TECH RIGGER - CIRQUE DU SOLEIL (ON CALL)

Requisition ID
2017-7587
Category
AUDIO-VISUAL / ELECTRONICS
Minimum Age (Yrs)
21
Union Status
Non-Union

Overview

Responsible to learn and diligently execute all rigging show tracks, perform daytime maintenance / inspections and operate the flying winch for aerial flying acts in the Mystère Showroom. He/she must also be willing to support the technical needs of all other stage departments at Mystère.

 

Specific Job Functions:

  • Assemble, construct, maintain and operate all rigging equipment for artist's acrobatic activities as needed for training, special events, rehearsals and performances.
  • Learn and operate rigging cues during performances.
  • Assist with the rigging of overhead stage equipment including lighting, sound, automation, scenery and props during rehearsals and performances.
  • Work as a team member in the Rigging Department and in collaboration with Carpentry, Properties, Electrics, Sound, Automation, Wardrobe and Stage Management.
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of all rigging equipment specific to Mystère in order to operate and maintain mechanized and manual rigging equipment safely.
  • Assist with the establishment of a safe working environment at all times and conform to all safety standards.
  • Support the rotation of work schedules for work calls, training, maintenance and performances.
  • Participate in the regular inspection of all installations.
  • Support the artists at all times by assisting and guiding their interactions with all scenery and prop elements.
  • Support the creative team with patience and understanding.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned to you by the Head Rigger.

Responsibilities/Qualifications

• Must have a minimum of three years' professional experience as an acrobatic and conventional theatrical rigger for artists and show equipment in large-scale                  productions.
• Master rigging courses an asset.
• Must be 18+ years of age.
• Must have proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
• Must have a high school diploma or the equivalent.
• Must have the ability to effectively communicate in English in both oral and written form.
• Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal effectively with business contacts.
• Must have a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance adhering to Treasure Island standards.
• Must have the availability to work varied shifts including weekends and holidays.
• Experience with flying aerial artists is a bonus.

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