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Musco Lighting Lighting Technician in Oskaloosa, Iowa


Lighting Technician

At Musco, the industry-leader in sports lighting, our motto is, “We Make It Happen.” There is a can-do, innovative spirit here. We are problem solvers, always up for the next challenge. While our headquarters are in Oskaloosa, Iowa, we are a global company, providing lighting solutions at stadiums, arenas and venues in more than 125 countries.

The Musco Technical Product Support Team is currently seeking a Lighting Technician to join their field team. A Lighting Technician’s role is to ensure safe operation of all mobile equipment while working on temporary lighting or field service projects, while meeting the customer requirements and standards for each lighted event. This position offers the opportunity for extensive travel to high-profile events including NCAA football, X-Games, NASCAR, and many other televised events. There is rich history of our mobile lighting solutions dating back to the inaugural night game at Notre Dame ( , with the ability to be a part of unique events like the Air + Style Show ( .

What you will do as a Lighting Technician:

  • Drive and operate Mobile lighting equipment at temporary lighting projects, including, but not limited to crane trucks, generators, forklifts, man lifts, all terrain forklifts, and rental cars

  • Perform field service work, which will require working in aerial lifts, climbing poles, or driving/operating Musco equipment

  • Perform routine maintenance, repairs, and inspection of equipment and product

  • Coordinate time frames for projects with customers, vendors, equipment, and people resources for assigned projects

  • Maintain consistent communication with Field Logistics Manager regarding daily work duties and schedules

  • Provide detailed written field reports and completion of required paperwork within one week of project or assignment of paperwork

  • Provide leadership to crew and coordinate issues with vendors and customers on projects where Project Management responsibility has been assigned

  • Make solid daily expense related decisions

  • Other duties as assigned

Other Special Requirements:

  • Job is typically based out of Iowa, but extensive travel (220-240 days per year) is required throughout the U.S. and, at times, abroad. Some working days in Oskaloosa will be required.

  • Weekend and holiday work are regular

  • Long and odd work hours are necessary at times

  • Projects to service lighting poles or structures that are between 40 and 120 feet tall using aerial lifts or by climbing with approved fall protect equipment, in rare cases servicing heights of over 120 feet may be required

What you need to be successful.

  • Basic electrical and mechanical experience or aptitude is preferred

  • Excellent technical and problem-solving ability

  • Ability to troubleshoot communication issues over the phone as directed

  • Excellent verbal, written, and telephone communication skills

  • Strong personal initiative and ability to work with little supervision

  • Basic computer, email, and internet skills for receiving work instructions and job reporting

  • Ability to learn internal communication system

  • Comply with DOT rules and regulations to maintain Commercial Drivers’ License(Musco will assist in obtaining the CDL Training/License)

Who is Musco?

Musco is the global leader in sports and large area lighting solutions. We believe work should be fun – at Musco, you are part of world-class projects ranging from the London Stadium ( to Iowa State University’s Hilton Coliseum ( , to major transportation hubs, to your local Little League stadium. We are forward thinking, always striving to create the next generation of technology. A privately-held company since 1976, our supportive and caring culture is based on relationships and creating value. If you’d like to work with a Team that appreciates you, and is invested in your future, Musco may be a great fit for you.

What does Musco offer?

At Musco we offer opportunities for meaningful work at a company you can be proud of. That includes supporting learning through on-the-job experiences and options to develop and grow through different roles within our organization.

In addition, we offer:

  • Paid work-related expenses including meals (per diem rates) and hotel

  • Travel perks (hotel and airline rewards programs)

  • Health insurance – comprehensive plans with low out-of-pocket costs

  • Profit sharing – up to 20% of eligible compensation annually

  • 4% 401K match – immediately vested

  • 100% paid Team Member premiums for life insurance and short-term disability insurance

What does Musco do?

We make a difference in your hometown and on the world stage through innovative lighting and field solutions. We do so all while working to reduce glare and protect the night sky. Musco is proud to partner with the International Dark Sky Association in offering efficient lighting solutions that help minimize light pollution. In addition, we believe helping others is a priority. If giving back is important to you, learn more about Musco’s Mini-Pitch System™ Solution ( in partnership with the U.S. Soccer Foundation where we’ve helped youth in underserved areas have access to more recreational opportunities.

At Musco, we make it happen and want you to be a part of it.

Join Musco where we are Team first, where possibilities come to life, and where we work on local and global solutions that matter. Together “We Make It Happen” – we invite you to apply at Stay connected with us on social media to learn more about the Musco Team.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)