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  • urgent

    https://airtable.com/shrnxLywoyDcjI6Gw?prefill_Position=Technical+Director

    About the Role…

    The Technical Director is responsible for coordinating on-site logistics for Six Flags Discovery Kingdom’s Halloween haunts. Overseeing all aspects of installation and removal for entertainment events, the Technical Director plays a key role in the successful completion of events. Reporting to the Director, Technical Services, the Technical Director will be responsible for advance work to prepare installs and removals, procuring supplies, tracking budgets, hiring and supervising technicians and vendors, and leading install and removal teams in hands-on work.

    What’s Expected…

    • Strong background in scenic fabrication, assembly, and installation; ability to effectively lead scenic crews through entire a must
    • Experience with pneumatic automations and animatronics a big plus.
    • 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.
    • Responsibility for interviewing and recommending hiring of seasonal technicians and installation crews
    • 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 to November 15th, 2022
    • Preference will be given to individuals who can commit to full contract

    Pay Rate…

    • $1,400 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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  • urgent

    MSC Seashore | General Technician, Lighting & Video | Virtual Submissions | Now – September

    • Gender All Genders
    • Category Technicians
    • City / State Caribbean
    • Region Sea / Boat

    https://airtable.com/shrZtaAKVeEblKFgu?prefill_Position=General+Technician+Lighting+Video

    The General Technician, Lighting & Video is primarily responsible for the effective operation of all lighting and video related needs for Le Cabaret Rouge and Times Square Atrium and their operations onboard the MSC Seashore. 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
    • Operate robo-spot for select events/performances
    • Complete post sets 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 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 remain positive in stressful situations working under tight deadlines.
    • Ability to analyze and evaluate the need for technical support for various events and performances.

    A valid passport not expiring before March 2023 will be required. Candidates currently possessing passports will be given preference. Vaccination against COVID-19 with boosters required for ship-board positions.

    What we bring…

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

    Contract Dates…

    • Various operational dates ranging from mid-December 2021 through August 2022.
    • Flexible start date, TBD.
    • Preference will be given to individuals who can commit to full tour (approximately 8-months).

    Pay Rate…

    • $600 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/shrK8husLbnvbLNhV?prefill_Position=Stage+Manager

    About the role…

    The Production Stage Manager is responsible for their assigned venue and its operations onboard either the MSC Seascape or the MSC Europa. Beginning with rehearsals in Long Island City, the Production Stage Manager will oversee all aspects of lighting, video, sound, aerial apparatuses, and quality control of the performances in the rehearsal space and onboard. This will include taking notes, creating rehearsal reports, building show tracks for technicians, and creating the call book. The Production Stage Manager will be responsible for calling the show each night, as well as managing a team of up to 6 technicians while onboard.

    We are hiring similar roles for two separate ships; please indicate your preference for a ship (if any) in your application.

    What’s expected…

    • Communicate with vendors, laborers, and client-based technical personnel for organization and execution of shows in a safe and professional manner. This includes regular weekly meetings with internal and external departments.
    • Demonstrate understanding of all technical aspects of the show and be able to explain such things to various personnel (laborers with / without experience, clients, performers etc.).
    • Acquire and demonstrate awareness of both RWS’ and the venue’s safety procedures including Emergency Action Plans, PPE Requirements, Lock-out Tag-out Procedures, and additional protocols.
    • Attend workshops as necessary.
    • Attend and lead technical and/or dress rehearsals.
    • Assist with the experience and be available for the day to day needs of the onsite production team during installation.
    • Perform production assistant duties to include
      • Completing daily rehearsal reports
      • Completing daily call schedules
      • Coordinating airport pick ups/drop offs
      • Errands as needed for production while onsite
      • Assisting with load-in
      • Assisting with set dressing/props
      • Further duties to successfully prepare for the installation, technical rehearsals, and opening
    • Ensure all production elements are performance-ready and meet the RWS standard by final dress rehearsal.
    • Call cues for shows and oversee all performance and technical operations in Forward Theater six (6) nights per week.
    • Familiarity with a wide range of show control systems (including Pandora’s Box media servers, Tait NOMAD automation consoles, and Novastar LED system controls) highly preferred
    • Regular interaction and collaboration with the Technical Director and the ship Lead Technician.
    • Provide RWS with weekly voyage reports /updates and with progress photos as necessary.
    • Assist with overall production needs as reasonably requested.
    • Regularly schedule and enforce safety inspections of all equipment.
    • Oversee any events to take place within the theater space from a technical perspective.

    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 management skills.
    • Bachelor’s degree in theatrical management (production, stage 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 for the duration of the contract plus six months is required. Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 will be required to board.

    What we bring…

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

    Contract Dates…

    • July 18th, 2022 through May 18th, 2023.
    • Flexible start date
    • Preference will be given to individuals who can commit to full contract (approximately 8-months).

    Pay Rate…

    • $1,000 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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  • urgent

    SeaWorld San Diego – Howl-o-Scream | Technical Director | Virtual Submissions | June – October

    • Gender All Genders
    • Category Technicians
    • City / State San Diego, California
    • Region United States

    https://airtable.com/shraGGABsdYDRMHxt?prefill_Position=Technical+Director

    About the Role…

    The Technical Director is responsible for coordinating on-site logistics for SeaWorld San Diego’s Howl-O-Scream event. Overseeing all aspects of installation and removal for entertainment events, the Technical Director plays a key role in the successful completion of the event. Reporting to the Director, Technical Services, the Technical Director will be responsible for advance work to prepare installs and removals, procuring supplies, tracking budgets, hiring and 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.
    • Responsibility for interviewing and recommending hiring of seasonal technicians and installation crews
    • 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 to October 8th, 2022
    • Preference will be given to individuals who can commit to full contract

    Pay Rate…

    • $1,400 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/shr3SnyjVPVTjpAN8?prefill_Position=Associate+Technical+Director

    About the Role…

    The Associate Technical Director is responsible for coordinating on-site logistics for all technical aspects of the project for Adventureland Phantom Fall. Overseeing all aspects of installation and removal for  Phantom Fall, the Associate Technical Director plays a key role in the successful completion of events. Reporting to the assigned Technical Director for Adventureland, 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 to 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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  • urgent

    https://airtable.com/shr777rZwvur1J6cR?prefill_Position=Automation+Operator

    About the role…

    The Automation Operator is primarily responsible for the safe and effective execution of all show automation and rigging systems in Carousel Lounge aboard MSC Meraviglia. Reporting to the Technical Director, this role will be responsible for the setup and operation of all automation and rigging systems within the venue, inspections and troubleshooting of all venue automation equipment, as well as participating in all sets/strikes in the venues.

    What’s Expected…

    • Operational knowledge of TAIT automation systems, including operating and troubleshooting Nomad console
    • Cirque or other aerialist experience; experience working with performer flying and rigging systems a must
    • Proven track record in rigging, safety, inspections, and maintenance reporting
    • Complete daily inspections and pre-checks of all automation and flying equipment, including motors, winches, cables, hardware, and harnesses
    • Follow all reporting procedures set forth by RWS and venue management
    • Effectively troubleshoot and report issues with automation and rigging equipment as they arise
    • Working show tracks: Assist performers into harnesses during shows, connect harnesses to rigging points, perform spotting duties, and operate automation consoles as needed
    • Complete post-show duties after each performance, ensuring all automation equipment is safely powered down and completing nightly reports
    • Communicate effectively with Technical Director and Production Stage Manager, performer cast, entertainment technicians, and onboard maintenance teams and venue management
    • Assist with overall production needs as reasonably requested
    • Acts as swing/cover position for entertainment technicians in Carousel Lounge; experience in other technical areas (audio, lighting, etc.) a plus

    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 will be required. Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 plus booster required to board.

    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…

    • ASAP through December 10, 2022.
    • Flexible start date
    • Preference will be given to individuals who can commit to full tour.

    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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  • urgent

    https://airtable.com/shrZtaAKVeEblKFgu?prefill_Position=Technical+Venue+Manager

    About the role…

    The Technical Venue Manager is responsible for Le Cabaret Rouge venue and its operations as well as overseeing Times Square Atrium and its operations onboard the MSC Seashore. This is inclusive of lighting, video, sound, aerial apparatus as well as quality control of the performances in the space. The Technical Venue Manager will be responsible for run of show, as well as management of show tracks and managing a team.

    What’s expected…

    • Communicate with vendors, laborers, and client-based technical personnel for organization and execution of the project to be safe and professional. This includes regular weekly meetings with internal and external departments.
    • Demonstrate understanding of all working aspects of the project and be able to explain such things to various personnel (laborers with / without experience, clients, performers etc.).
    • Oversee / Manage an onsite crew to install all elements properly and safely (lighting, scenic, props, electric, control, FX) both indoors and outdoors.
    • Schedule daily labor calls according to the Master Production Timeline. Re-negotiate timelines or schedules as necessary with any changes or unforeseen occurrences.
    • Troubleshoot and provide assessment for all aspects of technical production including, but not limited to, lighting, audio, video, projection, architecture, heavy machinery, simple machinery, personnel lifts, power tools, etc.
    • Acquire and demonstrate awareness of both RWS’ and the venue’s safety procedures including Emergency Action Plans, PPE Requirements, Lock-out Tag-out Procedures, and additional protocols.
    • Oversee the running of shows in Le Cabaret Rouge six (6) nights per week.
    • Must have experience programming and operating Pandora’s Box.
    • Responsible for operating and troubleshooting aerial automation through NOMAD system; prior experience is required.
    • Familiar with use of Novastar and similar industry standards of LED control equipment.
    • Regular interaction and collaboration with ship Lead Technician.
    • Provide RWS with weekly voyage reports /updates and with progress photos as necessary.
    • Provide written maintenance logs outlining details of any issues and resolution procedures.
    • Assist with overall production needs as reasonably requested.
    • Regularly schedule safety inspections of all equipment.
    • Oversee any events to take place within the theater space from a technical perspective.

    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 management skills.
    • Bachelor’s degree in theatrical management (production, stage 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 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 for the duration of the contract plus 6 months is required. Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 will be required to board.

    What we bring…

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

    Contract Dates…

    • ASAP – February 10, 2022
    • Preference will be given to individuals who can commit to full tour (approximately 8-months).

    Pay Rate…

    • $800 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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