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Entertainment Tech - Pyro/Effects

NBC


Location:
Orlando, FL
Date:
03/24/2017
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Job Details

Company NBC Universal

Job Title Entertainment Tech - Pyro/Effects

Jobid 23553-69667137896

Location: Orlando, FL, 32806, USA

Description Job Description







Looking for a challenge? Pyro/Effects Technicians work on the most technologically advanced live shows in the world. Problem solving, superior technical skills, and possessing the ability to use good judgment under pressure are just some of the key attributes we are looking for in our Pyro/Effects Technicians.



Pyro/Effects Technicians at Universal Orlando are responsible for:







SUMMARY: Responsible for the highly skilled, discipline specific, technical operations within an assigned Entertainment venue or event to ensure show quality and a positive guest experience.







ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:





+ Functions as the discipline specific crew chief assigned to an Entertainment Venue or Event. Responsible for monitoring, adhering to and enforcing all policies and procedures as defined by the Entertainment Department governing the safe use and operation of all technical equipment and pyrotechnic devices.



+ Expected to accomplish tasks as directed by Lead/Supervisor that supports the team mission with little supervision after direction is given. Safe watch employees by assisting to manage proper breaks and ensure lunches are taken by their perspective crews.



+ Assists Technician I with daily maintenance of the Entertainment Venue/Event in order to ensure all Technical equipment is operational and functioning properly.



+ Assists the Technician I in implementing show quality and performance standards as defined by Entertainment Management.



+ Responsible for effectively communicating necessary information which pertains to the technical operation of the assigned entertainment venue/event, to both upper management as well as employees of the venue/event.



+ Understands and actively participates in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities.



+ Performs other duties as assigned.













Requirements







QUALIFICATIONS:



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required:





+ Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.



+ Ability to write simple correspondence.



+ Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.



+ Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.



+ Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.



+ Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.



+ Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.



+ Emergency Repair, Parts Assembly, and Forklift Operations experience preferred.



+ Experienced at facilitating and troubleshooting with accountability for completion of team objectives from Leads/Supervisor.





Consistent attendance is a job requirement.







EDUCATION:





+ High school degree or GED required.





EXPERIENCE:





+ One to three years experience within the assigned technical discipline required.



+ Prior experience within the professional theme park/theater industry in a technical capacity (electrical, mechanical, special effects, pyrotechnics) preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.





CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS





+ Registration of possessors and responsible party card, approved by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. Must maintain a valid pyrotechnic’s license, issued by the Company.









PHYSICAL DEMANDS:



While performing the duties of this job, the individual is required to:





+ Regularly (2/3 of the time or more) stand; walk; talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tool or controls; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and reach with hands and arms.



+ Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time) lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.



+ Occasionally (1/3 of the time or less) sit.



+ Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.









WORK ENVIRONMENT:



While performing the duties of this job, the individual is required to:





+ Regularly (2/3 of the time or more) be exposed to wet, humid conditions (non-weather); and work near moving mechanical parts.



+ Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time) be exposed to work in high, precarious places; outdoor weather conditions; extreme heat (non-weather); and work with explosives.



+ While performing this job, the noise level in the work environment is very loud.









(Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)











The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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