Equipment Preparation Technician – Network, Control and Distribution

  • Full Time
  • Basingstoke
  • £21,675.00 - £24,000.00 USD / Year

Website TSL Lighting

Experts in Event Lighting and Rigging

TSL is a rapidly growing stage lighting and rigging supplier in the live events industry serving live music events, theatre, esports and sports, corporate events, fashion, exhibitions, tv and broadcast, film premieres and more.

We are recruiting for equipment technicians in the preparation and testing of our control, distribution and networking equipment for these events

This role would suit an individual with a strong understanding of IT and networking skills, both in practical and theoretical aspects.

Electrical knowledge would be an advantage but not essential and training will be given.

Reporting Line Manager: Department Head

Working within the company’s Operations Team, this role involves the preparation, servicing and presentation of a wide range of  network, control, dimming and mains distribution equipment. The role also involves monitoring, maintaining and prepping to the high standards of rental equipment, for which TSL is known.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Undertake the servicing, preparation, cleaning and packaging of the company’s inventory within the company’s warehouse.
  • Provide input into the maintenance and repair of the full range of the company’s rental stock.
  • Ensure that all work areas are kept clean, tidy and efficiently organised.
  • Maintain and monitor a stock of spare parts and specialist tools.
  • Checking-out of customer order to ensure that all items are included and delivered and operational and cleanly presented.
  • Checking-in of equipment returned from hire, against the computer system. Log and report any shortages or damages
  • Take responsibility and ownership for regular stock take and missing items for your department. Ensure the stock levels for your department are correct at all times.
  • Take responsibility and ownership for the safe check in of new equipment including, branding, serial number collecting, barcoding and liaising with our Asset Manager.
  • Loading and unloading of equipment from vehicles.  The role involves an element of manual handling of bulky and heavy technical equipment.
  • As directed, provide support to the other teams within the company, to assist in other aspects of the business’s activity, as required.
  • Keep all work related information confidential and act in a professional manner at all times, in all work situations.
  • Provide feedback within the immediate team and to the Line Manager of any areas of improvement, development or growth of the business identified.
  • Be aware of and complying with the company Health and Safety Policy and preparation procedures.
  • Ensure that the Company’s policies, rules, procedures and obligations are observed in carrying out the above duties.

Skills & Qualities Required:

  • Previous experience of working within a team.
  • Previous experience of maintaining, repairing and servicing a range of network, control, dimming and mains distribution equipment would be beneficial, but not essential as training can be provided.
  • Good communications / interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable.  Able to respond to short-notice changes in working hours and schedules with the ability to work overtime.
  • Practical ability in the use of hand tools and electrical / electronic test equipment.
  • Electrical and electronics knowledge is an advantage.
  • Previous knowledge of a full range of entertainment lighting / technical equipment, broader than moving and generic lanterns would be an advantage.
  • Good IT knowledge with a working knowledge of Google, Microsoft
  • Understanding of Networking utilised in IT systems and entertainment lighting control.
  • Numerate.  Basic maths skills and arithmetic required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proactive, self-motivated individual capable of working on their own initiative in a constantly changing and pressurised environment and fast developing company.
  • The ability to work as a member of a team and to provide and receive input from other team members is vital.

The above list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be exhaustive.  Employees are expected to adopt  additional tasks when required.  These tasks will be in keeping with the general profile of the role.

To apply for this job email your details to elaine.blowers@tsllighting.com.

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