Find out if a career at Sarner fits you

Creating the World's Best Visitor Attractions takes a multidisciplinary team of of imaginative and inspired storytellers, skilled designers, innovative craftspeople, media creators, top notch engineers, software developers and programmers, and experienced project managers who take great pride in the work they produce.

Sarner is always on the lookout for talented people who love to create and deliver transformational solutions for the world's leading visitor attractions. We strive for excellence and create emotionally engaging experiences that visitors love, recommend, and revisit. We provide a stimulating environment for creative minds and technical wizards. We value diversity and inclusion. And we offer unrivalled opportunities to work on amazing projects around the world.

Get in touch:  be part of our leading creative powerhouse.

Perks of the job

  1. Competitive pay
  2. Annual discretionary bonus
  3. Friendly collaborative culture
  4. Learn from industry's thought leaders
  5. Work from home opportunities
  6. Flexible working hours
  7. On-site parking

Vacancies

  • Senior Audio Visual Engineer Full time / Part time / Flexible
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    We are looking to expand our engineering team and take on an experienced Senior Audio Visual Engineer.
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    Every one of our projects is unique and so are the people who work on them. We are currently interviewing for a role of Senior Audio Visual Engineer with experience in the design and engineering of audio visual systems for the leisure industry (theme parks, visitor attractions, brand experiences, museums). Please contact us with your cover letter and resume.

    Responsibilities

    • Produce tender document bids and work closely with the design team to deliver technical solutions based on the creative brief
    • Ensure accurate pricing of components, labour and associated costs in delivering the project
    • Consider risks, project resources and implementation methodology to ensure the timely delivery of projects on budget
    • Design audio visual technical drawings in sufficient detail for installation by the AV team
    • Contribute to the design and implementation of solutions to meet customer and contract requirements
    • Assist with the testing and commissioning of AV systems
    • Ensure that handover documentation to the operational team is fit for purpose and current to meet customer and contract requirements
    • AV system design to detailed level
    • Full design for costing and technical proposal documentation
    • Installation drawings, cable schedules, wiring diagrams and rack build design
    • Wiring schematics and numbering schemes
    • Communicate with manufacturers/suppliers
    • Liaise with sub-contractors for quotes and survey support

    Experience/Qualifications

    • 5+ years of related experience
    • Be able to produce technical writing for proposals and tenders
    • Be fully conversant with health and safety, and ensure that such requirements form an integral part of the design
    • High level of proficiency in the use of Autocad
    • Fully capable of interpreting client’s requirements and translating these into a proposal
    • Fully conversant with show control programming such as Alcorn McBride, AVStumpfl, and Dataton or similar
    • Familiarity with conducting and writing site surveys
    • Ability to interpret lighting designs and to implement these within an automated installation
    • Fully conversant with software and hardware typically used in leisure projects, this shall include DMX, Pneumatic, hydraulic and servo control, PLCs, lighting desks, theatre luminaires, DSPs, and such like
    • An understanding and ability to integrate show special effects such as motion platforms, animatronics, mechanical effects, smoke machines, water effects and theatrical special effects
    • A good understanding of IP networks, video projection, projection mapping, theatrical lighting, dome projection
    • A degree in Electronic engineering or equivalent.

    The role is a varied one and will require you to travel internationally on projects some lasting several weeks at a time.

  • Project Manager Full time / Part time / Flexible
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    Sarner are looking for a Design and Build Project Manager with experience in Theme Parks, Museums and Leisure who has excellent attention to detail and strong leadership skills to deliver client projects on time and on budget.
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    An ideal candidate would be experienced in deploying and managing resources to ensure that the work process flows smoothly and who can act as the primary liaison between the team and the Client, alongside the project’s creative lead. This is a great opportunity to join a highly creative, collaborative team while working on high profile themed attraction projects across a variety of industries. The role will be based at Kingston-Upon-Thames but will involve working both nationally and internationally.

    Responsibilities

    • Implement client projects through the leadership of project teams
    • Provide leadership to client and team by communicating project objectives, contract scope, terms, and schedule
    • Estimate the cost of projects, prepare project proposals and negotiate contracts and fees
    • Manage scheduling, budgets, staffing, and project set-up with clients, contractors, and suppliers
    • Track and manage financial performance of the project
    • Manage project lifecycle; estimating, bidding, project kick-off, weekly coordination, punch list, turnover, opening, and project close-out
    • Create end of project documentation
    • Provide project evaluations and assessment of results
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Experience/Qualifications

    • 5+ years of related experience, managing projects and teams on theme attraction projects
    • Bachelor’s degree is preferred
    • Prince 2 or similar qualification
    • Experience negotiating project scope, fees, managing project financial performance, and ensuring fiscal responsibility for projects
    • Experience with the full project lifecycle, through post-occupancy
    • Knowledge of standards and industry practices, including CDM 2015
    • Knowledge of JCT contracts a bonus
    • An in depth understanding of attraction design and build
    • Experience with project management software, such as MS Project, a plus
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word & Excel)
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Ability to travel as necessary