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Rigger (Scenic Carpenter/Drapery Installer)

New York, NY

Live Event

Live/Special Event

Starts May 01

For 1 Week(s)

  • Pay Rate: $30.00 / Hourly - Rate is flexible, DOE
  • Job Requirements: Must be local to location (or willing to work as a local).

Qualifications:

-Previous drapery installation for stage & tents is highly preferred.
-Previous event production, warehouse management, carpentry, electrical, fabric, and sewing are all appreciated.
-Collaborates efficiently with others to troubleshoot any installation or technical problems.
-Able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
-Comfortable climbing and working on ladders (12’ minimum).
-Ability to stand, climb, and walk for extended periods.
-Weekend + Evening availability is a must!

As an Event Rigger, you will primarily be responsible for the on-site installation of equipment, drapery, and decor, in tents and venues. You will play a crucial role in ensuring the safe and smooth execution of event installations.
All candidates must have an eye for design and be exceptional problem solvers. Understand fabric and its capabilities. Possess creativity and a profound sense of style. Have the creative vision to see what’s needed in any given situation to achieve the most beautiful results.

Responsibilities:

- Assist the primary carpentry and rigging technician in supporting both presented and produced works.
- Install drapery with power tools with precision and attention to detail.
- Estimate construction materials needed for drapery installations.
- Read blueprints and schematics to understand project requirements.
- Fabricate and manufacture drapery components as necessary.
- Perform carpentry tasks such as trim carpentry.
- Engage in heavy lifting as part of the installation process.
- Manage warehouse inventory related to drapery installations.
- High knowledge of carpentry skills including but not limited to operating standard shop tools such as the table saw, router, sanders, pneumatics, air compressors, staple guns, and various hand power tools required in the fabrication and assembly of the final product.

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