Merlin Entertainments

Facilities Electrician

Location (Country-State-City) US-FL-Winter Haven
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At Will (US Only)
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What you'll bring to the team

Scope of Job:        

Designs, assembles, tests, and modifies electrical circuits and devices for the theme park rides, animated attractions, equipment and building systems.  Responsibility extends to the development of wiring diagrams, layout drawings and specifications for modifying American and foreign made theme park equipment, rides, attractions, and systems.  All functions and duties are to be performed in LEGOLAND Florida Resort.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Will be working around high noise levels resulting from amusement rides and power equipment required to perform the job. The Electrician must be able to remain focused on the job while dealing with interruptions from guests and/or other employee contact.
  • Will operate equipment and make repairs on the park following the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Will read and assimilate information provided in the maintenance and construction manual and the Procedures Manual, equipment manuals and drawings, as well as to comprehend verbal instructions.
  • Will be replacing and repairing wiring and power lines ranging from low voltage up to 4,160 volts; replacing, repairing, and installing conduit, junction boxes, switches, fuses, fuse panels, circuit breakers, and other electrical control devices; repairing and installing luminaries, troubleshooting, and repairing faulty circuits and equipment; repairing electric motors.
  • Ability to examine electrical problems, identify source of problems, and determine method for repair; plan and organize work; complete basic electrical tasks; read, interpret, and work from electrical plans and diagrams; work with limited supervision; work cooperatively with others.
  • Plans the details of working procedure by determining replacement needs or new material required for developing a logical approach to correct the problem.
  • Analyzes circuits, wiring diagrams, and drawings to install, repair, calibrate, service, or replace electronic devices and systems.
  • Performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical theory and principles, statutory codes, properties of materials and principles of operation of electrical equipment. Starts up and shuts down equipment in accordance with Company safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown and in line with OSHA requirements.
  • Services electronic equipment by checking, testing, and replacing faulty components, circuits, printed circuit boards, and similar electronic devices.
  • Installs, repairs, and maintains communication cables, power distribution cables, and then splicing pieces as required.
  • Determines need for, analyzes, and makes necessary running adjustments, repairs, and overhauls of electrical equipment.
  • Advises and cautions operators and mechanics about potential electrical problems and inherent dangers involved.
  • Notifies supervisor or manager of potentially dangerous electrical equipment noted, and corrective action taken.
  • Must be able to work effectively Will be working and dealing with various partners within the resort and Technical Service department to which the electrician is related.
  • May be part of a mechanical team on major installations, working with other trades such as machinist, mechanic, welder, carpenters, plumbers, etc.


Health & Safety:

Employees are responsible for the safety of themselves, their colleagues, and guests (where appropriate), in line with the Group Policy (HS001) and the law. 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.


Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit for sustained periods of time to attend on-site and off-site meetings, perform paperwork activities, travel, and drive.
  • Intermittent and prolonged standing and walking to move about the park resort and interact with employees.
  • Ability to climb stairs/ladders to gain access to upper level of buildings.
  • Finger dexterity sufficient to complete paperwork activities and to use a computer.
  • Visual acuity sufficient to read written materials to complete paperwork activities and able to operate company vehicles.
  • Hearing sufficient to communicate with individuals in person and by telephone.


Work Environment:

  • Various inside and outside locations with varying temperatures and floor surfaces, not to exclude working from heights up to 120ft and confine spaces.
  • Exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.



Other Job Requirements:

  • Able to learn, comprehend, maintain, and enforce the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Able to make quick and effective decisions.
  • Able to communicate effectively with the guests and employees in a professional and friendly manner.
  • Able to complete simple math calculations when taking measurements, and performing maintenance.
  • Able to follow verbal and written instructions to perform specific tasks.
  • Able to work independently as well productively as a member of a team.
  • Able to follow safety practices and be safety conscious.
  • Protect the company from loss of assets.
  • Use tools and equipment properly to avoid damage, loss, or injury.
  • Clean job site/work area daily or as needed.
  • Verify tools and equipment are maintained, cleaned, secured, and stored properly at the end of each shift.
  • Watch for and report any unsafe working conditions.
  • Be safety conscious.
  • Use designated safety equipment (PPE) as required by OSHA and/or by company procedures and policies.
  • Remain current on changes within the amusement park industry and ASTM amusement ride or device standards.
  • Respond quickly to unusual situations during operation, including power failure, fire alarms, guest evacuation, and assistance per the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Verify that work in progress and the job site are protected (protected from the public and the public is protected).
  • Able to climb ladders, climb on rides, and complete daily electrical safety check sheets.
  • Maintain amusement ride or device records by recording inspections, services, repairs, and component replacements.
  • Perform inspection checklists faithfully and honestly according to procedures.
  • Knowledge of practices, tools, equipment, and materials used in the electrical trade; installation, operation, and maintenance of electrical equipment, apparatus, and instruments; laws, codes, rules, and standards pertaining to electrical construction and maintenance; safe work practices related to the building trades and electrical work.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, including evenings, overnight, holidays, and weekends to support park Resort operations.
  • Must have valid driver’s license, safe driving record.
  • Must be willing to conform to LLFR grooming and personal hygiene requirements and wear the proper issued uniform. A neat, clean, professional appearance is always required.
  • Attendance is a mandatory function of this job.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications & Experience

Background and Experience:

Requires at least six years of field experience. Must possess master electrician’s license certification. Knowledge of circuits, voltages and amperes used for assigned work is required.  Considerable knowledge of different tools and equipment needed to meet the requirements of the above job description.  Requires a demonstrated flexibility to handle a wide range of highly complex and challenging duties throughout the theme park, with extreme care, focused attention, and skillful precision. Requires the ability to use a full range of measuring devices and power tools. Ability to react under pressure and in emergency situations in a calm, rational manner is required.  Requires the ability to communicate in the English language with supervisor, and read, evaluate reports and correspondence.  Basic math skills are required. Ability to maintain a friendly, polite, customer service-oriented demeanor is required. Requires the ability to effectively follow supervisor’s directions and remember details. Effective decision-making skills are required. Must supply all hand tools needed to meet the requirements of the above job description.



High school graduate or General Education Degree (or equivalent education and experience) is required. Completion of a post-secondary electrical technology program or completion of an electrical apprenticeship program (or equivalent education and experience) is required.

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