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Job ID RIGGE015080 Date posted 06/27/2022 Location Uxbridge, United Kingdom

Your perspective:

  • BUPA full coverage Private Healthcare with no excess payments for the employee
  • Employee supported volunteering
  • Enhanced family leave provisions
  • Perkbox and Employee assistance Programme
  • Company sick pay 
  • Employee recognition scheme
  • Generous employee referral scheme
  • Clearly defined Career path (and all the important support along the way)
  • Access to state-of-the-art technology
  • Global presence and opportunities worldwide
  • Long Service Programme

Your area of responsibility:

Working in some of the best venues and hotels in the UK you will play an integral part in the planning, preparation of some amazing events and will be responsible for the delivery and set up from small meetings through to large scale productions.

  • To be able to understand and interpret technical plans and direction whether in a Encore managed venue from the venues customers and other production companies, or from the Encore team in a venue or in house production ‘wet hire’ and carry out those tasks to the expected level
  • To rig, set up and de-rig, rigging then assist if appropriate with lighting and/or sound/ and/or video and or stage/set equipment and related equipment to the expected standard and within the expected time frame
  • To plan, design and specify rigging solutions for a range of events etc. for end customers or for an Encore Project Manager
  • To specify and undertake pre event prep work and to supervise it, ensuring it is completed accurately.
  • Specify and contract additional freelance labour considering budget and timescales in consultation with the Project Manager or Encore Venue Manager
  • To book sub hire equipment and arrange delivery and collections including liaison with Encore stores teams
  • To book equipment from given plan/spec using Insphire
  • Research and suggest new equipment procurement
  • Promote and market services amongst industry peers
  • Monitor competitor activities in search of other innovations and industry standards
  • To be able to work under pressure to a given timeline/build schedule
  • Demonstrate competent rigging without supervision or guidance
  • Fault find and fix
  • To act as a "responsible person" on site when required
  • To liaise with clients and venue staff as required to fulfil the delivery of an event
  • To be responsible for rigs and de-rigs where requested by the PM and where appropriate
  • To lead and manage a department or team on site
  • To supervise other technicians, freelancers and local crew on site
  • To support, train and nurture other Technicians and riggers
  • To work in the warehouse as required and as directed by warehouse manager/team leader to pick, re-shelve and undertake basic repairs and servicing of rigging equipment
  • To undertake delivery and collections in company vehicles.
  • To learn and harness information from your peers and colleagues to improve your techniques, skills and development
  • To work in compliance with Health and safety policy and all company procedures at all times
  • To represent the company in a positive manner at all times
  • To fulfil other reasonable duties as required by line manager or as requested by a senior person when on site.

What you bring with you:

  • High School Diploma, Mathematics and English GCSE or equivalent is preferred.
  • Previous rigging experience would be ideal
  • Previous experience of audio visual experience, or equivalent in an educational environment would be beneficial.

Our promise to you:

Encore strives to create workplaces that reflect the communities in which we work and live, and where every individual has a full sense of belonging. Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion fuels innovation, collaboration, expertise and excellence, while connecting us more closely to our customers

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