Operation Engineering Technician (Automation)

Posted 8 months ago


Reporting to the Assistant Head, the Operation Technician is responsible for working as part of the automation team to install, maintain and operate automated show elements and systems in a safe and consistent manner for The House of Dancing Water and all company events/ shows. The Operation Technician will be responsible for the maintenance of the integrated electrical/mechanical automation systems and underwater scenic elements. The Operation Technician will work with the crew and other technical departments to achieve common goals and always maintain the strategy of a safe working environment. Additionally, the employee will participate in the development of the automated systems, interfaces, and operational and maintenance procedures.


  • Responsible for the daily maintenance and service of the Automated Fly/Stage Lifts system and Properties within the theatre.
  • Operate the automation control console in a safe and consistent manner for performances, artist training, and maintenance operations.
  • Maintain cue track documentation and participate in cue track rotation as directed.
  • Participate in the ongoing development of an inspection schedule for the installations and participate in such inspections regularly.
  • Inspect and maintain electronic, hydraulic, and motorized equipment and systems.
  • Update maintenance and inspection records as directed.
  • Participate in the ordering and procuring of department supplies.
  • Maintain a flexible schedule for work calls, special events, rehearsals, training, maintenance, and evening show performances.
  • Maintain a safe working environment by conforming to all established safety policies and procedures
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of all automation Department equipment specific to the production in order to operate it safely.
  • Participate in special projects, including the installation of new automated show elements as directed.
  • Participate in department training and development process.
  • Have the ability to troubleshoot electrical and mechanical problems to enable a smooth and continued show.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to superiors and relevant departments
  • Perform other reasonable job duties as assigned by Assistant Head and Operation Senior Technician from time to time



1-2 years experience in a related field


Experience within the field of automation or related subject desired

Skills / Competencies: 

  • Familiarity with MS Windows and MS Office Systems.
  • Knowledge of networks systems, electrical, mechanical, and control theory is an asset
  • Understanding of PLC-based automation systems.
  • Familiarity with OSHA or IOSH guidelines.
  • Experience using a work order-based preventive maintenance database system.
  • Experience with troubleshooting hydraulic systems is an asset.
  • Wood/Metal fabrication skills are an asset.
  • The ability to swim is an asset.
  • Fluency in English is essential.
  • Fluency in Cantonese is an asset.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical and/or hydraulic schematics.
  • Experience in industrial hydraulics/pneumatics.
  • The ability to use AutoCAD is an asset.
  • PADI Dive Certification or desire and ability to learn to dive. (Training Provided)
  • IRATA certification or desire and ability to receive IRATA certification. (Training Provided)

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