• Role

    Technical Theatre

  • Salary

    £30,500 - £38,000

  • Type

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Closing Date

    01-12-2023 at 23:59

  • Location

    New Victoria Theatre, Rhoda McGaw Theatre & Woking Cinemas, Peacocks Centre
    GU21 6GQ

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Chief Electrician

The Ambassador Theatre Group is an extraordinary success story in the live entertainment industry. Founded in 1992 in the UK, we’ve grown into the world’s number one live-theatre company today. We cover every discipline in the theatre industry, from operating venues to producing shows and ticketing, through our industry-leading sites ATGtickets.com, LOVEtheatre and Group Line. We are passionate about great shows and our ambition is to help them find the largest possible audiences.

We are excited to be recruiting a Chief Electrican to join our team in Woking! The complex Comprises of three exciting and thoroughly individual venues, The 1321-seat New Victoria Theatre, the 228-seat Rhoda McGaw Theatre and the 7-screen Nova Cinema. The New Victoria Theatre opened in 1992 and established itself as one of the foremost theatres in the South East. Boasting state of the art facilities, excellent acoustics and clear sight lines it has hosted first class theatre from the likes of the National Theatre, Mathew Bourne and Northern Ballet.

This role is based at The Ambassadors complex in Woking and you’ll report to the Head of Technical and Building Services and be responsible for Senior Technicians. You’ll also work closely with the Deputy Technical Manager, Technicians and Casual Technicians. 

Within this role you'll ensure the smooth running of LX and Sound fit ups, get outs and shows, in line with health and safety legislation and the requirements of the visiting company alongside the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of all electrical equipment located within the stage houses.  You'll also be responsible for ensuring the venue electrical systems are maintained and safe to use with any faults being dealt with promptly. 

You'll need knowledge/experience in large scale production lighting and sound and experience of operating ETC Lighting Desks and Yamaha Sound Desks. Experience of leading technical teams within theatre/live performance is a must an understanding of understanding of BS7909.

Interested? Please click on the link to view our full job description!

We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer, which means that we are taking action to ensure that people with disabilities and long-term health conditions feel supported, engaged and able to fulfil their potential in the workplace. We will offer an interview or recruitment event to disabled candidates who tell us they wish to participate in the scheme and who demonstrate in their application that they best meet the essential criteria for the role. Where we receive more applications than we are reasonably able to interview for any given role, we will retain applications for the next available interview opportunity wherever possible.

If you’d like to discuss accessibility prior to applying, please review our job description where you will see a contact e mail address to request a confidential discussion. 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to provide a stage for everyone. Onstage and off, we hold ourselves accountable for nurturing an inclusive culture. Find out more about us and our values at atg.co.uk and careers.atg.co.uk 

Closing Date

01-12-2023 at 23:59

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