Moving Lights Technician

About Us


Our love of creating an amazing visual spectacle and being part of something special, drives who we are, and what we do, every day.

At Neg Earth Lights, we are at the top of the game. Voted favourite lighting rental company in the UK for the last 5 out of 7 years. We deliver quality and innovation on time, every time.

We believe that everything is possible. Whatever we do, we do with respect and passion within an exciting and inspiring community where everyone can excel. Using our collective creativity and resourcefulness, we truly believe that we can turn challenges into opportunities. The show must go on!

Come and experience the show from the best seat in the house. Get your hands on the latest and best quality equipment on the market and work with world renowned Lighting Designers. Set your career goals and follow your career development path while being part of a fun, inviting and diverse company culture.



About You & The Role:


Our team is rapidly expanding and an opportunity has arisen for a Moving Lights Technician. The purpose of this role is to support the team in preparation and maintenance of moving lights fixtures by ensuring that Hire Stock in the Moving Lights department is kept in excellent condition at all times.


Is understanding the technology and operational mechanisms behind moving lights including Martin, Clay Paky, ROBE and Vari*lite your passion?


Are you a great communicator and collaborative problem solver? Is building and maintaining strong relationships really important to you, even in challenging times? Are you a resilient self-starter who prioritises like a pro to stay ahead of the game? Can you respond calmly and maintain focus when faced with the challenges of last minute changes?




You will play an essential part in your team and company success story by:

  • Demonstrating strong  technical and operational skills
    • Maintaining and preparing moving lights equipment for hire, including cleaning, lamp checks, testing, software updates, addressing of units and barcode scanning.
    • Ensuring that all fixtures and associated fixings are prepared to the correct standard
    • Prioritising equipment repairs to agreed standards and within timescales agreed
    • Ensure that all equipment is within the test period and relevant test certificates are applied.
    • Undertaking small repair work on fixtures as and when required.
    • Assisting in the portable appliance testing (PAT) for all Moving Lights and LED fixtures to ensure that they are within their test period, so that the relevant test certificates can be produced as and when required.


  • Communicating effectively
    • Maintaining great working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.
    • Ensuring systems and documentation are accurately maintained
    • The ability to maintain records and to be able to spot trends in equipment failure.
    • Providing technical support to Neg Earth colleagues, freelance crew and production crew


Your Skills, Qualifications and Experience


We can’t live without your:

  • Working knowledge of moving lights and LED products to include Martin, Clay Paky, ROBE and Vari*lite.
  • Industry knowledge in respect of suppliers and trends.
  • At least basic experience in fault finding and repairs.
  • Autonomy and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to take ownership and accountability.
  • Customer focused mentality and exemplary attention to detail.
  • Problem solving skills, adaptability and flexibility.  
  • Great communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Your ability to plan ahead, organise, prioritise, delegate and oversee workload.
  • The show must go on so providing a 7 day operation/service is key. Therefore the ability to work paid overtime on occasions, including weekends is essential.


Nice to have, but we’ll be happy to offer additional training and support in:

  • Intermediate MS Office applications – Outlook, Excel, Word. 
  • The use of a stock control system
  • Training / certificates in relation to Martin, Clay Paky, ROBE and Vari*lite fixtures.


What’s in it for you?


  • Working with exceptional people, the latest technologies and being a part of a team making remarkable events happen
  • The opportunity to continue to grow and develop whilst working alongside a skilled team in a supportive culture
  • You’ll be working with the most respected lighting designers on global events using the best known equipment in the market.
  • We’ll take care of your physical and mental wellbeing with our Private Health Insurance and Pension Scheme, our  Internal Wellbeing and Mental Health Awareness training scheme and onsite company gym
  • Free onsite parking
  • As you’ll be a star employee, you’ll have the opportunity to be considered for an annual bonus.


Does this sound like you? Do you love challenge and are ready for an amazing career in a vibrant industry?


Get in touch! We can’t wait to hear from you!

Click apply, or email

Closing Date: 08/02/2019


Equal Opportunities:

We are an Equal Opportunities employer. We’ll be happy to help with any specialist arrangements in order for you to apply or interview for this role. Let us know and we’ll do our best to make all possible adjustments.



We really appreciate you taking the time to read more about Neg Earth Lights and the role. We try very hard to reply to each applicant. If you haven’t heard from us within 10 working days past the mentioned closing date, feel free to give us a nudge!




London, North Acton, NW10


Permanent, Full Time, 40 hours per week


Band D (£22,175 - £28,875)


Posted: 10th January 2019


Manager: Moving Lights and Consoles Manager


Dept: Moving Lights