Electrician, Entertainment Services

The Entertainment Services Electrician is responsible to:


Fabricate and install structural and thematic electrical projects of all types including, but not limited to, theatrical scenic and property, event kiosks (culinary and merchandise), Howl-O-Scream mazes, Christmas Town theming support, entertainment workspace enhancement and park development projects.

Provide solution-based feedback in the development of new projects.

Create detailed material, tool, and equipment lists for each project based on documentation and coordination.

 Assist Supervisor in sourcing and estimating materials, tools, and equipment.

 Assist Supervisor in developing fabrication timelines.

Maintain a clean, safe, and positive working environment setting an example for your fellow team members.

Maintain previously fabricated projects and equipment.

 Assist with installation, operation, strike, and storage of shows and events.

 Act as a “business owner” for your team; keeping cost benefit for all project’s needs in mind from concept to completion.

Continue to pursue personal development of skills and capabilities for effective performance through ongoing training, project assistance.

Demonstrate and encourage a positive-attitude work environment.

Perform other duties as assigned by Entertainment Leadership Team.

Required Qualifications:

Minimum 5 years’ experience in electrical trade.

Must be able to interpret site plans, elevations, detail, 3D models, etc. to execute assigned project(s) to exacting detail to meet engineering and local permitting guidelines.

Journeyman electrical license, Master License, or 10 years electrical experience in an industrial environment required.

Must install additional lighting and receptacle circuitry in existing structures, as well as in new additions to the park.

Must be able to work on multiple ongoing projects seamlessly.

Must demonstrate safe work practices and knowledge of appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).

Must be able to work professionally, responsibly, and courteously in a team environment.

Must have good oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate professionally via phone, email, and radio.

Must be able to climb a ladder and work at heights between 6 and 65 feet.

Must be able to stand, bend or kneel for long periods of time.

Must be able to lift, push and pull in excess of 50 pounds.

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Must be at least 18 years old.

Must be comfortable working in both indoor and outdoor environments (dark/nighttime conditions, in/around water, in varying weather conditions).

Must be familiar with and able to operate tools of trade including VOM, conduit bender, meggar, etc.

Must have a valid state driver’s license.

Must be willing to maintain and/or provide training certification(s) on all equipment required for this position (i.e. aerial lifts, fork lifts, CNC router, shop tools, etc.).

Must be available to work varying shifts or hours based on project needs (i.e. be able to work opening and closing shifts, as well as weekends and extended shifts due to show/event install, operation, or strike).

Must have a basic understanding of safe rigging practices.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience with industrial vehicles such as: aerial lifts, fork lift, scissor lift, flatbed trucks, CDL.

Ability to read and interpret theatrical lighting plots, scripts, concepts, and interpret creative concepts into final project(s).

Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook equal to business needs preferred.

Comfortable operating computers and control systems used in design and fabrication.

Professional entertainment or theme park experience.

Working Conditions:

Hot Temperature Extremes

Cold Temperature Extremes



Indoors/no AC



Water Exposure



Protective Gear


Busch Gardens is an equal opportunity employer and supports a safe and drug free workplace.

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