Electrician, Motion Picture (132) Enlisted Personnel

Installs, operates, and maintains electrical equipment used in making motion pictures.
Rigs, connects, operates, and strikes all electrical equipment used in motion picture production. Sets up high intensity arc lights, incandescent spotlights, and floodlights, as directed. Lays out electrical cables for the distribution of current from the power source to the lights, cameras, and sound equipment. Makes emergency splices and repairs on the cable. Locates loose connections, using volt-ohmmeter to test continuity of circuits.
Makes minor repairs to equipment, using soldering iron, blowtorch, pliers, screw drivers, hammers, knives, hack saws, and wrenches.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Electrician, Generator and Motion Picture

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