• Freelance
  • Touring
  • 1st March 2024

Website Fifty Seven

57 are a London based company specialising in live comedy.

Fifty Seven are looking to recruit a Telehandler Operator to work within a small team of local and touring crew to build and de-rig Fifty Seven’s summer comedy events  throughout Summer/Autumn 2024.

Working closely with the Site Manager and Crew Chief, the Tele Op will work with Fifty Seven’s comedy festival sites at various locations throughout Summer/Autumn 2024. Although this person will spend a lot of time driving the telehandler it is important that they understand that they will also need to help with general on-site crew work at times.

Each event takes 3 days to build and 2 days to pack down. We are looking for someone with good availability across all dates to work with us throughout the season.

This is a freelance, temporary role. The Telehandler Operator will need Public Liability Insurance, PPE,  and relevant licenses.


Work with the site manager and crew chief to ensure that deliveries are unloaded and loaded in a safe and timely manner
Ensure site is kept tidy with routes kept clear and keeping production schedule in mind
Make sure standards of build and break are maintained.
Consult with the Site Manager and Production Manager on progress in accordance with the production schedule.
Importantly, this person is also a member of the crew, and will be needed to help with other site tasks including erecting heras fencing and scrimming.
Undertake site activities including but not limited to: manual handling, working at height, rigging, use of power tools and construction of truss and relevant site infrastructure.


Telehandler License
2+ years experience in driving telehandlers up to 12.5m in a festival environment
Experience of crewing roles of outdoor events and festivals
Awareness of H&S, experience of implementing RAMs
Good communication skills
Experience of safe working practices


CDM knowledge
IOSH or NEBOSH qualifications
IPAF trained

To apply for this job email your details to amy@fifty-seven.co.uk.