Technician (Lighting) – De Montfort Hall

Technician (Lighting) – De Montfort Hall

Salary: £23,398 – £25,951 pro-rata per annum

Location: De Montfort Hall, Leicester  LE1 7RU

Permanent, 30 hours per week (£18,971 – £21,041 per annum)

De Montfort Hall is the premier live entertainment venue for Leicester. The venue hosts a programme of performances that include musicals, classical concerts, opera, ballet, family shows, popular touring artists and comedians.

We are looking to recruit a Technician to support hirers of the venue and incoming professional shows, whilst ensuring maximum health and safety of people and equipment at all times.

You will be required to support technical aspects of the venue’s day-to-day operation, including rigging, sound, stage and especially lighting.

Please note the Job Description describes duties at the highest level of the career grade. The Career Grade Progression and Person Specification documents will show the criteria required for the level being recruited to.

Requirements of the post include:

-Understanding of technical processes involved in concert performances and events including rigging, sound, stage and especially lighting;

-Good knowledge of the techniques involved and the equipment used in the production of a live performance/event across all disciplines including sound, audio visual, stage management and especially lighting;

-Experience of and ability to demonstrate a good understanding of electrical & electronic systems/installations relevant to a concert hall / theatre;

-Good understanding of health & safety issues relevant to a concert hall / theatre;

-Effective communication skills with self-confidence to represent the venue in a positive manner to a wide range of clients and staff members;

-Ability to work under pressure and to stay calm in difficult situations;

-Able to work irregular shift patterns which will include unsociable hours – early mornings, evenings, weekends and statutory holidays as required.


For an informal discussion please contact Graham Williams, Lead Technician, on 0116 454 3448.

Please ensure you provide an email address as this is our method of contact.

Closing Date: 4 April 2018

Post Number: X3810B/0318KP

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