AV TECHNICIAN/ENGINEERFigment Productions LLCPosted On: February 25, 2017Additional Information:Immediate start
Initial 6 month contract/possible permanent position
Orlando based with potential for UK/International work
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Technical Delivery team of an international production company who are world leaders in hi-tech visitor attraction experiences. The role will run over an initial 6 (six) month period and will involve assembling, installing and supporting virtual reality and audio-visual installations in the US and internationally.
Testing and installing software and hardware
Assembling components where appropriate (this may include cabling and some soldering work)
Working onsite in client and public facing situations to install and support visitor attractions
Leading an on-site team of technicians where appropriate
Being on call to support existing installations
Testing the end user experience, logging and passing on precise observations
We are looking for…
A motivated, enthusiastic self-starter who will relish the opportunity to experience cutting edge technologies
Candidates with good general IT skills - perhaps with experience of software programming principals or languages and some knowledge of networking
Practical thinkers and doers with diverse technical skills for a hands on role - experience of audio/visual hardware installation or electronics will be advantageous
Driven individuals with high levels of professionalism and production values who can embrace the challenges that come with our 'no fear’ approach to new technologies
The ability to work away from home, often in far flung corners of the globe in unusual environments, sometimes at short notice
Candidates will require a Passport and Driving Licence and be eligible to work in the USA
Willing to endure multiple rollercoaster rides in close succession!
Please apply now enclosing a résumé and covering letter.
About Figment Productions
Figment is a production company consisting of a highly talented team of designers, film-makers, 3D artists, software developers and technicians who unite to create beautiful imagery and engaging experiences. Figment has expanded rapidly over the last seven years building on the success of ambitious projects that combine cutting edge technology and spectacular visuals to create incredible and memorable experiences for the general public. The company has a friendly and rich creative culture, offering a supportive and inclusive work environment with a strong team spirit.
SEND APPLICATIONS TO RHIANNON@FIGMENTPRODUCTIONS.CO.UK
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The goal is to identify candidates who have experience in the early/design phases of estimating or cost management and not in the later/construction phase.
This role is not working off schematics and drawings, but truly working from early developmental phases.
Estimators who have worked as consultants for owners, who have worked as owner’s representatives (as opposed to working for general contractors who are building the project), or who have worked for design/build contractors (and therefore have experience in the design phase) are our targets.
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Oversees and manages the Architectural and Engineering design and construction administration effort within a specific area of a project. Also manages the resources, finances, and schedule of that project.
• Attends weekly project meetings. Responsible for the coordination between the Architecture and Engineering vendors and the ride/ show vendors including the development of all preliminary final facility impacts.
• Monitors construction in the field including identifying and resolving discrepancies between the construction and drawings and/or design intent. Participates in the management and response to the various requests for information. Evaluates the Architecture and Engineering vendor’s responses to requests for information and the preparation of modification documents
• Manages the Architecture and Engineering vendors throughout the design and construction phases of the project. Ensures that the creative design intent is maintained during the preparation of design documents by the Architecture and Engineering vendors and other outside parties.
• Develops the design strategy to achieve quality deliverables within the schedule and on the budget. Responsible for the development of a complete cost effective and constructible set of drawings and specificity for the Facility and Architecture/Engineering area of the project. Responsible for reviewing the drawings and specifications to insure that they meet the design intent, the creative appearance and are complete and accurate for construction.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree: Architecture, Engineering, Construction Mgmt, degree required.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Licensed Architect or Engineer Required
7-10 years’ required Turn-key projects experience, specifically within the entertainment/theme park industry. Supervisory and contract/vendor management experience. Hand and Computer drawing, and drafting skills required.
Experience with AUTO CAD, Revit, Sketch Up, Adobe Photoshop, illustrator, and PowerPoint required. Knowledge of forecasting and budget allocation techniques. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
Familiarity of international (expatriate assignments) is highly desirable; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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Job Scope: The primary function of the BIM Manager is to direct the process of virtually constructing a building as well as integrating the show and ride elements within the model. This position will function within the Creative Team in project specific bases unless upper management directs otherwise. This manager will be providing top notch coordination leadership throughout the design phase of the project, given his/her model management and BIM planning expertise. Over and above, this manager will provide technical support during the construction phase in order to ensure the proper progress of the design intent.
Ideal candidates will possess:
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or any construction-related field required.
Master’s degree in Architecture or any construction-related field preferred.
Registered Architect or engineer preferred.
4-7 years of architectural design management process experience required.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in construction administration and/or construction site management required.
Minimum of 2 years of experience in turn-key projects while implementing BIM coordination process required.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in professional environment with working knowledge of design, entertainment and show industry workflows, production cycle and priorities preferred.
Highly proficient in the use of Autodesk’s Revit and Autodesk Navisworks.
Proficient in the use of Autodesk’s 3D Max.
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