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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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2 Sep 2022
Lighting Engineer Up to £28,000 per annum, dependent on experience Nottingham NG1 3LL Acquired by Nottingham Trent University in 2015, Confetti Media Group (CMG) is a group of companies committed to developing and promoting creativity. Being part of the NTU Family has provided increased opportunities for growth and success. Including DMH our new centre for digital media and Metronome our world class music and events hub. These assets represent the culmination of an ongoing multimillion campus redevelopment, providing our students, staff and guests with access to industry standard equipment and facilities. Metronome is Nottingham's newest music and arts venue in the heart of the creative quarter. Metronome is the new Contemporary music hub focused on music production, performance and technical events. Metronome Venue is a large section of the development boasting an L'Acoustics install sound system, Digico and Allen and Heath Digital consoles, Grand MA 2 Full size and various lighting fixtures from ETC, Robe, Clay Paky and Martin. We have an exciting opportunity for a full time Live Lighting Engineer to join the production team at Metronome. We expect the applicant to have previous experience in this role. The candidate will be reporting to the technical manager of the venue. In addition to the practical application of light and video equipment in the venue, the candidate may be asked to help with a wide variety of live production equipment alongside day to day tasks. The technical department are responsible for audio visual technical support across a wide range of disciplines throughout the company and we are expanding. We are looking for dynamic and ambitious candidate to add to our expanding technical team. Our ideal candidate will be technically proficient, have an eye for design, be a problem-solver, and have excellent people skills and a strong and keen interest in the events industry. Duties and Responsibilities: Working alongside the Venue Technical manager and production manager to support events across CMG venues Working alongside clients to develop exciting stage designs through the use of light, video and pyrotechnics Provide exceptional technical support before, during and after events Maintaining of all live events equipment within CMG Personal qualities and behaviours: Willingness to take instruction A drive and determination to get projects and events completed within the time given An ability to adapt to change Punctuality, reliability and personal responsibility Self-motivated and a pro-active 'can do' attitude Excellent communication skills Experience and skills: Must have full clean UK driver s licence Experience of working in a similar role for Production Company or Venue Working knowledge of Grand MA2/MA3, Avolites and Chamsys consoles. Knowledge of visualiser software. Wysiwyg and Capture mainly. Others are still valid. Experience of lighting design for a wide variety of live events. Industry qualification of working at height; PASMA or IPAF You will require flexibility and willing to work unsociable hours. Excellent fault finding skills Experience and skills desirable: Advanced programming to timecode Network and IT Skills Audio and Video knowledge Experience on a broadcast. Previous experience with working alongside education. Driving licence (desirable but not necessary) In return you will receive a generous holiday allowance as well as access to a range of other employee benefits, including our travel discounts and our company funded healthcare cash plan. Confetti is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure & Barring Service. We re proud to be a progressive employer that champions opportunity and diversity in all aspects of our work, and we re committed to equality for all. We warmly welcome applications from people who reflect our diverse community
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  • Job Reference: 702849053-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Confetti Media Group
    Confetti Media Group
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Salary: £28,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent