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The Automation technician is the operator of the automated stage rigging system in the main theater (up to 32 automated drops) for all shows and activities (includes full-cast production shows, magic shows, variety shows, Welcome Aboard Show, Carnival Legends Show, Game Shows, lounge talks & presentations and more). You are also responsible for the cleaning & maintenance of the drops as well as assisting the Floor Technician with the maintenance and repair of the scenery and props.


  • Associate Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or a minimum of one year equivalent work experience.
  • Theater background and experience, familiar with industry terms, standards, rules, regulations and common practices.
  • Basic knowledge in PC hardware & software maintenance and repair.
  • Basic rigging knowledge, able to inspect and identify issues and hazards (rigging maintenance & repairs are performed by outside contracted companies).
  • Comfortable working at heights, able to safely climb to operate electric hoists for various scenery pieces hanging at heights up to 35ft (10.5m).
  • Good overall health and physical condition (to be determined by physician).
  • Ability to lift/move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to safely climb an A‐frame ladder and properly operate a Genie lift.
  • Required to work up to 10hrs per 24hr period, 7 days a week.
  • Perform show load‐ins and load‐outs (together with the Floor, Audio & Lighting Technicians) for each show.
  • Perform a rig check before each show following the preshow checklist procedure:
  • Fill out the Automation Technical Reports detailing any new or outstanding problem pertaining to the computer or mechanical rigging system
  • Safely and securely operate all of the automated equipment during all shows, as per the provided cue
  • Perform cleaning and basic maintenance of the stage rigging system that includes:
  • Assist the Floor Technician with scenery and stage floor vinyl spot‐repairs
  • Respond to regular work calls (approx. twice a month) to perform (together with the Floor, Audio & Lighting Technicians) theater general cleaning and repairs.
  • Be available for different rehearsals, tech runs, etc. as indicated by the weekly work schedule or as requested by the Entertainment Technical Manager with at least 12 hours prior notice.
  • Occasionally assist the Light Tech with loading pyro before shows (after proper training and certification being provided on board).
  • Assist with additional multiple show setups, rehearsals and tech runs during cast change (typically happening every six months for about 4‐5 weeks).
  • Familiarize with basic audio/video/lighting equipment setup and operation, to be able to take on the “Tech On Duty” responsibility no later than four weeks after first joining a ship.
  • Be part of the “Tech On Duty (TOD)” rotation (one week/cruise every four weeks/cruises), providing both guests and crew with entertainment technology related assistance
  • Attend any safety, hospitality or job‐related training as required and scheduled by the ship’s command or immediate supervisors, including port‐manning rotation.
  • Ensure proper and thorough training on all job‐related aspects to the incoming replacement technician during the handover period.
  • Resume outlining previous employment, education or related experience in Word or PDF format
  • Proof of Certifications/ Degrees (if any)
  • Reference Letters (contact information)
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