Profession event electrician

Event electricians set up and dismantle temporary, reliable electrical systems to support events. They work in locations without access to the power grid as well as locations with temporary power access. Their work is based on instruction, plans and calculations. They work indoors as well as outdoors. They cooperate closely with technical crew and operators.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Investigative
  • Realistic / Conventional

Skills

  • Organise resources for artistic production

    Coordinate human, material and capital resources within artistic productions, based on the given documentation e.g. scripts.

  • Ensure safety of mobile electrical systems

    Take the necessary precautions while providing temporary power distribution independently. Measure and power up an installation.

  • Store performance equipment

    Safely dismantle sound, light and video equipment after a performance event. Make sure the equipment is correctly stored away.

  • Assemble performance equipment

    Set up sound, light and video equipment on stage before performance event according to specifications.

  • Manage personal professional development

    Take responsibility for lifelong learning and continuous professional development. Engage in learning to support and update professional competence. Identify priority areas for professional development based on reflection about own practice and through contact with peers and stakeholders.

  • Use personal protection equipment

    Make use of protection equipment according to training, instruction and manuals. Inspect the equipment and use it consistently.

  • Work with respect for own safety

    Apply the safety rules according to training and instruction and based on a solid understanding of the prevention measures and risks to your own personal health and safety.

  • Use technical documentation

    Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.

  • Work ergonomically

    Apply ergonomy principles in the organisation of the workplace while manually handling equipment and materials.

Optional knowledge and skills

promote yourself provide power distribution maintain electrical equipment develop professional network set up generators keep personal administration manage technical resources stock assess power needs