RWS Global
New York, NY
Theme Park / Cruise Ship | Professional Job

Expires: 12/13/24

Job Dates

Various Dates August - January


$250/day biweekly

RWS Global is a full service, worldwide production company that provides the very best in custom-designed as well as pre-packaged events and live shows for corporations, theme parks, cruise ships, resorts, and the fashion industry. Established in 2003, RWS Global was built from the ground up through the dedication and devotion of a hard-working team. We have experienced continued growth embracing our mission, Raise Your Experience.

Installation Technician/Stagehand

Location: Los Angeles area - MUST BE LOCAL
Dates: 8/12 - 8/17, 11/1 - 11/27, and 1/6/25 - 1/24/25

Position Summary:
The Installation Technician/Stagehand position has basic experience with installation projects spanning the entertainment industry. This position would be responsible for moving and installing materials, attaching decor, running power, and assisting other departments as necessary.

Essential Duties:
-Install holiday decor for a large commercial holiday lighting event
-Work with the rigging and lighting teams to support suspending and powering of decor
-Work cleanly and efficiently to deliver a stunning final event

Minimum Qualifications:

-Required: High School Diploma or GED
-Preferred: Vocational or technical training - Field of Study: welding, engineering, rigging, carpentry, electronics, audio, construction, electrician. The knowledge needed for this position are often not found in traditional college educations. Technical theatre education will be the closest thing, but so would any education in audio, lighting, electronics, rigging, welding, carpentry, design, 3D modeling software. It's a myriad of technical skills that makes this a helpful education

1 to 2 years of experience in the technical entertainment field.

Valid driver's license required. OSHA and similar construction safety certification(s) helpful.

Key Competencies:
-Basic knowledge of a working theatrical space - fly systems, rigging, rehearsal schedules, facility requirements, hanging/focusing lighting instruments, audio, running cabling, cable management, basic knots, awareness of other aspects of production and their needs from your position and from the space, basic carpentry, basic electrics, ability to interpret and create construction drawings, design drawings, light plots, ground plans, basic paperwork
-Solutions-based troubleshooting
-Friendly and proactive personality
-Ability to interface with clients, coworkers, and laborers to maintain a positive work environment
-Organizational skills +ndash; in office and on-site
-Excellent verbal communication skills and customer service - communicates through various mediums such as email, text, phone call, and in-person conversations.
-Awareness of dangers and hazards associated with job functions and willingness to mitigate those risks

Work Environment: While on-site, frequent exposure to unfavorable conditions such as all-weather, or working in cramped, very dirty, or unpleasant quarters. The Installation Technician/Stagehand will often be on-site and need to work in hot/humid, cold/freezing, rain, and snow conditions to complete the job before the deadline.

Physical Effort: Strenuous - Physical effort represented by frequent handling of heavy objects (approx. 50-75 lbs.) and materials, or heavy hand tools. While on-site the Installation Technician/Stagehand frequently operates heavy equipment and heavy hand tools. Standing for long periods of time and often kneeling and bending.

Frequent existing or potential hazards. Moderate existing or potential hazards. In office, there is very little exposure to hazards. While on-site, there is regular exposure to: working at heights over 50 feet, working in and around heavy equipment, exposure to chemicals and regular use of cutting tools such as saws and grinders.


Diversity and Inclusion Statement
At RWS Global, our team of bold makers and mold breakers is made of a diverse group of people who we believe make our work stronger. Our stage actively chooses to uplift applicants with diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, sexes, national origins, political affiliations, socio-economic status, veteran and Disability status, and other intersectional dimensions of diversity.
We believe the diversity of our people is the most valuable asset we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities, and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our company's achievement as well.
We are committed to ongoing learning and developing and implementing programs and initiatives to promote diversity and inclusion in all areas of employment as well as through our creative process and projects.


Chris Shank




(347) 315-3865

Business Address

34-01 38th Avenue

Suite 302

New York, NY 11101

Posted: 06/13/2024 15:13:00 EST

Last Updated: 06/14/2024 23:29 EST

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