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Based at our Haverhill, Suffolk site, a part of the TAIT group. TAIT Towers is the Market Leader in designing, constructing and delivering world-class solutions for live experiences.

Whether it’s creating awe-inspiring spectaculars, complex touring stages, theatre engineering solutions, brand activations or cruise ship installations, TAIT delivers world-class solutions for live experiences. With its proprietary entertainment automation platform, custom-made products, and creative engineering, TAIT’s cutting-edge offerings continue to advance industry standards and exceed client expectations. As a global network of over 900 employees in 14 office locations, TAIT has worked on projects in over 30 countries, all 7 continents and even outer space.  TAIT’s diverse group of clients include Taylor Swift, Cirque Du Soleil, The Metropolitan Opera House, NASA, National Geographic, Beyoncé and The Olympics.

Position Purpose

The Controls Integrator is tasked with bringing multiple elements of a project together as one cohesive system.  Controls integrators play a key technical role in all aspects of the project life cycle.  An integrator has essential responsibilities in project coordination ensuring smooth and effective factory acceptance testing & site acceptance testing.

As the final step in the project process, integration is key to high-quality delivery before system handover to the client. An integrator exists on the uniquely TAIT line between technology and art, helping to create the best shows and spectacles in the world.

Responsibilities

Test, configure and prepare equipment for use on site.
Assist with controls system commissioning.
On occasion, lead controls / electrical maintenance and site works
Perform inspections at client sites, identify controls / electrical problems, configure solutions, and instigate the resolution within budget to TAIT standards.
Perform the safe installation of lifting systems
Prepare technical and inspection documentation
Make sure all final reports, documentation and tickets are kept in order and up to date, logging all work appropriately
Be able to travel at short notice to client sites, possibly internationally to support clients & projects
Assisting with specifying and planning of works including basic electrical design
Control system commissioning
Assist with the diagnosis, review and priority resolution of issues and reporting back to the relevant stakeholders
Engage in knowledge management and sharing process by creating and contributing to learning materials and manuals within the team and between departments.
Engage with the projects teams to ensure successful handover of projects to integration
Coordinates integration of disparate elements into one cohesive project
Communicates frequently with rest of project team about tasks and risks
Comprises part of field engineering and installation team, ultimately implementing technology on site for the customer
Fulfills shop testing and setup responsibilities, especially for complex elements
Maintains a basic understanding of all integration-related technical fields
Develops an expert knowledge of one or more integration-related technical fields
Promotes and contributes to internal standards and processes
Play an active role in the global integration team and work with other departments to ensure the smooth running and economic success of the company and in generating new business.
Demonstrate continuous diplomatic effort to improve operations, streamline work processes and work cooperatively to provide excellent seamless customer service.
Establishes and cultivates good relationships with clients, stagehands, electricians, project managers, and many other personnel
Follow TAIT Health & Safety and Integration policies and procedures.
Knowledge Required

Experience working with complex, large entertainment automation machinery
Knowledge and understanding of entertainment/industrial automation technology and equipment
Working knowledge of PLC programming and control theory
Entertainment rigging and components
Ability to conduct equipment failure diagnosis and analysis
Understanding of mechanical systems
Formal Technical Background
Theatre/Entertainment Experience
Requirements

Willingness to travel
Ability to Travel & Work in “Entertainment Conditions”
Right to Work in the UK
Competencies

Taking care of people
Development, coaching & growth
Technological curiosity
“How can I help” teamwork mentality
Quality and excellence in workmanship
Confidence and humility
Flexibility
Embracing the imperfections in the process
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

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