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Job opportunities in event production,
Wallingford, Oxfordshire.


Freelance opportunities with Origin Technical Productions

If you are currently a freelancer in the live event industry, specialising in anything from plant operation to Layher scaffold building, rigging to sound engineering, please follow the link below to tell us about your skill set and add yourself to our freelance database.

We are currently looking for additional freelancers for our 2022 summer season.

OTP Online Freelancer Application Form.

... or become part of our amazing in-house team!

In the wake of the recovery of the events industry following the COVID-19 pandemic, Origin Technical Productions has a number of new and exciting positions available immediately for dynamic and driven people who want to be part of a busy and respected events production company.

To register your interest in any of the event industry job opportunities below, please to us stating which role you are interested in and why you should be considered, highlighting your particular skills, aptitudes and any experience you already have of working in the event production industry.

Forklift and Yard Operative

SUMMARY: The successful candidate will be working within OTP's busy yard and warehouse operations, supporting the Warehouse Manager. An experienced counterbalance forklift driver with an in-depth knowledge of current H&S regulations, you will be primarily responsible for loading and unloading a range of vehicles and trailers alongside picking and preparing equipment for despatch and checking and returning incoming equipment to warehouse and yard storage locations.

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Junior Yard and Warehouse Operative

SUMMARY: Yard Operative positions are available for anyone over 16, working fixed 6-hour morning or afternoon shifts 3-5 days a week. The candidate will be assisting in the loading and unloading of vehicles, alongside working from pick lists to accurately gather and prepare equipment for dispatch to event sites; and also be responsible for returning equipment to warehouse and yard storage locations upon return from event sites, whilst also maintaining a clean, tidy and safe working environment. Opportunities for further training and development may also arise.

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CAD Designer

SUMMARY: This position will see the successful candidate working at the heart of OTP’s design team providing support for project managers and site teams alike. Using AutoCAD 360, this candidate will produce a range of drawings to assist the OTP delivery process from concept to completion, providing initial ideas for customer solutions, construction drawings for external structural engineers, technical drawings for internal or external manufacturing, and construction drawings for the on-site build phase.

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Graduate Designer

SUMMARY: Following a period of systems familiarisation, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute both visually and mechanically creative ideas applicable to truss- and Layher-based structures, as well as free-form constructions from other materials (typically timber and steel) for elements such as stages sets and props. Creativity, practical ability, and an aptitude for three-dimensional thinking are key requirements of this role.

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Hire Coordinator

SUMMARY: You will liaise directly with both private and corporate clients, from initial enquiries through implementation and after-care. This role demands detailed attention to daily administration tasks thereby contributing to the effectiveness and efficiency of business operations. Core duties will also involve managing and coordinating the preparation of hired equipment and consequent transport requirements; operating and updating Current RMS rental package software; and acting upon customner feedback to improve internal systems and identify market opportunities.

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Project Manager [Structures]

SUMMARY: The successful individual will be experienced on working on staging and structures within large scale events and highly experienced with both entertainment trussing, rigging and Layher scaffolding. You will oversee the completion of advanced staging and structure projects from initial enquiry to final completion, liaising with clients from enquiry, through quotation, logistics, implementation and after care for a variety of site-based staging and structure projects. You will be responsible for booking all related resources, contractors and crewing, and manage project budgets effectively in order to maximise profitability, with detailed management of project specific profit and loss, procurement, reconciling, authorisation of subcontractors and project payments. You will also assist co-workers to ensure equipment quality through careful maintenance of all Company property and problem solving to develop best and most effective operational practices.

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Project Manager [Technical]

SUMMARY: The successful individual will be experienced on working on all aspects of technical production within large scale events and highly experienced with sound, lighting and AV systems, as well as rigging. You will oversee the completion of advanced technical production projects from initial enquiry to final completion, liaising with clients from enquiry, through quotation, logistics, implementation and after care for a variety of site-based projects. You will be responsible for booking all related resources, contractors and crewing, and manage project budgets effectively in order to maximise profitability, with detailed management of project specific profit and loss, procurement, reconciling, authorisation of subcontractors and project payments. You will also assist co-workers to ensure equipment quality through careful maintenance of all Company property and problem solving to develop best and most effective operational practices.

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Wyndham House, Lester Way, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 9TD
Yard access from Lupton Road, OX10 9BS
Production & Hire Telephone: +44(0)1235 816497
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