Production Technician I at Dorney Park

Posted in Retail 8 days ago.

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Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania

Job Description:
Overview Working with us is an opportunity that can pay off for years to come - with skills, knowledge, experiences and friends that can last a lifetime!

A Seasonal job with us can lead to a successful future. That's because you will:

  • Develop resume-building skills to help achieve your career goals
  • Work in a welcoming and diverse environment
  • Gain knowledge through training programs and work experience
Creates and builds new show and event product. Installs, operates and maintains technical equipment for productions and events. May work in a variety of sections of the Entertainment Department, including Lighting, Sound, Video, Set Build, Construction, Props, etc.

Qualifications We're looking for:

  • Ability to recognize when additional assistance or direction is required, and to seek that assistance or direction.
  • Have general working knowledge of the operation of power tools.
  • Ability to work with applicants, associates, contractors, vendors and guests in a positive and professional manner.
  • Ability to maintain composer and professionalism during high pressure situations.
  • Ability to work effectively and achieve department goals under time constraints and quality pressures.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to speak and understand English at a level sufficient to interact with guests; provide basic directions; and answer guest questions.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have theatrical experience in one or more of the following: Scenic painter/artist, props, scenic carpenter or construction,rigging, special effects, decor, stage lighting or live sound reinforcement.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.
  • Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provincial law.
  • Ability to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or older, which may include, but is not limited to, credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law.
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Ability to understand English at a level sufficient to receive and perform basic job assignments and instructions.
  • Ability to frequently work in dark spaces

Ready to start your future now? Apply Today!

Responsibilities You'll Make a Difference:

  • Interact with our guests and make their day amazing through meaningful connections
  • Share your passion for creating a warm and welcoming environment with your team
  • Deliver fast and accurate service
  • Contribute to our exceptional track record for safety
Minimum Duties and Qualifications:

  • Performs all duties in a safe manner.
  • Installs and operates show prduction technical equipment, including sets, lights, sounds, video elements and props.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on equipment.
  • Construct and install new show product in manner consistent with the artistic vision of park management, show producers and designers.
  • Troubleshoots equipment failure and works to resolve any issues safely and efficiently.
  • Assists with load in and load out of shows, events, Halloween Haunt and other park activities and productions.
  • Secures rentals, guest artists, production crews, and other outside labor/materials as assigned.
  • Prepares facilities for daily activities, ie. Rehearsals, clean ups, maintenance calls, shows, special events, etc.
  • Ensures smooth operation of all events and shows.
  • Works with team to set up lights, staging, sets, sound, video and special effects, even if not in area of expertise.
  • Provides guest service according to Cedar Fair standards when serving the guest or working with subordinates, including initiating guest interactions, answering questions and giving directions.
  • Maintains cleanliness and safety in assigned work area and performs all duties in compliance with Cedar Fair safety guidelines and requirements and reports all unsafe or unusual conditions to supervision.
  • Meets scheduling availability requirements, including nights, weekends, and holiday periods to meet business needs.
  • Meets Cedar Fair's attendance requirements as outlined in Cedar Fair's attendance policies.
  • Adheres to Cedar Fair's Rules of Conduct, including specific costuming and grooming standards, as outlined in the Associate Guidelines and other park/divisional specific policies and procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned.