Entertainment Tech, Rigging

Job ID:535431
Entertainment
Orlando, FL

Tech IV, Rigging  

JOB SUMMARY: Provides the Technical Skills needed for the successful operation of an assigned Entertainment venue, project, or event, to ensure show quality and a positive guest experience.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible to assist with the operation of the rigging equipment within the assigned venue, project or event. Uses troubleshooting and taking of directions for completion of team objectives in assembly of gear and checking equipment
  • Accountable for assisting in maintaining venue or event specific inventory of all Technical equipment.  Accountable to strictly adhere to all policies and procedures, as defined by the Entertainment Department, governing the safe operation of all technical equipment and pyrotechnic devices within the assigned venue or event.
  • 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.

EDUCATION: High school degree or GED required. 

EXPERIENCE: One to three years’ experience within the professional theme park/theater industry in a technical capacity preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Tech II, Rigging  

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the highly skilled, discipline specific, technical operations within an assigned Entertainment venue or event to ensure show quality and a positive guest experience.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Functions as the discipline specific crew chief assigned to an Entertainment Project.  Responsible to monitor and enforce all policies and procedures as defined by the Entertainment Department governing the safe operation of all technical equipment.  Safe watch employees by assisting to manage proper breaks and ensure lunches are taken by their perspective crews.
  • Expected to accomplish tasks as directed by Lead/Supervisor that supports the team mission with little supervision after direction is given.  Facilitates and troubleshoots with accountability for completion of team objectives from Leads/Supervisor.
  • Assists Technician I with daily maintenance of the Entertainment Project in order to ensure all Technical equipment is operational and functioning properly.
  • Assists the Technician I in implementing show quality and performance standards as defined by Entertainment Management.
  • Responsible for effectively communicating necessary information which pertains to the technical operation of the assigned entertainment venue/event, to both upper management as well as employees of the project.
  • 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.

EDUCATION: High school degree or GED required. 

EXPERIENCE: One to three years’ experience within the assigned technical discipline required. Prior experience within the professional theme park/theater industry in a technical capacity (electrical, mechanical, special effects, pyrotechnics) preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


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