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About Merlin Entertainments Plc
Merlin Entertainments is a business built on fun. We're Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. As you can imagine, running our business calls for a lot of different talents. We love what we do and if you're as serious about fun as we are, rest assured an exciting career awaits.
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Facilities Technician
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Dallas, United States
Dallas, TX, USA
Dallas County
United States
Competitive
Full time
28 Apr 2018
12 Apr 2018
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Build yourself a more exciting future at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth!

Do you have the Magic in you to create memorable experiences and Be a Force for Good? As one of the leading entertainment companies in the world, we define our values not just by the passionate way we do business but also the way we treat our people, our visitors, our suppliers, the creatures in our charge and the communities, and environment in which we operate. At Merlin We Care.

About The Role
The Technician is a vital role to Team Merlin to ensure that all the fun and magic is being delivered at optimal level. On a daily basis, the Technician assists with the planned and reactive maintenance throughout the attraction to ensure the day-to-day operation is running smoothly, safely, and efficiently. Working with the Technical team, you will be responsible for maintaining all aspects of the attraction including the rides, cinema, equipment, and machinery.

Responsibilities:
* Maintain, repair and troubleshoot all aspects of the physical plant/facility equipment and machinery including HVAC, electrical, hydraulic and plumbing systems as well as rides and themed attractions.
* Able to utilize hands-on knowledge and experience to solve problems to sustain minimal downtime of rides and themed attractions for the maximum guest experience.
* Position functions will include: custodial duties, re-lamping & lighting systems, painting and wall repair, food and beverage equipment, shipping and receiving as well as exhibit setup and takedown.
* Complete defined preventive maintenance and corrective repairs on a scheduled basis.
* Perform minor plumbing maintenance on existing systems (e.g. unclog toilets and drains, repair leaks in drains, and replace toilets and faucet fixtures as needed).
* Perform routine painting as necessary to maintain like new condition (e.g. repair a hole in dry-wall, prep the area, and match paint).
* Perform minor electrical maintenance within state law requirements (e.g. repair or replacement of fixtures, wall switches, and outlets. Replace light bulbs, ballasts and sockets if necessary).
* Responsibility to ensure compliance of Health, Safety & Security within the workplace and in line with the Group Policy (HS001).
* Perform other duties as assigned.

About You
* You will be highly self-motivated with previous maintenance experience, ideally hold a professional qualification in a mechanical or electrical field with experience maintaining a wide range of equipment including rides.
* Minimum of 2 years of service industry experience in a technical/themed environment; or equivalent combination of experience and education.
* Experience in maintenance, trouble-shooting, and repair of mechanical and electrical systems preferred.
* Demonstrated ability to perform the activities and responsibilities as described including related work experience.
* Ability to use and operate hand and power tools in order to complete activities.
* Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
* Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
* Ability to multi-task and work with little to no-supervision.
* Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi-task as necessary.
* Desire to work in fast-paced environments.
* Must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, weekends, holidays and special events.

Education:
High School Diploma or equivalent. 2+ years of technical college preferred.

Other:
While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to stand and walk for prolonged periods; use hands and fingers to grip, pinch, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; balance; reach, pull, push with hands and arms below head and frequently above head; ability to smell.
The individual is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, hazardous chemicals, fluorescent lamps or batteries; hazardous waste; be exposed to a loud work environment.

About The Benefits
In return, you will find a competitive salary and benefits package (including a medical, vision, dental, life insurance and 401(k) matching plan offering), share program opportunities, and benefit from free entry to all of our Merlin attractions which also extend to family and friends. In addition, you can expect continued growth of joining an exciting, global organization.

About Us
LEGOLAND Discovery Center is just like jumping into a giant box of LEGO® bricks with an abundance of all things LEGO-tastic! With two exciting LEGO rides, MINILAND featuring the iconic landmarks of the USA, a 4D cinema complete with three films, themed LEGO play and building zones, there are simply more LEGO bricks under one roof than you could ever imagine.

Merlin Entertainments, plc. is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.

We offer flexible opportunities, in a totally unique environment. We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it. Click on ‘apply now’.
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