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OVERVIEW: The Automation technician is the operator of the automated stage rigging system in the main theater (up to 32 automated drops) for all shows and activities (includes full-cast production shows, magic shows, variety shows, Welcome Aboard Show, Carnival Legends Show, Game Shows, lounge talks & presentations and more). You are also responsible for the cleaning & maintenance of the drops as well as assisting the Floor Technician with the maintenance and repair of the scenery and props.
Associate Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or a minimum of one year equivalent work experience.
Theater background and experience, familiar with industry terms, standards, rules, regulations and common practices.
Basic knowledge in PC hardware & software maintenance and repair.
Basic rigging knowledge, able to inspect and identify issues and hazards (rigging maintenance & repairs are performed by outside contracted companies).
Comfortable working at heights, able to safely climb to operate electric hoists for various scenery pieces hanging at heights up to 35ft (10.5m).
Good overall health and physical condition (to be determined by physician).
Ability to lift/move up to 50 pounds.
Must be able to safely climb an A‐frame ladder and properly operate a Genie lift.
Required to work up to 10hrs per 24hr period, 7 days a week.
Perform show load‐ins and load‐outs (together with the Floor, Audio & Lighting Technicians) for each show.
Perform a rig check before each show following the preshow checklist procedure:
Fill out the Automation Technical Reports detailing any new or outstanding problem pertaining to the computer or mechanical rigging system
Safely and securely operate all of the automated equipment during all shows, as per the provided cue
Perform cleaning and basic maintenance of the stage rigging system that includes:
Assist the Floor Technician with scenery and stage floor vinyl spot‐repairs
Respond to regular work calls (approx. twice a month) to perform (together with the Floor, Audio & Lighting Technicians) theater general cleaning and repairs.
Be available for different rehearsals, tech runs, etc. as indicated by the weekly work schedule or as requested by the Entertainment Technical Manager with at least 12 hours prior notice.
Occasionally assist the Light Tech with loading pyro before shows (after proper training and certification being provided on board).
Assist with additional multiple show setups, rehearsals and tech runs during cast change (typically happening every six months for about 4‐5 weeks).
Familiarize with basic audio/video/lighting equipment setup and operation, to be able to take on the “Tech On Duty” responsibility no later than four weeks after first joining a ship.
Be part of the “Tech On Duty (TOD)” rotation (one week/cruise every four weeks/cruises), providing both guests and crew with entertainment technology related assistance
Attend any safety, hospitality or job‐related training as required and scheduled by the ship’s command or immediate supervisors, including port‐manning rotation.
Ensure proper and thorough training on all job‐related aspects to the incoming replacement technician during the handover period.
Resume outlining previous employment, education or related experience in Word or PDF format
Proof of Certifications/ Degrees (if any)
Reference Letters (contact information)
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