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Rigging Manager- Casual Temporary

Company: Walt Disney Imagineering
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

At Disney, we're storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world. "We create happiness." That's our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you'll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!Job SummaryThe Rigging Manager supports the Shared Entertainment Technical Services team (SETS) at the Walt Disney World Resort, leading the rigging technician team in the areas of safety, regulatory guidelines, training, daily operations, special event development and production planning.You Will

  • Collaborate with Disney Live Entertainment (DLE) Technical Design teams, domestic rigging teams, and build positive relationships with all related collaborators and partners
  • Lead the rigging team in all areas of safety, in accordance with regulatory guidelines and conduct critical training
  • Be responsible for daily rigging operations, special event development and production planning
  • Coordinate the Walt Disney World SPRAT (Rope Access) program, maintenance of the Walt Disney World Rigging workshop, including equipment inspections and certifications, as well as SETS warehouse operations and assets
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with rigging teams domesticallyYou Will Have
    • 3 to 5 years professional experience in theatrical or event production and/or stage management
    • Proven experience with STCU/IATSE bargaining agreements as well as rigging technician management
    • Knowledge of rigging equipment, including overhead structure design safety guidelines
    • Experience in budget and schedule creation and management with attention to detail
    • Familiarity with financial & project systems such as R2, SAP, special event budget development, tracking & reporting
    • Knowledge of rigging industry and vendor interface
    • Proven successful team-building experience
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of managementPreferred Qualifications
      • Experience with Microsoft Project
      • Knowledge of business practices and proceduresRequired Education
        • High School degree or equivalentPreferred Education
          • B.A. or B.S. in technical entertainment field or equivalent#DPEPFLA #LI-RT12 DLEJobs

Keywords: Walt Disney Imagineering, Kissimmee , Rigging Manager- Casual Temporary, Executive , Kissimmee, Florida

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