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Wiring Specialist »

We require a skilled wiring person to work in our Technical Department. The post is based in Brixton, London, but travel to sites within the UK and occasionally within Europe will be required.

The assembly and wiring of audio multi-pin, panel-work, prototype and audio cable products to a high standard meeting the Company's workmanship standards
Typical examples would include Veam, Amphenol & Lemo multi-pin connectors and batch quantities of XLR3 audio cables.
Training of apprentices and trainees within the department with practical wiring skills
Record accurately the assembly or wiring that has taken place by marking up drawings or BOM's accordingly
Liaise with Design, Manufacturing Engineering, and Production Management as required
Lend assistance to the Technical Support Department when required
Assist in managing & sourcing component stock including stock control
Carry out any other reasonable task as directed

At least 3 years' experience in a similar role
ONC or equivalent in Electronic Engineering or related subject would be desirable
Practical tests will be held at final interview and these will normally take precedent over qualifications

Ability to undertake light mechanical assembly work and general wiring
Ability to read and understand CAD drawings, circuit diagrams and wiring schemes
Good communication skills (both verbal and in writing) in order to glean sufficient information from all sources, including available drawings, circuit diagrams, existing hardware or verbally from the Design team themselves, in order to complete the assembly of products
Ability to be self-motivated and work with limited supervision whilst always being fully aware of and contributing to, the team spirit within the company

To apply in confidence please email a covering letter and CV stating your current package with the subject title "Wiring Specialist" to the email address above.

Distribution Assistant »

Based in Brixton, London, Orbital Sound is a leading supplier of sound and communication systems for theatre, live events, conferences and television.

Main duties of the roll include disassembling, cleaning and testing of sound systems, with occasional site work, both in the UK and overseas.

Self-motivation, great communication, general computing skills with a flexible attitude to working hours are essential, as is the proven desire and ability to work with others as a united and happy team. Previous working knowledge of sound equipment and/or warehouse experience would be a key advantage.

To apply for this post please email a covering letter and CV with the subject title "Distribution Assistant" to the email address above.

Freelance Sound Engineers »

We are always on the look out for freelance engineers, riggers and operators to staff our varied productions.

If you are someone we already know and want to advise us of your availability, or if you are someone new to us and are seeking freelance work, please e-mail us your details to the address above.

* Freelancers must be correctly registered with UK Inland Revenue to comply. Click here to find out more....

* Please also view our Freelance Employment & Payment Policy.

Theatre Sound Operators needed »

We're looking for Sound Operators. Unfortunately however, not just looking for any sound operators. We want the best. We want the best of the best.

That doesn't mean we want the oldest, most cynical, most experienced people in the industry. No. far far more importantly we want enthusiasm, we want drive, we want intelligence and future commitment to your craft.

At Orbital we're looking for Sound Operators who can get on with people, sound engineers who can work as part of a team, and sound persons who aren't afraid of really really hard work.

Ooh, and good electronics and computer understanding would be a bonus too ......

If this is you then don't stop, don't pass go, don't collect two hundred pounds, just click on the link above and get in touch with us ...

* Freelancers must be correctly registered with UK Inland Revenue to comply. Click here to find out more....

* Please also view our Freelance Employment & Payment Policy.