Audio Visual Technical Project Manager - Lighting

Recruiter
Prospero Recruitment
Location
London
Salary
From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The successful candidate will have to display an excellent understanding of lighting, control, rigging and power distribution equipment used within the industry and have a minimum of 24 months experience in either the project management and coordination of all aspects of lighting equipment in the live events industry. Knowledge of audio and video would also be advantageous.

This is a rewarding role with opportunities to work as part of a team, as well as individually, delivering a diverse range of events.

Reporting to the Director of Technical Production, your key areas of responsibility will be:

·To support the Director of Technical Production in day to day operations and project coordination.

·To provide technical lighting support and quotations for the Production Team

·To liaise between the Lighting Dept, Production, Operation and Warehouse Teams regarding equipment and crew requirements

·Produce equipment lists, plans, colour and cable calls for events

·Produce H&S documentation for all events

·To liaise with clients, venues, agencies, artists, and other production houses as required

·To represent the company at site meetings, in supplier liaison and events

·Manage specialist suppliers to include rigging, set & stage etc

·To manage event budgets accordingly

·Manage and organise a busy workload with daily, weekly and monthly tasks

·Demonstrate a clear understanding of our project processes and systems

Essential requirements:

·Extensive experience of live events both in an operational and management capacity

·A very good technical understanding of lighting, control, rigging and power distribution equipment, experience and knowledge of lighting design principals.

·Experience and competency in fault finding of temporary installations.

·Experience of power distribution and load balancing.

·Experience and knowledge of installing lighting equipment in a variety of venues including outdoor locations.

·Project management and coordination

·Excellent communication and organisation skills

·Enthusiasm, energy and the ability to work flexibly and accurately with tight deadlines

·Client management

·Team player

·Good understanding of MS Office

Desirable:

·Experience of Avolites lighting control desks

·Knowledge of audio and video equipment and systems

·Knowledge of WYSIWYG and AutoCAD

·Experience with rigging systems and power generation

·Driver’s license