Prevent technical problems with flying equipment

Description

Anticipate technical issues with flying equipment and prevent them where possible.

Alternative labels

keep technical problems with flying equipment from occurring
preventing technical problems with flying equipment
take measures to avoid technical problems with scenic elements
thwart technical problems with scenic elements
prevent problems with flying equipment

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Prevent technical problems with flying equipment is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Automated fly bar operator: Automated fly bar operators control the movements of sets and other elements in a performance based on the artistic or creative concept, in interaction with the performers. Their work is influenced by and influences the results of other operators. Therefore, the operators work closely together with the designers, operators and performers. Automated fly bar operators prepare and supervise the setup, program the equipment and operate automated fly bar systems, rigging systems or systems for horizontal movement. Their work is based on plans, instructions and calculations. The manipulation of heavy loads close to or above performers and audience makes this a high risk occupation.

 
Flying director: Flying directors design people flying effects for a performance and supervise or perform the execution of it. Their work is based on research and artistic vision. Their design is influenced by and influences other designs and must be conform with these designs and the overall artistic vision. They train the actors for the flying choreography and manipulate them during the performance. Therefore, the flying directors work closely with artistic directors, operators, performers and the artistic team. Flying directors prepare and supervise the setup, perform security checks and operate the person fly systems. They are trained to react appropriately to emergencies that may occur in connection to performance flying. Their work is based on plans, instructions and calculations. The manipulation of persons on height, close to or above performers and audience makes this a high risk occupation.

Optional skill

Prevent technical problems with flying equipment is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Prevent technical problems with flying equipment – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022