Part-Time Rigger - Live Events (Dallas)

Company Name:
PSAV Presentation Services
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
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 %
Rigging (50%)
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.
Safety (20%)
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.
Maintenance (10%)
Ongoing visual inspection of all hardware in use including motors and personnel lifts. Escalate any problems with hardware to the Rigging Supervisors.
Job Qualifications
Experience Level: 3-4 Years rigging in an audio visual environment
Education Level: High School

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