Show Control 1 - Theatre



- Responsible for the operation and maintenance of all Show Control elements
- Responsible for stock control of show consumables
- Oversee the LX department monthly maintenance routine
- Daily responsibility for installation, set-up, operation, and maintenance of all Show Control Systems and equipment
- Responsible for the maintenance, testing and firing of the Pyrotechnic and Laser systems in the Theatre and outdoor deck parties for all scheduled programs and special events
- Responsible for partnering with, and giving leadership to the Lighting/Special Effects Technician in the maintenance of all show control equipment, including intelligent and generic lighting, video projection and control systems, pyrotechnic and special effects systems and other devices
- Responsible for providing technical support in the WDT to all Groups, Marketing, variety acts, special events and crew activities, including but not limited to Lighting Programming, Show Control System Programming and AV Mixing
- Set up and testing of show systems daily, operation and assistance with show changeovers
- See that all maintenance is completed correctly and in a timely fashion. Partner with the Senior Technician WDT to complete maintenance and delegate as appropriate to the Stage Technician LX/SFX
- Perform emergency abbreviated shows as necessary based on weather conditions, safety requirements, rehearsals and other altered technical requirements as deemed necessary by the Stage Manager or other leader in charge of the event
- Responsible for assisting in other duties and tasks as assigned by the Senior Technician WDT, including but not limited to cast changeovers, load ins/outs, new show installs, equipment tests, vendor support, movie premieres and company events


Basic Qualifications:

- Minimum five years of related experience, preferably in a theatrical environment as a Master Electrician or a Chief Electrician, or in a similar role as a Show Control Systems operator
- Minimum trade school diploma or proven, related experience required
- Ability to work at heights and with heavy equipment
- Proven leadership skills and experience, should also be self-motivated and a good communicator
- Experience with the programming, operation and maintenance of sophisticated theatre lighting systems, including moving lights
- Experience with video projection systems and theatrical special effects an advantage
- Experience with computerized show control systems, SMPTE time code or MIDI controlled equipment an advantage
- Experience with the ability to perform in environments that have second-hand smoke, pyrotechnics, chemical smoke, haze, fog, dry ice and other special effects
- Experience with Medialon Show Control systems
- Experience with AMX Systems
- Experience with Whole HOG lighting Desk
- Experience with Hard disk playback systems
- Be at least 21 years of age
- Be able to speak, read and write fluent English
- Willingness to live and work onboard one of our vessels for a certain length of time (based on position)
- Be able to work a seven-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off
- Be able to adhere to Disney Cruise Line appearance guidelines
- Enjoy working in a high-volume, fast-paced, guest-service oriented environment
- Be flexible with your work schedule, job duties and work locations
- Appreciate diversity among guests and crew

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with computerized show control systems, SMPTE time code or MIDI controlled equipment

Applicants must:

- Be genuinely interested in a career at sea and willing to live and work onboard a company vessel
- Be committed to the position you are applying for at least 2-3 contracts before a transfer or promotion
- Be willing to follow and perform safety role, emergency duties and/or associated responsibilities as specified in the ship Assembly Plan
- Be willing and able to uphold the general safety management responsibilities specified in the Safety Management System in areas and operations under their control
- Be willing to follow and embrace United States Public Health requirements and guidelines as well as Environmentality requirements and Company practices
- Be willing to be appreciative of working and living in a multi-cultural environment
- Be comfortable living in a confined space with strict rules and regulations
- Adhere to a structured lifestyle, personally and professionally

Your Responsibilities:

- Have a valid passport and C1/D Seaman's visa (the cruise line will provide you with documents to obtain this)
- Complete a pre-employment medical
- Obtain a criminal background check
- Bring approved work shoes

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