Job Title:   Automation Technician - Zarkana
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ARIA Resort & Casino
Entertainment/Amusement/Cirque Show
On Call
18 and over

  • Operate the automation control console in a safe and consistent manner for performances, artist training and maintenance operations as directed by the head of Automation, Artistic, Stage, Company, and technical management.
  • Maintain cue track documentation and participate in cue track rotation as directed by the head of automation.
  • Inspect and maintain electronic, hydraulic and motorized equipment and systems as directed by the head of automation.
  • Control machines and processes, by using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes
  • Operate vehicles, mechanized devices, or equipment, by running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts and passenger vehicles
  • Update maintenance and inspection records within Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as other show specific software such as AutoCAD and TMA.
  • Maintain a safe working environment by conforming to all established safety policies and procedures.
  • Participate in all required safety classes and emergency rescue procedure training.
  • Maintain a flexible schedule for work calls, special events, rehearsals, training, maintenance and evening show performances.
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of Automation Department equipment specific to the production in order to operate it safely.
  • Establish and maintain interpersonal relationships, by developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
  • Participate in special projects including the installation of new automated show elements, and inter-departmental projects that include automated elements or other needs that may fall within the technician’s specialty as directed.
  • Perform all duties as deemed necessary for the success of the department.

  • At least 1 year of experience as an Automation and Control Technician.
  • At least 1 year of experience troubleshooting and repairing automations and control systems equipment.
  • Knowledge and experience with industrial machines, motors, gearboxes and related tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Strong mechanical drafting skills and the ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints and schematics.
  • Good knowledge of AC\DC theory and electrical safety.
  • Strong metal fabrication skills such as cutting, grinding, fitting, aligning and welding.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Must have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.
  • Previous experience working in a similar resort setting.
  • Work order based preventative maintenance experience.
  • Knowledge of OSHA.
  • Experience using CAD software such as AutoCAD.

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