Assistant Technical Manager

Organisation: Visitor Centres Ltd

Salary: £32,000-£33,500 depending on experience

Location: Camera Obscura & World of Illusions, Edinburgh

The Assistant Technical Manager role is an exciting new position at Camera Obscura & World of Illusions. This is an integral, wide-ranging role assisting the Technical Manager in every aspect of managing the Maintenance department, including supporting the team and liaising on development planning and project management.

Key Responsibilities
• Exhibit operation maintenance and upkeep.
• Daily reactive maintenance of all areas of the attraction, premises and PPE.
• Planned preventative maintenance of all areas of the attraction.
• Liaising with colleagues, suppliers, and contractors.
• Improvement of our systems.
• Deputising for the Technical Manager as required.

Essential Skills:
• Team leading and/or management experience.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• IT/computing proficiency above basic levels in Microsoft Office suite.
• Broad basic skills in at least two of the following: electrical, joinery, painting and decorating, plumbing.

Desirable Skills:
• Experience in exhibition design, creation and/or manufacturing.
• Knowledge of technical drawing software and basic programming skills.
• Knowledge of project management software.
• An interest in and understanding of exhibition design.
• An awareness of visitor experience.
• Administration and organisational skills.

To ensure the department plays its full role in enabling the attraction to deliver a relaxed, fun, safe, and educational day for all our visitors. To guarantee a fun, friendly, happy and rewarding work environment for staff. Our staff are our greatest asset, and we do our best to look after them and make Camera Obscura a great place to work.

Application Deadline: Friday 24/05/2024