Senior Technician (Lighting)

The Sands Centre are Recruiting an expereinced Senior Technician with a passion for Lighting to join our technical department! 

Based: Carlisle, Cumbria                    
upto £26,863 p.a. 
 
GLL is looking for a Senior Technician (Lighting) for The Sands Centre in Carlisle, Cumbria. This role will assist the Technical operation at the venue helping to facilitate all technical requirements of incoming productions at The Sands Centre with a key focus on lighting.
 
As Senior Technician (Lighting) you will be responsible for the venue lighting stock and helping to facilitate the needs of incoming productions. In addition you will be overseeing the Load in & Load Outs of productions, leading a team of local crew and helping with the day-to-day operations of the technical department. You should have a positive can-do attitude with a good working knowledge of technical theatre and productions with a strong knowledge of lighting equipment
 
You’ll have experience in a variety of disciplines within technical theatre with a specialty in lighting, experience of managing a team and a good working knowledge of technical theatre. As you’ll be dealing with a diverse range of people, you’ll have excellent written and verbal communication skills and great interpersonal skills too. You’ll also have a good understanding of Health & Safety practices and legislation as they relate to a theatre setting and a keen interest in live events and theatre. Time management will be important, as will working well under pressure, whilst still maintaining accuracy in all that you do.
 
If you feel your experience matches this role, apply now  HERE
 
Closing date:  15/05/2022
 
In return, we offer a range of benefits that you’d expect from the UK’s largest leisure provider:
•         Pension schemes
•         Ride to work scheme
•         Discounted membership at our leisure centres
•         The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we’re run plus associated social events
•         Career pathways
•         Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best
•         Encore Theatre Membership giving exclusive discounts and offers for shows and events.
If you have the passion and skills for this role, apply now.
 
All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.
To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.
 
GLL is an equal opportunities employer.

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