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Illumination Fireworks, LLC.
Carrollton, TX
LAST MINUTE | INTERNSHIP | APPRENTICESHIP | EDUCATION | TOUR | Theme Park / Cruise Ship | Production House | Corporate / Trade Show | House of Worship | Concert / Event

Expires: 08/14/17

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Illumination Fireworks, LLC is hiring a Fireworks and Pyrotechnics Technician. Illumination Fireworks produces large-scale professional fireworks displays, indoor and outdoor pyrotechnics, lasers, cryo jets, fog, flames, and other special effects for top events across the United States.

Pyrotechnic Responsibilities:
Lead for crew members and on events to ensure monitoring, adhering and enforcing all policies and procedures for company.
Wiring the fireworks accurately, usually to tight time constraints so that they fit with the music properly.
Coordinating with an event planner/designer of program and implementing show quality and performance standards by company
Following health and safety instructions carefully displays can be very close to both performers and members of the public
Effectively communicating necessary information and following detailed instructions for the operation of events (including management, employees and crew members).
Working as part of a team, which could include lighting technicians, designers, stage managers and directors
Following the design as prepared by the pyro-designer and working with a cue sheet
Preparing the fireworks at the live venue, which involves safety of the fireworks
Activating the firing system properly, which may be handled manually or using a computer
Maintaining a safe distance from the fireworks through the duration of the event
Assisting with designing, engineering, building, and repairing special effects and fireworks display equipment
Regular maintenance and quality control of equipment, facility, vehicles, etc.
Special construction projects and repairs (requires electrical and plumbing knowledge)
Maintain an organized, clean and neat workspace
Fireworks, equipment, and supply inventory and stock control utilizing in-house database software
Ensuring compliance with all Federal, State, and Local regulations
Preparing fireworks/special effect shows and vehicle loading/unloading and rentals and sales
Able to obtain a CDL with Hazmat Endorsement and Pyrotechnics Licenses
Overall assistance of fireworks and special effects operations/logistics and other duties as assigned

Characteristics and Traits of a Fireworks and Pyrotechnics Techncian :
Must possess strong time management skills, be punctual, and reliable while adjusting to constant changes in priorities
Consistent attendance and ability to arrive to work assignments on time.
Good computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to learn database and company systems software
Highly organized, detail oriented and able to follow written and verbal instructions
Strong electrical, plumbing, and general contractor skills with knowledge of specialty tools
Able to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
Knowledge of metal working, MIG Welding, Oxygen and acetylene cutting
Knowledge of 3D rendering programs (CAD/CAM, Google Sketchup, etc.)
Knowledge of Circuitry, PCB soldering, and electrical theory
Ability to work under pressure amid distractions and interruptions while maintaining a positive attitude
Strong reading, writing, speaking, analytical, management, and logistics skills
Ability to be part of a team, be efficient, and work quickly but accurately
Ability to preserve confidential and sensitive information
Self-starter, confident, entrepreneurial mindset and ability to work independently or in a group
Knowledge of the Dallas, Texas and surrounding areas with willingness to travel on occasion
Able to stand for long periods of time; lift and/or move items weighting up to 50 pounds without assistance.
Prior experience within a professional theme park/theater industry in a technical capacity (electrical, mechanical, special effects, pyrotechnics) preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Contact

Jason Love

General Manager

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http://www.illuminationfireworks.com

(972) 245-7976

Fax: (972) 245-7977

Business Address

1605 Crescent Circle

Suite 200

Carrollton, TX 75006

Posted: 02/14/2017 12:44:42 EST

Last Updated: 12/02/2016 17:01 EST

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