Performance Rigger: Jurassic World LIve

Summary:
Functions as a member of an integrated team of arena and performance riggers and automation specialists on a large scale arena touring production by assisting with the assembly, operation, and disassembly of all aspects of truss, chain hoist, and specialized performance rigging related to the production while maintaining the integrity of the artistic concept and adhering to Best Practice Safety Standards.
 
Job ID/Number:
A8080
 
Posted Date:
5/24/2019
 
Job Location:
Touring
 
Position Type:
Full-time
 
Division:
Engineering
 
Description:

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Performance Rigger: Jurassic World Live
Feld Entertainment
Touring

 

 

Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories. Feld Entertainment's productions have appeared in more than 75 countries on six continents with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year and include Disney On Ice, Disney Live, Monster Jam, Monster Energy Supercross, Marvel Universe Live, Dreamworks Trolls the Experience, Jurassic World Live and Sesame Street Live. The meaningful result: Creating lifelong memories, one act at a time.

Functions as a member of an integrated team of arena and performance riggers and automation specialists on a large scale arena touring production by assisting with the assembly, operation, and disassembly of all aspects of truss, chain hoist, and specialized performance rigging related to the production while maintaining the integrity of the artistic concept and adhering to Best Practice Safety Standards.


Essential Job Functions
•Actively participate in the setup and teardown of all rigging, trussing, automation systems, stunt equipment, and other applicable gear while directing local crews in
the loading and unloading, assembling, and disassembling of all associated equipment.
•Responsible for repairing and maintaining all rigging equipment and hardware as directed by supervisors and Best Practice Safety Standards.
•Ensure the safety and security of rigging equipment at all times including but not limited to chain hoist motors, truss, ground support, winch lines, stunt equipment,
safety systems, and fall protection systems.
•Responsible for following cues to maintain high standards of quality established for the production’s aesthetics and creative vision.
•Responsible for following the rules, regulations, and guidelines as set forth by “Feld Entertainment Inc.” Best Practice Guidelines and local regulations as they
pertain to the Jurassic World Live Production.
•Responsible for compliance with all safety and security procedures and for continually seeking to improve efficiency and safety within the rigging department and
overall production.
•Responsible for accepting all other duties as assigned by supervisors.


Job Requirements
•Associate degree or higher in Technical Theatre and/or 6 years real world experience in the field of rigging in the arena, movie, or theatre touring industries.
•Ability to calculate figures and proportions, and apply concepts of basic algebra, geometry, and physics as they relate to load bearing concepts, calculations, and
forces.
•Ability to solve practical problems and interpret diverse instructions furnished in various forms including verbal, written, blueprints and CAD documents.
•Understands theatrical terms and directions.
•Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, as well as to write route
reports and correspondence.
•Ability to climb and work ‘focus, adjust and repair’ at heights in excess of 55ft before, during and after performance and during rigging calls, load ins, and load outs.
•Recognized as a proven team player with creative problem solving and strong trouble shooting capabilities.
•Ability and desire to tour year round.
•Ability to travel to Canada and other international locations.
•Experience in arena, movie, theatre rigging, purchase systems, and ground support trussing.
•Highly skilled in chain motor hoist and stunt equipment operation, repair, and maintenance.
•Rope, aircraft cable splicing, and Nicropress skills.
•Knowledge and/or experience operating stationary and drum winch motors and automation systems.
•Ability to lift over 75 lbs., stand for 2 hours, and operate small hand tools.
•Additional skills in carpentry, welding, metal fabrication, and understanding of some electrical principles, formulas, and drawings.
•Forklift, Aerial lift operator certification a plus.


Feld Entertainment is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.