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Assistant Head of Carpentry - LUZIA - Cirque du Soleil

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Montreal, Quebec
Position: Assistant Head of Carpentry - LUZIA
Deadline: August 10, 2017
Posted: July 27, 2017

Job Description / Duties

Please apply here: http://cirk.me/2uHpE1E 

Regular position
Expected start date: August 2017
(Subject to change)

Reporting to the Director - Technical and working under the supervision of the Head of Carpentry, you will be required to:


- Assist the Head of Carpentry in solving problems and resolving conflict;
- Supervise Carpentry department operations and coordinate stage activities in the absence of the Head of Carpentry;
- Inspect and maintain equipment, stage, and backstage areas; update maintenance and inspection records as directed; work with the Head of Carpentry to develop systems and procedures;
- Develop a thorough knowledge of all backstage equipment specific to the production in order to operate equipment safely;
- Follow and support the equipment and inventory management procedures and requirements as required by Cirque du Soleil. - Utilize the tools and procedures provided by International Headquarters (IHQ) to maintain inventory and equipment data;
- Follow the requirements detailed for customs and logistics with regards to the transport of material with touring productions;
- Perform other tasks and projects assigned;
- Assist with and also perform daily operations, including maintenance and inspections with the Carpentry team and Swing Technicians -Assist in the Big Top with trainings, rehearsals, stagings as required;
- Work as a Carpenter during Tear Down and Set Up;
- Learn and perform Show Tracks, including but not limited to Carpentry Show Tracks.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

- College diploma (or equivalent) in live entertainment, theatre production, sound technology or electronics (or equivalent work experience);
- A minimum of five years' experience as touring stage carpenter;
- Good general understanding of all technical aspects of a show an asset;
- Flexibility, autonomy, team player;
- Good communication skills;
- Ability to handle contingencies and work well under pressure;
- Knowledge of Microsoft software for Windows and Autodesk products;
- Fluency in spoken and written English, essential; fluency in French, an asset;
- Availability to tour full time and to work in foreign countries.

Cirque du Soleil participates in E-Verify

Additional Information

Please apply via link: http://cirk.me/2uHpE1E

Salary: to be determined

Contact Information

Maryna Sharapova
Coordonnatrice – Acquisition de talents | Spectacles de tournée
Coordinator – Talent Acquisition | Touring Shows

T. 514.723.7646

Employer Profile

Cirque du Soleil "Circus of the Sun" or "Sun Circus") is a Canadian entertainment company. It is the largest theatrical producer in the world. Based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and located in the inner-city area of Saint-Michel, it was founded in Baie-Saint-Paul on July 7, 1984, by two former street performers, Guy Laliberté and Gilles Ste-Croix.

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