Lighting Stage Hand

  • Listed: July 29, 2017 10:19 am
  • Expires: This ad has expired
  • Company Name: Dubai Opera
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary Package: Negotiable
  • Required Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Minimum Education: Anything
  • Emirates: Dubai
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
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Lighting Stagehand

Job Role Summary

This role is part of a team that delivers technical services across
staging, lighting and sound at Dubai Opera. The Lighting
Stagehand is customer focussed and supports performers and
hirers to achieve excellence in their field and events and
productions to our customers.

Key Accountabilities

Ability and passion to work in a theatre / live entertainments venue, including:
Irregular and long shift patterns;
Strong verbal communication (English)
Attention to detail
Adherence to Health and Safety procedures
Undertake physically demanding work including manual handling for all types of production equipment and scenery, as well
as the load in and load out process.

Provide basic operation of production equipment and scenery for performances, events and rehearsals in all venues as

Operate followspots when needed.
Identify faulty or unsafe equipment and report to supervisor.
Assembling equipment, including working at heights so that safety and design requirements are met.
Properly store, clean and maintain equipment. Clean and keep tidy all storage and backstage areas.
Deliver a high level of service, and contribute to a customer service culture within Technical Services.
Communicate effectively with team members and other Dubai Opera stakeholders to ensure that their needs are met.
Work within defined Health and Safety Standards, and other workplace-related procedures and instructions. Contribute to the
organisational safety culture at the Opera House.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

Demonstrate basic technical understanding, skills and experience in at least two of staging, lighting or sound/AV (highly

Basic hand & power tool skills.
Good spoken and written English communication skills
Physical fitness, agility and ability to work at heights and in confined spaces.
Ability to assemble relevant technical equipment for performances/ events whilst working under supervision.
Willingness to abide by Dubai Opera policies, particularly Health and Safety procedures and how to comply with them,
including manual handling techniques. Please submit your CV, including a covering letter, specifying the role or area in which you wish to work to

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