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.
Position Overview 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 %) 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 & 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.
Maintenance (10%) 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.
Job Qualifications •High School diploma or GED •3-4 years Rigging experience in an audiovisual environment •Experience in Vectorworks and/or Autodesk
Job Location Anaheim,California,US
Position Type Full-Time/Regular For immediate consideration, please apply at: https://jobs.psav.com/job/anaheim/lead-rigger-anaheim-convention-center/6228/8691083
Internal Number: 204621
PSAV® is a leading provider in the global event technology services industry. As the event technology partner of choice at leading hotels, resorts and convention centers, our customers look to deliver more dynamic and impactful meetings and events. PSAV's customers comprise event organizers, corporations, trade associations and meeting planners, and they choose PSAV for its innovative and comprehensive service offerings, exceptional customer service and global platform. PSAV employs more than 9,000 highly trained staff across 1,600 venues throughout the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico, Europe and the Middle East.
Our highly trained technical staff delivers innovative solutions in support of events ranging from small meetings in single conference rooms to global multi-media conference events with thousands of attendees. As our customers look to deliver more dynamic and impactful events, the event technology services we provide are a critical need and continue to grow in importance.
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.
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