Be ready to invoke the imaginary, provoke the senses and evoke the emotions of millions of people around the world. Do you want to be a part of a unique and colorful journey?
Cirque du Soleil is looking for a charismatic, innovative and inspirational Senior Electrician / HVAC to join the touring family for the return of his iconic show Alegría.
Reporting to the Site Operations Director, you will be required to : - Participate in the daily inspection and maintenance of the heating / air-
conditioning systems, generators as well as electrical equipment and its distribution;- Ensure the proper running of all distribution systems and maintenance activities during set-
up, tear-down and the show's run in each city;- Assist with, and plan setup and tear-down in tandem with the Site Operations Director and other Heads of Departments;
Participate in the development of utility power installations where possible as part of CDS’s sustainable energy program;
Ensure the site meets all local and regional rules and regulations regarding safety and electrical equipment and all are practiced by all team members;
Assist the Technical team in protecting the show's integrity;Research and purchase electrical supplies;- Assist the International Headquarters (IHQ) in updating the preventive maintenance and inspection program, as well as the infrastructure installation and operating procedures;
Participate in the maintenance of electrical site infrastructures;- Develop and activate projects assigned by the Site Operations Director;
Hire, supervise and coach the Assistant Electrician / HVAC and an Electrician;- Follow and support the equipment and inventory management procedures and requirements as required by Cirque du Soleil.
Utilize the tools and procedures provided by 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;
Participate in any other project assigned by the Site Operations Director. Functions : - Manage the setup and tear-down of infrastructures, electrical equipment, generators, utility power installations and heating / air-
conditioning systems, according to infrastructure installation and operating procedures set by IHQ;- Safely operate generators, electrical equipment and heating / air-
conditioning systems, according to infrastructure installation and operating procedures set by IHQ;- With the Assistant Site Operations Director, maintain and repair generators, electrical equipment and heating / air-
conditioning systems, according to the infrastructure preventive maintenance and inspection program set by IHQ;- Inform the IHQ and the Site Operations Director of any changes made to generators, electrical equipment and heating / air-
conditioning systems to keep the preventive maintenance and inspection program, as well as the infrastructure installation and operating procedures, up to date;
Supervise contractors, other skilled labor and local temporary staff during setup and tear-down periods;- Participate in show call and / or morning rounds;
Be on call for emergencies. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications : - Certifications in electricity;
Certifications in refrigeration is an asset;- Minimum ten years' experience as a theatre or industrial electrician;- Work experience with control systems and generators;
Tour experience an asset;- Ability to drive a forklift and other heavy machinery;- Knowledge of Microsoft Office software for Windows;
Fluency in English; be at ease to operate within the international environment of Cirque du Soleil;- Availability to tour full time and to work in foreign countries.
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