Universal Orlando is hiring ride and show technicians

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Universal Orlando is hiring ride and show technicians

If you have technician qualifications, then here’s your chance to apply to Universal Orlando! You can use your technical and mechanical skills to keep the Orlando theme park resort in perfect working order. That means making sure that Universal Orlando is show ready and safe for guests!

Those interested in applying can click here. Details on the job position will be featured below.

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Universal Orlando is hiring ride and show technicians

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for preventative and corrective maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of animation, special effects, and ride/show control and electrical systems. Install, maintain, test, troubleshoot and repair industrial electrical equipment.


  • Performs preventative and predictive maintenance as prescribed by OEM and UO Engineering specifications. This includes changing time-limited parts, calibrating equipment per OEM specifications and cleaning, lubricating, and maintaining equipment. Installs, services, and repairs electrical wiring, fixtures and other electrical components.
  • Completes inspections and creates necessary work orders for discrepancies found. Performs electrical tests and inspections including measuring continuity, current, voltage and resistance of electrical and electronic systems. Follows correct chain of command to notify appropriate management when necessary.
  • Performs repairs to equipment due to safety, reliability, or show quality issues found during PM’s, inspections or downtimes to improve ride reliability and show quality. Ensures that electrical systems are properly grounded and maintained in accordance with OEM and Engineering specifications. Responds to and assists in recovery and repair of attractions and show effects as needed.
  • Troubleshoots down to failed component using multiple forms of test equipment, schematics, prints and other resources. Troubleshoots systems to root cause. Troubleshoot, maintain, repair, test and install electrical motors, generators, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical control systems.

SCOPE: Responsible for inspection, troubleshooting and repair of animation, special effects and ride and show control systems resort wide.

EDUCATION: High school degree or GED is Required; Technical school is Preferred.


  • 3-5 Years: Experience in troubleshooting and repair of complex electro-mechanical systems, as well as hydraulic and mechanical systems either in the theme park industry or other industrial industries.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.

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