Lead Rigger - Santa Clara Convention CenterJob ID LEADR05964 Date posted 11/22/2019 Location Santa Clara, California Position Type Full-Time
Perform specific rigging activities in accordance with PSAV Rigging Standards. Act as primary contact for venue’s clients. Share responsibility in upholding safety and quality standards alongside the Rigging Coordinator. Provide CAD diagrams of assigned facilities to prospective clients and assist current clients with rigging advances. Perform hands-on rigging as well as the supervision of full-time, part-time and external riggers during events.
Key Responsibilities (Weight %)
Establish hang-point, motor attachment to permanent rigging points, GAC Flex spanset attachments to the truss, run and dress motor cables, focus speakers, focus of lighting fixtures and other tie-offs, run cable picks and ensure safety of scenic pieces to hang points. Check that all truss bolts are tight and all pieces of flown equipment have safeties. Remain on-site until all motors have been raised to trim.
Project Management & Safety (30%)
Work with vendors and clients in verifying loads applicable to their production. Produce detailed rigging plot and identify/resolve any possible rigging obstacles. Discuss load-in and hanging order with the Rigging Coordinator or Regional Rigging Manager. Notify Rigging Services team if obstacles are identified. Responsible for overhead safety during an event which includes removing personnel who are acting in an unsafe manner. Responsible for ensuring the power phasing of motor controller is appropriate to prevent limit switches from being defeated. Verify all elements are securely fastened and checked for safety.
Staff Development (10%)
Supervise the Full-time and Part-time Riggers during Rigging events. Provide input on the scheduling and performance management of Full-time and Part-time Riggers.
Visually inspect all hardware in use including motors and personnel lifts on an on-going basis. Escalate any problems with hardware to the Rigging Coordinator.
- High School diploma or GED
- 3-4 years Rigging experience in an audiovisual environment
- Experience in Vectorworks and/or Autodesk
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