Technical Specialist - Rigging

Location Dubai
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 14,000 - 16,000 AED
Contact name: Mylene Manalo

Contact email:
Job ref: 32763
Published: about 2 months ago

The Technical Specialist - Rigging is responsible for the set up and operation of small to large-scale audio-visual systems for live events while ensuring the utmost in client satisfaction. The position often requires the individual to act as a team leader for the onsite departmental teams. This position reports to a Technical Manager, Senior Project Manager or a Technical Events Manager subject to function and region.


  • Executed event through accurate and timely setup, operation, and breakdown of advanced audiovisual equipment as listed in the technical qualifications section.

  • Troubleshoots technical issues and resolve problems quickly as they arise.

  • Reporting all health and safety issues to the HSE Manager, line manager or Project Manager


  • Provides excellent service and strive to exceed the expectations and needs of internal and external customers.

  • Provides mentorship and coaching to technical, sales and operations team members to

    develop technical skills as needed.

  • Performs advanced work (pre/during/post event) with operations team members.

  • Supervises and directs other technicians during an event.

  • Assists team with proper preparation, security, storage, transportation, and maintenance of equipment.

  • Performs inventory and forecasting of equipment needs.

Key Characteristics

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent is preferred.

  • 4+ years of field experience in specialty area is required.

  • 3-5 years of customer service or hospitality experience is preferred.

  • Ability to interact professionally and effectively with a diverse work force, customer base and senior level management.

  • Experience with project management of multiple tasks/initiatives.

  • Strong customer, client and co-worker interface experience and abilities.

  • Experience in Vectorwork is must.