Technician (Music)

Edinburgh College
£22,145 - £23,824 per year
30 Nov 2016
15 Dec 2016
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Creative Industries

Music Technician

Location: Milton Road


Part Time: 10 hours 30 minutes per week (0.3 FTE)

Salary: Band E £22,145 - £23,824 pro rata (appointment is usually made at the first point in the salary scale)


We require a resourceful and committed individual to join our music and sound production team to fulfil the role of music and sound production technician. The purpose of the role is to:


  • Provide technical support to staff and students in a variety of environments
  • Manage/maintain music and sound recording equipment resources including software.
  • Assist in the management of a consumables budget.
  • Manage an equipment store and booking system.
  • Provide technical support for students


The main duties and responsibilities include:


  • Be available to technically maintain, set up and technically support students and staff
  • Maintain / repair all Music and Sound Production equipment.
  • Advise staff and students in the use of software and equipment
  • Assist the Manager to track the allocated budget for consumables and repair / maintenance costs.
  • Research items for purchase based on desired specifications required and source/order them.
  • Source items and Input orders via PECOS for the majority of the faculty members.
  • Liaise with IT to advise on relevant network issues affecting the equipment in the department
  • Carry out Health and Safety Risk Assessments
  • Open and close facility when working at weekends


Applicants should have experience in supporting users in a sound production technical environment and be educated to HND level in an appropriate technical discipline.

The successful candidate may be required to work at any Edinburgh College campus.


Closing Date: Wednesday 14 December 2016

See also:
JD Technician (Music).doc
Person Spec Music technician.docx
c) Terms and Conditions of Service - support staff - updated 11.2.16.docx