Grip Job Description

Grip, or gripping, is the grip you have or how tight your hold is.

It is the tension in or tightness of your muscles and tendons.

Grip is usually used to refer to your grip as it relates to climbing (as your hold) or tumbling (as your grip).

For example: Your grip is stronger or looser than another person’s grip.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for Grip to help us with our latest project.

Grip Duties:

  • Perform duties related to moving, lifting, loading, and unloading video and film equipment
  • Assisting in preparation for filming and taping
  • Performing basic maintenance on equipment and assisting with repairs
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Production Manager

Grip Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and organization, including safety, security, and booking
  • Cleaning and upkeep of equipment
  • Oversee and manage assistant grips
  • Manage wardrobe department, including cleaning and working with wardrobe supervisors
  • Conduct and document safety inspections
  • Perform other work as directed

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Experience with a wide variety of camera supports
  • Knowledge of cameras, lenses, and lighting equipment
  • Ability to lift 50-75 pounds
  • Proven experience using rigging hardware (Stryker, JUP)
  • Knowledge of safety practices

At [Company Name], we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.