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Assistant Lead Technician Lighting in Las Vegas, NV at Wynn Careers

Date Posted: 3/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Wynn Resorts is the recipient of more Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Awards than any other independent hotel company in the world. Wynn Las Vegas opened on April 28, 2005 and was once again named the best resort in Nevada on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 “Gold List,” a title received for the tenth time. Wynn and Encore Las Vegas feature two luxury hotel towers with a total of 4,750 spacious hotel rooms, suites and villas, approximately 192,000 square feet of casino space, 21 dining experiences featuring signature chefs and 11 bars, two award-winning spas, approximately 290,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, approximately 103,000 square feet of retail space as well as three nightclubs, a beach club and recreation and leisure facilities. In addition to two luxury retail esplanades, a Strip-front expansion, Wynn Plaza, is currently under construction and is scheduled to be completed by the third quarter of 2018.

Wynn Las Vegas has an in-house 24/7 full service Entertainment Production Services and Sound & Video Department to accommodate audio-visual and technical requests associated with convention, exhibit, private and catered event functions. Customer support for our clients is the number one factor that determines our department success.


Job Summary:

Reporting to the Floor Manager of Entertainment Productions Services, the Assistant Lead Lighting Technician of Entertainment Productions Services will be required to: 


  • Assist the Lead Lighting Technician in maintaining the EPS department’s lighting equipment and supplies.
  • Assist Production Managers on upcoming shows/event with lighting needs.
  • Working knowledge of all lighting systems throughout the convention spaces.
  • Work with Shop Manager to rent related gear for incoming riders or show requirements.
  • Lead crews for large installs of lighting heavy shows.
  • Assist with training in conjunction with the Training Manager.
  • Repair and /or diagnoses faulty gear.
  • Create purchase orders for any lighting department needs.
  • Prepare ROI documents for gear updates and new technologies.
  • Encourage teamwork and aids in building cross department relationships.
  • Work with safety as a priority and follows department and company safety standards.
  • Ensure the department delivers a maximum level of customer service and production value
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Job Experience / Education:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience with large scale lighting productions.
  • Required current OSHA 30 General Industry Safety card.
  • Moving light repair experience a plus.
  • Experience as a master electrician.
  • ETCP certified entertainment electrician preferred.
  • GrandMA2 lighting console knowledge a must.
  • ETC Sensor dimmer rack experience required.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work under pressure as well as manage logistics.
  • Willing to define, practice and conform to safe working procedures.
  • Knowledge of OSHA health and safety protocols is required.
  • Ability to read and create lighting plots within Vectorworks.
  • Ability to hang, focus, troubleshoot and operate lighting systems.
  • Thorough understanding of rigging, motors and truss support systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of AC power systems, distribution, requirements and restrictions.
  • Must possess excellent problem solving skills and strong interpersonal skills with proven talents in leadership, safety, and teamwork.
  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must possess outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and administrative skills, as well as excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, & PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends, holidays and long hours.
  • Models a professional and polished appearance as required by company guidelines.
  • Must be able to interact with internal and external guests in a professional manner.
  • Maintains relevant knowledge of industry through continuing education and training. 
  • Must have legal authorization to work in the United States.


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