L1 Lighting Engineers and L2 Lighting Assists

Video Tech Services - Washington, DC3.8

ContractEstimated: $52,000 - $67,000 a year

Video Tech Services (VTS) is the nation's premier labor provider for live corporate conventions, trade shows and events, and is currently looking for experienced (minimum 2 years) and qualified freelance Audio Visual Technicians. At VTS, our meticulous attention to detail shows in the outcome of each project. We do it right, the first time and every time.

L1 (Lighting Engineer): The L1 works closely with the LD and directs the set/strike of the entire lighting system. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: directing fixture placement, assignment of dimmer patches, power/signal distribution, console programming, and final focus and operation of the lighting console. The L1 is primarily used in the General Session and large Breakout Room environment.

L2 (Lighting Assist): The L2 assists the L1 with the set and strike of the entire lighting system. The L2’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting the L1 with truss building, fixture placement, power/signal distribution and focusing. The L2 can be utilized in all show environments


-You must have at least 2 years’ experience working in live audio visual corporate events. Related experience (i.e. movies/television, sports, Rock & Roll Touring) is not applicable.

-Video Tech Services only recruits qualified, experienced team players with a positive attitude for independent contract work only.

-Strong customer services skills are a must.

-This work requires the ability to travel to various job locations in your city. Accordingly, reliable transportation is a must.

-If you are not reliable or able to arrive on time, please do not apply.

-Due to the volume of resumes we receive, it would be helpful if you included a list of equipment with which you have experience working with.

-Please note that this is an independent contractor position

You can apply to this job posting or through our website https://jobs.videotechservices.com/. Please put "WASHINGTON DC TECHS" in the Subject Line of your e-mail.

Job Type: Contract


  • Corporate Audio Visual: 2 years (Preferred)

Full Time Opportunity:

  • No