Technician II - Entertainment Technical

Dubai Parks and Resorts

Dubai, UAE

Posted
Ref: RP195-82

Job description / Role

DPR1793 - Technician II - Entertainment Technical

Building Fun
In a never before seen experience, Dubai Parks and Resorts hosts MOTIONGATE™ Dubai – a destination that brings visitors in direct contact with their favorite characters and stories. We are inviting everyone to play a part and as a team member of MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, you’ll enjoy all the fun that comes with an exciting career. You’ll work with a cast of amazingly talented and inspiring people in a job that’s so immersive it hardly feels like work. Come and work with an exciting team where we all play a vital part in the story – whether you choose a role serving the delicious food, to maintaining equipment, performing in costume or operating a ride. Whatever your chosen vocation you will help tell compelling, enduring stories and create memories for our guests that will last a lifetime.

Play Your Part
In this role you are responsible for the technical execution of entertainment produced events & attractions. The member is also responsible for working with the producers, directors, the creative team and entertainment management to maintain the creative, operational and technical integrity of the said entities.

Main Duties:
• Responsible to follow directed performance guidelines, techniques and methodology as established by Entertainment. Specialized technical expertise for specific discipline is required.
• Responsibilities may include but not be limited to: installation, programming, life safety, operations, and maintenance.
• Maintain the artistic integrity of the entertainment production or event as approved by Entertainment Management
• Responsible for attendance, obtainment and adherence of specialized training, licenses or certifications as required by specific job delegation
• Responsible for safe and effective preparation, execution and strike of technical elements as directed by Entertainment
• Capable of independent operation of all technical equipment in discipline of expertise
• Capable of supervised operation of technical equipment in other technical disciplines
• Capable of leading and guiding assigned technicians for preparation, operation and strike of entertainment driven attractions and events within the property
• Participation and involvement in all technical and entertainment related duties as may be required for the operation of the attractions within the property
• Understand and actively participate in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established DPR policies, procedures, training and team member involvement activities
• Any other duties as may be reasonably requested by the Management Team

Requirements

Are You a Star?
In order to be qualified for this role you should possess the below criteria:

Essential:
• A recognized diploma or degree, preferably relevant to the field of work
• 2 years’ experience in a professional theme park, theater or cruise line
• 3 years’ experience in an entertainment technical related workplace
• Proficient knowledge and confident operation of consoles in a minimum of 1 discipline (Audio/ Lighting/ Video/ Rigging/ Automation/ Stunt)
• IT literacy with the ability to create and manage plots in the disciplines of lighting, audio, staging, etc.
• Capability of production of essential work related documents (Daily Work Summary, Technical Show Reports, Incident Reports, etc)
• Interpersonal relationship skills
• Leadership qualities

Desirable:
• Certifications of further studies or educational upgrades relevant to the field of work
• Certifications for training, participation and licenses relevant to the field of work
• Certifications for training, participation and licenses related to HSE
• 3 years’ experience as an entertainment show operator
• Knowledge and proficiency in discipline related design, calculation and editing software (Pro Tools, CAD, WYSIWYG, Medialon, etc)
• Programming on show control platforms
• Knowledge on networked audio, lighting and video systems
• Knowledge in rigging and rope access
• Handling of pyrotechnics, fireworks, weapons and other special effects

The Best Part of The Story
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes; housing allowance, annual flight allowance, comprehensive medical coverage, life and accident insurance and other generous allowances.

We also care about your career development supported by Learning opportunities for those seeking a long-term future in the Company.

About the Company

Dubai Parks and Resorts offers new heights in experiential entertainment through an inspired concept that brings the best of the east and the west in the entertainment industry. Conceived and developed by Meraas Holding, Dubai Parks and Resorts articulates the Dubai leadership’s vision of positioning the emirate as a compelling global tourist destination.

The first phase of Dubai Parks and Resorts will comprise three theme parks: motiongate™ Dubai, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, and LEGOLAND® Dubai. The development will also feature Riverland - a grand entrance plaza and Lapita, a family themed hotel. The first phase is scheduled for completion in 2016. Ground work commenced on site in February 2014

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