Acrobatic Rigger Job Description Sample
Head Rigger Technician - Cirque Du Soleil (New York New York - Las Vegas)
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It is the primary responsibility of the Head Rigger to oversee the daily operation of the rigging team to install, maintain and operate stage rigging systems and rigged acrobatic equipment in a safe and consistent manner for the Cirque du Soleil production. All duties are to be performed in accordance with the departmental and property policies, practices and procedures.
Operate rigging systems and related equipment as directed for performances, artist training, and maintenance at heights and in a theatrical environment.
Inspect and maintain equipment; update maintenance and inspection records as directed.
Maintain a safe working environment at all times by conforming to all established safety policies and procedures.
Participate in required safety classes and emergency rescue procedure training.
Maintain associated rigging department documentation.
Develop a thorough knowledge of all rigging equipment specific to the production in order to operate and maintain mechanized and manual rigging equipment safely.
Participate and oversee special projects including the construction and installation of new show rigging systems.
Perform all other job related duties as requested.
At least 3 years of experience as an acrobatic and theatrical rigger for large-scale productions.
Formal fall protection training, competency training and overall safety training.
Excellent customer service skills.
Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.
Professional appearance and demeanor.
Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
High School diploma and equivalent.
Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.
- Previous experience working in a similar resort setting.
Rigger (Steady-Extra) - Le Rêve - The Dream, Entertainment
Job Title: Rigger (Steady-Extra) – Le Rêve – the Dream, Entertainment
Job Description and Responsibilities:
Wynn Resorts is a Fortune 500 company led by hospitality industry visionary Steve Wynn. Currently operating in the top two casino gaming markets in the world, Wynn is financially stable and growth oriented. Our 12,000 employees at our Wynn Las Vegas and Encore properties have helped us win more Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Awards than any other independent hotel company in the world. Wynn resorts are known for their innovative design, luxury offerings, and exceptional guest service. Joining Wynn means working for a leader in the global resort industry, one that has set today's standards and will likely define them tomorrow.
The Wynn Theater Rigging Department is responsible for overseeing all rigging safety and activity, ensuring the care and maintenance of all of the rigging apparatus used in the Le Rêve show, for overseeing all rigging safety and for running show cues on a nightly basis.
Assemble, construct, maintain and operate all rigging equipment for performers' acrobatic activities as needed for training rehearsals and performances.
Perform show cue tracks as assigned and assist in the inspection and maintenance of all rigging systems.
Perform all other duties assigned.
Candidate must have a minimum of three (3) years experience working as Rigger for large-scale theatrical or concert productions and have experience with motorized and manual rigging systems.
Must have knowledge of rigging systems & hardware and fall protection systems & hardware.
Knowledge of sport climbing hardware is an asset.
Knowledge of all protection is an asset.
Knowledge of fitting and inspecting show related harnesses an asset.
Must be willing and able to become ETCP certified.
Ability to withstand exposure to chlorinate water and swim with a level of comfort
Knowledge of OSHA health and safety protocols is an asset.
Ability, experience, and comfort in working at high elevations in a theatrical environment.
Must possess problem solving skills and strong interpersonal skills proven talents in safety and teamwork.
Must possess good written and verbal communication skills in English
Knowledge of PC based systems and MS Office software.
Willing to define, practice and conform to safe working procedures • Must have the ability to work evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime; must be able to work around live birds.
Ability to work around strobe lighting and smoke effects.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Must have OSHA 10 hour General Industry Safety and Health Card/Certification
Special Projects-Lead Stage Rigger (Temporary)
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Senior Technical Artist / Rigger
SENIOR TECHNICAL ARTIST / RIGGER
Visual Concepts is one of the world's top game development studios with a flat, entrepreneurial, and non-corporate work environment. We have a proven track record having shipped over 100 multi-SKU titles to great critical acclaim.
Our studios in Agoura Hills, CA and Novato, CA are committed to gaming and technical innovation and offer top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.
We are seeking self-motivated and experienced Technical Artist/Riggers. We're looking for someone who's interested in taking initiative and is passionate about making high quality games. We're constantly challenging ourselves to push the boundaries and looking for someone who is up for that challenge as well! Willingness to take on a variety of Technical Art and Rigging related tasks depending on the current needs is important.
Job Responsibilities Include:
Creating and developing fast, efficient and elegant character (and facial) rigs using Maya, Motionbuilder and proprietary tools.
Skinning and helper joint creation
Great eye for skinning and setting up helper joints for believable deformations
Working closely with modeling and animation departments to create fully articulated, realistic characters.
Integration of characters and rigs into the production pipeline
Creating User Interfaces and tools to assist animators.
Providing support to character rigs throughout production.
Developing long-term strategies to automate character production.
5+ years work experience in console game/feature film/broadcast VFX production
Solid knowledge of rigging systems
Have shipped 3+ successful products
Comprehensive knowledge of Maya and Motionbuilder
Provide reel demonstrating both control systems and complex deformations
Solid time and project management skills
Accessibility and willingness to collaborate is a must.
Thorough understanding of techniques and technologies relating to character rigging and animation comprehension of core principles relating to rigging
Excellent understanding of anatomy, structure, dynamics and character motion
MEL and Python programming essential
Muscle system creation
Maya API C++ programming
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Deck Rigger Foreman
A successful candidate will exhibit characteristics that support the following:
Implementing Vision and Values
A member of the construction team reporting to Danos Superintendent
Assemble pipe spools, by bolt up flange connections
Assist crane operator with equipment and material movement on the platform
Coordinate crane activity for transport of material to work site with ability to properly rig equipment such as slings and cables
Assume a safe position during lifting operations and be aware of the position of others
Assist welders and fitters with assembly of pipe & pipe fittings
Climb and work in high places that may exceed 200' in height, and in restricted spaces
Complete daily visual inspections and minor maintenance to ensure equipment is in proper working condition.
Lubricates machinery and equipment
Splices and repairs cables and ropes
Participate in daily JSEA planning discussion
Conduct behavioral based safety observations
Able to operate levers and pedals on the crane.
Able to follow hand signals from helper to raise, lower, and rotate boom or load.
Able to operate a crane to lift and move equipment or material.
Able to read and understand load charts, maintenance schedules and manufacturers' operating instructions
The capability to load and unload equipment to and from boats on an offshore procurement platform in both rough and calm sea conditions.
Keeping the equipment maintained and clean.
Acting as a leader to construction riggers.
Performing crane safety and operation inspections.
Ability to work from heights
Ability to work in confined spaces
5 years' experience as Deck Foreman
3-5 years OFFSHORE experience as a Crane Operator (Preferably a hydraulic crane)
3- 5 years OFFSHORE rigger experience
Experience with Rigging inspection
Barge Foreman experience a plus
Special Notes and Trainings:
Have vision of at least 20/30 in one eye and 20/50 in the other, with or without correction, and have good depth perception
Able to distinguish green, blue, yellow, orange and red regardless of position of colors
Have no history of a disabling medical condition that may be sufficient reason for disqualification (i.e. epilepsy, heart condition, dizzy spells or medication causing drowsiness).
Have no temporary condition (i.e. sprain, strain, fatigue, medication causing drowsiness, etc.) that would interfere with the safe operation of the equipment.
Class A Hydraulic Crane certification
3 day rigging course, Sparrow or Equal
DSP -passed a Crane Signaling Course
Air Monitoring /Gas Detectors
DOP/DSM (Dangers of Pressure/Daily Safety Management)
Fall user Rescue, Medic First Aid/CPR
Safe Gulf and T Huet
Hazard Communication (OSHA 1910.1200)
Marine Trash and Debris (Covered in Safe Gulf)
JSA, Near Miss and Stop Work Authority Training
HAZID and BBSM
Use mechanical and power tools to install and connect motors and accessories on boats or ATVs as per factory specifications or as specified on work orders.
1.Support a strong commitment to world class customer service and ensures a pleasant and productive shopping experience for all customers.
2.Rig boat package per factory specifications.
3.Rig boat package as specified on work orders.
4.Notify Service Manager when rigging of specified unit received from manufacturer is not acceptable.
5.Work in an efficient manner to maintain service schedules.
6.Prepare loose motors or trailers for delivery to customer.
7.Test each unit for proper and safe operation using established marine service procedures. 8. Notify Service Manager if unit has problems that need additional work.
9.Follow work order procedures for requesting and obtaining parts, performing labor and completing paperwork.
10. Follow work order procedures when requesting parts or performing labor not listed on work order.
11. Compile warranty packages per outlined process for every unit.
12. Properly complete rigging checklist and assist with inspection process for each unit.
13. Install optional equipment and/or accessories as per customer's request.
14. Notify Service Manager when customer's request may not be possible or may cause a safety issue.
15. Maintain a clean and professional work area.
16. Follow all Company Policies and Procedures.
17. Perform other duties, assignments and responsibilities as needed.
Education and/or Experience
High School education or equivalent experience
Mathematical Skills / Reasoning Ability
Ability to deal with electrical systems and wiring when assembling engines and connecting all electrical/remote control attachments to a boat or ATV
Ability to communicate in a friendly and professional manner to our customers and other associates
Able to lift up to 50 pounds
Able to stand for extended periods
Ability to work in non-air conditioned environment
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Management, coworkers and customers
Rigger - Audio Visual (Av) Event Technology (203172-868)
PSAV 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.
Riggers will be performing specific rigging activities in accordance with PSAV Rigging Standards. They have a shared responsibility in upholding safety and quality standards. They will also perform the functions of an Event Technology Specialist when specific rigging duties are not assigned.
Key Job 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 (20%)
Verify any possible rigging obstacles to show when presented with rigging plot. Discuss load-in and hanging order with the Rigging Supervisor. Notify Rigging Supervisors 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.
Ongoing visual inspection of all hardware in use including motors and personnel lifts. Escalate any problems with hardware to the Rigging Supervisors.
Experience Level: 3-4 Years rigging in an audio visual environment
Education Level: High School
Rigger (Blue Sky Studios)
This role provides creative and technical guidance during the development process of an asset from start to finish including but not limited to the following departments; Design, Model, Rigging, Animation, Fur, Cloth and Materials. This role ensures that the assets are able to meet the creative goals of the animation department with a strong focus on performance sensibilities.
Responsible for communicating technical issues to the respective departmental supervisors to ensure that the asset meets the performance requirements of the animation department
Needs to understand the goals of the Director for each character within film and communicate those goals to all relevant departments.
Heavily influence the technical and aesthetic decisions involved in all aspects related to the development of assets from start to finish.
Help prioritize technical issues and feature requests from the animation department.
Determine the creative and technical animation standards for the animation department.
Oversees the testing of assets within the animation department and prioritizes all requests from animators.
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
Must be a US Citizen.
Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
Must be able to obtain an interim and/or final SECRET security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the applicant fails to report to the scheduled drug test appointment.
Incumbents of drug testing designated positions will be subject to random testing. Please Note: Marijuana is a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act and therefore use of marijuana is illegal under Federal law regardless of State laws.
A positive drug test result for marijuana (or any other drug tested for) will result in withdrawal of the tentative job offer and ineligibility to apply for a position within the Department of Defense for 6 months from the date of the drug test.
Selectee will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
Work is performed outdoors, often under adverse weather conditions.
Work requires frequent bending, stooping, walking, standing, working in cramped positions, and climbing.
Selectee must be able to qualify for inclusion into the Personnel Reliability Program (PRP).
Selectee will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain Work Related and Explosive Safety certifications.
Selectee must complete the prior Academic and Trade Theory course work as required by the trade training plan on file with the apprentice program administrator and document no less than 80% of the OJL hours required by the Trade Training Plan.
Selectee must obtain and maintain a current Driver's license.
Selectee is required to purchase all course required textbooks at their own expense.
Position may require working overtime or backshifts.
Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below.
This job has a Screen-Out Element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element(s) will be found ineligible.
The Screen-out Element for this position is: Aptitude and interest for learning trade theory and practice.
This position has Conditions of Employment (screen-outs) which will be used to determine minimum qualifications for this position. Applicants not possessing these Conditions of Employment will be found ineligible for this position. They are:
- Complete WRITTEN EXAMINATION (ACCUPLACER) with the following minimum scores:
Sentence Skills/Writing 92
- Note: A copy of the test results must be included with your application to be referred for consideration. To schedule the exam, go to https://www.olympic.edu/services/assessment-testing-services/accuplacer-assessment
- Complete CLASSROOM TRAINING: 1280 to 1480 hours of classroom related training
- Sign THREE-YEAR AGREEMENT to work within Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) after completion of the four year Apprentice program.
Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations (X-118C). Additional qualification information can be found at: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c/tabindx.asp.
This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.
PROMOTION POTENTIAL: Vacancies will be filled at the entry level (WT-00).
During the four year apprenticeship program, you may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. These positions have promotion potential to the journey level Rigger position at the WG-10 level. Failure to complete the program requirements may result in termination.
Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.
A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.
If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.
Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf
ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the well qualified category or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/
Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents contain personal information such as SSN and DOB and some documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove said personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following job elements:
- ABILITY TO FOLLOW DIRECTIONS IN A SHOP
- APTITUDE AND INTEREST FOR LEARNING TRADE THEORY AND PRACTICE
- RELIABILITY AND DEPENDABILITY
You will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Additional points are not added for veterans' preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:
Best Qualified- Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Well Qualified-Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Qualified- Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.
If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
Background checks and security clearance
Offshore Rigger - Located In Kenai *
Assembles rigging to lift and move equipment or material by crane or other lifting/hoisting devices at construction, drilling, onshore, or offshore work sites.
Checks and inspects slings, mooring ropes, lifting devices and equipment and materials associated with crane work for serviceability, safety and functionality
Selects cables, ropes, pulleys, winches, blocks and sheaves, according to weight and size of load to be moved.
Possess the ability to analyze weather conditions and recognize hazards prior to the start of work.
Assists in the development and review of the Lift Plan with the Crane Operator.
Ability to attach pulley and blocks to fixed overhead structures such as beams, ceilings, and gin pole booms with bolts and clamps. Attaches load with grappling devices, such as loops, wires, ropes, slings, pallet bars and chains to crane hook. Sets up, braces and rigs hoisting equipment using handtools and power wrenches.
Gives direction to the crane operator while engaged in hoisting and moving loads to and from supply sources including boats, trucks, barges and from the ground in a manner that ensures the safety of workers, equipment and materials
The work is primarily offshore and rotational.
EducationHigh School diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent
ExperienceExperience working offshore and with Drilling crew highly preferred.
Knowledge with Drilling & Construction activities is a must.
Arctic experience is preferred.
Special Requirements/Certifications10 Hour OSHA Certification or CITS Certification is required.
Rigging school certification is preferred.
Physical RequirementsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A pre-hire post offer Level 5 Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) will be conducted to determine an employee's ability to perform to the job standard. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
MOBILITY: Must be able to access all controls and all parts of machine for service. Must be able to push/pull 50 pounds for 20 feet and stand for prolonged periods of time.
HEARING: Must be able to hear audible safety alarms. Must undergo initial baseline and annual hearing tests
VISUAL ACUITY: Must be adequate to perform above listed tasks in a safe manner and take hand signals from ground man or flag man.
LIFTING: Must be able to routinely lift up to 70 pounds from floor to waist, 50 pounds from wait level to shoulder height and carry 70 pounds for 20 feet.
RANGE OF MOTION: An objective range of motion measurement will be conducted and recorded using an inclinometer during the pre-hire/post offer FCE
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