JOB DESCRIPTION Post: Deputy Technical Manager Salary: £17,000 p.a rising to £17,500 p.a after successful completion of the probationary period Hours: Full Time - 39 per week on a rota basis Monday to Sunday inclusive, with regular evening, weekend and bank holiday work and unsociable hours. Reporting to: Technical Manager/General Manager Responsible for: Part time and Casual crew. Main purpose and scope of the post Productions To be responsible, in the absence of the Technical Manager, for the operations of all stage performances, concerts, room preparation and related activities within the agreed schedules and budgets. To ensure the safe and efficient get-in, rigging and get-out of all productions. To work closely with visiting companies to ensure their technical needs are met as economically as possible. To ensure these always comply with the agreed contractual terms. To plan as far ahead as possible, and provide information as necessary. To comply with rules and conditions relating to the licences held with Central Bedfordshire Council Health & Safety and Maintenance To assist the Technical Manager in ensuring that all maintenance of the building and its systems is promptly and efficiently completed within budgetary constraints. To work closely with the Technical Manager to implement planned preventive maintenance and running maintenance procedures, planning the maintenance schedule, co-ordinating maintenance cover and overseeing maintenance contracts and contractors. To assist with the management the implementation and monitoring of procedures and facilities in accordance with the Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations (1999) for all theatre employees, visiting companies and patrons. To ensure the safe, tidy & efficient use of the storage areas within the theatre. To ensure the safe and efficient operation, maintenance and PAT testing of all electrical equipment located in the theatre. To assist completing Risk Assessments where necessary To ensure that lamping and general maintenance of the building is carried out within the agreed parameters. To monitor energy use and advise on possible savings. To attend training courses as required in order to further self-development. To complete any other delegated task that may assist the smooth running of the department and to undertake other relevant duties as reasonably correspond to the nature of the post. General To support the Technical Manager in all other aspects of the technical departments’ activities and be responsible for managing the department in his/her absence. KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED – Essential Experience of a similar type of role. Knowledge of Lighting Sound and Stage equipment Experience of Maintenance work. Flexible approach to work. Desirable 1st Aid Certificate. Experience of supervision. Full Clean Driving Licence.