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Backstage Technician

Title: Backstage Technician
Location: Cruiseliner/International
Salary: £highly competitive DOE
Start Date: ASAP
Date Posted: 03/20/2019
Reference No.: VR658

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We are looking for a Backstage Technician to join our crew. Main responsibilities include:

- Health and Safety checks
- Operating technical equipment; sound and light.
- General maintenance on all technical equipment
- Follow all pre-prepared risk assessments, ships safety procedures and report any failures to a member of the PEEL on-board management
- Complying with safe working practices including but not limited to working at height, manual handling, electrical safety and COSHH. The vessels safety procedures must also be adhered to
- Liaise with guest entertainers and performance groups to find out their lighting requirements for upcoming shows and activities
- Ensuring the correct usage and storage of technical and staging resources, reporting any faults, damage and/or replacement requirements to the Stage Manager

Skills and Qualifications required

The ideal candidate will come with:
- Preferably a technical qualification
- Preferably experience working either on a cruise ship or theatre production
- Experience in technical stage set ups and pack downs.
- Must be able to work well with others. You will be part of our technical team alongside our entertainment production team and guest entertainers
- Good level of English, reading and writing
- Be able to maintain technical equipment and report back to SMT.
- Basic understanding of electrical safety both with 220V EU & 110V USA electrical systems.

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to:

Please use 'Application Ref: TaylorPhillips VR658' in your email subject.

The Company

Peel Talent specialise in hiring guest acts, multi-talented teams of performers, entertainment and children’s hosts, technicians, bands and musicians – to name just a few – for a variety of live entertainment jobs worldwide both Guest Act work and long-term contracts.

We have lots of exciting opportunities for personal and technical development - our Technicians are responsible for ensuring the entire operation runs as smoothly as possible during our award-winning entertainment on board our worldwide fleet of British Cruise Ships. PEEL are currently recruiting for experienced; Stage Manager, Senior General Technicians, General Technicians, Backstage Technicians, Lighting Technicians, Sound Technicians, DJ/AV Technicians, DJ, Broadcast Technicians & Digital Content Technicians.

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