• AUTOMATION TECHNICIAN (TEMPORARY ON CALL)

    Requisition ID
    2018-8120
    Category
    ENTERTAINMENT / CIRQUE SHOW
    Minimum Age (Yrs)
    21
    Union Status
    Non-Union
  • Overview

    Responsible for working as part of the automations team to install, maintain and operate automated show elements and systems in a safe and consistent manner for Mystère. You will work as an automation console operator and assist with strategies for a safe working environment at all times.  

     

    Specific Job Functions:

     

    • Competently assemble, construct, maintain and operate all automations equipment as needed for training, special events, rehearsals and performances.
    • Learn and operate automations cues consistently and diligently during performances.
    • Assist with the automation of stage equipment including rigging, lighting, sound, automation, scenery, props, etc. during training, staging, rehearsals and performances.
    • Work as a team member in the automations department and in collaboration with:  Carpentry, Properties, Electrics, Sound, Rigging, Wardrobe and Stage Management.
    • Develop a thorough knowledge of all automation equipment specific to Mystère in order to operate and maintain mechanized and manual equipment safely.
    • Assist with the establishment of a safe working environment at all times and conform to all safety standards.
    • Available and flexible for day work schedules, work calls, special events, rehearsal, training, maintenance and evening show performances.
    • Participate in the regular, thorough and diligent inspection of all installations.
    • Assist with the automation department documentation to insure it is current and formally recorded to preserve the original intention of the designers. 
    • Participate in the documentation of all system and show cue changes and keep a log of all maintenance and regular inspections.
    • Act as a professional stage technician with ready access to required hand tools.
    • Under the supervision of the Head of Automation, insure that equipment and supplies are stocked in sufficient quantity to insure the ongoing needs of the production.
    • Support the creative team with patience and understanding.
    • Perform other related tasks as assigned to you by the Head of Automation.
    • Participate in special projects including the research, purchase and installation of specialty automation related gear.
    • Attend to maintenance and inspection of all automation systems, automated equipment, aircraft cable, fall arrest, rescue operations, on a regular schedule to insure thorough, timely scrutiny of all gear within the automations area.
    • Assist with the preservation of the on going; long term “opening night” quality and artistic integrity of the production.
    • As required by the Head of Automation, operate the automations control console professionally during sets ups, rehearsals and performances as assigned.
    • Assist with the development of special projects including the research, purchase and installation of specialty automation related gear.
    • Participate in helpful, respectful and clear communication with other crew, stage management, and production management.
    • Ensure the safety and security of equipment and installations at all times.
    • Participate on all company required training classes including; OSHA 10, Fall Protection, Heart Saver, Lock out/Tag out etc…
    • Assist with the Load In, Performance and Load Out of all events inside the Treasure Island Show Room / Mystere Theater.
    • Participate in emergency procedure training and practices.
    • All other duties as assigned by the Head of Automation.

    Responsibilities/Qualifications

    • Must have a minimum of 3 years experience as an Automation stage technician in the field of live stage performance.
    • Must be proficient in the installation and repair of automation related gear.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Should have computer knowledge.
    • Professional automations and hydraulic experience both in repairs and installations.
    • Must possess strong interpersonal and leadership skills, be self motivated and, highly organized.
    • Knowledge of OSHA health and safety protocols a definite asset

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