RIGGER – TECHNICAL & ACROBATIC

RIGGER – TECHNICAL & ACROBATIC

DESCRIPTION
    
Working for the Head Rigger, the Riggers are responsible in assisting the Head Rigger with the set-up and dismantling operations during the transfers, the operations during the shows and the proper operation, maintenance and repairs of all rigging installations.
    
RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Work as a team to execute the set-up and strikes of all rigging equipment and infrastructure (mother grid, acrobatic and technical rigging, life lines and anchor points) during the transfers;
  • Ensure the safety and security of rigging equipment at all times;  
  • Work with the Head Rigger to make regular inspections and take care of any necessary adjustments or maintenance required to ensure the safety and integrity of the installations.
  • Responsible for the safety and cleanliness of the technical areas (backstage, shops, etc.);
  • Operate and control winches for aerial acts during shows, rehearsals and media events;
  • Ensure smooth and safe operations during rehearsals, shows and media events;
  • Ensure that the rigging elements respect the original concept and quality of the show;
  • Participate in the updating, replacement and maintenance of rigging elements in collaboration with the technical department;
  • Manage teams of local employees;
  • Load and unload trucks and flatbeds as per loading plans;
  • Participate in all necessary safety training courses as well as training for emergency rescue procedures;
  • Perform all other duties and jobs required to ensure the smooth and safe operation of the show.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2 to 5 years minimum experience as a Rigger;
  • Touring experience is a must;
  • Experience with acrobatic rigging in touring conditions;
  • Training in safety procedures and fall arrests;
  • Excellent communication abilities with artists and technical staff;
  • Ability to drive a forklift and operate other heavy machinery;
  • Ability to perform physical tasks and to work at heights;
  • Fully bilingual (French & English), written and spoken
  • Available to work full time on tour and authorized to work in foreign countries.

SALARY

To be discussed according to experience;
Tour conditions include transportation, lodging, per diem and meals.

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