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Production Tech

Job Details

Dark Harbor - Long Beach, CA


The Production Technician is responsible for producing and upholding the highest level of show quality through the production, maintenance and cleanliness of the attractions, facility and property. The Production Technician is also responsible for constructing, assembling and installing new sets, props, lighting, animatronics and other amazing show elements.



  • Perform routine and emergency maintenance and repairs to uphold show quality and safety

  • Maintain cleanliness of attractions, backstage area and midway

  • Set-up, Install and troubleshoot animatronics

  • Construct and assemble set pieces and props based on detailed plans

  • Basic painting of sets

  • Properly store equipment and materials

  • Seasonal outdoor infrastructure setup

  • Responsible for turning on, shutting down and troubleshooting technical aspects of the show during show operationsConduct routine inspection of premises and equipment

  • Perform preventative maintenance

  • Handle basic repairs and maintenance

  • Maintain cleanliness of event and property

  • Report maintenance and repair issues to the Production Coordinator

  • Continually demonstrate Thirteenth Floor’s core values: Excellence, Communications, Adaptable, Teamwork and Fun 

  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • High school diploma or GED

  • Proven relevant technical experience working with animatronics and lighting 

  • Experience performing routine maintenance

  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools

  • Basic knowledge of carpentry and painting required. Advanced knowledge of carpentry and painting preferred

  • Ability to diagnose mechanical issues and repair or offer solutions

  • Eye for detail

  • Be able to work independently and in a team setting.

  • Professional presentation and attitude



Preopening Build Team

  • Must be available to work 24-40 hours a week in September during daytime hours Additional hours may be available after September.

In-Season Show Techs.  Must be available to work weekends and evenings during seasonally from mid-September through mid-November.  See for show schedule. 



  • Works outdoors in various weather conditions

  • Position may occasionally require lifting/carrying of objects over 50 lbs.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

All applicants must be 18 years old or older and sign a non-disclosure agreement. Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation. Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group participates in E-Verify as required by law.