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Tent Technician - KOOZA - Cirque du Soleil

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Montreal, Quebec
Position: Tent Technician - KOOZA
Deadline: February 20, 2017
Posted: February 6, 2017

Job Description / Duties

Functions:
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.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The ideal candidate possesses the following:
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;
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software for Windows;
Fluency in spoken and written English is essential, fluency in French is an asset;
Available to tour full time and to work in foreign countries.
Ability to work long hours and under pressure;

Salary: to be determined

Contact Information

Please apply here: http://bit.ly/2kkebkO 

Employer Profile

Please apply here: http://bit.ly/2kkebkO  

Reporting to the Director-Site Operations and working under the supervision of the Head of Tent, you will be required to:
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;
Coordinate setup and tear-down in cooperation with the Head of Tent;
Supervise quality maintenance, cleanliness and security on site;
Carry out all other tasks assigned by the Director-Site Operations;

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