Profession ground rigger
Ground riggers assist level riggers assembling temporary suspension structures to support performance equipment. Their work is based on instruction and plans. They work indoor as well as outdoor. They cooperate closely with high riggers. \
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- Work safely with mobile electrical systems under supervision
Take the necessary precautions while providing temporary power distribution for performance and art facility purposes under supervision.
- Work ergonomically
Apply ergonomy principles in the organisation of the workplace while manually handling equipment and materials.
- Use communication equipment
Set up, test and operate different types of communication equipment such as transmission equipment, digital network equipment, or telecommunications equipment.
- Work safely with machines
Check and safely operate machines and equipment required for your work according to manuals and instructions.
- Use personal protection equipment
Make use of protection equipment according to training, instruction and manuals. Inspect the equipment and use it consistently.
- Assemble performance equipment
Set up sound, light and video equipment on stage before performance event according to specifications.
- Organise resources for artistic production
Coordinate human, material and capital resources within artistic productions, based on the given documentation e.g. scripts.
- Use technical documentation
Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.
- Assemble truss constructions
Use trusses, metal structures that derive strength from their construction involving triangular shapes, to construct stages for performances.
- Work with respect for own safety
Apply the safety rules according to training and instruction and based on a solid understanding of the prevention measures and risks to your own personal health and safety.
- Manage personal professional development
Take responsibility for lifelong learning and continuous professional development. Engage in learning to support and update professional competence. Identify priority areas for professional development based on reflection about own practice and through contact with peers and stakeholders.
- Store performance equipment
Safely dismantle sound, light and video equipment after a performance event. Make sure the equipment is correctly stored away.
Optional knowledge and skillsoperate telehandler provide power distribution keep personal administration perform regular checks on rigging equipment perform first fire intervention operate forklift use rope access techniques ensure safety of mobile electrical systems maintain chain hoists manage technical resources stock evacuate people from heights develop professional network calculate rigging plots promote yourself maintain rigging equipment design rigging plots follow safety procedures when working at heights hang chain hoists
Source: Sisyphus ODB