Details taken from the Royal Opera House careers page 2019-04-02
18 Month Fixed Term Contract
Closing Date for applications: 8.00am, Monday 15th April 2019
The Technical Production Department at the Royal Opera House are looking for a talented and creative individual to work directly with the Automation Project Manager on the mission critical project of replacing the ROH Main Stage Flying system.
Working in partnership with our chosen world class engineering supplier, we are embarking installation phase of the most significant technical infrastructure project the ROH has undertaken since its major refurbishment in the late 1990`s, over 20 years ago.
The theories and methodologies have been developed, tested and proven through the tender and procurement process, which will allow us to undertake this project on a phased basis, whilst maintaining the current performance schedule. Given the complexity of the world`s busiest opera and ballet repertoire, the successful applicant will not only have to demonstrate exceptional technical and project management skill, but will also need to have acute understanding of the operational imperatives of one of the world`s leading Opera Houses.
The successful applicant will:
Execute plans and instructions to deliver the automation upgrade of the main stage.
Assist with the delivery of the project within the given timelines to health, safety and
Provide effective leadership to the project technicians.
Our ideal candidate will have:
Proven experience in winch installation, mechanical component replacement and general maintenance for large-scale automation projects.
In-depth understanding of mechanical systems: gearboxes, induction motors, brakes and hydraulics. Familiarity with electromagnetic and hydraulic brake systems.
Relevant Mechanical engineering qualifications, demonstrable understanding of Health and Safety, experience of risk assessment. An IOSH health and safety qualification with experience of working to CDM2015 desirable.
A degree in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant engineering degree and familiarity with TAIT/Stage Technologies systems (Desirable).
For further details, and to apply, head to the link below, which will take you to this job listing on the Royal Opera House website.