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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- Realistic / Conventional
- Assemble truss constructions
Use trusses, metal structures that derive strength from their construction involving triangular shapes, to construct stages for performances.
- Use technical documentation
Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.
- Organise resources for artistic production
Coordinate human, material and capital resources within artistic productions, based on the given documentation e.g. scripts.
- 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.
- 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.
- Store performance equipment
Safely dismantle sound, light and video equipment after a performance event. Make sure the equipment is correctly stored away.
- Assemble performance equipment
Set up sound, light and video equipment on stage before performance event according to specifications.
- 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.
- 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.
Optional knowledge and skillskeep personal administration use rope access techniques perform regular checks on rigging equipment manage technical resources stock design rigging plots perform first fire intervention calculate rigging plots promote yourself operate forklift maintain chain hoists provide power distribution develop professional network evacuate people from heights operate telehandler maintain rigging equipment follow safety procedures when working at heights ensure safety of mobile electrical systems hang chain hoists
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