Production Technician

Job Description

The Production Technician role is a diverse and pro-active position at Black Light. Working closely with the Project Managers to deliver successful and memorable projects for our clients.

What The Role Involves

  • Accurately assisting the Hire & Warehouse Team in picking and preparing orders for the production department.
  • Checking production orders back in, in line with the appropriate procedures.
  • Testing, preparation, and maintenance of our equipment.
  • Overseeing the delivery of small productions to our clients.
  • Assisting the Project Manager in the delivery and planning of projects.
  • Supervising and management of employees or personnel associated with the project.
  • Operation of lighting, sound and AV equipment.
  • Editing and developing CAD Drawings.
  • Representing the company in a positive manner always.
  • Delivering Dry Hire equipment.

Your Requirements

  • Ability to work alone, as well as being a team player.
  • Strong communication.
  • Ability to work under pressure to given timeline.
  • Driving Licence, with ability to drive vehicles up to 3.5t
  • Polite, friendly and approachable by colleagues and clients.
  • Computer Literate.
  • Flexible and willing to learn.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Intuitive thinker.
  • Strong working knowledge of current Lighting, Sound and AV Consoles.
  • Good working knowledge of temporary electrical systems and safety.
  • Good working knowledge of rigging equipment and the hanging of equipment.
  • Good working knowledge of AV, Audio, Lighting, Staging and Rigging equipment.

Advantageous To The Role

  • Forklift Licence.
  • Telehandler Licence.
  • BS7909 training and experience.
  • First Aid qualification.
  • IPAF 3a & 3b
  • PASMA certificate.
  • QLAB knowledge.
  • Vectorworks Experience.
  • Current RMS Experience.

Employment Information

  • The role is Full Time, contracted to 40 hours per week.
  • Normal working hours are 09:00 am – 17:30pm, Monday to Friday. However, the role does require flexible and unsociable working hours.
  • Based from our HQ at West Shore Trading Estate, Edinburgh, with requirements to travel and work away from home.
  • You will be enrolled in our Company Pension following successful completion of a probationary period.
  • Salary would be based on knowledge and experience, circa £23,000 to £29,000.
  • Overtime/TOIL is available.
  • Annual Leave allowance of 29 days, with an additional day being added each year, following a years’ service being capped at 35 days.

How To Apply

Please email any questions and your interest to in the first instance, including a CV, covering letter and any relevant references.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon Friday 19th May 2023.

Who We Are

Black Light is a leading provider of light, stage, sound and AV solutions. We come from a theatrical background and therefore have a passion for finding innovative and creative solutions to the most technical of challenges. Our track record speaks for itself: We have been supplying products and services to schools, theatres, exhibitions, conferences, trade shows, heritage centres and private clients for over 40 years.