Entertainment - Automation Technician in Las Vegas, NV at Wynn Careers

Date Posted: 11/14/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Reporting to the Head of Automation & Control, the Automation Technician will be required to:

  • Perform functions and duties as assigned to assist the department in establishing and maintaining a safe and consistent operation of all automation, electrical, mechanical and control systems.
  • Operate the automated show elements and systems during rehearsals, performances, special events.
  • Perform automated cue tracks.
  • Assist with long-term inspections and maintenance schedules and procedures.
  • Assist and provide services to the other departments as needed.
  • Adhere to all company and departmental safety policies with emphasis on maintaining a safe working environment.
  • Adhere to all OSHA regulations.
  • Assist with creating a positive atmosphere for all show personnel.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Job Experience / Education:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience as an Automation Technician for large-scale theatrical or production show.
  • Experience and knowledge of automation & controls systems and hardware.
  • Must have experience in one or more of the following:
    • Experience with a wide variety of modern theatrical automation and controls systems as it pertains to installation, use and troubleshooting.
    • Experience with a wide variety of modern fluid power equipment such as hydraulic valves, and pumps as it pertains to installation, use and troubleshooting.
    • Experience with flying effects with artists and theatrical rigging.
    • Experience with electronics, conduit, battery packs, wire terminals, sensors, networks and control boards.
  • Prior experience working with Navigator preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be highly organized and be able to function in a stressful environment.
  • Must possess excellent problem-solving skills and be able to act quickly to different situations.
  • Must be organized and have great attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn or update lifesaving skills and to become CPR/First Responder trained.
  • Ability to identify safety concerns and conform to safe working procedures.
  • Ability, experience, and comfort in working at high elevations in a theatrical environment.
  • Must have knowledge of current automation systems, design, maintenance and repair.
  • Must maintain relevant knowledge of industry through continuing education and training.
  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office 365.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule (evenings, weekends and holidays).
  • Must have the ability to work with individuals from different cultures and backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of OSHA health and safety protocols is required.
  • Must have current OSHA 10 General Industry Safety Card.

Wynn Resorts is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Wynn Resorts does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.


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