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We constantly find ways to innovate and keep our titles fresh – from live broadcasts to feature-length episodes, we strive to push creative and technical boundaries. Our continuing dramas are also a powerhouse of diverse new creative talent where we develop the next generation of writers, directors and actors that represent the best of British creativity.
You’ll report to Richard Stevens
You will receive concise training in all aspects of television electrical and lighting practices with on the job training within Casualty.
The successful candidate will get a unique chance to learn a new set of skills in the specialised field of TV Production Electrics and Lighting.
Your duties will include
Working with the Production Electricians, you will undertake the planning, rigging, operation and maintenance of electrical services used in the studios and on location, taking into account the relevant Safety Regulations
Checking equipment in and out using required systems
Where directed, operate lighting (control and associated) equipment, including generators
To be involved with/undertake project work under the direction of others
Responsibility for the safety of self and others, following established safe working practices; reporting incidents or near misses via appropriate BBC systems
Work collaboratively with colleagues at all stages of the production process
The Ideal Candidate
To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following;
Have a knowledge of new technologies available in television or live entertainment lighting is desirable, but not essential
Excellent written and communication skills and be computer literate
An understanding of operational requirements relevant to the role
A good knowledge of and familiarity of all the equipment and its use
Experience of working quickly and accurately under pressure with flexibility
Knowledge of safety and welfare regulations and standing instructions relating to the base or facility operation
Interpersonal and communication skills to build and sustain working relationships within craft, resource and production areas
Ability to learn new skills and working practices Understanding of Electricity at Work legislation
For this role / Ar gyfer y swydd yma:
Welsh language skills are not necessary / Nid yw sgiliau yn yr iaith Gymraeg yn angenrheidiol
Contract – 12 Month FTC / Attachment
Band – A
Location – Roath Lock Studios, Cardiff Bay
**Please note that this is a standard Studios Production contract and potentially can involve up to 55 hours per week **
We are really proud to share that we are a Level 2 Disability Confident Employer and so if you require any reasonable adjustments in order to apply please do contact us on email@example.com with ref: BBC/TP/224227/53924 in the subject.
Applications may be submitted in Welsh, and an application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.
Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
About the Company
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Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual’s unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.
We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.
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