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The Walt Disney Company Stage Lighting and Special Effects in Boston, Massachusetts

Every day at Disney Cruise Line we take pride in bringing the magic of Disney to life. We find joy in creating cherished memories and form genuine connections with our guests. We hold each other to the highest degree and always act responsibly while ensuring the safety of fellow crew and guests. United by our Disney values, we work toward excellence in all we do. As a part of our team, you can live and work in a diverse and inclusive environment amidst a professional and supportive community. If you are ready to create unforgettable experiences and grow as a person and as a professional, apply today.

As Stage Lighting and Special Effects Technician you will maintain and repair lighting equipment while working with pyrotechnic products and theatrical special effects equipment. You will set strike and perform required show tracks and operate the Lighting / SPFX for Walt Disney Theatre production shows.

You will report to the Senior Technician Walt Disney Theater

Responsibilities :

  • Maintain and repair lighting equipment including lighting rig checks and the completion of required documentation

  • Safely handle, set and dispose of pyrotechnic products onboard

  • Collect, receive, load and manage inventory of all pyrotechnics

  • Prepare and load confetti cannons

  • Set, strike and perform required show tracks for all Walt Disney Theatre production shows

  • Operate the Lighting / SPFX tracks for all Walt Disney Theatre production shows and train to be the backup Show Control Technician - WDT

  • Be an important contributor to the Walt Disney Theater Team with responsibilities for load in and load outs, Cast changeovers, new show installations, equipment tests, vendor support, movie premiers and company events.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum two years show production experience in a similar role

  • Experience with repair, maintenance, and operation of intelligent and generic lighting equipment including a wide range of intelligent lighting fixtures

  • Experience with computerized lighting control systems

  • Knowledge of special effects systems including smoke and pyrotechnics

  • Understanding of staging, scenic and props

  • Can work at heights, with heavy equipment and in an environment with second-hand smoke, haze, fog, dry ice, and other special effects

Additional Information :

This is a shipboard role

You must:

  • Be genuinely interested in a career at sea and willing to live and work onboard a Disney Cruise Line vessel

  • Be willing to follow and perform safety role, emergency responsibilities and associated responsibilities as specified in the ship Assembly Plan

  • Be willing to uphold the general safety management responsibilities as specified in the Safety Management System in areas and operations under their control

  • If applicable, be willing to share a confined cabin with other crew members and appreciative of working and living in a multicultural environment that has strict rules and regulations

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.

Job ID: 1163847BR

Location: United States

Job Posting Company: "Disney Cruise Line"

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