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Production Technician III - Sea Lion Show

Production Technician III - Sea Lion Show

Production Technician III - Sea Lion Show

Georgia Aquarium, Inc.
Atlanta, GA 30313

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Job Type


Position Title: Production Technician (Level III)

Department: Sea Lion Show 3420

Classification: Full Time/ Non-Exempt

Direct Report: Assistant Manager of Production

Position Summary

The Production Technician (Level III) serves in several key and critical areas for all aspects of production for Production, Entertainment, Special Events, and other Guest Programming. The Production Technician (Level III) is responsible for cross-training into and covering multiple daily operation positions including lighting, audio/visual, cameras and projection and wardrobe, as well as functioning as a Production Assistant for Shows, Events and other programming as required. Additionally, the Production Technician (Level III) will assist with routine maintenance and other production projects, as assigned, in the Performances Venues and other Guest Areas around the Facility.


Production & Operations:

  • Assist in daily operational control and maintenance of all aspects production departments for the presentations, Special Events, and other Guest Programming.
  • Operate and oversee all aspects of lighting/electrics, audio/video, cameras/projections, and wardrobe for shows and events
  • Takes cues and operate GRAND MA and various other lighting consoles, and be familiar with basic lighting programming for conventional and moving fixtures
  • Be familiar with themed, SMPTE controlled shows and events
  • Operate independently to take or call live action cue sequences
  • Operate various audio consoles and engineer and mix live and recorded audio and vocals
  • Operate various Cameras and Video/Media Manipulation consoles for shows and events
  • Support all other production departments as needed/required
  • Participate in and support load-ins, turn-a-rounds and strikes as needed/required


  • Participate in and support all Production activities for maintenance and rehearsals as directed by production department team leaders
  • Execute and maintain strict quality control over all the designers’ original design and creative vision/intent for all productions
  • Maintain and update all lighting, special effects, audio/visual systems, show cueing, playback media, focus, inventories, replenishment of expendables/supplies and inspections
  • Assist in keeping accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive maintenance records
  • Troubleshoot, repair, or recommend repairs for all technical elements in the theatre as necessary
  • Other duties as workload necessitates

Rules and Regulations:

  • Enforce and adhere to all rules and regulations of the company including but not limited to those outlined in the employee handbook or other documentation
  • Enforce and adhere to all health and safety standards and regulations
  • Enforce and adhere to all facility/building codes
  • Enforce and adhere to OSHA regulations and safety procedures


  • Minimum four (4) years’ experience in lighting and audio/visual production
  • Possess knowledge of all live entertainment, theatrical and special event lighting & audio/visual production and operations
  • Possess knowledge of the operation software and maintenance of audio engineering, microphones, projection systems, projectors, screen switcher, camera switchers, playback devices, show control systems, communications systems, and training of such. Specifically: Digidesign Venue Audio Consoles, Medialon Show Control Systems, Digital Media Servers, Christie Digital Roadster Projectors, Clear-com Wired, and Wireless Intercom Systems, Standard and Submersible RF Microphone Systems
  • Experience in the use of digital testing equipment to perform maintenance and repairs on audio/visual systems and equipment, as well as automated/ intelligent lighting fixtures and consoles
  • Field experience with repairs and troubleshooting of all audio/visual equipment.
  • Possess knowledge of the operation software and maintenance of theatrical lighting systems, conventional and automated/intelligent lights, lighting computers and lighting systems and basic programming and training of such. Specifically: ETC Sensor Dimming, Grand MA Control Console
  • Field experience with repairs and troubleshooting of all lighting/electrics equipment
  • Experience and knowledge of electricity, motion control, and digital communication
  • Possess strong office computer skills. Specifically: MS Word, and MS Excel
  • Ability to kneel, lift, and carry heavy equipment, work in confined spaces and at heights above 25’ and/or on various lifts, booms, and ladders.
  • Climbing experience, a plus – willingness to learn to climb a must!
  • Ability to swim and/or comfortable around aquatic/water environments.
  • Creative thinker and troubleshooting skills
  • Exemplary collaborator and communication skills
  • Professional Appearance & Demeanor
  • Possess the highest level of motivation, pride in work and leadership
  • Remain flexible and available to work long hours, as needed, on a potentially fluctuating schedule, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • College degree or equivalent professional work experience

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color and peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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