Crew Chief

Crew Chief

JOB DESCRIPTION

All About ME is a Multi Award Winning Event company based in Cheshire taking great pride in delivering truly bespoke venues and the event of a lifetime in our fabulous Tipis & marquees, constantly striving to exceed customer expectations. Our customers, suppliers, and competitors hold All About Me in the highest regard, and we want to build on this well-deserved reputation. All About Me aims to be the best Tipi and Marquee company in the country, accessible to as many Event Planners and passionate brides and grooms and corporate clients possible. We want to win their hearts, not just their business! Our Crew have a pride and passion for their work, and a "can do" attitude. They’re a fantastic bunch who revel in a challenge and display great Team Spirit.

‪ As a result of our growth at All About Me Marquees and Events, we have now got a fantastic opportunity to recruit a Crew Chief

‪The role is exciting and fast moving, requires commitment and hard work, but is incredibly rewarding and a lot of fun. You will be required to work in a small team of like-minded individuals

  • Competitve Salary 
  • Report To: Operation Manager
  • Responsible For: Tip & Marqueei Riggers

MAIN PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE JOB

The role of All About ME Crew Chief is to ensure the efficient construction and dismantle of Tipi & Marquee structures on designated jobs are delivered on time, to specification and to budget, leading by example and motivating your assigned team to achieve the required objectives. To safeguard health and safety on site and while loading and unloading at all times, both personally and in relation to clients and your assigned team. To take overall responsibility on site for client liaison, ensuring client’s

  • To manage a team of Foremen and Seasonal Riggers on site
  • To build and deconstruct marquee structures at designated site locations and ensure that all tasks are delegated accurately to ensure efficient and professional set up and take down
  • Staff are kept motivated to work efficiently and keep a positive attitude
  • Procedures are being followed at all times
  • Build and dismantle deadlines are met
  • Health and safety rules are observed
  • Disciplinary action is taken where the above is not followed or met
  • To provide team briefings (toolbox talks) prior to any jobs commencing and debriefing meetings following every dismantle
  • Ensure proper preparation has been done before leaving for any job – i.e. liaise with Operations manager to make sure you have the operational briefing pack for the job (including returns and site completion paperwork)
  • To be the first point of contact for all Foremen and Seasonal Riggers in relation to any queries, personnel issues and complaints
  • To ensure all vehicles are loaded correctly at the yard (working with the Warehouse Manager) before leaving for any client site
  • To ensure all vehicles are reloaded correctly before returning to the yard, at the end of every job
  • Make sure all equipment and vehicles are treated with respect at all times
  • Make sure vehicles are parked properly and speed restrictions observed
  • To keep the Operations Manager informed when on a designated job, including if delayed on route and expecting to arrive late, or if work is running behind schedule
  • To take overall responsibility of the quality of the instillation/dismantle of the Tipi and Marquee and relevant finishing’s/accessories
  • To liaise with client on site and ensure the delivery note and all other paperwork is signed before departure
  • To liaise with the client’s other designated contractors e.g. AV and lighting, kitchen equipment etc to coordinate successful instillations an ensure aligned dismantle timeframes
  • To be part of an ‘on call’ rota with other crew chief for emergencies
  • Ensure the job is completed to company standard and customer is satisfied before leaving site job checklist to be completed for all jobs
  • Before leaving site ensure that the site is left tidy and clear of obstructions or health and safety risks and the site completion checklist is filled in
  • To ensure all equipment is collected up and accounted for on dismantle, and the returns paperwork is completed
  • To assist other team members when appropriate for the benefit of the company
  • Perform additional duties as delegated by the Operations manager such as repairs, cleaning, re-organising

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES- ESSENTIAL FOR THE ROLE:

  • Self Motivated
  • Lots of commitment
  • Great work ethic
  • Punctuality
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to get to and from the All About ME Warehouse
  • Prepared to work Weekends & Bank Holidays an occasional Hours
  • Able to carry out specific jobs efficiently and correctly
  • Excellent communication skills and use of initiative
  • Physically fit (as hard work and heavy lifting is involved)
  • A love for the outdoors

DESIRABLE SKILLS FOR THE ROLE

  • Have a License to tow trailers (B+E Entitlement)
  • Have a License to Drive Small Lorries (C+1 Entitlement)
  • Live within 40 minuets of Ellesmere Port

This is not a typical 9-5 job. Early starts and long days are the norm during peak season. You will be expected to work bank holidays and occasional weekends.

Apply here by sending your CV and covering letter to sam@marqueesandevents.com