Production Maintenance Electrician - Coronation Street
Coronation Street delivers in excess of 262 episodes a year, has been running for 55 years and holds, without doubt, a truly special place in TV. Our crews work 50 weeks of the year, enabling delivery and transmission 52 weeks of the year.
We have a position within our lighting department to assist and support our Production Gaffer ensuring that all Coronation Street lighting infrastructure are properly maintained and tested in an efficient and cost effective manner. The role will assist in training of our junior staff, apprentices, other crew, both staff and freelance and ensuring health and safety requirements are met at all times.
We will look to you to assist our Production Gaffer provide a communication link between the Production Office, Technical Managers and the Production Lighting Department as well as other departments in all aspects relating to lighting, electrical, safety concerns, and any health and safety issues. You will help manage, maintain and test all in house lighting equipment when required, including Pat testing, and supervise and oversee set rigs and derigs.
You will attend meetings regarding any new sets, locations, projects, and recces to assist and advise on obtaining the best use of time and resources, obtain lighting plots, organise scaffolding, equipment, delivery and pick up, overseeing checking in and out of hired equipment, ensuring timely turnaround. You will be required to cover for our Production Gaffer during holiday and when required.
As our Production Maintenance Electrician you will help oversee regular consumables checks, filters, lamps, clips, and reorder when necessary within the budget, oversee regular practical checks, plugs, fuses, cable and reorder when necessary within the budget.
You must be a fully Qualified Electrician with in depth knowledge of the television industry and a City and Guilds 17th Edition certification with knowledge of Electrical and Health and Safety Regulations. LGV driving licence is advantageous
Our people are our greatest asset and, as an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to work both in front of and behind the cameras.
Closing date for applications: 20th August 2015. Full details at itvjobs.com
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