Legoland Hiring Model Builders With 'LEGO Building Experience'

25/01/2016 11:09 | Updated 17 February 2016

Legoland is looking to hire model builders. No seriously, this is an actual job.

It entails building LEGO models for theme parks under the Merlin Entertainment group, which is Legoland's parent company.

According to American news channel, Fox 13, the firm is looking to hire 20 model builders in addition to the 50 they have already hired.

"It's a brand new production facility to make Lego models for Merlin attractions all around the world," a model shop supervisor told the channel.

"The kind of models we make here are typically for mini-land attractions within the Legoland and Legoland Discovery Center parks."

So what do you need to qualify for the job?

  • LEGO-building experience (obviously)
  • Your models should be sturdy accurate, safe and "installable for a variety of LEGOLAND attractions"
  • A good knowledge of LEGO parts
  • Strong communication skills

The job description states:

This individual builds LEGO models in our off-site Model Shop- MMM Studios. Must have LEGO building experience and be able to design and build sturdy, accurate, complicated, safe and installable LEGO models for a wide variety of LEGOLAND attractions including miniature scale models and/or life sized organic models from prototypes, diagrams or computer generated instructions.
This position requires strong communication during design and building of models, good organization during the completion and documentation phases of the projects and a willingness to complete all tasks necessary to creating and installing models and displays.

It adds that a good sense of humour is a must. But who have can have a long face while building LEGO?

Undoubtedly, this has been a dream for quite a number of people:

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