Lead Tech, Lighting Systems Ride and Show Control

Job ID:534761
Technical – Other
Orlando, FL

JOB SUMMARY: Supports management in directing and coordinating activities of department and employees by performing the following duties:


  • Plans and delegates work tasks. Delegates work assignments among qualified crewmembers.  Communicates performance expectations in an effort to ensure proper completion of tasks; provides feedback for recognition and performance improvement.
  • Actively reinforces company safety guidelines and programs; reports non-compliance.  Monitors employee’s productivity, work habits. Leads work startup and stoppage, schedules breaks.  Monitors care, condition, use and storage of tools, equipment and other UO property. Maintains material inventories.  Monitors compliance with wardrobe/grooming standards, driving policy, radio usage and other UO policies.
  • Ensures proper completion of documentation.  Captures written behaviors using the Lead Observation Report to support managerial and supervisory documentation.
  • Communicates and coordinates with other departments or crafts as needed.  Communicates resource needs and work plans to Supervision.  Provides two-way communications between work team, supervisor and other management and HR personnel.
  • Performs job duties as described in non-lead job descriptions for Technician I, Lighting Systems, Technician II, Lighting Systems and Tech, Lighting Systems Ride and Show Control.
  • Responds to 3rd shift Ride and Show venue work requests and concerns. Provide input and entry into the CMMS system.
  • Maintains and shares job knowledge. Assists with training new and current employees. 
  • Understands and actively participates in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

SCOPE: Responsible for inspection, troubleshooting and repair of lighting control, special effects, ride and show lighting systems resort wide.

 High school degree or GED is required. Preferred – Bachelor of Arts or Science in Technical Production for Theater or Equivalent

EXPERIENCE: 5-7 Years: Experience in troubleshooting and repair of complex analog/digital lighting equipment/control systems including dimmers, relays, fixtures; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Programming experience on various Wholehog, Strand, ETC, OS systems and consoles. Understand signal flow and implementation of protocol “DMX E1.11, Entertainment Technology — USITT DMX512-A — Asynchronous Serial Digital Data Transmission Standard for Controlling Lighting Equipment and Accessories”Preferred experience in theme park industry. ETCP Certified with verifiable experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

1-2 years leadership experience preferred.

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