Ampa Events
Henrico, VA
Production House | Corporate / Trade Show | Concert / Event

Expires: 12/31/17

Job Dates

Full Time


$32,000 - $36,000 based on experience annually

Ampa Events, an event production company and scene shop, seeks candidates as our Lighting Department Lead Installer and designer.

Ampa seeks a creative lighting technician with a good eye for color to set mood and as a decorating tool. We work with large spandex curtains, colorization, gobo projections and the illumination of stages for corp meetings. The position offers a diverse client type that includes corporate staged meetings with traditional stage lighting, gobo theme decorative lighting, LED and moving lights, chandeliers and more as applied to the event industry. Additional projects include building and historic site illuminations.

As an event company, we all wear multiple hats. If you are seeking stable employment, wish to plant roots in one place and are willing to contribute in a variety of areas in addition to Lighting Tech responsibilities to advance Ampa Events, a company that has been in business for over 20 years, this may be the job for you.

Responsibilities include:
installation for a multitude of special events, equipment maintenance, assisting in retail sale of lighting products to the general public and performance groups, act as an Event Crew Leader, load/unload trucks.

3-5 years of Lighting experience with the ability to program dimmers, boards of various types, rig and provide solutions in a creative manner in serving clients.

Required Skills/Qualifications:
1. Positive individual eager to learn and grow with the company.
2. Lighting: complete understanding of theatrical lighting, wiring, and general repair skills.
3. Ability to use computer design tools to create plots and renderings. Creating 3D renderings and walkthrough preferred.
4. Rigging Skills.Hanging focusing of lights.
5. Self starter, able to work unsupervised as we as part of a team
6. Good driving record, able to drive small box trucks and pull utility trailers.
7. Office: Good written/verbal communications; computer, web and electronic skills. MAC preferred.
8. Customer service skills -- good with people and able to interact positively with clients. Manage them through their production both offsite and onsite.
9. Comfortable juggling multiple projects and able to improvise.
10. Ability to rapidly change gears and adapt to client orders.
11. Ability to lift and move heavy objects with use of proper equipment.

Ampa will train and provide continuing education for committed employees. However, as a Managers Position, candidates must come to this role with superb skills in the aforementioned areas. If you are lacking in minor areas, but have a positive attitude and a proven work history of commitment to your past employers, please apply but in your cover letter explain how you will manage your role if you are lacking in needed skills.

Send complete resume with Cover Letter, explaining why you are ideal for this position and how your skill set will advance Ampa Events.


Ted Rubis


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(804) 358-5451

Fax: (804) 358-0572

Business Address

6701 Janway Rd

Henrico, VA 23228

Posted: 10/10/2017 00:00:00 EST

Last Updated: 10/31/2016 13:00 EST

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