Illumination Fireworks, LLC.
Carrollton, TX
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Expires: 03/20/18


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Illumination Fireworks, LLC is hiring a Special Effects and Technician in Carrollton, TX. 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.
Special Effects and Technician Responsibilities:
3 -5 years in similar role with deep knowledge of indoor and outdoor pyro, fireworks and firing systems.
Oversee all aspects of setup and the firing of pyrotechnics and special effects productions while adhering to company policies, and adhering to applicable local, state, and federal regulations
Coordinating with internal and external teams to ensure overall success of the production
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
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
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 Special Effects and Technician:
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 theatrical and stage performance terminology, procedures, and protocols
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.
All applicants must have a clean driving record, be able to pass a Federal background check, and drug test.
To be considered, please send the following to HR@IlluminationFireworks.com
Resume and email addressing the following:
o Basic information about yourself
o Why this position is a good fit for you
o Pay Requirements


Jason Love

General Manager

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(972) 245-7976

Fax: (972) 245-7977

Business Address

1605 Crescent Circle

Suite 200

Carrollton, TX 75006

Posted: 09/20/2017 14:37:01 EST

Last Updated: 12/09/2016 23:01 EST

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