Generator Operator & Driver (CDL-Class A) Broadcast and Special Events
Illumination Dynamics, Inc.
Charlotte, NC


Illumination Dynamics, Inc. (ID), is a leading supplier of Lighting, Grip, Trucks and Generators to the Motion Picture, Television and Commercial Industries as well as Automated Lighting to the Television and Corporate Events and Portable Redundant Power to Live Sports Broadcast and Special Events.

ID is looking for a Generator Operator and CDL Class A Driver for our Broadcast and Special Events with 3+ years’ in road driving and 2+ years’ in Diesel Generator and Electrical Distribution experience and possess a positive attitude and strong work ethic. This role will be located in our Charlotte, NC office.

This full time position will be required to work on the road as well as in the warehouse, performing the duties and responsibilities listed below. Primary job is to oversee Generator power for live events mostly in the Sports Broadcast Industry. Over the road interstate travel is required and at times for several weeks in a row. The position requires working alone on jobs sites with the client as a single representative of the company. The Generator Tech/CDL Driver is required to perform their duties and complete their jobs at the expected level of performance required by ID.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Driver Responsibilities: Full understanding of all current CDL laws. Includes daily vehicle inspection reports. Maintaining accurate driver log book. Individual mileage reports. Making sure the vehicle is current on service intervals. Properly and safely securing all loads in or on the vehicle. Keeping track and logging all expenses via expense report. Maintaining an accurate weekly time card. Random DOT drug screening.
  • Generator Technician Responsibilities: Following all ID procedures as laid out in the Broadcast Generator Tech Handbook. Includes generator knowledge in parallel and non-parallel set ups. Maintaining all generator log sheets to include operation log, monitor sheet, and Generator fuel logs. Working with office personnel prior to events for the scheduling of fuel deliveries. Communicating with ID personnel to trouble shoot potential issues. Performing minor repairs in the field per instruction from ID personnel. Performing regular scheduled generator maintenance. Develop and maintain relationships with new and existing clientele.

To be considered you must possess the following skills/abilities:

  • Working knowledge of generators and diesel engines.
  • Available to work prolonged hours and be on the road for extended time periods.
  • Willing to travel via commercial airlines as business needs require.
  • Must maintain a valid CDL Driver’s License with clean MVR.
  • Must pass background check, DOT Drug & Alcohol screening test and pass prior Employment and Safety verifications per DOT requirements.
  • Working knowledge of paralleling generators and redundant power systems.
  • Good electrical and electronic knowledge including AC & DC power, generators and ability to analyze problems and assist with repairs.
  • Working knowledge of complete mechanical operation of vehicles and ability to make minor repair.
  • Working knowledge of rental equipment terminology and application as it applies
  • to the Motion Picture, Broadcast and Special Event Industries. Prior Broadcast knowledge a plus.
  • Knowledge in the use of personal computers and related company software applications.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to work seated driving for long periods at a time in accordance with DOT/CDL laws. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting of up to 100 pounds is required. Proper lifting techniques are required. Specific vision abilities required by this job include identifying colors.

ID is committed to providing high quality equipment and customer service always operating with professionalism and integrity while meeting the exacting requirements of our customers in production. If you are an individual that would like to work with a great team of people in this type of environment; be able to bring creativity, expertise and commitment to strengthen and grow the company, we are looking for you!

We truly value our staff and offer a comprehensive benefit package including, medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401k, vacation, sick and personal leave, etc.…Salary is dependent upon experience and skill set.

If you are someone who possesses these skills and are up to the challenge, please apply by sending an email to

Illumination Dynamics is an ARRI Rental Company and an equal opportunity employer.