Entertainment Tech, Lighting

Job ID:535524
Entertainment
Orlando, FL

Technician IV, Lighting:

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 lighting equipment within the assigned venue or event including but not limited to the operation of lighting in a live show situation.  Uses troubleshooting and taking of direction for completion of team objectives in assembly of gear and checking equipment.
  • Responsible for the appropriate installation, setup/storage and maintenance of lighting equipment.
  • Using basic knowledge of electrical theory and calculation
  • 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

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.

Technician III, Lighting:

JOB SUMMARY: The Tech III Lighting serves as a technical point person. If unassigned to a specific area, position can be dedicated to specialized projects dealing with lighting, special events and general park maintenance working independent and reporting to a Tech II or higher.


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible to assist with the operation of the show/event lighting equipment within the assigned venue or event including but not limited to the operation of equipment/elements in a live show situation.  Communicate/resolve technical problems with Entertainment management.  Uses troubleshooting and taking of direction for completion of team objectives in assembly of gear and checking equipment.
  • Responsible for the appropriate installation, setup/storage and maintenance of equipment.  Train and instruct other technicians in the proper set up, use and maintenance of equipment and procedures.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical theory and calculation.
  • Accountable for assisting in maintaining venue or event specific inventory of all Technical equipment and consumables.  Accountable to strictly adhere to all policies and procedures, as defined by the Entertainment Department, governing the safe operation of all technical equipment 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


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.

Technician II Lighting:

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 Venue or Event.  Installs and operates lighting equipment as designed per Event or 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. Basic fundamentals of interpreting lighting plots.
  • Facilitates and troubleshoots with accountability for completion of team objectives from Leads/Supervisor.  Expected to accomplish tasks as directed by Lead/Supervisor that supports the team mission with little supervision after direction is given
  • Basic knowledge of electrical theory and calculation.
  • Assists Technician I with daily maintenance of the Entertainment Venue/Event 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 venue/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


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.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Positions in Lighting require:

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift and or move between 25 and 50 pounds
  • Working outdoors in all weather conditions (select positions)
  • Maintaining a clean work environment with use of cleaning chemicals
  • Is skilled in various lighting control and dimming systems.  Emergency Repair, Parts Assembly, and Forklift Operations experience preferred.
  • Understand and actively participate in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities

Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

Universal is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Universal Orlando via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Universal Orlando HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Universal Orlando. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Universal Orlando as a result of the referral or through other means. 

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