Road Crew / Technical Support

Summary

We are seeking persons to join our Road Crew/Technical Support staff (Roadie). Working as a Roadie will mainly involve the setting up and taking down of equipment (including power supply) and sets used at events. This will include being responsible for the safe transportation of all equipment and event set. The job is very physical, so candidates should be able to lift, carry, and move heavy equipment. The Roadie should be very comfortable working at heights, climbing high ladders, riggings, trussing, etc. Venues can be a physical challenge, with no proper access for equipment, and may be noisy and cramped. The candidate might work alone or as part of a team. Also candidate should be able to work calmly under all types of pressure situation. Formal qualifications and/or experience are not required but would be a plus, especially in electrical/electronics, lighting/sound production, video projection, effects, event sets and décor. A valid driver’s license is a major advantage.

Responsibilities

  • Lifting, moving and carrying equipment and event sets
  • Driving, loading and unloading cargo vans, various size moving trucks, and equipment
  • Acting as security for all equipment and event sets before, during and after the event
  • Setting up and taking down all equipment and event sets
  • Rigging and wiring all equipment and event sets
  • Running equipment and event set checks prior to event
  • Verifying that all equipment and event sets are safely set up and operational prior to event
  • Tuning the sound, lighting and video equipment during the event
  • Operate and repair equipment and event set as needed
  • Work long hours, any time of the day, and any day of the week

Technical Requirements

  • Excellent physical health
  • Able to lift, move and carry heavy equipment and event sets
  • Able to work at heights
  • Awareness of health and safety, always applying safety first
  • Able to ready floor plans and equipment layouts

Personal Skills

  • Good practical work ethics and professionalism
  • Work well individually or as part of a team
  • Able to handle high pressure situations and tight timelines
  • Ability to problem solve under pressure
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Show strong initiative
  • Efficient, effective, and thorough
  • Reliable, dependable, and trustworthy
  • Flexible, disciplined, and good personality
  • Ability to work long hours at various times of the day or night
  • Available to work any day of the week Monday through Sunday

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