Merlin Entertainments Facilities Manager in Columbus, Ohio

Facilities Manager


Build yourself a more exciting future atLEGOLAND Discovery Center Columbus!

Are you dedicated to delivering non-stop FUN to our guests?

Join the exciting New Openings team as the Facilities Manager for LEGOLAND Discovery Center Columbus and play a vital role in building the attraction brick-by-brick and ensuring that all the fun and magic is being delivered at safe and optimal levels.

Your Magical Role

During pre-opening you will be right in the heart of the magic.With over 1.5 million bricks, you will work closely with the Merlin Magic Making team on the installation of the spectacular MINILAND. During post-opening, on a daily basis, you are responsible for planned and reactive maintenance throughout the attraction to ensure the day-to-day operation is running smoothly, safely, and efficiently. With a team of technicians, you will be responsible for ensuring adequate cover is on site during all opening times to maintain all aspects of the attraction including the rides, cinema, and equipment.


  • Maintain, repair and troubleshoot all aspects of the attraction's equipment and machinery including: HVAC, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic and plumbing systems as well as rides and themed attractions.

  • Able to utilize hands-on knowledge and experience to solve problems to sustain minimal downtime of rides and themed attractions for the maximum guest experience.

  • Position functions will include: custodial duties, re-lamping & lighting systems, painting and wall repair, food and beverage equipment, shipping and receiving as well as exhibit setup and takedown.

  • Responsibility to ensure compliance of Health, Safety & Security within the workplace. Your Magical Ingredients

Results-driven professional with proven success in process improvement, troubleshooting and repair, and team leadership. Expertise in electrical and mechanical diagnoses, repair, and health and safety. Demonstrated management skills that guide teams to success and establish meaningful relationships with internal and external customers to sustain our new attraction’s operations.

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience with 2-3 years of supervisory experience in a technical/themed environment. Specific areas to include: animation, automation, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical/electronics, and networks; or equivalent combination of experience and education.

  • Experience of maintaining flexibility and the highest level of service in high-pressure and/or stressful situations.

  • Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi-task as necessary. Education:

  • 2 years of technical college. College degree preferred. Other:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to stand and walk for prolonged periods; use hands and fingers to grip, pinch, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; balance; reach, pull, push with hands and arms below head and frequently above head; ability to smell.

  • The individual is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, hazardous chemicals, fluorescent lamps or batteries; hazardous waste; be exposed to a loud work environment. About The Benefits

In return you will find a competitive salary and benefits package (including a medical, vision, dental, life insurance and 401(k) matching plan offering), share program opportunities, and benefit from free entry to all of our Merlin attractions which also extend to family and friends. In addition, you can expect continued growth of joining an exciting, global organization.

About Us

LEGOLAND Discovery Center is just like jumping into a giant box of LEGO® bricks with an abundance of all things LEGO-tastic! With two exciting LEGO rides, MINILAND featuring the iconic landmarks of the USA, a 4D cinema complete with three films, themed LEGO play and building zones, there are simply more LEGO bricks under one roof than you could ever imagine.

Merlin Entertainments, plc is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.

We offer flexible opportunities, in a totally unique environment. We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it…click hereto see us in action!

Job: Facilities

Work Locations: LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Columbus Easton Town Center, Space A-100 Columbus OH 43219

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Ongoing