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Rigger Technician

Orange County Convention Center

Rigger Technician
Orlando, FL Part-Time Paid

Description

Job Title Rigger Technician (3 Openings) Job ID 22406 Location Convention Ctr Event Oper Full/Part Time Part-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Overview At Orange County Government, we are proud to serve the public with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. We develop innovative policies and services that impact Central Florida and shape the future of our community. We have been consistently recognized as a "Top 100 Family Friendly Company," facilitating a healthy work-life balance. Orange County Convention Center is The Center of Hospitality. Celebrating more than 30 years of success, the Orange County Convention Center is the second largest convention facility in the United States, owned and operated by Orange County Government. The center attracts more than 200 events to the Central Florida area each year. As a result, roughly 1.4 million attendees contribute approximately $2.1 billion to the area's annual economy. Orange County Convention Center is The Center of Hospitality. Located in the heart of the tourism district area, it serves as the perfect event destination. We are seeking to fill 3 positions. The roles scheduled for 32 hours/week. Representative Duties A skilled technical position that prepares convention facilities for trade shows, conventions and other events at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). A person in this position works at heights with and without the use of lift equipment to suspend banners, signs, fixtures, lighting and other objects via provided rigging points or structural steel. Work is performed with some independence under the supervision of the Rigging Section supervisor or designee. * Performs rigging work, which includes the suspension and attachment of items to the facility, some lightweight, some very elaborate and heavy. * Interprets plans and blueprints, calculates rigging bridles and weights. * Compiles billing information. * Interacts with clients regarding labor and equipment needs and on site billing issues. * Directs, oversees and trains Prime Time Riggers. * Ensures all safety procedures and OCCC policies are followed. * Maintains shop and rigging equipment inventory and repairs/replaces when necessary. * Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Graduation from High School and three years experience in live show production, trade show or exhibitor rigging. This experience must include climbing structural steel, operating aerial equipment and electric chain hoists, reading rigging plots and calculating bridles and weights. Must be able to work at heights of up to 120 feet. Preferences Two years supervisory experience. Notes 1. Please fill out the application in its entirety. 2. Applications that show no employment history or have duties left blank, or state "see attached resume" will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed. 3. Applicants selected for hire must successfully complete a background check and physical and drug screening prior to start of employment. Application Deadline Open: 12-27-2018 / Close: 1-10-2019*Note: Subject to close prior to deadline without notice. Salary $21.25/hr to $28.04/hr. Placement based on qualifications. Address 9800 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819 Veterans Preference If you are claiming Veterans' Preference, you are responsible for providing the required eligibility documentation by the close date of the posting. Please submit a cover letter and copies of documents, not originals, to Orange County Human Resources Division, PO Box 1393, Orlando, FL 32801-1393 or fax to (407) 836-0098 (only Veterans' Preference documentation will be accepted by fax). Your cover letter should include the position posting number you are applying for, the title of the position and the last 4 digits of your social security number. Educational Requirements If your education was obtained in the United States, the County recognizes degrees or diplomas which are accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). If you have obtained education from a country other than the United States, your degree or diploma must be evaluated to determine the United States equivalency by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES) or the Association of International Credentials Evaluations (AICE) at your expense.