Studio Technician, ITV Studios


This role entails…

Our Studio Technician will be someone with extensive experience of working in a studio environment with a proven record of working to deadlines, be capable of handling scenery and have a good knowledge of electrical systems and safe cable management. The successful candidate will have rigging experience and a sound knowledge of rigging equipment used in the studio. Some of the main responsibilities include;

  • Ensuring all Rigging equipment is used correctly and is within the current test dates.
  • Checking the lighting rig and electrical installation complies with BS7671.
  • Ensure all work is in accordance with relevant Risk Assessments and Method Statements.
  • Following safe systems of work i.e. check equipment before making it live to ensure electrical safety.
  • Full awareness and practice of safe cable management.
  • Provide basic training to new crew to ensure succession.

To be considered for this opportunity you will need to demonstrate the following skills:

Minimum role criteria:

  • Able to lift large scenery and unload Trailers.
  • Basic carpentry and rigging knowledge.
  • Basic Health and Safety knowledge.
  • Able to use own initiative and shows determination to move things forward to get results.
  • Has ability to react positively whilst resolving problems under pressure in a multi-task environment.
  • Ability to build positive and long term relationships.
  • Acts consistently, fairly and openly with respect for feelings of others and encourages similar approach in others.

ITV strongly encourages applications for this role from candidates with a disability and as a Disability Confident Leader if you meet the minimum criteria for a role and you have declared that you have a disability, we’ll guarantee you’ll get to the next stage*.

(minimum criteria above)

The Key role criteria is as follows:

  • Interested in, or previous experience of, lighting techniques, equipment and technology.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrates tact and diplomacy in all relationships.
  • Experience working in Studios.
  • Working Health and Safety knowledge.
  • Counterbalance forklift license preferable.
  • IPAF part 3a and 3b preferable.
  • BS7909 certificate in design and management of temporary electrical systems preferable.
  • Relevant rigging certificate or training such as the PLASA national rigging certificate preferable.
  • Current wiring regulations certificate / 18th edition wiring regulations preferable.

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