View All Jobs

Buildout Crew Lead - short term contract

This is a short-term, temporary contract role for in-person, onsite support at the TEDWomen conference in Palm Springs, California. You may be asked to work some or all of the dates between November 28 and December 4, 2021. You will be responsible for any travel, accommodation and meal costs.

POSITION SUMMARY 

As a Buildout Crew Lead - Lift Operator, you’ll prepare and set up the event space for the conference.  You’ll assist with receiving and unpacking shipments and deliveries, and the setup, strike, placement and removal of décor, supplies and furniture throughout the event space, including the stage. You’ll lead the buildout crew, assigning tasks and duties and managing breaks and scheduling. You’ll also be assigned to help other teams with projects as needed. You’ll be professional and discreet in all circumstances and throughout the conference site, and stay on task even if the workload is light. 

You’re proactive and resourceful, able to think critically when solving problems. You’re a quick study who can follow instructions to the letter, and you manage your time and competing priorities effectively, delegating where appropriate. You’re familiar with the use of hand tools and basic machinery, and you hold a valid Forklift Operator certificate

This is a labour intensive position and involves standing and walking for long periods. You must be able bodied and willing to lift, move and carry at least 50lbs.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Coordinate breaks and schedules of buildout crew 
  • Assign tasks and duties to buildout crew, update on task deliverables and completion
  • Operate a forklift or scissor lift to assist with moving inventory and large decor pieces, furniture and shipping pallets 
  • Receive inventory or deliveries from trucks, assist with unpacking and packing of trucks
  • Liaise with vendors and delivery services
  • Interpret floor plans and banquet orders to move and place inventory from the loading area into the event space 
  • Configure a space according to floorplans and banquet orders as provided ensuring all elements are in place 
  • Assembly and disassembly of furniture, props decor, lighting, AV signage or other items
  • Provide basic venue support such as light repairs and troubleshooting 
  • Assist in cleaning of furniture (chairs, stools, tables, sofas, shelving units, etc.) 
  • Maintain event spaces, making sure they’re clean and ready for use 
  • Maintain a safe and organized workspace. 
  • Keep a detailed inventory of items, labeling and preparing for storage at the end of the event.

 

QUALIFICATIONS/ SKILLS

  • Valid Forklift Operator Certification
  • Previous supervisory experience required, able to oversee a team and manage staffing schedules and task lists
  • Previous live event production or stagehand experience a strong plus  
  • Able to operate basic machinery, including but not limited to hand tools, hand held dollies and manual pallet jacks 
  • Experience with audio visual equipment a plus
  • Familiarity with inventory and warehousing systems a plus
  • Able to read and follow basic floor plans 
  • Able to work well under minimal supervision and follow instructions well 
  • Organized and efficient, with excellent time management skills 
  • Resourceful, self-motivated, a quick study 
  • Detail-oriented 
  • Able to stand for long periods and participate in physical work and heavy lifting of up to 50 lbs 
Read More

Apply for this position

Required*
Apply with Indeed
We've received your resume. Click here to update it.
Attach resume as .pdf, .doc, .docx, .odt, .txt, or .rtf (limit 5MB) or Paste resume

Paste your resume here or Attach resume file


Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability
Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form CC-305
OMB Control Number 1250-0005
Expires 5/31/2023
Why are you being asked to complete this form?

We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years.

Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.

How do you know if you have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition. Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Autism
  • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS
  • Blind or low vision
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular or heart disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intellectual disability
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson's disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression
Please check one of the boxes below:

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.

You must enter your name and date
Your Name Today's Date