Senior Stage Engineer

Employer: Theatreplan
Job location
London - Close to Russell Square Tube
Job salary
Competitive according to experience
Job term
Permanent
Job closing date

Purpose of the Role

The role of the Senior Stage Engineer is to provide high quality design leadership and client management skills to the company in delivering stage engineering solutions to new and existing theatres and opera houses worldwide. As specialist consultants Theatreplan produce 3D models, drawings and requirements specifications to explore design options and communicate design intent to the rest of the design team. Our primary duty is to create machinery solutions that are safe, realisable, affordable and highly available, to meet the demanding requirements of international opera houses, theatres and concert halls. The candidate will ideally be an engineering or STEM graduate in with the ability to reach across engineering disciplines and with a genuine inquisitiveness in the application of engineering to the creative arts.

Job Duties

  • Line-manage the Junior Stage Engineer
  • Create concepts for bespoke mechanical systems and work with the Junior Stage Engineer to model them in 3D with basic structural design checks where required
  • Attend site meetings and inspections with the Project Leader to progress the implementation of our designs by specialist stage engineering contractors
  • Create visualisations in support of project proposals which could include both text and graphic design
  • Prepare written tender specifications
  • Work proactively as part of multiple project teams
  • In time take the lead role on some Stage Engineering projects
  • Respond to email and telephone enquiries professionally and swiftly

For further details of how to apply, including the person specification and information on the benefits of working for Theatreplan, please download the PDF. We look forward to hearing from you!