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Welcome to the careers section of our website. TSL are always keen to hear from both established and emerging professionals who are interested in working as part of our team. Please have a look at the three sections below, covering full time opportunities with our team, working with us as a freelance professional and details of work placement schemes.

Current Job Openings

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HIRE COORDINATOR:

Do you have experience in technical theatre, lighting and events? Are you looking for an exciting career opportunity within the hire team of a dynamic and fast growing lighting & rigging company?  If so, TSL would like to hear from you, as we are looking for a Hire Coordinator to join our team in Gatwick.

This customer-facing role involves:

  • Providing practical support to members of the Hire Team, assisting in the planning, coordination, and delivery of a broad range of hire projects. This will be in all areas; to include, booking / allocating equipment, producing crew schedules, booking transport requirements, etc. This support will be practically, administratively and commercially.
  • Handling rental enquiries for dry-hire and trade-rental clients. Processing client requests and issuing quotations / order confirmations for services.

 

Please contact us at careers@tsllighting.com for a copy of the full job description or to apply directly, with a letter of application & CV.  

 

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Driver

TSL Lighting are currently looking for a flexible, proactive and self-motivated person to join our operations team as a driver.

The role involves driving the company’s vehicles to deliver & collect lighting and rigging equipment to / from various venues, productions and suppliers across the SE, London and nationwide.

Many deliveries and collections are outside of standard working hours, by nature of the business, and schedules will change at short notice.  A flexible and adaptable approach to working hours will be vital. The role is a public face of the company and we are looking for a presentable fluent English speaker with good communications skills and a generally cheerful demeanour.

Applicants must have a good driving record, be aged 25+ with a full UK Driving Licence, for Category B, with category C1 as a distinct advantage.

A Driver CPC or additional goods vehicle licence categories would be a further advantage.

Experience of driving in London / SE with good knowledge of routes and traffic and experience of driving long wheelbase panel vans and other goods vehicles. 

You will be a well organised & numerate individual, with good basic IT skills and an attention to detail and accuracy.

This role will involve the manual handling of bulky equipment and will also involve assisting within other areas of the business as required.

Please send your CV and a letter of application to careers@tsllighting.com 

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Production Engineer:

This role involves three primary activities:

Being a member of crew on TSL's on-site operations in the delivery of specialist lighting and rigging projects.
Representing the company and being the point of contact for its customer, within a lighting & rigging crew, on a broad range of events.
Assisting with pre-production, systems design, visualisation, equipment preparation, for the companies projects.

Skills Required:

You must be a hardworking and keen individual

Have a good working knowledge of current lighting and rigging equipment and practices.
Practical working knowledge of power and data distribution.
Working knowledge of WYSIWYG & CAD packages an advantage.
Demonstrable ability in basic principles of lighting design and programming.
Good communications / interpersonal skills.
Attention to detail and accuracy
Proactive, self-motivated individual capable of working on their own initiative in a constantly changing and pressurised environment and fast developing company.
Full driving licence, own transport and passport required.
Ability to travel within UK, Europe & internationally, often at short notice.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to make real personal impact within a growing team and business. We are looking for somebody with a true passion for lighting and/or rigging within the production industry, inspired to be a part of a business focussed on quality and service.

If this sounds like an interesting new opportunity to you and you feel that you have the right qualities to add to our dynamic and enthusiastic team, we would be really keen to hear from you

Please send a CV and letter of application to careers@tsllighting.com

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Equipment Preparation Technicians

We are looking for several new members to join our business to fill temporary and permanent positions within our operations team. We are interested to hear from people who either want to pursue a permanent career within an operations environment or who see time learning to prep equipment in a warehouse as invaluable experience for their future career in the production lighting and rigging industry.

Equipment Prep Technician - 3 month temporary contract & permanent positons available.

This role works across all of our departments (Lanterns, Moving Lights, Control, Cable and Rigging). This is a great way to get to know the company and secure relationships that could lead to further employment opportunities, having had the opportunity to prove your work ethic and ability.

Please send your CV and a letter of application to careers@tsllighting.com

 

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Hire & Projects Departments:

We do not currently have any specific vacancies within our Hire or Projects departments.We are however always interested to hear from exceptional people, with experience or interest in these areas.  

Please do drop an email and a copy of a current CV, in confidence, to careers@tsllighting.com if you are interested to find out more when an opportunity next arrises.

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Freelance Opportunities

TSL use a range of freelance engineers, technicians and specialists across the business.  We are always interested to hear from self-employed independent professionals within the lighting and rigging disciplines.

We do receive a large number of enquires about freelance work, so in addition to professionals who can provide general crewing, we are specifically interested to hear from individuals with an additional specific skill.   We are always keen to hear from individuals with the following additional skills:
NRC Level 2 or Level 3 Riggers
Forklift / MEWP certificated operators
Mains / Electrical / Installation qualifications
Moving light maintenance engineer
Networking / control systems techs
Programmers / operators (MA, Avo, Chamsys, Hog)
Rope Access / IRATA certified climbers

We also have freelance opportunities for Assistant Technicians, who may be less experienced and happy to work under the supervision and direction of our general crew.  Opportunities for Assistant Technicians include both fit-ups and get outs on site and also the preparation of equipment in our warehouse.  

For all freelance opportunities, please send a CV and details about yourself to freelance@tsllighting.com  or feel free to give us a call or pay us a visit.

 

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