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Cindy Mitchell
Live Events Staging and Structures Technician Needed
on Jun 6, 2013 at 7:28:49 pm

Event Tech, a high-end Special Events production company in business for over 25 years, is in search of a qualified Staging and Structures Lead. Event Tech has built its reputation as a full service supplier with an extensive inventory of the newest commercially available and custom technology in audio, lighting, staging, temporary power solutions, and video production equipment. We serve clients in concerts, conventions, industrial, collegiate, theater, political, and inspirational productions of all sizes in many locations. Please see our website at for company details.

Candidate’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•Act as crew chief for special events productions including self-climbing roof systems, scaffolding structures, and mobile stages
•Must possess technical, problem solving, and communication skills necessary in a dynamic, high pressure show environment
•Work at indoor and outdoor show sites involving load-in, show run, and load-out
•Read and interpret site diagrams, location maps, construction drawings, stage plots, etc. and be able to modify construction based on site conditions
•Operate various industry standard equipment such as Bil-Jax Multi-Stage, Layher/System Scaffolding, StageLine mobile stages, Bike Rack Barricade, Crush Barricade, Sur Loc and Bravo Mat style flooring
•Operate and troubleshoot single and three-phase motor hoist systems
•Understand and troubleshoot single and three-phase A/C power distribution systems, (shore power and generator)
•Operate personnel and equipment lifts such as Genie AWP-30, and ST-25
•Knowledge of industry standard rigging practices and equipment
•Ability to take direction from a client, technical director, or producer and work as part of a team in a production situation
•Work in a warehouse environment involving prep and de-prep for shows and rentals
•Assist with equipment maintenance and repair
•Vectorworks or CAD experience preferred
•Work at elevated levels of 5 feet or higher using man lifts, ladders or catwalks
•Operate automatic and manual company vehicles up to 26 foot non-CDL box trucks
•Travel (including overnight stays) when required
•Comply with and help enforce Company safety policies and shop protocols
•Help maintain a clean and organized work environment

Minimum Position Qualifications:

•Minimum 3 years entertainment industry experience
•Ability to produce and maintain a clean and valid driver's license and meet company vehicle driving standards
•Lift a minimum of 75 pounds consistently
•Must be able to obtain a DOT medical card and a forklift operator certification
•Ability to communicate effectively in English, verbally and in writing
•Basic Windows computer skills including Microsoft Office and ability to learn industry software; training provided
•Due to the nature of this position, you must be able to work nights and weekends on short notice
•Drug and Background tests performed

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