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Technical Manager
11Arches Park, Bishop Auckland, UK, United Kingdom
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
United Kingdom
Competitive
Full time
14 May 2021
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11Arches is the production company of multi award-winning Kynren – an epic tale of England; and now operators of 11Arches Park, the newest theme park in the UK extending Kynren’s groundbreaking concept of epic live action show immersing you in a thrilling travel through time.

The onsite production team is expanding rapidly as a result of our growth plans, and we are looking to build a full team fit for year-long operations and deliver our multi-year development plan. We are looking for an experienced and talented Technical Manager to work at a multi-functional and operational level to deliver all aspects of the technical department strategy.

THE PERSON
The Technical Manager role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to be involved in an inspiring, ambitious and unique project, working in a fast-moving, often unpredictable, high-octane environment that accompanies the production of a world-class show. You will develop our ideas and realise our creative vision. You will install, operate and maintain all of our show systems alongside providing training, coaching and support for our volunteer technical teams.

If you are skilled in one or more of the following areas, then we’d love to hear from you:

• Entertainment Lighting System including Grand MA, Intelligent Lighting Fixtures and DMX over the Ethernet

• Audio systems including Digico mixing desks, Optocore fibre distribution, and L-Acoustics amplifiers and loudspeakers

• Medialon Show Control and Fibre Optic networking

• Video mapping software and projection systems

• Hydraulic and Mechanical engineering (including PLC systems)

• Electrical Systems

THE ROLE
Reporting to the Technical Director, you will:

• Plan and deliver “hands on” training for the Technical Team

• Work with the Senior Management Team to plan and develop our upcoming attractions

• Plan and deliver all technical requirements and resources needed on the site and stage area necessary for the Shows, attractions or other performances including lighting, sound, staging and any other requirements

• Realise the creative vision; communicating instructions and details from directors, producers etc. to the technical team with a positive and clear direction for delivery

• Advise production staff, lighting and sound designers on the technical specifications, costs and usage of technical equipment required for each show, and supervises the implementation of approved technical designs

• Operate, maintain and safeguard the technical assets of the show, including supervising the use of lighting, sound, communications equipment, and the use and maintenance of stage facilities

• Monitor and swiftly resolve technical issues both on the show and for all the site as well as off-site areas such as car parks and the costume workshop

• Safeguard the Production: ensures the production is properly resourced and that equipment is installed according to designated layout; monitors and records the condition of equipment including lighting, sound, and rigging equipment; arranges for the repair and replacement within budgetary constraints; oversees, plans, records and performs preventive maintenance on equipment

• Lead with set and stage construction / management

• Ensure the safe storage and integrity of data and assets.
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