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24 April 2015 at 14:58

Theatrical Services Technician

Chinnick Theatre Services has an opening for a technician to join our dedicated team. The successful candidate will ideally have some experience within the lighting, sound or AV industries but full training will be provided.

The role would require the candidate to be in charge of the hire department and workshop and also undertake installations on site when necessary, therefore some experience in fabrication/construction or electrical work would be an advantage. A familiarity with theatrical/AV equipment would also be of benefit.

The candidate must be physically fit, capable of working at height and be expected to work irregular hours. Some work will require time spent away from home and weekend work. Long shifts, late finishes and occasionally working on Sundays and bank holidays are expected at times but typically will be maintained within a 40 hour working week.


  • The ability to work in a team. This means being able to manage the expectations and demands of a number of people, and effectively communicating ideas and needs to them.
  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • A thorough understanding of the production process and theatre production techniques.
  • Knowledge of how to use modern lighting, sound and other technical equipment.
  • An interest in theatre.
  • Flexibility and the ability to improvise when faced with unexpected situations.
  • Attention to detail.


Although no formal qualifications are required for the role, we would expect at least a general education to GCSE level or above. The applicant will be expected to pass a DBS check upon a successful application and must hold a valid UK Drivers License. 

If you feel you have the abilities required to carry out this role we would like to hear from you. To apply, please send your CV and a covering note stating why you feel you have the qualities to take up this challenge to

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