Entertainment - Carpentry/Props/PuppetsIllusions Technician in Las Vegas, NV at Wynn Careers

Date Posted: 11/18/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Reporting to the Head of Carpentry, Props, Puppets and Illusions, the Carpenter, Props, Puppets and Illusions 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 equipment, props and scenic elements, puppets and illusions used in rehearsals and performances.
  • Install, assemble, maintain and repair all scenic elements, props, puppets and illusions.
  • Perform department cue tracks for rehearsals, shows and special events.
  • Assist with the upkeep of the onstage and backstage areas.
  • Assist with 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 a Stage Carpenter for a large-scale theatrical or production show.
  • Must have prior experience with a wide variety of modern theatrical systems and skilled in theatrical rigging, flying effects, stage carpentry, welding, mechanical, and hydraulics.
  • Experience with construction and maintenance, modern theatrical scenery and equipment including steel, wood, plastics, paints, power tools, hand tools, dust control and chain motors.
  • Prior experience working with illusions and puppets is a plus.

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 maintain relevant knowledge of industry through continuing education and training.
  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills.
  • 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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