Lighting Technician

Writing a great lighting technician resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Annika Esfandiari | (887) 801-1833 | 1234 Random Street


I have over three years of experience as a lighting technician. I have worked in various settings, including live theatre, concerts, and corporate events. I am skilled in programming and operating lightboards, as well as hanging and focusing lights. I am also experienced in troubleshooting technical issues with lighting equipment. In addition to my technical skills, I am also able to work effectively within a team environment and take direction well.


Lead Lighting Technician at Philips Lighting, WAMar 2022 - Present

  • Installed over 1000 lights for a commercial building.
  • Assembled and installed 100 light fixtures.
  • Wrote and submitted 50 work orders.
  • Completed training on new lighting technology.
  • Trained 3 new technicians on proper lighting installation techniques.
  • Led team of 5 technicians in the installation of a new LED lighting system.

Lighting Technician at Eaton's Cooper Lighting, WAAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Created and installed custom lighting designs for various events.
  • Assembled, repaired and maintained all types of stage lights.
  • Programmed computerized lighting control consoles to operate the light show.
  • Set up special effects lights, such as fog machines and strobe lights.
  • Adjusted light intensity, color and focus to create desired effects.
  • Monitored equipment during performances to ensure proper operation.


High School Diploma at Bellevue High School, Bellevue, WAAug 2014 - May 2019

I've learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.


  • Lighting
  • Electricity
  • Wiring
  • Switches and Dimmers
  • Lighting Fixtures
  • Bulbs

Lita Osen | (148) 520-4299 | Charleston, SC


I have over 1 year of experience as a lighting technician. I am certified in both Lighting and Sound Design from the University of Southern California. My passion for theatre began at a young age and continues to this day. As a result, I have an extensive knowledge of different types of lights and how to use them effectively in various settings. In addition, I am also familiar with computerized lighting systems and can operate them efficiently. Overall, my experience has taught me how to be adaptable in different situations while still providing high-quality results that meet or exceed expectations.


Lead Lighting Technician at Advanced Lighting Solutions, SCMar 2022 - Present

  • Installed and programmed over 100 lighting systems for commercial clients.
  • Wrote proposals for, and sold, $500k in annual energy-saving contracts.
  • Upgraded the lighting system at a 500-room hotel, resulting in a 25% reduction in energy consumption.
  • Trained other technicians on best practices for installation and programming of new lighting systems.
  • Led team of 4 technicians to install an emergency backup generator system at a local hospital.

Lighting Technician at Blue Ox Lighting, SCSep 2021 - Jan 2022

  • Installed and repaired lighting systems for commercial buildings.
  • Replaced inefficient fluorescent bulbs with LED lights in office building, saving the company $50 per month in energy costs.
  • Installed a new chandelier in the lobby of a hotel, increasing guest satisfaction scores by 5%.
  • Implemented a preventative maintenance program for all exterior lights at an apartment complex, reducing number of outages by 20%.


High School Diploma at Dixie High SchoolAug 2017 - May 2021

I've learned how to study for and write exams, how to do research, and how to write essays.


  • Lighting
  • Technical
  • Skills
  • Technician
  • Lighting Technician