AXIS BALLYMUN are looking for a part-time venue house technician.

Since it opened in 2001, Axis has become a cultural and community resource at the heart of the northside of Dublin. Axis provides opportunities for artistic experience of an international standard in Ballymun and beyond, and the facilities are a vibrant resource for community development organisations.

Position: Part-time, approx. 20 hours per week. Position will involve working weekends, evenings and non-sociable hours.

Location: Axis Ballymun

Reporting to: axis Technical Manager & Programme Coordinator


  • Working in a fast-paced theatre environment.
  • Rigging of basic lighting equipment.
  • Rigging of basic audio equipment
  • Rigging of basic A.V equipment.
  • Assisting in assembly of set pieces.
  • Assisting in unloading / loading of trucks and vans as they arrive for theatre shows.
  • Assisting in operating lighting consoles.
  • Assisting operating audio mixing desks.
  • Remaining aware and vigilant of all health and safety procedures put in place by axis. Additional training is available.
  • Working with Digital Audio Workstations (DAW) for our music studio clients.
  • Operating show cue software, such as QLab.
  • Working on location to assist with community events.


The ideal candidate will have some experience in the following areas.

  • Theatre lighting
  • Theatre Sound

The ability to rig and focus theatre style lanterns, such as Source 4 profiles, Cantana Fresnels, etc .

Comfortable plotting and programming lighting consoles, such as an Element 2.

Some knowledge of lighting health and safety procedures.

  • Audio for live events

The ability to set up and patch a live audio console, such as an Allen & Heath QU32.

Some knowledge of mixing audio for live events, such as concerts, dance shows, conferences etc.

Familiar with DAW’s such as Pro Tools, Reaper and Logic etc. 

To apply, please email a CV and cover letter to Ger via with House Technician Application in the subject line.

Closing date for applications:  November 4th 2022 at 5pm