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Lighting Technician / Programmer

Lighting Technician / Programmer

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  • Sector:

    Audiovisual, Technology, Corporate & Commercial, Events

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  • Salary:

    £28000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cami Quinn

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  • Phone:

    0203 216 2558

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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We are looking for an experienced AV Lighting Technician / Programmer. 
Based in Elstree.

The ideal candidate
  • Will have a strong background in performance lighting design, implementation and operation with a focus on live music and events.
  • You should be a confident programmer and a proficient user of at least one of our preferred console platforms – either GrandMA, Avolites or Chamsys.
  • You should have an excellent working knowledge of general production techniques including IT, rigging, power distribution & data distribution along with a good working knowledge of the latest technologies and best practice.
  • A good general understanding of electrical theory and ability to undertake basic fault finding will be essential.
  • You will need to be enthusiastic, eloquent and able to work well as part of a wider team or using their own initiative.
  • The role is heavily client facing so you must be a confident communicator with a desire to deliver the best service standards possible.
  • You must be keen to learn and develop your expertise continually, meticulous and thorough in your work and have excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Represent the company on site as part of engineering teams delivering technical solutions to the highest standards
  • Install and maintain bespoke production lighting systems on site following plans and briefs
  • Program & operate lighting systems on site
  • Troubleshoot and fault find systems as required
  • Adopt a creative approach to problem solving and adapt and react to changing circumstances at speed
  • Supervise sub-contracted staff to ensure company standards are maintained at all times
  • Liaise with clients on site to ensure their expectations are met at all times
  • Liaise with venues to build positive relationships and ensure projects are delivered within required parameters
  • Act as an ambassador for the business at all times
  • Provide pre-production support to Project Management team
  • Assist with preparing plans and paperwork for projects
  • Liaise with Project Managers to understand project requirements, briefs & deadlines
  • Share your expertise to develop and grow other staff
  • Assist the Warehouse Teams preparing equipment
  • Assist the Operations Team with the maintenance of equipment as required
  • Advise on technical queries and make recommendations for new equipment investments
  • Seek to continually learn & grow your technical & interpersonal skills
  • Be comfortable asking for guidance & support when required
  • Maintain a strong awareness of developing trends and technologies across lighting, audio, video & staging technologies
  • Ensure you are presentable at all times when face to face with clients
  • Champion and promote best practice in all areas of project delivery
  • Champion and promote best practice in all areas of Health & Safety
  • Operate within all LPFS protocols and procedures
  • Adopt a positive, can-do attitude to all challenges
  • Support the Senior Leadership Team in developing processes and procedures to improve all aspects of the company’s operations


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