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Model Animation Technician
Legoland
Reference: LEG0002V0
Salary: Competitive
Job location: California, USA
Closing date: 09 Mar 2018
Scope of Job:
Must be able to remove, install, repair, and test, automated, timed, and sensor triggered mechanical effects for LEGOLAND displays and attractions including; utilizing pneumatic, electrical, audio, video, lighting and programmable logic control equipment. A thorough knowledge of pneumatic control systems and linear actuators. solenoids, as well as low voltage AC and DC electrical systems and motors. Must be able to read blueprints pertaining to attraction infrastructure as well as electrical schematics and wiring diagrams. Ability to observe and remember details. Ability to follow supervisor’s directions effectively. Must have general working knowledge of mechanical systems and tools. Fabricates steel supports and mounting hardware as needed. Works with Model Designers to bring LEGO models “to life”,

Key Objectives:
- Develop animation and special effects of various kinds for LEGO models, and park attractions.
- Make repairs and conduct preventative maintenance animation and special effects of various kinds for LEGO models, and park attractions.
- Assists in all model shop projects and logistics
- Keep tools, machines, and all other company equipment in good working order

Main Responsibilities:
- Keeps park personnel and public safety as the #1 priority in any situation.
- Design and build animatronics and automated effects for LEGO models.
- Works closely with Model Designers to develop and create fun and exciting animation and special effects for LEGO models.
- Meet time, budget and quality directions given when designing and building animation for LEGO models.
- Ensures that all animation effects and systems throughout the park and Miniland are in good working order.
- Make needed repairs and preventative maintenance for all animation effects and systems throughout the park and Miniland.
- Ensures that all animation work areas are kept clean, neat and orderly at all times.
- Ensures internal compliance with maintenance, safety and security procedures by following established ASTM, NEC, state and local electrical codes and loss prevention guidelines.
- Operates machine tools, such as drill presses, power saws, grinders, lathes and mills, etc.
- Recognizes equipment that needs repair, replacing or adjusting.
- Keeps informed and updated on modern techniques and technical methods by attending supplemental courses, seminars, conventions, etc.
- Maintains confidentiality of sensitive business information at all times
- Conducts a safety and quality control check of all LEGO models on site, for the purpose of recognizing models that need immediate repairs or attention, and takes appropriate action or notifies management immediately.
- Assists in model shop logistics including, but not limited to: element ordering, inventory, restocking, recycling, packing, transporting, and documentation of models, props or equipment.
- Coordinates with Animation Technicians regarding the interface of steel, audio, visual, or mechanical needs for LEGO models.
- Be able to react in a calm and rational manner under pressure or in an emergency.
- Keep tools, machines, and all other company equipment in clean good working order.
- Attends staff meetings for purpose of directing, informing and training.
- Maintain liaison with fellow maintenance MCs and other departments.
- Completes daily time tracking documentation prior to leaving the property.
- Follows the established LEGOLAND MC handbook policies at all times.

Background and Experience:
Requires experience in designing, building, installing, trouble-shooting, maintaining and servicing electro-mechanical or pneumatic, animatronics, or automation hardware and equipment. Ability to operate hand tools and power tools as well as general fabrication tools etc. experience with machining and welding preferred. General knowledge of low voltage electrical and battery systems.

EMPLOYEES
Employees are responsible for the safety of themselves, their colleagues and guests (where appropriate), in line with the Group Policy (HS001) and the law. In particular, they must ensure that they follow safe working procedures for all work activities that they undertake and they must not use any tools or equipment for which they have not been trained. Where incidents do occur, they must ensure that they are reported to their line manager and must cooperate with any investigation as appropriate.

Work Environment:
Various inside and outside locations with varying temperatures and floor surfaces.
Exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts.

Other Requirements:
- Must be willing to work flexible hours, rotating schedules to include evenings, weekends and holidays to support park operations.
- Must be willing to travel to conduct Legoland business.
- Must be able to use a computer for email and other written communications
- Must be able to speak and write in the English language
- Position requires a pre-placement physical.



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Job opportunities with Legoland
Model Animation Technician
Legoland
Reference: LEG0002V0
Salary: Competitive
Job location: California, USA
Closing date: 09 Mar 2018
Scope of Job:
Must be able to remove, install, repair, and test, automated, timed, and sensor triggered mechanical effects for LEGOLAND displays and attractions including; utilizing pneumatic, electrical, audio, video, lighting and programmable logic control equipment. A thorough knowledge of pneumatic control systems and linear actuators. solenoids, as well as low voltage AC and DC electrical systems and motors. Must be able to read blueprints pertaining to attraction infrastructure as well as electrical schematics and wiring diagrams. Ability to observe and remember details. Ability to follow supervisor’s directions effectively. Must have general working knowledge of mechanical systems and tools. Fabricates steel supports and mounting hardware as needed. Works with Model Designers to bring LEGO models “to life”,

Key Objectives:
- Develop animation and special effects of various kinds for LEGO models, and park attractions.
- Make repairs and conduct preventative maintenance animation and special effects of various kinds for LEGO models, and park attractions.
- Assists in all model shop projects and logistics
- Keep tools, machines, and all other company equipment in good working order

Main Responsibilities:
- Keeps park personnel and public safety as the #1 priority in any situation.
- Design and build animatronics and automated effects for LEGO models.
- Works closely with Model Designers to develop and create fun and exciting animation and special effects for LEGO models.
- Meet time, budget and quality directions given when designing and building animation for LEGO models.
- Ensures that all animation effects and systems throughout the park and Miniland are in good working order.
- Make needed repairs and preventative maintenance for all animation effects and systems throughout the park and Miniland.
- Ensures that all animation work areas are kept clean, neat and orderly at all times.
- Ensures internal compliance with maintenance, safety and security procedures by following established ASTM, NEC, state and local electrical codes and loss prevention guidelines.
- Operates machine tools, such as drill presses, power saws, grinders, lathes and mills, etc.
- Recognizes equipment that needs repair, replacing or adjusting.
- Keeps informed and updated on modern techniques and technical methods by attending supplemental courses, seminars, conventions, etc.
- Maintains confidentiality of sensitive business information at all times
- Conducts a safety and quality control check of all LEGO models on site, for the purpose of recognizing models that need immediate repairs or attention, and takes appropriate action or notifies management immediately.
- Assists in model shop logistics including, but not limited to: element ordering, inventory, restocking, recycling, packing, transporting, and documentation of models, props or equipment.
- Coordinates with Animation Technicians regarding the interface of steel, audio, visual, or mechanical needs for LEGO models.
- Be able to react in a calm and rational manner under pressure or in an emergency.
- Keep tools, machines, and all other company equipment in clean good working order.
- Attends staff meetings for purpose of directing, informing and training.
- Maintain liaison with fellow maintenance MCs and other departments.
- Completes daily time tracking documentation prior to leaving the property.
- Follows the established LEGOLAND MC handbook policies at all times.

Background and Experience:
Requires experience in designing, building, installing, trouble-shooting, maintaining and servicing electro-mechanical or pneumatic, animatronics, or automation hardware and equipment. Ability to operate hand tools and power tools as well as general fabrication tools etc. experience with machining and welding preferred. General knowledge of low voltage electrical and battery systems.

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Employees are responsible for the safety of themselves, their colleagues and guests (where appropriate), in line with the Group Policy (HS001) and the law. In particular, they must ensure that they follow safe working procedures for all work activities that they undertake and they must not use any tools or equipment for which they have not been trained. Where incidents do occur, they must ensure that they are reported to their line manager and must cooperate with any investigation as appropriate.

Work Environment:
Various inside and outside locations with varying temperatures and floor surfaces.
Exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts.

Other Requirements:
- Must be willing to work flexible hours, rotating schedules to include evenings, weekends and holidays to support park operations.
- Must be willing to travel to conduct Legoland business.
- Must be able to use a computer for email and other written communications
- Must be able to speak and write in the English language
- Position requires a pre-placement physical.



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