- NAS Reference
- Weekly wage
40.00 per week
- Working Week
Our standard working week is Monday - Friday;
09:00 – 18:00 with 1 hour for Breaks
Weekend working and out of standard working hours may be required on occasion, this will be optional
- Date Posted
- Start Date
- Expected Duration
Now Taking Applications
Live event technician
- Employment Type
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Lights Control Rigging Productions Ltd
Description of Opportunity
With our existing team, you'll prepare all types of lighting, control & rigging equipment to be used onsite for concerts & events in the UK & Worldwide. Have the opportunity to learn all aspects of the lighting industry & work with some of the best freelance crew. We are a company that is run by a friendly & passionate management team.
For more information about this vacancy please contact Louise Byrne
firstname.lastname@example.org - ACCESS TO MUSIC LIMITED (Ref ID: VAC001752092)
An interest in lighting or technical aspects of our industry
Experience of any kind with lighting from school productions, amateur dramatics, or other areas where you have gained experience
We can provide experience, knowledge and understanding to anybody who has an interest even with no experience
We are open to anybody who has an interest or experience in the lighting industry. We accept that some people find an academic way of learning difficult and may not have been able to achieve high grades. We would like to invite anybody to apply for this role who has an interest in or experience in lighting. A very good command of the English language is important and ideally GCSE D or equivalent in Maths and English would be preferable but not essential.
If you are practical, good at problem solving and enjoy learning by doing then we are happy for you to apply.
Attention to detail with high standards and accuracy
Friendly and polite personality with an ability to work well with others
Good timekeeping and personal time management
Ability to work independently when required
Have an inquisitive mind and ask questions about the job and tasks
You must have the confidence to speak up if you are unsure about anything or need additional information or help with a task
Sometimes we may need to work outside of normal working hours and weekends at short notice as it can be quite a fast-paced industry especially over summer festival times.
Some jobs can be seen as more exciting and others more mundane when working within the warehouse, but we do change roles and jobs around to help with this.
Starting in a lighting rental company can help you move onto many areas of the industry. This industry is built on helping each other improve and succeed passing on skills and knowledge.
Starting in the rental company will give you knowledge and an understanding of a vast amount of equipment, how it functions and how it can be used. Working with our freelance crew on pre-production will give you the knowledge of how to take a lighting plan and convert that into an actual full scale physical show.
With all the practical experience you can work your way into any role. Onsite Lighting Technician, Rigger, Programmer/Operator, Lighting Designer. Once you gain experience within the industry you could move onto project management, site management or any other area of the live event industry. You could also have an amazing career progressing within LCR; Management Roles, CAD & WYSIWYG Designer, Project Coordinator, Job Handler.
Any role is possible with many opportunities available to you as you progress over time within this industry.
LCR are specialists in providing lighting equipment for concert touring, live events & television.
Providing a bespoke service for each of our clients, taking a concept and providing design, planning, and budgeting services. Facilitating the production with lighting, control, rigging equipment tested to the highest standards. Pre-production of shows and tours, providing skilled experienced crew for installation on site.
We are not just a lighting rental company; we are a solution provider. We are a proactive team who enjoy making good friends along the way.
We love what we do & always go the extra mile to provide a sleek & tailored service.