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PSAV is a global leader in event experiences. We provide creative, production, advanced technology and staging to help meeting planners deliver more dynamic and impactful experiences at their events. Our team consists of more than 9,000 professionals across 1,500 on-site venue locations and 49 branch offices within the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Caribbean, and the United Arab Emirates. We support over 1.5 million meetings annually and, on average, are hired by more than 1,100 meeting planners and event organizers each day. PSAV is the trusted partner and exclusive on-site provider of choice at leading venues including Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Four Season, Ritz-Carlton, Sheraton, Westin, and Fenway Park. The company is headquartered in Schiller Park, IL near O’Hare airport.

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Rigging Coordinator, Event Technology

Job ID 206097 Date posted 10/22/2018

PSAV Presentation Services is a top international provider of professional event technology services, and stands on a 75-year record of success and growth. We strive to deliver flawless execution with a hospitality approach, for all event technology services. Our mission is to turn ordinary meetings into extraordinary events.


Position Overview

Work directly with third party production companies on all inbound events requiring rigging services within PSAV hotels. Utilize structural data and weight load limits to approve inbound third party and internal PSAV designs for rigging events.

Key Job Responsibilities

Equipment Compliance

Ensure compliance with all OSHA regulations and standards governing fall protection. Ensure compliance with all annual equipment certification procedures established by PSAV. Provide recommendations to assist in the selection and design of rigging equipment to best meet the needs of our clients and accepted technical and safety standards within our industry.

Equipment/Labor Management

Coordinate and schedule all labor and equipment required for incoming rigging calls in PSAV properties. Process billing and invoices for equipment and labor utilized for rigging events. Schedule and coordinate the movement of all equipment and personnel required to facilitate the load-in and load-out of all events requiring rigging services within PSAV properties.

Staff Development

Develop a network of professionals outside of our company who have experience in rigging and can be called upon to provide assistance on a local and regional basis when necessary. Assist in the training and development of local rigging support personnel to assure adherence to industry guidelines and standards.

Safety Compliance

Complete field surveys assessing rigging safety compliance. Periodic site inspections of existing and new facility contracts to evaluate safety of existing rigging points and recommend necessary improvements, or modifications. Calculate and approve weight load limits on hotel structures for all incoming PSAV property production events. Utilize CAD software to assist production companies with analysis of weight distributions of suspended loads.

Company Support

Represent PSAV during major production site visits or other events as necessary or assigned. Manage multiple tasks/initiatives using project management skills.

Job Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of field experience in rigging in either entertainment, theatrical or production environment, including work as both ground and overhead rigger
  • Working knowledge of CAD (Autosketch, Vectorworks, AutoCAD, LD Assistant or other) software
  • Able to interact professionally and effectively with a diverse work force, customer base and executive level management
  • Full capability with general business computer systems and functions
  • Flexibility to travel within Region at 50% level as required to meet business needs
  • Able to lead and oversee cross-functional team activities from initial concept through final delivery
  • Strong customer, client and coworker interface experience and abilities

Job Location
Tempe,Arizona,US

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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A Day In The Life

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  • Sales

    Our passionate sales staff provides frontline exposure for PSAV and works with customers to develop custom solutions to meet their objectives.
  • Technician

    Today’s technology includes dynamic audiovisual, creative, digital, staging and facility services.
At PSAV, we provide quality equipment, memorable service and the latest in technology.
  • Rigging

    Providing customers with access to a robust network of rigging professionals, extensive inventory, and established safety programs is a hallmark of PSAV’s rigging service.
  • Reception

    We offer services to create a seamless extension of your team and serve your guests in the same manner they are accustomed to from your own staff.

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