Automation Operator

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Job Type Full Time
Location Remote,
Field Technical Production
Post Date 1 November 2019
Salary -
Summary

Job Summary:
At Disney Cruise Line, you can set sail on the job opportunity of a lifetime! Disney Cruise Line has established itself as a world-renowned leader in hospitality and entertainment, and has been recognized as the top cruise line for families. Our crew members bring the magic to life to deliver exceptional guest service and create family-friendly fun onboard the Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, and on our private island paradise in the Bahamas – Castaway Cay! With incredible itineraries that visit exciting destinations around the world, crew and Officers can chart the course for an unforgettable adventure with Disney Cruise Line. Ongoing training and development allows our crew to continuously learn and grow personally and professionally, and Disney Cruise Line offers a unique opportunity for those looking to grow, excel and work for one of the most innovative and welcoming companies in the world. Apply today to Embark on Your Career and Navigate Your Future!

Responsibilities:
Operate stage scenic elements during shows
Conduct routine maintenance on all ship-wide automation and rigging systems
Ensure all documentation is maintained
Operate Entertainment Automation systems at the Walt Disney Theatre
Oversee and ensure that all rigging equipment is maintained in good order and is being used properly
Responsible for the maintenance and safe operation of the rigging equipment used in outdoor deck parties, including training in all rigging positions for the operation of the show
Assist 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
Carry out all other duties and tasks assigned by the shipboard leadership team, including but not limited to safety duties and tasks in support of other technical areas
Actively participate in all Castaway Cay job responsibilities associated with position and line of business as directed by DCL leadership
Execute additional job responsibilities, as assigned by DCL leadership, based on operational need
Comply with all company set policies and procedures, along with all maritime and ship rules, regulations and procedures
Participate in Emergency Duties as specified in the ship Assembly Plan

Requirements

Basic Qualifications:
Minimum five years recent show production/operation experience required, in a similar role preferred
Proven experience or qualifications in a theatrical/ Entertainment based rigging operation or role
Ability to work at heights and with heavy equipment required
Computer literacy required
Experience in the operation of computerized automation control equipment required
Knowledge and experience of hydraulics, electronics, electric motors, motor drives and controls, manual and automated rigging devices required
Experience with the Acrobat G6 console and e-Chameleon software preferred
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 in a similar role
Additional Information:
This is a SHIPBOARD role.

Applicants must:

Be genuinely interested in a career at sea and willing to live and work onboard a Disney Cruise Line 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 share a cabin with other crew members and 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 (DCL will provide you with documents to obtain this)
Complete a pre-employment medical
Obtain a criminal background check
Bring approved work shoes
**Disney Cruise Line is a drug-free workplace. All new hires are required to undergo drug/alcohol testing within the first week onboard and throughout their contracts. Failure to pass the drug/alcohol testing will result in immediate termination.

About Disney Cruise Line:
A leader in the cruise industry, Disney Cruise Line provides a setting where families can reconnect, adults can recharge and children can experience all the magic that Disney has to offer. Guests can sail out of ports around the world on exciting itineraries to the Caribbean, Bahamas, Alaska and Europe, among others. Aboard the fleet of four ships – the Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy – and Disney’s private island paradise in the Bahamas - Castaway Cay, crew members provide guests with unparalleled service, enchanting storytelling and immersive family entertainment that only Disney can deliver.

About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Magical Cruise Company, Limited, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Cruise Line.

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