Assistant Technical Manager- Project

  • Universal City, CA
  • Posted 48 days ago | Updated 6 hours ago


On Site
USD 69,000.00 - 77,000.00 per year
Full Time


Corporate social responsibility
IT management
Technical drafting
Production support
Project scoping
Project implementation
Design documentation
Microsoft Office
Software development
Regulatory Compliance
Electrical engineering

Job Details

Company Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Each day Universal Studios Hollywood creates unforgettable experiences for our guests from around the world. We bring to life the ultimate Hollywood experience with our real working movie studio and heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world's most popular movies and TV shows. USH offers something for everyone from thrill seekers to movie lovers to family fun for all ages. Our Team Members are passionate individuals who create memorable moments whether it's on the studio lot, or in our conference rooms, theaters, or kitchens. We believe in the talent of our team members. It's our passion and commitment to excellence that drives our business to succeed in everything we do across the park. We believe in a culture of family and fun, here you can make a difference and build your career!

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description


Working in a collaborative production team environment, Technical Management is accountable for Technical Design and installation integration for all, or portions of show production support and staff as assigned regarding design, development, fabrication, installation, facility interface, operation, maintenance, and documentation in compliance with codes, and jurisdictional requirements for Entertainment projects. Must assure a flawless, and successful completion in alignment with creative, financial, and schedule targets for live shows, atmosphere offerings, and special projects in a themed environment. The Assistant Technical Manager participates in these functions at a variety of levels, depending upon the individual project scope/need:

  • For large-scale/marquee projects (as assigned), this position will provide support for all these functions, project-wide and/or have shared-accountability for one or more functions within a specific segment/assignment on the project.
  • For medium-scale projects (as assigned), this position will provide support for all these functions, project-wide and/or have full-accountability for one or more functions within a specific segment/assignment on the project.
  • For small-scale projects (as assigned), this position will have full accountabilities for all combined functions, project wide.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct management of project initiatives in all, or portions of areas as assigned related to technical show production, and strategy for project execution including Architecture and Engineering, equipment/systems, construction, scenic, electrical, A/V, and various other technologies.
  • Work as a direct contact with compliance agencies (Building and Safety, Fire Department, EHS, etc.) specifically responsible to coordinate plan reviews/submittals, permitting, inspections, and documentation, for all required permitting measures.
  • Work directly with various internal and external show disciplines and provide technical expertise for development and execution.
  • Assist Technical Manager in preparing clear and concise scope of work documentation for use in contracts
  • Provide technical drafting/design
  • Ensure final product meets established artistic, production and compliance standards.
  • Coordinate design documentation from contractors/vendors with an emphasis on checking for compliance with contractual requirements and specifications.
  • Monitor qualified vendors, and lead production reviews on-site and at vendor locations. Review product quality, schedule, and specifications for accuracy.
  • Manage transportation and overall logistics as it relates to individual project needs.
  • Develop detailed technical schedules, identifying and assembling necessary resources
  • Provide site supervision during installation and facility impact phases
  • Supporting the Entertainment Production team on completion/wrap-up of new show product and assists with the transition to operational support.


  • Strong leadership with ability to work well with limited information and constant change Strong in-field

Installation experience in entertainment / theme park environment

  • Working in fast-paced environments with accelerated production schedules.
  • Working knowledge of stage/entertainment practices, equipment, and technologies.
  • Proficient in CAD, Microsoft Office
  • Strong awareness of Environmental Safety standards
  • Confidence to effectively communicate across all lines of business, and with all levels of management.
  • Mustbe available to work weekends, holidays, and nights as required.
  • Valid CA driver's license

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong Experience with local jurisdictional protocols, and process
  • Ability to achieve results through the flawless execution of strategies and process.
  • Ability to identify and communicate creative solutions to challenges, and to maintain a consistent focus on priorities with persistent follow-through.
  • Bachelor's degree in Theatre, production, or related entertainment field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong awareness of Environmental Safety standards

Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $69,000 - $77,000

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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