Over the past eight decades, the words ‘Holiday on Ice’ have gained a special meaning throughout many parts of the world. Holiday on Ice has become a brand name for top quality ice entertainment. In its European home markets Holiday on Ice performs in average 360 performances, with more than 750.000 visitors each year.

Holiday on Ice is owned by CTS Eventim – Europe’s market leader for ticketing and live entertainment, listed on the German stock exchange. We continually strive to improve what we do best: the production of internationally appealing shows, complemented by our in-house touring and marketing capabilities. Holiday on Ice has offices in Hoofddorp, The Netherlands and Hamburg, Germany.

Holiday on Ice is inviting professionals to join one of the most visited and successful live entertainment ice shows in the world! We are now preparing the new season 2024 – 2025 and we are looking for an

Automation Technician

The Automation Technician sees to all motorized show props and keeping electrical components up and running.  Supports on all other activities to build and execute a safe and high-quality performance. You report into the Technical Manager and work close with an international crew travelling through Germany, or Austria, Belgium, France and the Netherlands.

What are your key tasks?  

  • Assists the crew on the load in, load out and run of the show
  • Install, operate and maintain motorized show props and/or flying elements
  • Discover and repair possible technical issues and finding resourceful solutions
  • Provides overall support where needed during the tour

What do you offer?

  • Relevant experience in operating motion soft- and hardware, motorized props and/or flying
  • IPAF license 1a, 3a and 3b
  • Able to maintain, use, fix, test hand and power tools, ohm- and voltmeters
  • Understanding of technical manuals, drawings and blueprints
  • Good written and verbal English language skills
  • Good health
  • Stress-resilient and a creative problem solver
  • Availability from October 2024 to the end of April 2025

What do we offer?

  • Touring with an international ice show, performing shows in various cities and/or countries
  • Transportation and accommodation during the tour
  • A competitive salary, in line with your level of seniority and experience

Do you want to apply? Please send your motivational letter and an up-to-date CV (English) to [email protected].

For more information visit our website

We also gladly accept applications from candidates who are not available during the above-mentioned period as we are constantly looking for professionals for our many other projects.