JOB SUMMARY : Provides technical management, inclusive of budget and schedule, for an attraction or attractions. Responsible for the successful specification, bid / award, design, production, installation, and acceptance testing of Ride and / or Show systems, to include Audio, Special Effects, Projection, Lighting, Set / Scenic, Props, Show Action Equipment, Animated Figures, Ride Systems, Mechanical Systems, Network Systems, Parkwide Systems, Ride Control, and / or Show Control Systems.
Role may have multiple direct reports whom manage multiple aspects of an attraction. This role will require relocation to Osaka, Japan for over a year.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES :
Vendor management includes participation in all aspects of both technical and project / contract management as it applies to vendor contracts, directives, and change orders
Develops an open working relationship with the facility & construction team and contractors to ensure a clear line of communication regarding installation, test, and adjust activities.
Builds strong team cohesion and motivation within the attraction technical team
Leads enforcement of Show and Ride technical and safety principles to provide a quality product and necessary deliverables
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Some global travel may be required (less than 30%). Significant vendor management.
EDUCATION : Bachelor’s degree in an applicable technical field required. Advanced degrees preferred.
EXPERIENCE : 7+ Years : Required experience in theme park specific technical / engineering role(s). 5+ Years : Required Vendor Management experience with significant in-field installation related experience.
3+ Years : Preferred experience with contract management and practices in the theme park and / or construction industries.
7+ Years : Required related experience. Theme Park specific experience is highly preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.
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