Automation Operator


Automation Operator

Disney Cruise Line
Miami, FL 33145

Job Details




Automation Operator




  • Operate stage scenic elements during shows
  • Conduct routine maintenance on all ship-wide automation and rigging systems
  • Ensure all documentation is maintained
  • Operate Entertainment Automation systems at the Walt Disney Theatre
  • Oversee and ensure that all rigging equipment is maintained in good order and is being used properly
  • Responsible for the maintenance and safe operation of the rigging equipment used in outdoor deck parties, including training in all rigging positions for the operation of the show
  • Assist in other duties and tasks as assigned by the Senior Technician WDT, including but not limited to Cast changeovers, load ins/outs, new show installs, equipment tests, vendor support, movie premieres and company events
  • Carry out all other duties and tasks assigned by the shipboard leadership team, including but not limited to safety duties and tasks in support of other technical areas
  • Actively participate in all Castaway Cay job responsibilities associated with position and line of business as directed by DCL leadership
  • Execute additional job responsibilities, as assigned by DCL leadership, based on operational need
  • Comply with all company set policies and procedures, along with all maritime and ship rules, regulations and procedures
  • Participate in Emergency Duties as specified in the ship Assembly Plan


Basic Qualifications


  • Minimum five years recent show production/operation experience
  • Proven experience or qualifications in a theatrical/ Entertainment based rigging operation or role
  • Ability to work at heights and with heavy equipment required
  • Computer literacy
  • Experience in the operation of computerized automation control equipment
  • Knowledge and experience of hydraulics, electronics, electric motors, motor drives and controls, manual and automated rigging devices
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be able to speak, read and write fluent English
  • Willingness to live and work onboard one of our vessels for a certain length of time (based on position)
  • Be able to work a seven-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off
  • Be able to adhere to Disney Cruise Line appearance guidelines
  • Enjoy working in a high-volume, fast-paced, guest-service oriented environment
  • Be flexible with your work schedule, job duties and work locations
  • Appreciate diversity among guests and crew


Company Overview:

At Disney Cruise Line, you can set sail on the job opportunity of a lifetime! Disney Cruise Line has established itself as a world-renowned leader in hospitality and entertainment, and has been recognized as the top cruise line for families. Our crew members bring the magic to life to deliver exceptional guest service and create family-friendly fun onboard our ships and on our private island paradise in the Bahamas – Castaway Cay!