The War of The Worlds

Technical & Maintenance Assistant

London, England   |   Part Time

We are currently recruiting a Technical & Maintenance Assistant to join our Layered Reality™ team at The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience ( This is a layered reality multi-sensory experience set across a vast 22,000 sq/ft, combining music, immersive theatre, virtual reality, motion simulators and 5D effects.

Position Summary

The Technical & Maintenance Assistant is a vital role to ensure we deliver this cutting-edge experience at the optimal level to all guests. On a daily basis, the technical department work as a team to implement planned and reactive maintenance throughout the experience, ensuring the day-to-day operation is running smoothly, safely, and efficiently. During live show periods the technical department operate the master show control system, which triggers all aspects from opening of doors allowing people to move around, to more traditional technologies such as lighting, sound and AV. During this time they are also responsible for information flow about elements of the show to both cast and crew, so good communication skills are key.

Scope & Responsibilities 

Working within the Technical team you will help maintain all aspects of the experience with a biased towards the theatrical side of the project (Lighting, Sound, Video, Sets, Props) whilst ensuring that the site is safe for all staff and guests. During live periods you will be expected to operate the master show control system and other tasks as required. You will further be responsible for painting, furniture assembly, fixing fixtures & fittings and general repairs.

Background & Experience

You will be a self-motivated individual who works well as part of a team, looking to work within immersive theatre productions, demonstrating a knowledge of video and projection systems whilst still having an understanding of other technical disciplines including Audio, Lighting and Networking. You will have maintenance/scenic experience within a theatre or similar environment, demonstrating carpentry, painting and finishing skills.

Other Requirements

  • Minimum three years’ experience in a technical/maintenance position.
  • Clear understanding of health & safety.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and remain calm under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Job Title: Technical & Maintenance Assistant

Responsible to: Technical Manager

Job Type: Part-time, Permanent

Probation: 3 Months

Pay: £11.50 p/h

Location: Aldgate, London, EC3A 2BJ

Please submit your application with an up-to-date CV and covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role, why you would like to work for us and why we should choose you.

Submit Your Application

You have successfully applied
  • You have errors in applying
Cover Letter *