Senior Technician - Theatre


JOB OVERVIEW: Responsible for the operation, daily set-up and maintenance of the Walt Disney Theatre (WDT) and the WDT team. Act as liaison with the Stage Manager as it relates to production shows. Perform emergency abbreviated shows as necessary based on weather conditions, safety requirements, rehearsals and other altered technical requirements. Provide support services on all events that take place at the WDT, including production shows, variety acts, concerts, crew, Group and Marketing activities. Maintain stock control and associated documentation. Carry out all other duties and tasks as assigned by shipboard leadership team, including but not limited to Cast changeovers, load ins/outs, new show installs, equipment tests, vendor support, movie premieres, company events, safety duties and duties in support of other technical areas. Responsible for daily installation, set-up, operation, preventative maintenance, and testing of theatrical technical equipment in the Walt Disney Theatre. Facilitate department meetings and provide leadership for all direct reports.


REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Minimum five years experience in a technical role within a theatrical operation. Proven experience leading and overseeing a theatre Tech team in regards to day-to-day responsibilities, performance, scheduling, development, and training. Proven expertise with standard theatrical practices, preferably in musical theatre environment. Experience with Audio Visual and Projection systems, preferred. Trade school/college diploma, preferred. Strong communication (written and oral), and organizational skills. Ability to work at heights and with heavy equipment, required. Ability to perform in environments that have pyrotechnics, chemical smoke, haze, fog, dry ice, and other special effects, required. Experience with Stage Technologies Acrobat automation desk running Chameleon 6. Experience with various body harnesses and stunt-rigging equipment.

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