Compliance Technician

  • Job Reference: 00001738-1
  • Date Posted: 6 February 2020
  • Recruiter: National Theatre
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £37,564
  • Sector: Engineering, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


Our Stage Resources department are hiring, and we are looking for a Compliance Technician to join us.

Based within Stage Resources, this role works to ensure that lifting equipment, accessories and related equipment comply with relevant legislation.  You will undertake the inspection, testing and maintenance of equipment and work alongside other technicians on compliance-related activity, supervising when required; this will include working in all three venues and other NT spaces.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Some good technical operational experience in large-scale repertory or touring theatre, or within an equipment rental company.
  • A working knowledge of current health and safety legislation including the HSWA, LOLER and Working at Height Regulations.
  • A working knowledge of, and experience in, entertainment rigging and staging.

If that sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!



— A working knowledge of current health and safety legislation including the HSWA, LOLER and Working at Height Regulations.

— Good written and verbal communication skills.

— Ability to work calmly under pressure and prioritise conflicting demands.

— A proactive and flexible approach.

— Good IT skills including experience in the use of Microsoft Outlook.



— Experience in the use of asset management software.

— Lifting Equipment Engineers Association qualifications.

— Training and experience in PPE inspection.

— Training and experience in the inspection, testing, operation and maintenance of electric chain hoists.

— Training and experience in the use of mobile elevating work platforms.

— Training and experience in the use of forklift trucks.

— Training and experience in working at height and the use of work positioning and fall arrest equipment.

— Industry-recognised certificates in rigging, stage craft, health and safety and electrical awareness.

— Experience in the use of Microsoft Office, OneDrive, SharePoint and Teams software.




— Complimentary staff tickets for shows and NT Talks & Events, subject to availability and policy

— Discounts in the NT’s bars, cafes, restaurants and bookshop and in local businesses (from Wagamamas to local childcare providers & gyms on and around the South Bank)

— Interest-free season ticket and cycle-scheme loans

— Pension schemes with Legal & General and NEST

— 28 days annual leave (including bank holidays), pro rata, increasing with length of service

— In-house Training & Development Programme including a free e-learning platform

— An Employee Assistance Programme, Mental Health First Aiders scheme and an in-house Wellbeing Programme including monthly talks and events

— Buddy scheme for New Starters

— On-site staff canteen and bar

— Staff networks including the BAME network, LGBTQ+ network and Women’s network

— The NT is also a member of Parents and Carers in the Performing Arts (PiPA)


The closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is: Monday 17th February 2020, at 12 Noon

For further queries please email 

We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of society and welcome applications from everyone.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for our vacancies.

HR Department 2020

Hours: 40


Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time


Pay Range: £37,564.80


Closing Date: 12pm, Monday 17 February 2020