London, United Kingdom

ON TOUR: Assistant Head of Tent - LUZIA (International Touring Show)

Site & Infrastructure

Temps plein | Full-Time

Assistant Head of Tent - Luzia Tour
Job location: Full-time touring and international travels
Temporary position (9 months)
Life at Cirque is about sharing our passion and about creating wonder with talented colleagues, all the while delivering at the highest quality in a fast-moving environment. Boldness and curiosity are a part of our DNA and hopefully a part of yours too. Together, we work hard, juggle priorities, shift trajectories, have loads of fun and, above all, dare to reinvent ourselves and meet new challenges.
Your responsibilities will entail:
- Support the Head of Tent in all aspects of tent infrastructure maintenance, setup and tear-down;
- Participate in the maintenance of the site infrastructures;
- Participate in the daily inspection of the tent infrastructure;
- Research and purchase tent supplies;
- Assist the Site Operations in updating the preventive maintenance program and infrastructure installation and operations procedures;
- Assist the Technical team in protecting the show’s integrity;
- Comply with all local and regional rules and regulations regarding safety and tent equipment;
- Supervise quality maintenance, cleanliness and security on site;
- Maintain and repair canvas and other structures in compliance with the infrastructure preventive maintenance set by IHQ;
- Assist with the setup and tear-down of canvas and other structures in compliance with procedures set by IHQ;
- Inform IHQ of modifications made to canvas and other structures to keep the preventive maintenance and inspection program and infrastructure installation and operating procedures up to date;
- Develop maintenance schedules in cooperation with the Head of Tent and IHQ;
- Develop setup and tear-down schedules in cooperation with the Head of Tent and the Site Operations Director;
- Supervise supernumerary personnel during setup and tear-down and for special projects;
- Remain on call for emergencies.
We would like to meet you if you have:
- Vocational or technical diploma;
- 2 to 4 years of experience in a similar position;
- Tour experience an asset;
- Basic knowledge of tent or big top maintenance;
- Knowledge of rigging;
- Knowledge of workplace safety and fall prevention;
- Ability to work high above the ground;
- Ability to drive a forklift and operate other heavy machinery;
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office software for Windows;
- Fluency in spoken and written English is essential;
- Available to tour full-time and work in foreign countries;
- Ability to work long hours and under pressure.
Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is much more than just a show: it’s also you. At the centre of Cirque's creative energy are talented people with a passion for challenging their own limits. You will love to:
- Make a real visible difference in what you do;
- Expand and reinvent ways of doing things;
- Learn and grow within our international environment;
- See our shows and contribute to their success


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