Lead Technician - The Bear Grylls Adventure

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Merlin Entertainments


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Lead Technician


Have you got what it takes?


At The Bear Grylls Adventure guests can conquer epic mental and physical challenges inspired by the world’s greatest adventurer, Bear Grylls.

A destination for true adventure lovers, where they will be able to fly, dive, climb, learn the skills for adventure at Basecamp or take on some seriously high ropes.



The role of Lead Technician at The Bear Grylls Adventure  is responsible for ensuring the overall maintenance and safety of the new opening Bear Grylls Adventure Attraction including the fabric of the building and building facilities, displays, shows, rides, cinema, equipment, machinery, alarms etc.


What will I do?

  • Reporting to the Technical, Health and Safety Manager you will be responsible for maintaining and developing the site to the highest of standards of technical maintenance and health and safety
  • You will work along side 2 additional technicians, but being the more senior of the team of three, you have well rounded experience in all technical aspects
  • You will be responsible to ensure all equipment and tools are kept in good condition and stored in one place.
  • You are passionate about customer service and you will maintain a pleasant and approachable manner towards our visitors at all times.
  • As part of the Technical team you will ensure that a consistent preventative maintenance programme of works is in place so that visitor satisfaction remains at the very highest standard.
  • You will complete daily Health and Safety, Fire checks and file documentation as required.
  • You will be responsible to complete daily maintenance checks to include\: equipment maintenance, light bulb check, painting, general repairs etc.
  • You will be required to assist with the maintenance of all site systems.You will be proactive with the general cleanliness and tidiness of all “behind the scenes” areas in addition to public areas.
  • You will be required to assist and give your input with the annual maintenance plan.
  • You will assist with the installation and maintenance of new equipment involved in a new development or project at the site
  • You will be responsible to open and close the attraction and as such will follow our opening and closing procedures as detailed in the departments operating plan.
  • Plus any other reasonable duty as detailed by the attraction management team.
  • You are a real team player who is ultimately willing to get stuck in and do whatever it takes to ensure a seamless guest experience….the Merlin Way!

Ideally you have;


  • Prior experience of working in a technical/maintenance role

  • Prior experience of working within an attraction or similar type role a definite plus!

  • Knowledge and experience of Health and Safety and Fire checks and relevant documentation including manuals and audits is preferred

  • Experience of working with life support and emergency systems

*Please ensure you attach your CV to your application*




Alongside a competitive annual salary and 20 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays you can look forward to enjoying a great benefits package including a Group Personal Pension Plan, Merlin Magic pass which gives you free admission to all of Merlin’s attractions worldwide, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Vouchers, Life Assurance, 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants, 40% discount online off of Lego, and much more! 


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Marston Green, United Kingdom
Engineering & Maintenance
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As soon as possible

Merlin Entertainments

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