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Automation Technician


Post Date: Sep 13, 2023

Spiegelworld is the planet’s premier purveyor of submersive entertainment for savvy, seen-it-all adult audiences, proudly creating award-winning, genre-defying live entertainment experiences, smash-hit shows and one-of-a-kind cocktail and dining destinations powered by the world’s most talented artists and artisans. Founded in 2006, Spiegelworld is a community of 700+ organizers, agitators, dreamers, doers, insiders, outsiders and iconoclasts of every flavor, on a mission to make the world a more art-filled, inspired and playful place, one unforgettable memory at a time.

Spiegelworld is looking for an Automation Technician to join the Hook in Atlantic City, NJ. This position is responsible for the maintenance, inspection, and operation of the rigging and automation equipment onsite according to company policies. This position reports directly to the Production Manager.


  • Operating a successful and safe aerial automation and rigging show track using the Commander console. 
  • Daily and Weekly equipment inspections for the Automation and Rigging equipment.
  • Preventative maintenance on the Rigging and Automation equipment.
  • Maintaining up to date documentation and show files for Rigging and Automation
  • Maintain a good working relationship with our rigging and automation vendors, and being onsite for vendor inspections.
  • Training subs for show coverage as well as keeping existing subs updated on show changes.
  • Tracking consumables and spares that are applicable to the department and requesting restocking orders from the Production Manager in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned by your manager.


  • Minimum 4 year degree in associated field, or equivalent work experience.
  • An Ideal candidate will provide evidence of continuing education in associated fields.
  • Current OSHA 10
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the fields of rigging and automation of live entertainment
  • Able to lift 30 pounds
  • Familiarity with operating (Commander / PRG) automation systems.
  • Familiarity with inspecting acrobatic circus equipment as well as fall protection equipment.
  • Use of Microsoft Suite as well as being generally computer savvy.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Must be team-oriented and self-motivated;
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work in an always changing, never dull, creative environment that creates memorable moments;
  • Passion for ensuring you deliver the highest standards consistently;
  • Comfortable improvising in the moment as part of the constantly changing environment;
  • Must be comfortable working in an immersive environment with loud music and flashing lights;
  • Able to work a flexible schedule with the ability to work all shifts, weekends, and holidays;
  • Must maintain proper safety and sanitation standards;
  • Must have valid work authorization for the US

What We Offer

From free benefits to competitive pay, Spiegelworld is proud to offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package to our eligible part-time and full-time employees. Benefits include 100% employer paid health coverage for employees, access to a network of support for our employees’ health & well-being, and vacation time & paid time off including holiday pay opportunities. What’s more, Spiegelworld offers a 401k with employer match and employee discounts on goods and services that will help our employees live a better and healthier life.

Statement of Inclusivity

Spiegelworld’s ability to provide inclusive, extraordinary guest experiences is a reflection of our success in hiring the best possible team to do so; one that welcomes, respects and is led by individuals with a variety of backgrounds and experiences. We believe that our workforce should reflect the vast diversity of the world we create in and strive to intentionally uplift these voices in our work. We welcome candidates of all ages, races, nationalities, gender expressions and abilities to apply to our open positions. Spiegelworld is committed to cultivating and growing our culture through regular active learning and evaluation of our practices and policies.

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