Ride & Show Project Manager

Orlando, FL

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Position Description

Job Summary:

The Ride & Show Project Manager will work closely with Falcon’s internal creative and technical teams as well as outside ride and show vendors and clients. This role is responsible for managing diverse projects of varying scales with regards to design, development, fabrication, installation, operation, maintenance, safety and close out documentation of theme park attractions. Major job functions include the overall planning of resources, project organization, scheduling, contract administration and the day-to-day coordination of the project, including coordinating the efforts of Falcon’s team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to execute the project on time and on budget.

While this position is based in the Orlando, Florida office, it may require frequent travel, both domestic and international, as well as the potential of relocating to site for an extended duration, depending on the project’s needs.

Essential Functions:

• Builds strong team cohesion and motivation within the project team.
• Prepare clear and concise scopes of work for project related vendors.
• Review project and vendor contracts and agreements and advise Falcon’s executive team on potential modifications.
• Coordinate design documents from outside vendors and check for compliance with contractual requirements and specifications.
• Monitor vendors during onsite work and lead reviews onsite and offsite at vendor location.
• Works as the main point of contact with various disciplines (i.e., architectural, engineering, ride system, a/v and controls, SFX, SAE, operations, maintenance, etc.).
• Coordinate plan reviews, permitting and inspections with appropriate compliance agencies when applicable.
• Manage overall transportation and logistics as related to individual project needs and proactively communicate impacts to all affected parties.
• Develop detailed technical schedules, identifying and assembling necessary resources.
• Develop project budgets and create appropriate work breakdown schedules.
• Identify risks and prepare mitigation plans to ensure projects stay within assigned budget, scope, and schedule.
• Responsible for dissemination of technical information to appropriate groups related to the project.
• Ensures all ride and show equipment maintains the highest level of safety in accordance with Falcon’s specifications, accepted manufacturing practices and local standards.
• Provides technical guidance and vendor management of the design, fabrication and day-to-day detailed installation, test, and adjust activities in the field.
• Provide supervision of assigned support labor in the project site.
• Mentor less-experienced project professionals.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications and Requirements:

• Theme Park knowledge and experience.
• Working technical knowledge of ride and show equipment with 3-5 years of project management experience.
• 3-5 years of experience in vendor management with significant in-field installations.
• Requires a sound understanding of engineering practices and procedures/excellent mathematical and analytical problem solving.
• Strong technical oral and written communication skills for a wide audience.
• Knowledge of Industry Standards such as ASTM F24 and EN13814 is preferred.
• Strong awareness of environment, health and safety standards.
• Demonstrate proficient computer skills, to include, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, and AutoCAD.
• Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other technical degree from an accredited for-year program is preferable.
• Ability & willingness to work overtime, weekends and holidays with short notice.
• Ability & willingness to travel, both domestically and internationally including the potential of an overseas assignment for an extended duration.
• Strong organizational and time management skills.

Falcon’s Treehouse, LLC is a drug-free workplace and employment is contingent upon passing a drug screen. We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, age, service member status, marital status, genetic information, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Type: Full-time