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Automation Technician-Major Cruise Line



- The Automation Technician is responsible for the movement of all automated stage equipment, rigging and safety devices, and safety of personnel on stage.
- Operate the Stage Automation control system in a safe and effective manner. Manages the system during rehearsals, shows, set up etc. to ensure maximum safety for all involved.
- Directs all scenic changeovers and ensures they are completed in a safe and timely manner.
- Manages the inspection of scenic installations after changeovers with Technical Supervisor to ensure that all props and equipment are secure and safe.
- Assists Electronics Engineer Junior Entertainment with preventive maintenance and cleaning on all automation equipment, rigging & scenery with the help of the Technical staff. Assist other technicians as and when required.
- Maintains up to date auditable records of all shows and changes. Must provide detailed and accurate Tracking Sheets to Technical Supervisor and/or Entertainment Production Manager. Inspect and keep updated Auditable records as per SEMS in regard to safety harness and lanyards.

- Pyrotechnic Lead
* Keep all records of on-board and offloaded product.
* Order all products for the next voyage.
* Manifest off all of the previous week’s pyro storage containers, misfires, and unfired devices.
* Test and Fire all shows in the manner as they were designed by the production team.
* Partner with the Bridge and Security to provide a safe and secure environment in which to operate the show.
- In order to consistently exceed guest expectations and provide the highest levels of product and services, additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed.



- Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of technical theatrical productions, and safe rigging practices.

- Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of back stage environment and operation.

- Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of various automation systems including (but not limited to), Nomad, Acrobat, Visual Stage control systems

- Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel and Outlook.

- Intermediate to Advanced working knowledge of Audio, Lighting systems.

- Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of safe stage rigging practices.


- Associates Degree in Technical Theatre program or a related discipline
- Appropriate vocational/technical training and/or experience may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required degree.