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  • https://airtable.com/shrUwlULUdVsbEsqN?prefill_Position=Audio+and+Lighting+Technician+at+Playland+Park

    About the Role…

    Reporting to the Technical Director for RWS, the Audio and Lighting Technician for Playland park is primarily responsible for the safe and effective operation of shows in the major venues of the park. Starting with show installs in early May, the role will transition to setting up and striking audio and lighting equipment, and operating audio and lighting consoles for park shows. The Audio and Lighting Technician will also be responsible for troubleshooting and maintaining park show systems.

    What’s Expected…

    • Acquire and demonstrate awareness of both RWS’ and the venues safety procedures, including Emergency Action Plans, PPE Requirements, Lock-out/Tag-out procedures, and other protocols as needed.
    • Demonstrated ability to program, operate, and troubleshoot shows on Allen & Heath digital consoles (or similar)
    • Familiarity working with Shure wireless microphones
    • Knowledgeable and comfortable with various digital and analogue audio equipment (RF systems, compressors, graphic EQs, etc.)
    • Experience working with live bands, including setting up and breaking down vocal, drum kit, and instrument microphones
    • Working knowledge of temporary power distribution best practices
    • Familiarity with ColorSource 20 lighting console (or similar)
    • Working show tracks: assisting bands with set up, performing sound checks, monitor mixing, front of house mixing, troubleshooting sound issues; performing channel check and operating light board for simple cueing for other shows
    • Complete post-show duties, including powering down and storing equipment, assessing issues, and reporting issues from daily operations
    • Perform safety inspections for audio and lighting equipment in all venues
    • Communicate effectively with Technical Director, Project Managers, performer cast, and park technicians
    • Assist with overall production needs as reasonably requested

    Please note: while this is intended to be an accurate description of the job, it is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements, or working conditions associated with the position, and may require that other or different tasks be performed as necessary and assigned.

    What you Bring…

    • Bachelor’s degree in Technical Theater or Sound, or 3 years experience with audio and lighting operations required
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to remain positive and push through in stressful situations while accomplishing daily work
    • Ability to stand/sit/kneel for extended periods, work at height as required, and consistently lift 50 lbs. in fulfillment of responsibilities
    • Outdoor entertainment experience a plus
    • Preference will be given to individuals who can complete the full contract

    Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (or proof of exemption) will be required.

    What we Bring…

    • Tools and materials provided for install days
    • Robust training on park systems

    Payrate…

    • $950 per week; paid bi-weekly
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  • https://airtable.com/shrgE76O11uHwDa8t?prefill_Position=Associate+Technical+Director

    About the Role…

    The Associate Technical Director is responsible for coordinating on-site logistics for all projects and events assigned. Overseeing all aspects of installation and removal for entertainment events, the Associate Technical Director plays a key role in the successful completion of events. Reporting to the assigned Technical Director for each project, the Associate Technical Director will be responsible for advance work to prepare installs and removals, procuring supplies, tracking budgets, supervising technicians and vendors, and leading install and removal teams in hands-on work.

    What’s Expected…

    • Complete feasibility studies to provide quotes for timeline and total cost (including labor, labor days, equipment, travel, shipping, taxes, manufacturer recommendations, ground surveys, foundational integrity surveys, engineering needs, etc.), prior to client commitment of a design or experience .
    • Organization and synthesis of technical and artistic information from client, production manager, business development, and technical teams.
    • Communicate with vendors, laborers, and client-based technical personnel for the organization and execution of projects in a safe and professional manner. This includes regular weekly meetings with internal and external departments.
    • Research and provide recommendations for new industry products, standards, trainings, and best practices
    • Demonstrate complete understanding of all working aspects of assigned projects and be able to explain such things to various personnel (laborers with/without experience, clients, venue personnel, coworkers, coordinators, performers, etc.)
    • Provide documentation for assigned projects including progress photos, equipment manuals, start-up and shut-down procedures, maintenance recommendations, and standard operating practices; share this documentation with RWS and venue management as needed for effective operation of experiences.
    • Perform all aspects of onsite work in accordance with OSHA, ANSI, and any other applicable standards.
    • Assist in troubleshooting all technical aspects (lighting, audio, video, projections, rigging, architectural challenges, heavy machinery, personnel lifts, simple machines, ).
    • Demonstrate and be able to train on-site technicians in the safe use of hand and power tools; use hand and power tools daily to accomplish work tasks.
    • Acquire and demonstrate awareness of RWS’ and venue’s safety procedures, including Emergency Action Plans, PPE requirements, lock-out-tag-out procedures, injury and illness reporting, and additional protocols as required.
    • Educate all personnel onsite in all safety procedures required, and maintain flexibility to complete project goals in the face of changing protocols.
    • Conduct continual Job Hazard Analyses to keep informed of changing worksite conditions as installation and removal projects progress.
    • Supervise the work of others (overhire/onsite crews), including planning, assigning, and scheduling work; reviewing others’ work and maintaining quality standards; training staff and offering advice on best practices; and overseeing individual and team productivity.
    • May offer recommendations for hiring, termination, and pay adjustments, but does not have responsibility for making these decisions.
    • Assist with overall production needs as reasonably requested.

    Please Note: While this is intended to be an accurate description of the job, this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements, or working conditions associated with the position, and may require that other or different tasks be performed as necessary and assigned.

    What you Bring…

    • Bachelor’s degree in theatrical technology, or 4 years of in-field experience required
    • 3 – 4 years of experience as a theme park or theatrical venue technician
    • Valid driver’s license
    • First Aid and AED training a big plus
    • IVES high reach training highly encouraged
    • Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) certificate a big plus
    • Basic knowledge of industry practices in a working theatrical space
    • Strong working knowledge of technical theatre disciplines, including reading drafting plates, scenic layouts, scenic carpentry and fabrication, scenic painting, rigging, lighting, audio, and low voltage electrics
    • Familiarity with portable power distribution systems
    • Ability to interface with clients, coworkers, and laborers to maintain a positive work environment
    • Ability to remain open, positive, and solutions-focused in stressful situations
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Computer skills – Microsoft office, CAD programs, budgeting software
    • Awareness of dangers and hazards associated with job functions and willingness to minimize those hazards
    • Ability to stand/sit/stoop/kneel for extended periods of time, work at height as required, and consistently lift 75 pounds in fulfillment of responsibilities
    • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time

    A valid passport for the duration of employment for all travel-related roles. Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (or proof of exemption) will be required.

    What we bring…

    • Travel expenses while working onsite, including airfare, housing, and per diem or food stipend
    • Equipment support, including tools, material supplies, and internet access
    • Mileage reimbursement for use of personal vehicle

    Contract Dates…

    • ASAP – October 3rd, 2022
    • Preference will be given to individuals who can commit to full contract

    Pay Rate…

    • $1,250 per week

    At RWS, we believe our bold makers and mold breakers can come from any background. Our stage is open to all applicants, regardless of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. RWS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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  • https://airtable.com/shr777rZwvur1J6cR?prefill_Position=Lighting+and+Video+Technician

    About the role…

    The Lighting & Video Technician is primarily responsible for the effective operation of all lighting and video related needs for Carousel Lounge and its operations onboard the MSC Meraviglia. Reporting to the Technical Venue Manager, this role will be responsible for the programming of special events, run of performances, and general maintenance of the lighting & video rig. This role will be expected to gain a moderate level of proficiency in programming and running all servers for visual effect playback.

    What’s expected…

    • Demonstrated programming proficiency on the GrandMA series of lighting consoles
    • Intermediate level of lighting design skills to accommodate special events in the venue
    • Ability to learn Pandora’s Box Media server to a level sufficient for troubleshooting, basic content loading, and proper output routing
    • Familiar with use of Novastar and similar industry standards of LED control equipment
    • Preset, program (as applicable), and run all events taking place in assigned venue
    • Complete post-show duties following each performance/event, ensuring that all lighting gear is properly powered down
    • Regularly safety inspect and maintain lighting gear in the venue
    • Regularly inspect all LED Video surfaces, replacing panels as required
    • Track lamp hours, replacing lamps as they blow or approach end of life
    • Effectively troubleshoot and report on all lighting or video issues
    • Assist with overall production needs as reasonably requested

    Please Note: While this is intended to be an accurate description of the job, this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the position, and may require that other or different tasks be performed as necessary and assigned.

    What you bring…

    • Excellent communication and time management skills.
    • Bachelor’s degree in theatre (production or technical) or 3 years of in field experience required.
    • Operational knowledge of technical equipment inclusive of rigging, sound, lighting, video and automation.
    • Cruise Line or Touring Experience suggested, but not required.
    • Ability to remain positive and push thru in stressful situations, while still accomplishing daily work.
    • Ability to communicate with multiple departments onboard, understanding how the entertainment team, folds into the bigger operation.
    • Ability to work six (6) days per week for periods of up to 8-months at a time.
    • Comfortable living and working in close quarters with co-workers from varied backgrounds.
    • Ability to stand for long periods, work at height as required, and consistently lift 75 pounds in fulfillment of responsibilities.
    • Ability to learn and abide by all onboard safety regulations as outlined in ship’s Safety Management System.
    • Ability to complete pre-employment medical screening, including MSC vaccination requirements
    • Ability to remain positive in stressful situations working under tight deadlines.
    • Ability to analyze and evaluate the need for technical support for various events and performances.

    What we bring…

    • Onboard (crossover) training included
    • Food & Lodging Included
    • Double Occupancy Cabin
    • Select Privileges in Passenger Dining Facilities
    • Access to Guest Gym Facilities
    • Free Laundry Service
    • Friends and Family cruise discounts

    Contract Dates…

    • April 1, 2022 through December 4, 2022.
    • Flexible start date
    • Preference will be given to individuals who can commit to full contract (approximately 8-months).

    Pay Rate…

    • $1000 per week

    At RWS, we believe our bold makers and mold breakers can come from any background. Our stage is open to all applicants, regardless of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. RWS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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  • https://airtable.com/shr777rZwvur1J6cR?prefill_Position=Audio+Technician

    About the role…

    The Audio Technician is primarily responsible for the effective execution of all audio related tasks for Carousel Lounge and its operations onboard the MSC Meraviglia. Reporting to the Technical Venue Manager, this role will be responsible for the setup and operation of all audio needs within the venues and maintenance of the audio equipment, as well as participate in all sets/strikes in the venues.

    What’s expected…

    • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to run and program shows on Yamaha CL3 Mixing Console (72in/32out)
    • Knowledgeable and comfortable with various digital and analogue audio equipment (RF systems, compressors, graphic EQ’s, etc.)
    • Proven track record of mixing live vocals and bands
    • Knowledge of LogicPro & Q-lab required
    • Experience with GreenGo systems and Dante peripherals a strong plus
    • Preset and run all events taking place in assigned venue, ranging from a single speaker to staged production incorporating live vocals and band
    • Complete post-show duties following each performance/event, ensuring that equipment is properly powered down and stored
    • Regularly safety inspect and maintain audio equipment in venue
    • Effectively troubleshoot and report on all audio issues
    • Assist with overall production needs as reasonably requested

    Please Note: While this is intended to be an accurate description of the job, this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the position, and may require that other or different tasks be performed as necessary and assigned.

    What you bring…

    • Excellent communication and time management skills.
    • Bachelor’s degree in theatre (production or technical) or 3 years of in field experience required.
    • Operational knowledge of technical equipment inclusive of rigging, sound, lighting, video and automation.
    • Cruise Line or Touring Experience suggested, but not required.
    • Ability to remain positive and push thru in stressful situations, while still accomplishing daily work.
    • Ability to communicate with multiple departments onboard, understanding how the entertainment team, folds into the bigger operation.
    • Ability to work six (6) days per week for periods of up to 8-months at a time.
    • Comfortable living and working in close quarters with co-workers from varied backgrounds.
    • Ability to stand for long periods, work at height as required, and consistently lift 75 pounds in fulfillment of responsibilities.
    • Ability to learn and abide by all onboard safety regulations as outlined in ship’s Safety Management System.
    • Ability to complete pre-employment medical screening, including MSC vaccination requirements
    • Ability to remain positive in stressful situations working under tight deadlines.
    • The ability to analyze and evaluate the need for technical support for various events and performances.

    A valid passport not expiring before June 2023 required. Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (or proof of exemption) will be required.

    What we bring…

    • Onboard (crossover) training included
    • Food & Lodging Included
    • Double Occupancy Cabin
    • Select Privileges in Passenger Dining Facilities
    • Access to Guest Gym Facilities
    • Free Laundry Service
    • Friends and Family cruise discounts

    Contract Dates…

    • April 1, 2022 through December 10, 2022.
    • Flexible start date
    • Preference will be given to individuals who can commit to full contract (approximately 8-months).

    Pay Rate…

    • $1000 per week

    At RWS, we believe our bold makers and mold breakers can come from any background. Our stage is open to all applicants, regardless of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. RWS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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  • RWS | Theatrical Stitcher | Virtual Submission | Ongoing

    • Gender All Genders
    • Category Technicians
    • City / State New York, NY
    • Region United States

    https://rws.applytojob.com/apply/P6XAsDXdBv/Theatrical-Stitcher

    RWS Entertainment Group is a full service, worldwide production company that provides the very best in custom-designed as well as pre-packaged events and live shows for corporations, theme parks, cruise ships, resorts, and the fashion industry. Established in 2003, RWS Entertainment Group was built from the ground up through the dedication and devotion of a hard working team. We have experienced continued growth embracing our mission, Raise Your Experience.

    Who we’re looking for…

    RWS Entertainment Group is currently seeking experienced Theatrical Stitchers for seasonal positions in our expanding costume shop and for immediate cruise ship installs.

    What’s expected…

    • Construct and/or alter all assigned costumes according to the supervisor’s specifications.
    • Actively participate in a team consisting of supervisor and other stitchers.
    • Understanding of the period, style, and techniques necessary to complete the costume within the costume designer’s guidelines.
    • Maintain the integrity of the costume design.
    • Comfortable using industrial, domestic, and serger sewing machines.
    • Comfortable with stretch fabrics, beading and sequins.
    • For cruise ship installs; travel as assigned, valid passport and proof of full COVID-19 vaccination required.

    The stitcher must be able to perform the following tasks with minimal supervision:

    • Zipper insertion.
    • Basic tailoring skills.
    • Hemming.
    • Garment alterations.
    • Hand sewing.
    • Quick rigging of costumes.

    Please Note: While this is intended to be an accurate description of the job, this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the position, and may require that other or different tasks be performed as necessary and assigned.

    What you bring…

    • Advanced skills in hand and machine sewing and finishing with an understanding of theatrical costume and construction techniques and terms.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in hand sewing techniques.
    • Knowledge of/and experience in a variety of costume construction techniques including tailoring, period construction techniques, and alterations.
    • Demonstrated knowledge in theatrical construction and quick rigging techniques.
    • Understanding of period shape and how to adapt it to theatrical costumes.
    • Ability to collaborate with the costume team to efficiently complete assigned projects.
    • Ability to listen, take instruction, and to participate in a team to complete the builds/alterations.
    • Excellent organizational, communication, and time management skills.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and vendors.
    • Ability to work well under tight deadlines, in a fast paced and high pressure environment.
    • Ability to lift at least 20 lbs, as well as climb and reach on ladders.
    • Experience in the live entertainment and event production industries preferred.
    • Extremely detail-oriented and responsible.
    • Ability to adapt easily to an ever-changing production process.

    The deal…

    • In-Office Wardrobe Shop.
    • Flexible schedule.
    • Competitive hourly rate.
    • Cruise Ship Installs (Onboard).
    • Food & Lodging Included.
    • Competitive daily rate.

    At RWS, we believe our bold makers and mold breakers can come from any background. Our stage is open to all applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. RWS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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