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JOB VACANCY: SENIOR PRODUCTION TECHNICIAN – AUDIO AT WHITE LIGHT LTD.

7/08/2019 16:08 HRS

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Job Description – Senior Production Technician – Audio

Company: White Light Ltd.

Department: Production Services

Reports to: Head of Business Delivery Resources/Production Services Manager

Working hours: 40-hours per week over 7-days, contract including evenings and weekends

Overtime is available according to events booked; however, it is not guaranteed.

 

The Role Summary

Working onsite or during the pre-production process, leading a team or as part of a team, to setup, operate and de-rig audio equipment for the many varied events supplied by White Light. You will also be expected to act as the point of contact on site in the absence of a Project Manager, and be the nominated White Light representative on site to liaise with clients and other suppliers. Some warehouse work may also be required as part of this role when there are no onsite requirements, as well as the adaptability to support other related departments, such as Installations and Technical Service. There may be some involvement with lighting & video projects, but audio will be the primary focus.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage a team on site to rig, set up, balance & de-rig audio and related equipment to the expected standard and within the expected time frame (there may be some involvement with lighting & video equipment, but audio will be the primary focus)
  • Install and manage technical production equipment
  • Operate where appropriate audio control equipment
  • Act as the main point of contact on site when required to liaise with clients and venue staff to fulfil the delivery of an event
  • Liaise with Hire, Sales, Technical Departments and Project Managers
  • Participate in the planning and pre-production of projects, including attending Production & Site Meetings, specifying equipment lists, and undertaking warehouse preparation of equipment for a project.
  • Work in compliance with Health & Safety policies, Risk Assessments and all company procedures at all times, and be proactive in implementing them

Technical Skills

  • High level of knowledge of current audio solutions and their applications
  • Proficient in operation of audio systems, networks, consoles, RF equipment, amplifiers & speaker systems
  • Good loudspeaker rigging & deployment knowledge
  • Good knowledge of current Health and Safety legislation and practices
  • Proficient in fault finding and fixing equipment
  • Proven IT skills, including use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access applications and PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of an internal e-mail system and electronic diary is essential
  • Full clean driving licence preferable

Personal Competencies and Behaviours

  • Excellent leadership skills, with the ability to lead a team on site and mentor new and upcoming staff, as well as working as part of a team, often in a high-pressure environment
  • Deadline conscious & highly organised with the ability to prioritise and multi-task, managing a challenging workload and meeting strict deadlines
  • Willing and flexible approach, with the ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent time management and planning skills, forward thinking and able to add value
  • To have a keen awareness of customer service and client satisfaction, and to assist quickly and efficiently with a client enquiry
  • Maintain White Light confidentiality at all times
  • Polite and approachable manner
  • To carry out your duties/responsibilities in a manner that reflects the Core Values of White Light at all times

The job requires a high level of attention to detail as well as the willingness to learn new skills and practices from existing team members, and teach and mentor those less experienced. Evening and weekend work will be required as well as extended daily hours when the project requires it.

Apart from the duties summarised in this job description, we retain the right in consultation with the post holder to include other reasonable duties, which are part of, and incidental to, this type of work. ­

To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to vacancies@whitelight.ltd.uk

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