Vacancy – Technical Manager THE VAULTS®
Technical Manager THE VAULTS®
THE VAULTS® is a new premium visitor attraction opening in Thomas Street, Dublin in March 2018. We’re looking for a brilliant Technical Manager with a passion and understanding of live performance with a proven track record of technical management.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Using your expertise and excellent interpersonal skills, you will be responsible for the smooth running of all technical aspects of the show and venue.
Present for the technical installation, commissioning and show rehearsal stages, your experience and expert knowledge of the functioning of all our systems will place you at the heart of thousands of successful performances. Highly motivated, flexible and discreet, you will work on your own initiative as part of a team and thrive on working to performance deadlines. You must have a creative approach to problem solving in a pressurised live show environment.
To oversee the operation and maintenance of all technical equipment, lighting, sound, special effects and cueing system, managed the ETC Paradigm Show Server.
As a key part of the production team, you will undertake any other duties in order to ensure the smooth running of the show and venue at all times. Your calm, speedy response in the case of equipment failure during performance will be crucial to the success of the experience.
Throughout the venue, you will be highly familiar with our mechanical and electrical installations and general IT infrastructure and maintain these.
Working closely with the visitor experience team, you will plan and coordinate all technical requirements for corporate events at which you may be in attendance.
You will create and maintain an asset register of all technical equipment in the venue.
You will advise on general repairs and renewals and be responsible for building good working relationships with our equipment suppliers and specialist consultants, SLAs etc.
You will manage and supervise all use of production equipment by employees, visitors and trainees.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Third level technical or technical theatre qualification or equivalent
Proven track record of venue technical management, lighting, sound, AV or production management for live performance.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Experience of initiating processes and procedures to resolve new problems, anticipating difficulties and identifying practical ways of overcoming or preventing them.
Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements.
Proven experience of good time management.
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