Production Electrician

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The team of Production Electricians at BBC Wales work across a variety of television programmes in studios, outside broadcasts, locations, events and drama.  The function of this role is to provide television production lighting services and maintain electrical services underpinned by the relevant electrical qualifications and competence.

Role Responsibility

The production Electrician will provide technical production lighting services.  You will rig, operate and de-rig production lighting and associated equipment, including generators, where competent, and practical and effects lighting.  You will also undertake planning of production-related electrical and lighting equipment, achieving the ambitions of programmes while considering the constraints of the working environment, time, resources and team competence.

The Ideal Candidate

You will have a Level 3 NVQ in Electrotechnical Services or similar and the relevant level 3 technical certificate e.g. City & Guilds 2360 Electrical installation theory and practice Part 2.  You must also have the ability to carry out electrical installation work in accordance with the current IET Wiring regulations BS7671 17th Edition.  You will have the ability to complete physically demanding tasks, including manual handling and rigging, working at height and driving equipment vehicles with a valid driving license.

You will need to be flexible as the work closely follows production requirements and will include working weekends and some travel.  You will be able to work with tight production deadlines and demonstrate high levels of motivation.


Package Description

For this role  /  Ar gyfer y swydd yma:

(d) Welsh language skills are not necessary  /  Nid yw sgiliau yn yr iaith Gymraeg yn angenrheidiol

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, and an application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.  /   Mae modd cyflwyno ceisiadau yn Gymraeg, ac ni fydd cais a gyflwynir yn Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na chais a gyflwynir yn Saesneg.

We’re happy to discuss flexible working.  Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application.  There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to.  Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage. 

  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits - We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 25 days holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

Contract: Permanent

Location: Cardiff

Band: B

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC.  We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles.  The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief.  We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise. 

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here


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