Heavy Truck and Generator Mechanic

“Inspiring images. Since 1917.” ARRI is a global player within the motion picture industry, employing around 1,200 staff worldwide. Named after its founders August Arnold and Robert Richter, ARRI was established in Munich, Germany, where the headquarters is still located today. Other subsidiaries are in Europe, North and South America, Asia, and Australia.

The ARRI Group consists of the business units Camera Systems, Lighting, and Rental, all dedicated to connecting creativity and future technologies for moving images. ARRI is a leading designer and manufacturer of camera and lighting systems as well as system solutions for the film, broadcast, and media industries, with a worldwide distribution and service network. The portfolio includes digital cameras, lenses, camera accessories, archive technologies, lamp heads, and lighting accessories. Along with offering exclusive technologies, ARRI Rental’s first-class services and equipment provide camera, lighting, and grip packages to professional productions around the world.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has recognized ARRI’s engineers and their contributions to the industry with 19 Scientific and Technical Awards.

Illumination Dynamics, Inc. (ID), a supplier of Lighting Equipment, Trucks and Generators to the Motion Picture, Television, Commercial and Sports Broadcast Industries including Automated Lighting to the Entertainment Television and Corporate markets with offices in California and North Carolina.

Job description:

Illumination Dynamics, Inc. is looking for a Heavy Truck and Generator mechanic with a positive attitude and strong work ethic to work in our Charlotte, NC office. If you love doing what you do, this is a great place to do it in. An opportunity to join a growing company in an exciting industry. We offer competitive compensation and benefits.

The role of Heavy Truck and Generator mechanic is a full-time position, on a daily basis; you would be responsible for performing preventive maintenance, repairs and troubleshooting to diesel commercial and delivery trucks/vehicles and generators.  Knowledge of Paralleling Generator systems is a plus. Fabricating and welding skills are beneficial. Must have a clean driving record. CDL Class B license required, Class A license preferred.

Responsibilities also include:

  • Diagnose and repair both engine and electrical component problems
  •   Build, Fabricate and/or Modify equipment as needed including Commercial and Delivery    Vehicles, Generators and Trailers
  • Fabricate equipment for warehouse or general rental inventory as required
  • Insure that all service records are being diligently kept in an organized fashion in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Ability to work irregular hours, on-call rotation,  and/or overnight travel on occasion may be required


  • Self-motivated and willing to work with little supervision
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Electrical and mechanical aptitude
  • General knowledge of generator theory, systems, equipment and maintenance required
  • Ability to read and interpret generator drawings, blueprints and schematics
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess valid CDL Class A driver’s license with good driving record
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to operate both standard and power tools
  • EGSA Certification a plus

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 ARRIcareers@arri.com.

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

Earliest Possible Start Dateas soon as possible
ContactWells, Wanda