rentals.
    • Maintaining inventory while keeping work area neat and orderly.
    • Miscellaneous help.
    • Willingness to work overtime during peak periods.

    Requirements:
    • Ability to supervise and motivate Rigging Department staff.
    • Capable of regular heaving lifting. 
    • Proficient communication skills and possess a good work ethic. 
    • High standards and attention to detail a must.
    • Basic computer knowledge – Outlook, E-mail. 

    Please submit resumes to phuli
    @christielites.com

    We thank all applicants for their interest.  However, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
  • Rental Account Representative - Canada

    28 March 2019

    RENTAL ACCOUNT REPRESENTATIVE - CANADA


    The Opportunity:
    Christie Lites continues to expand its Rental Account Rep team. Lucrative opportunities exist throughout the CL network, dependent solely upon an individual's industry experience, motivation and commitment.


    Overview of Company and Position:
    Christie Lites operates one of the largest Stage Lighting Rental companies in North America with offices in 15 cities across the USA, Canada and the UK.  The company has been in operation for over 25 years and supplies a broad client base representing market sectors including: Trade Shows; Corporate + Special Events; Film + Television; Concert + Theatrical Touring; Festivals; Theater; Opera; Music; etc.

    The Company employs an international team of Rental Account Representatives serving clients on an exclusive personal basis. Rental opportunities and client assignments are fashioned to support strong specifier relationships and are not limited by region or market genre. Christie Lites Rental Reps have virtually unlimited opportunities for portfolio advancement and career growth. Remuneration is based on a unique performance-based compensation system.


    Qualifications and Characteristics of CL Reps:
    Christie Lites Rental Reps are independent, experienced industry professionals, with proven backgrounds in stage lighting or other production supply. A successful CL Rental Rep combines a passion for stage lighting with a competitive and creative business sense.

    Our Rental Reps place their clients at the very highest point of importance and look for long-term relationships within which they can attain the greatest mutual benefit. Willingness to travel regularly in order to work directly with clients in their own environment is a priority.


    Interested???
    Please send resume and current references via e-mail to: Ken Alexander - VP of Rentals.
    (No phone calls please).

     

    Please submit resumes to kalex@christielites.com

    We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

     

  • Show Technician (Freelance) - Calgary, Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg and Touring

    28 March 2019

    Show Technician (Freelance)

    Title:        Show Technician
    Type:       Freelance Contractor
    Location: Calgary, Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg and Touring

    Introduction:
    Christie Lites is continually looking to add it its pool of highly qualified and industry savvy Show Technicians.  As the front line representatives of our company on jobsites, Christie Lites crew members are key to our success as well as the success of our clients – in Corporate, Concert, Touring, TV/Film, Theatre, Festivals and all other market segments on a global scale.

    Positions will include short-term and long-term jobs in all lighting disciplines.

    Work is available on a job-by-job dispatch system assigned by our global-wide Labor Department. Ability to travel without any border crossing encumbrances is an asset. Pay rates are commensurate with position, experience, equipment familiarity and length of job assignment.

    How to Apply:
    Please submit a resume and list of references to khanf@christielites.com and include the following information:

    ·        Full Name
    ·        Country/State where based
    ·        Contact Info (email, phone, etc.)
    ·        Experience in Stage Lighting, Rigging, Kinesys or other related fields
    ·        Formal Training and Equipment Familiarity
     
    We look forward to hearing from qualified and motivated individuals!
     
    We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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  • Labour Coordinator - Coventry, UK

    Job Reference:         CLUK-LC001
    Job Title:                   Labour Coordinator
    Location:                   Coventry, UK / Home working considered
    Salary:                       £32k to £40k pa doe
    Employment Type:   Permanent - Monday to Friday 40 hours per week

    Company Overview
    Christie Lites is the leading independent Entertainment Lighting and Rigging supplier in North America, with a passion for excellence, we are packaging innovators with unrivalled delivery. Since bringing our unique brand to Europe, our rapidly growing UK business has an exciting new opportunity for a Labour Coordinator based at our Coventry office.

    Position Requirements
    Working as part of the Labour services team you will be supporting our Account Representatives in the UK and North America, you will have a pivotal role, coordinating freelance and in house lighting and rigging technician labour on our projects around the world - efficiently, effectively and delivering a first-class customer service proposition.

    This is a fast paced, innovative, energetic environment, where change is rapid. As the Labour Coordinator, you will have excellent administrative, organisational and verbal communication skills. The ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines. Overseeing projects from identifying Labour skill sets to scheduling teams on site, delivering a positive strategic and financial impact across your portfolio of crewed projects.

    The successful candidate will be a resilient self-starter, have strong communication skills, attention to detail and use good business reasoning in all their decisions.

    You will have proven experience from within a similar industry-based role such as a rental house, venue or site technical environment. In addition, you will have exceptional planning, and both creative and practical problem-solving skills.

    In Return
    Christie Lites will offer you an opportunity to work in a rapidly growing business, where for the right individual, skills and experience, development and future opportunities will be available.

    Christie Lites have reached their leading position by delivering excellent service and unmatched value to their clients and have developed a unique culture of teamwork, customer focus and accountability.

    To Apply
    To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV with covering letter to rwain@christielites.com. We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then we will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail. All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. 

  • Moving Lights - Department Head, Coventry, UK
    19 July 2019

    Moving Lights - Department Head

    Job Reference:        CLUK-MLDH001
    Job Title:                  Moving Lights - Department Head
    Location:                  Coventry, UK
    Salary:                      £21k to £23k pa doe
    Employment Type:   Permanent - Monday to Friday 40 hours per week


    Company Overview
    Christie Lites is the leading independent Entertainment Lighting and Rigging supplier in North America, with a passion for excellence, we are packaging innovators with unrivalled delivery.  Since bringing our unique brand to Europe, our rapidly growing UK business has an exciting new opportunity for a Moving Lights Department head based at our Coventry office. 

    Position Requirements
    Working as part of the Operations team, the Moving Lights Department Head is responsible for supervising the department, fulfilling daily orders and maintaining inventory in line with the company standards and processes.

    In a fast moving environment where changes and updates requiring fast response times are the norm, the role requires strong leadership and organizational skills to succeed and excel.  The successful candidate will be a resilient self-starter, have strong communications skills and attention to detail.

    You will have proven experience from within a similar industry-based role such as a rental house, venue or site technical environment.

    In Return
    Christie Lites will offer you an opportunity to work in a rapidly growing business, where for the right individual, skills and experience, development and future opportunities will be available.

    Christie Lites have reached their leading position by delivering excellent service and unmatched value to their clients and have developed a unique culture of teamwork, customer focus and accountability.

    To Apply
    To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV with covering letter to rwain@christielites.com.  We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then we will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.  All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

  • Sub Rental Coordinator - Coventry, UK

    25 June 2019

    Sub Rental Coordinator

    Job Reference:        CLUK-SRC001
    Job Title:                  Sub Rental Coordinator 
    Location:                  Coventry, UK
    Salary:                      £26k to £29k pa doe
    Employment Type:   Permanent - Monday to Friday 40 hours per week


    Introduction:
    Christie Lites is the leading independent Entertainment Lighting and Rigging supplier in North America, with a passion for excellence, we are packaging innovators with unrivalled delivery. Since bringing our unique brand to Europe, our rapidly growing UK operation has an exciting new opportunity for a Sub Rental Coordinator based at our Coventry office.
     
    Role and Responsibilities:
    Working with the Sub Rental team supporting Rental Reps and Show managers in the UK and North America, you will be coordinating the equipment sub rental process end to end, providing cost estimates to the Account reps, qualifying requests for confirmed shows, sourcing and procuring the required equipment and minimising equipment purchases. In addition, facilitating all associated administrative tasks.  This position requires strong IT, negotiating and communication skills to succeed.  A high level of proficiency in Excel and Word are a must.

    To Apply:
    If you are interested in applying for this role you will have past experience in an equipment rental house or venue technical environment and familiarity with entertainment lighting and rigging systems.
     
    To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV with covering letter.  We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then we will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.  All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. 

    Please submit resumes to rwain
    @christielites.com

    We thank all applicants for their interest.  However, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
  • Show Manager - Coventry, UK

    05 July 2019

    Show Manager

    Job Reference:        CLUK-SM001
    Job Title:                  Show Manager
    Location:                  Coventry, UK
    Salary:                      £38k to £45k pa doe
    Employment Type:   Permanent - Monday to Friday 40 hours per week


    Company Overview
    Christie Lites is the leading independent Entertainment Lighting and Rigging supplier in North America, with a passion for excellence, we are packaging innovators with unrivalled delivery. Since bringing our unique brand to Europe, our rapidly growing UK operation has an exciting new opportunity for a Show Manager based at our Coventry office.
     
    Position Requirements
    Working with the Account Representative, Show Management and Operations teams in the UK and North America, you will have a pivotal role, supporting our Christie Lites team and clients to ensure projects run efficiently and effectively, delivering a first-class service proposition.

    This is a fast paced, innovative, energetic environment, where change is rapid.  As the Show Manager, you will build strong Account Representative and client partnerships, overseeing projects from quote to return, leveraging your time to deliver a positive financial impact across your portfolio of projects.

    The successful candidate will be a resilient self-starter, have strong communication skills, attention to detail and use good business reasoning in all their decisions.

    You will have proven experience from within a similar industry-based role such as a rental house, venue or site technical environment.  In addition, you will have exceptional planning, and both creative and practical problem solving skills.

    In Return
    Christie Lites will offer you an opportunity to work in a rapidly growing business, where for the right individual, skills and experience, development and future opportunities will be available. 

    Christie Lites have reached their leading position by delivering excellent service and unmatched value to their clients and have developed a unique culture of teamwork, customer focus and accountability.

    To Apply
    To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV with covering letter to rwain@christielites.com
    We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then we will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.  All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. 

    We thank all applicants for their interest.  However, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
  • Show Technician (Freelance) - Coventry, Birmingham, London and Touring

    28 March 2019

    Show Technician (Freelance)

    Title:        Show Technician
    Type:       Freelance Contractor
    Location: Coventry, Birmingham, London and Touring

    Introduction:
    Christie Lites is continually looking to add it its pool of highly qualified and industry savvy Show Technicians.  As the front line representatives of our company on jobsites, Christie Lites crew members are key to our success as well as the success of our clients – in Corporate, Concert, Touring, TV/Film, Theatre, Festivals and all other market segments on a global scale.

    Positions will include short-term and long-term jobs in all lighting disciplines.

    Work is available on a job-by-job dispatch system assigned by our global-wide Labor Department.  Ability to travel without any border crossing encumbrances is an asset.  Pay rates are commensurate with position, experience, equipment familiarity and length of job assignment.

    How to Apply:
    Please submit a resume and list of references to khanf@christielites.com and include the following information:

    ·        Full Name
    ·        Country/Region/City
    ·        Contact Info (email, phone, etc.)
    ·        Experience in Stage Lighting, Rigging, Kinesys or other related fields
    ·        Formal Training and Equipment Familiarity
     
    We look forward to hearing from qualified and motivated individuals!
     
    We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.