En tournée | On Tour

Tent Technician - KURIOS | Technicien de tente - KURIOS

Site & Infrastructure

Temps plein | Full-Time

Tent Technician
Permanent position
 
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:
 
-Participate in the maintenance of the site infrastructures;
-Jointly with International Headquarters ( IHQ), update the preventive maintenance and inspection program as well as the installation and operating procedures for infrastructures;
-Supervise quality maintenance, cleanliness and security on site;
-Assist with set up and tear-down of canvas and other structures according to infrastructure installation and operating procedures set by IHQ;
-Maintain and repair canvas and other structures according to the infrastructure preventive maintenance and inspection program set IHQ;
-Inform IHQ of modifications made to canvas and other structures in order to keep the preventive maintenance and inspection program as well as the installation and operating procedures for infrastructures 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 Director-Site Operations;
-Supervise supernumerary personnel during setup and tear-down and for special projects;
-Participate in show call and/or morning inspections on-site;
-Remain on call for emergencies.
 
We would like to meet you if you have:
 
-Vocational or technical diploma;
-Two to four years' 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;
-Ability to work long hours and under pressure;
-Knowledge of Microsoft Office software for Windows;
-Fluency in spoken and written English is essential;
-Available to tour full time and to work in foreign countries.

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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