19th Ave New York, NY 95822, USA
Technical Services
New York, NY
Posted 2 months ago

Barbizon Lighting Company’s NYC location is looking for enthusiastic and motivated people to join our Technical Services team! Have a knack for fixing things? Enjoy working with your hands on moving lights, HMI’s, or even fog machines? Do you appreciate lighting gear, from vintage studio fixtures to the newest LED panel?

We are looking for a Service and Repair Coordinator to support our Service Department and run our repair bench. Our customers range from the smallest event spaces to national news networks, film studios, and Broadway.

Come work with a team of experienced individuals to support entertainment and architectural lighting customers all over New York City and beyond.  We work with everyone from high profile news networks to school auditoriums; Broadway houses to corporate towers; performance spaces to public access studios and everything in between.

Job Duties:

  • Answer incoming service and repair calls to triage and diagnose client issues
  • Bench diagnosis and repair of theatrical, broadcast and film fixtures, moving lights, and grip equipment
  • Coordinate with manufacturers on repairs and services that cannot be completed in house
  • Work with customers to identify the cause of failure and help prevent future issues due to improper use
  • Keep up to date with manufacturer repair certifications and attend repair trainings
  • Support Technical Services Manager

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of both stage and film lighting fixtures, along with their typical usage in the field
  • Experience with both electrical and mechanical systems
  • Effective communication both technically to product support technicians and concisely to customers
  • Familiarity with lighting brands (ETC, Arri, Vari*lite, Martin, and Altman, to name a few)
  • Self-motivated while being able to collaborate with others
  • High attention to detail with strong organizational and documentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maximize workflows and turn around repairs in a timely manner
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Any manufacturer repair certifications are a plus!
  • Driver’s license required

The salary range for a Service and Repair Coordinator role at Barbizon Lighting’s New York City location is currently $45K to $55K per annum, depending upon experience. Please be aware extensive lighting industry experience or specific skills that fully match or exceed what is required, may in fact also increase this range to compensate for that expanded expertise. We strongly encourage all to apply.

In addition to the base pay listed here, Barbizon offers a generous compensation package including medical, dental, life insurance, long-term disability, profit share, and a matching 401k Plan at no cost to the employee. The Company fully funds Barbizon’s healthcare benefits for all full-time employees and dependents.

Barbizon also offers a host of voluntary ancillary benefits that include affordable vision, pet insurance, additional life insurance, Flexible Spending Plan, Pre-tax commuter benefits, and Benefits VIP, a dedicated advocacy group that can help employees and their family members resolve benefits issues.

Barbizon offers fully paid vacation, sick/personal time, and an additional ten paid holidays.

Barbizon Lighting Company’s largest shareholder is our employee group, who currently owns 51% of the company via an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (“ESOP”). An ESOP is a qualified retirement plan that extends beneficial ownership of the business to its employees, at no cost to the plan participant.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Barbizon Lighting provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. It prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to a diverse workforce. To ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title 1 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact Barbizon Lighting’s Corporate HR Department at 643 11th Avenue, New York, NY 10036.

To apply for this position, please email a resume and cover letter to jobs@barbizon.com.