Job Opportunities

FIND YOUR FUTURE WITH THE LIGHTING GROUP

Whether you’re a lighting expert or just starting your career, The Lighting Group has job opportunities throughout our business.

Project Manager

We are looking for a talented and experienced full-time Project Manager responsible for organizing and managing lighting projects from quotation department hand-off to completion.  The ideal candidate must have strong time management, problem solving, interpersonal, and organizational skills, and utilize these skills in a demanding, multi-tasking environment.

  • Proactively manage multiple lighting projects, including prioritizing tasks and coordination issues.
  • Confirm bills of material by reviewing quotes with fixture schedules and specifications, create accurate submittals and ensure all clarifications are completed for assigned lighting projects.
  • Enter purchase orders with factories and proactively provide shipping updates to customers.
  • Ensure delivery of excellent customer service and handle all issues encountered throughout the completion of the project.
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with factories and the distributor community.
  • Develop and nurture teamwork with peers to create a positive, energized work environment.
  • At least 2 years lighting experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding and use of lighting manufacturer’s product literature to respond to customer inquiries.
  • Practical appreciation of the complex nature of lighting manufacturers, lighting agency and electrical distributor relationships.
  • Proficient with computer software programs- Microsoft Office, Adobe and or Bluebeam, lighting industry quote/order entry programs.
  • Proven ability to use logical, analytical thinking in problem solving.
  • Established credibility in the lighting industry based on organizational skills, attention to detail, follow-through and customer interactions.
  • Finely developed written and verbal communication skills.

If you wish to apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to: dgabler@lightinggroup.com

Controls Applications

We are looking for a full-time Controls Applications position to join our Controls team.  This role is responsible for applying appropriate lighting products and specifications to controls projects.     

  • Accurately and effectively apply lighting products and specifications to controls projects.
  • Prepare the control submittal packages and documentation for field installation.
  • Responsible for completing controls projects quotations either directly or collaborate with the Quotes team.
  • Assist, field questions and educate The Lighting Group staff concerning the technical interface between lighting and control systems.
  • Field inquiries requesting technical support on controls systems from customers and factories.
  • High school diploma with some college preferred.
  • At least 1 year of commercial lighting experience including commercial lighting customer base interaction and product expertise. 
  • Applied experience with computer software including expertise in Microsoft Word and Excel. 
  • Proven ability to use logical, analytical thinking in problem solving.
  • Finely developed written and verbal communication skills.

If you wish to apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to: dgabler@lightinggroup.com

Controls Technician

We are looking for a full-time Controls Technician to join our Controls team.  This role is responsible for the pre-programming, kitting and onsite programming of controls projects. 

  • Shop Duties
    • Engineer and effectively pre-program controls projects, package completed systems, and ready them for shipment.
    • Receive, catalog, and disperse inventory as needed for projects.
    • Provide post programming and warranty services.
    • Test and verify status of returned materials.
    • Clean and organize the Controls shop.
  • Field Service
    • Perform on-site job programming and troubleshooting of controls projects.  Prepare site reports and commissioning documentation.
  • Team Player
    • Develop and nurture teamwork with peers to create a positive, collaborative, energized work environment.
    • Assist where needed in order to contribute to the overall success of The Controls Group.
  • Must possess valid Washington State driver’s license and be able to show proof of automobile insurance as travel is required for this position (50%).
  • Provide an appropriate vehicle to drive to/from worksite locations (paid mileage reimbursement). 
  • Expertise in various lighting control protocols.
  • Expertise in reading construction documents and wiring diagrams.
  • Technical expertise in programming and troubleshooting of lighting control projects. 
  • Demonstrated ability to use CAD and/or Blue Beam. 
  • Experience as a major controls manufacturer’s field technician, or commissioning agent preferred.
  • High school diploma, some college preferred.

 

  • Drug testing may be required on some jobsites

If you wish to apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to: dgabler@lightinggroup.com

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Whether you’re a lighting expert or just starting your career, The Lighting Group has job opportunities throughout our business.

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