Ride Mechanic Full Time
Division H. H. Knoebel Sons, Inc
Location H H Knoebels
Employment Type Full Time Hourly Employee
Date Posted 6/26/2022
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Job Code CG0032

Job Details


Ride Mechanic

Job Description

General Purpose

Applicant must possess basic mechanical aptitude and skill. Must have the willingness and ability to use these skills to ensure the safe operation, maintenance, and inspections of amusement rides, attractions and equipment. This position reports to the Maintenance Manager.


Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

•   Ensure that specifications set by ride manufacturers and the State of Pennsylvania are complied with and documented.

•   Inspect rides and attractions, notifying appropriate management of any and all hazards that may endanger our guests or employees.

•   Keep all daily repair logs and ride journals current and accurate of maintenance performed.

•   Work in conjunction with others to solve ride related problems.

•   Ensure that all rides are clean and visually in compliance with manufacturers specifications, and the expectations of our guests and management team.

•   Other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

·       Must have 0-2 years experience and be willing to be part of the TEAM.

·       High School Diploma or Equivalent.

·       Basic carpentry, mechanical and construction skills.

Key Competencies

·       Will be required to work various shifts as project and park needs dictate, including nights, weekends and holidays.

·       Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

·       Must possess basic mechanical aptitude and have common sense.

·       Must be able to troubleshoot clearly, calmly and safely in the presence of guests, co-workers and park management.

·       Must possess a valid driver's license.

·       Must have basic hand tools to perform required duties.

·       Required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms, occasionally required to sit, climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear, taste, smell, and may frequently lift and/or move 100 pounds. Specific vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus required. Must possess normal to average corrective hearing.

·       Required to work at heights above 100 feet.

 This job description describes the general nature of the duties and requirements of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list or limit the supervisor’s ability to modify work assignments as appropriate.