Las Vegas, NV, USA

Carpenter Technician - KÀ

Métiers techniques du spectacle | Technical Show Specialties

Temps plein | Full-Time

NOTE #1 - This position is classified under MGM Resorts International.  If you are considered for a position, you will be required to participate in the MGM Resorts International selection process.
 
NOTE #2 - In order to be considered for this position, you must apply through the MGM career website.
 
NOTE #3 - Cirque du Soleil cannot process immigration paperwork for this position therefore candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States.
 
Become one of the stars behind The SHOW and become part of the world’s most powerful entertainment brands. Our Company has one exciting mission: To entertain the human race.
 
·         Preserve on a nightly, ongoing and long-term basis, the “opening night” quality of the designer’s vision and the artistic integrity of the production according to the needs of artistic, technical and company management.
·         Work with the Lead Carpenter, department supervisor and the artistic and stage management staff to support their needs during rehearsals, trainings and performances.
·         Follow the guidelines established by the company and management as well as official agencies regulating safety and training requirements.
·         Follow emergency procedures for show systems and situations with the Lead Carpenter, department supervisor, technical management, stage management and the rest of the technical team and ensure that all artists, technicians and staff are familiar with and trained on all pertinent procedures and equipment.
·         Work with the Lead Carpenter to ensure continuity of performance operations of the department in the event of unexpected failure of a system, component or piece of equipment.
·         Adhere to company and departmental policies.
·         Perform day maintenance, rehearsal and training and show calls with the guidance of the Lead Carpenter, department supervisor and technical management.
·         Perform preventative maintenance routines and inspections – particularly life safety and show critical – for all departmental equipment as well as equipment that may not be directly owned by the company but has significance to the show and a relationship to the department’s function; ensure that these routines and inspections are appropriately documented.
·         Coordinate with the Lead Carpenter for special projects including the research, purchase, installation, testing, troubleshooting, integration and ongoing maintenance and inspection of all equipment and systems required for rehearsal, training and show applications as well as inter- or intra-departmental needs.
·         Adhere to and promote all Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations as they pertain to the safe operation of all elements related to the show.
·         Maintain a safe working environment at all times by conforming to established safety policies and procedures including the enforcement of fall protection protocols; the use of personal protective equipment; safe handling of tools, equipment and hazardous substances; and the promotion of respect for the dangers of the working environment.
·         Coordinate with other departments to ensure safe training, rehearsal and show environments and operations.
·         Be familiar with all and able to operate cue tracks within your department.
·         Performs all other job-related duties as requested.
 
Required:
·         At least 18 years of age.
·         OSHA 10 certification.
·         Previous experience working on a large-scale production show.
·         At least 2 years of experience as a Stage Carpenter.
·         At least 1 year of experience running show cue tracks.
·         Ability to operate/train operate various lifts and heavy equipment.
·         Working knowledge of power and hand tool skills.
·         Working knowledge of strong organizational computer skills.
·         Working knowledge of installing and maintaining related systems and equipment.
·         Excellent customer service skills.
·         Able to lead and mentor a team.
·         Have interpersonal skill to deal effectively with all business contacts.
·         Professional appearance and demeanor.
·         Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
·         High school diploma or equivalent.
·         Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, AutoCAD, Solidworks, internet research and Windows based PC System.
·         Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.    
 
Preferred:
·         Previous standard theatrical construction experience.
·         Previous experience working with wood, plastic, fiberglass, foam, and metal.
·         Ability to project management skills.
·         Working knowledge of basic mechanics, electricity and electronics.
·         Working knowledge of stage technology systems and benefits.
·         Previous experience working in a similar resort setting.
·         This is not intended to include every duty or responsibility of the job nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do this job.

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