22,847-26,341 p.a + 5% availability allowance and overtime may be available
To work across all areas of Warwick Arts Centre to provide lighting, technical stage management, audio, AV support but specialising in stage lighting and electrics operations as it relates to performing arts.
To ensure the highest standards of technical presentation for all events, whilst being aware of Health and Safety legislation and general requirements associated with premises Licensed for public entertainment.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Technical duties and responsibilities
• To undertake and where necessary, organise and supervise the installation, rigging and operation of all lighting and electrical systems to create lighting rigs for all users of events at Warwick Arts Centre.
• To assist with and supervise the staging of in-house, visiting and co-productions including theatre, dance, music, comedy and film, visual arts, conferences and commercial events within the Arts Centre and associated venues.
• To assist with the staging and audio-visual presentation of conferences and commercial productions.
• To undertake rigging and operation of powered and manual lifting / rigging systems including counterweight flying systems.
• To rig, focus and operate lighting and sound equipment for all venues and performances spaces at Warwick Arts Centre and be able to fault find and rectify any issues that may arise.
• To work across all technical disciplines, operating and assisting with electrics, sound, scenic workshop, gallery, and any other technical activities as required.
• To screen digital projections and 35mm film, carry out associated maintenance, repair and administrative Cinema duties as required.
• To work independently as necessary and on occasion deputise for the Head of Lighting and Electrics.
• To support visual arts/exhibition activity as required.
Health and safety
• To be aware of, and adhere to, current Health and Safety legislation and general requirements associated with premises Licensed for public entertainment whilst on duty and to assist in ensuring the safety and security of Warwick Arts Centre, its staff, users, and members of the public at all times.
• To assist with, or undertake, risk assessments and safety inspections for events and activities.
• To assist with the timely maintenance of all equipment associated with the stage, auditorium, and rehearsal/hire spaces and to assist with the inspection of all installations and equipment to ensure compliance with current legislation and licensing requirements.
• To assist the Technical Manager or their representative as required with the preparation of production facilities and services to the standard deemed necessary for any event or activity.
• To ensure the proper use, care, and maintenance of all relevant Arts Centre technical equipment.
• To be a competent IT user able to use and quickly learn different systems and packages including excel, word, CAD packages and specialist theatre software.
• To keep up to date with technological developments in the Technical Theatre and performance industry and advise on their suitability for use at Warwick Arts Centre.
• To work as required unsociable hours including overnight, weekends, customary and statutory days.
• Any other duties commensurate with the grade of the role.
• To be an ambassador for WAC, its vision and mission, and to provide excellent customer experience to all staff, users, and visitors.
• To lead by example and identify and promote best practise and to undertake any training as required by the post.
• To drive vehicles as appropriate, subject to complying with the conditions of the University's motor insurance policy.
• To be a proactive, positive, willing, and flexible member of the team supporting Warwick Arts Centre meet its objectives and vision.
• To understand, adhere to and promote University of Warwick and Warwick Arts Centre policies and procedures.