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    General Technician

    Based at HSL HQ in Blackburn, Lancashire

    Overview

     

    You must be a self-motivated and focused individual with a strong work ethic. You should be organised and orderly with the goal to continually assess and improve your work. Flexibility in your outlook towards hours will be required as the job will entail some late finishes and early starts during busy times. It is important that you are able to prioritise your workload and work well to deadlines, and to fluctuate between departments when needed.

     

    Responsibilities Lighting Prep

    • Ensure all units are maintained and prepped to the given standards and written procedures.
    • Inspect all equipment to ensure compliance with relevant statutory regulations
    • Maintain your work area in a clean and orderly state.
    • Ensure walkways are kept clear of obstruction.
    • Gather equipment together ready for checking out following the printed Hiretrack lists.
    • Notify your line manager of shortages of equipment or consumable items at the earliest opportunity.
    • Ensure work is carried out efficiently and to the highest standard, whilst complying with the relevant company written procedures.
    • Ensuring all items of equipment have HSL asset numbers and comply with the relevant statutory certification.
    • Monitor the safe working environment for all personnel or visitors passing through your areas of jurisdiction.
    • Gather equipment together ready for checking out following the printed Hiretrack lists.
    • Accurately complete daily work sheets.
    • Ensuring, cases, racks and bars associated with equipment are clean and well presented.
    • Ensuring all equipment has its associated composite items.
    • Undertake other tasks as directed by the Head of Lighting Prep or Deputy Head of Lighting Prep
    • Assist HSL Directors with Prep Projects as directed

     

    Responsibilities Loadbay

    • Completing Hiretrack check in and out sheets accurately.
    • Ensuring all returns and deliveries are isolated prior to being checked in via Hiretrack or delivery note.
    • Maintain your work area in a clean and orderly state.
    • When loading transportation ensuring load is secure at all times.
    • Check all jobs in within a 48hr period, detailing and shortages and damages accurately and immediately.
    • Ensuring all equipment is well protected at all times.
    • Ensuring all transfers of equipment between departments or in or out of the building are accompanied by the correct completed sheet.  .
    • Ensuring all notes are signed by the relevant member of staff/client/supplier and returned to ops admin.
    • Complying with all company health and safety instruction. Particularly manual handling.
    • Monitor the safe working environment for all personnel or visitors passing through your areas of jurisdiction.
    • Checking all equipment, cases, racks and bars complies to the highest standard.
    • Ensuring all external deliveries and subhires has the relevant delivery notes and tracking sheets.
    • Cleaning the loading dock.
    • Cleaning around the skip area as required
    • Undertake other tasks as directed by the Head of Department

    Responsibilities Cable

    • Ensure all equipment is maintained and prepped to the given standards and procedures.
    • Inspect all equipment to ensure compliance with relevant statutory regulations
    • Maintain your work area in a clean and orderly state.
    • Ensure walkways are kept clear of obstruction.
    • Compile equipment lists in accordance with the printed Hiretrack lists.
    • Notify your line manager of shortages of equipment or consumable items at the earliest opportunity.
    • Ensure work is carried out efficiently and to the highest standard, whilst complying with the relevant company written procedures.
    • Ensuring all items of equipment have HSL asset numbers and comply with the relevant statutory certification.
    • Monitor the safe working environment for all personnel or visitors passing through your areas of jurisdiction.
    • Accurately complete daily work sheets.
    • Ensuring, cases, racks and bars associated with equipment are clean and well presented.
    • Ensure cases are clearly and accurately marked
    • Complying with all company health and safety instruction. Particularly manual handling.
    • Ensuring all equipment has its associated composite items.
    • Undertake other tasks as directed by the Head of Cables or Deputy Head of Cables.

    Responsibilities Rigging

    • Ensure all lifting equipment is inspected in compliance with LOLER and to ensure all findings are recorded.
    • Maintain the department in a clean and orderly state.
    • Effectively control the maintenance, testing and prepping of rigging equipment.
    • Effectively control the pulling of jobs and lists containing rigging equipment..
    • Ensuring all equipment coming back from jobs is returned to a prepped state as quickly as possible.
    • Reporting shortages and the earliest possible opportunity.
    • Overseeing other members of the team to ensure work is carried out efficiently and to the highest standard, whilst complying with the relevant company written procedures.
    • Ensuring all items of equipment have HSL asset numbers and comply with the relevant statutory certification.
    • Monitor the safe working environment for all personnel or visitors passing through your areas of jurisdiction.
    • Ensuring Hiretrack pull lists are completed accurately and passed on to load bay when complete.
    • Undertake other tasks as directed by the Head of Department.
  • About HSL

    The Company

    HSL Group Holdings Limited is committed to excellence in the supply of design, equipment, crew and technical services to all areas of the professional lighting and sound industry. With over 25 years in the industry, HSL has established itself as a major European supply company.

     

    HSL's team operates from one of the largest warehouse facilities in the UK, with the founders still actively involved in its day-to-day running, offering an extensive pre-production and training area. HSL is streamlined into three divisions - HSL Rental, HSL Sales & Distribution and HSL Rigging, each dedicated to a specific area of the industry.

    The company is run by an energetic team of individuals, focused on providing the best and most efficient service and technical support. Accessibility and having the right people on board to oversee client needs and all elements of the production business is central to HSL's success.

    Hours


    Our working hours are 9.00am – 6.00pm Monday to Friday.
    However this position may require a certain amount of overtime after 6.00pm weekdays and working some weekends as business demands. Therefore a certain degree of flexibility is essential.

  • How to apply

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    We are always on the look out for new talent to join HSL. If you think your talents would be useful to us then send us your CV to the email address above - who knows where it may lead!

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