Stage Electrician at Welsh National Opera

Application closing date: 4 Jul 2022 12:00pm

Based: Cardiff

Salary: £30,200 per annum

Contract: Full Time


Job description:
Welsh National Opera shares the power of live opera with audiences and communities across Wales and England – in theatres, in neighbourhoods and online.

To deliver the highest quality presentation of the lighting, sound and AV elements of all delegated productions, events and projects in an efficient manner that promotes a safe, healthy and sustainable working environment and a positive culture of engagement.

Stage Electricians will focus on practical delivery of delegated Electrics Department tasks, maintaining standards and developing performance.

Some of the responsibilities that you will have include:
Apply your practical stage electrical skills, knowledge and experience to ensure that productions are presented to the highest possible standard, and that the production team’s creative and artistic vision is reproduced accurately and consistently.
Safely rig and focus lighting equipment.
Operate Follow Spots, as required.
Set up and program and operate ETC EOS lighting control. Additional training may be given
Set up and operate basic sound systems, comms systems and CCTV systems

Follow Electrics Department and wider WNO administrative systems, assisting with the administration of time sheets, holiday records, and other staffing related data in conjunction with the People & Culture Department.
Provide reports and information as may be required in the execution of these duties.

Undertake electrical and mechanical maintenance of all touring electrical, audio and visual equipment.
Undertake Portable Appliance Testing of equipment and to keep records.
Make and prepare the electrification of any scenic or property element as demanded by the production.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills, knowledge and experience:
Practical skills, knowledge and experience of theatre electrical practice.
Practical skills, knowledge and experience of touring lighting and basic sound systems.
The ability to follow method statements including the use of LX and stage plans.

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