Moving Lights Technician

Reed Engineering
London Borough of Ealing
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Primary Responsibilities:
• To maintain and prepare moving lights equipment for hire, including cleaning, lamp checks, testing, software updates, addressing of units and barcode scanning (using WMS).
• To ensure that all fixtures are prepared with the correct required fixings for the specified job,
• To undertake small repair work on fixtures as and when required.
• To assist in the portable appliance testing (PAT), for all Moving Lights and LED fixtures, to ensure that they are within their test period, so that the relevant test certificates can be produced

Secondary Responsibilities:
• To provide technical support to the crew and other visiting production crew.
• To comply with the Checking in Procedure which involves fixture and fixings count, as well as reporting of any damaged fixtures and responding to the four hour check emails from the back door.
• Reviewing of prep sheets or WMS to establish the Fixture type and count required for each job.
• To cross reference the plot / patch against the prep sheet / WMS.
• Ensuring that the standard of the sub hired moving lights meets the company’s requirements.
• Ensure all tools are looked after, kept safe and returned to their specific location.

Standard Companywide Responsibilities:
• Any other duties as required / authorised by your Line Manager / Line Management reporting line.
• Comply with all Health and Safety requirements.
• Load and Unload Trucks, when required.
• Ensuring the Warehouse and work areas are kept in a clean and tidy manner at all times.
• To ensure that all flight cases are cleaned and maintained in line with company standards.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:
• Basic working knowledge of moving lights to include: Martin, Clay Paky and Varilite.
• High level of both written and verbal communication.
• Ability to take ownership / accountability and to work on their own or as part of a team.
• High level of attention to detail Customer focused.
• Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft office and ability to work overtime when required.

• Experience within the lighting / entertainment industry.
• Proven experience within a rental warehouse environment.
• Training / certificates in relation to Martin, Clay Paky and Varilite fixtures.
• Basic fault finding capabilities.


Salary £21,036 - £27,348 per annum depending upon skills and experience

Hours: 40 hours a week

Times Monday to Friday 9:30am to 6:30pm with an hours worth of breaks

Annual Leave 30 days a year ( 22 days plus the 8 Bank Holidays )

Benefits Cash Back Health Care Scheme, Private Healthcare ( BUPA ), Pension Scheme, free onsite parking, discretionary annual company performance bonus and use of the onsite company gym.

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