Maintenance Technician (Electrical + Equipment)

  • Pyrotechnic Special Effects
  • Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • Jun 08, 2017
Full time Maintenance Technician

Job Description

Job Description


  • Good understanding of electronics/technical knowledge/troubleshooting skills
  • Reading and interpreting schematics and diagrams to help in troubleshooting and repair of electronic devices to component level
  • Capable of using electrical testing equipment to diagnose problems.
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Understanding of show control -DMX
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrate the ability to work well under pressure, be self-motivated and provide a positive work environment both inside the department and throughout the shop.
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Maintain a flexible schedule for work calls, special events, training, and on-call maintenance.
  • Awareness of health and safety issues at all times
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work at various heights
  • Ability to lift 100 lbs.
  • Valid passport, able to travel
  • Prior experience within the professional theme park/theater industry in a technical capacity (electrical, mechanical, special effects, pyrotechnics, lasers) preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


To provide support in the safe and efficient operation of the warehouse in the following activities:

  • Testing, troubleshooting and component level repair
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Inbound and outbound order processing
  • Unloading and loading of trucks
  • Put away and picking of items
  • Processing of return to vendor items
  • Cycle counts
  • Ensure the warehouse is organized, kept neat, tidy and free from obstructions
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Key Responsibilities:

  • Check in and out of equipment for tours and shows
  • Execute or follow-up on preventative maintenance tasks as assigned
  • Assist in pyro equipment inventory updates including maintenance logs
  • Assist in the maintenance, repair and packing of all special effects gear including atmospheric, pyrotechnic, water and cryo effects

Company Description Pyrotek Special Effects Inc. is an award winning special effects company with offices located in Las Vegas, Nashville, Toronto and New York. For more than 35 years, we have offered innovative design and execution of visionary special effects for live productions including stadium and arena tours, award shows, festivals, live television and much more.

We fully service North American and World Tours from the design of the show to providing dedicated licensed technicians, ensuring that the effects are safely and professionally executed. Pyrotek has reached a defining moment as a successful, sustainable business and is committed to aggressively expanding and developing its operations in new and exciting ways.