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Roller Coaster Technician

Company: Traders Village, LTD
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob TypeFull-timeGrand Prairie, TX --- Amusement ParkDescriptionRide Technician DescriptionOverviewThe Ride Technician performs inspections, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, and annual rehabilitation of a variety of different amusement rides and attractions. Areas of responsibility include (but are not limited to) maintenance of gearboxes, chains, sprockets, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, wire rope, hoists, brakes, pumps, and large bearings. Climbing and working safely at height is an essential part of this position.QualificationsVerifiable experience in mechanical maintenance, preferably in an amusement setting or related vocational training.Some working knowledge of basic mechanical principles such as gear ratios, torque, proper use of common hand tools, common mechanical nomenclature, or ability to learnSome familiarity with common types of bearings, bushings, couplers, shafting and similar power transmission components or ability to learn.Some knowledge of the fundamental principles of either pneumatic systems or hydraulic systems; preferably both, or the ability to learn.Ability to work cooperatively with others in a fast paced and sometimes stressful environment.Ability to work safely and effectively while elevated on ladders, platforms, or other structures at heights up to 100 (?) feet above ground.Ability to diagnose and solve ride control, mechanical, and electrical issues.Ability to work nights, weekends, and holiday periods to meet business needs.Ability to pass a pre-employment and random drug tests.Ability to pass a background check, which may include criminal, DMV, and previous employment.Must have valid drivers license.

ResponsibilitiesPerforms daily, weekly, monthly, annual, and other required inspections of amusement rides and related equipment as assigned; taking corrective actions as issues are identified. Inspections are visual as well as auditory.Performs scheduled and unscheduled preventative maintenance, inspects, repairs and tests amusement rides and related equipment. This may include repair or replacement of major components such as hydraulic cylinders, gears, chains, sprockets, pneumatic cylinders, hoses, brakes, clutches, wheels, bearings, gearboxes, springs, or a wide variety of other mechanical devices.Properly follows all repair procedures and maintains accurate documentation of all repairs. Maintains orderly and accurate records of all required inspections and work performed and submits required paperwork to supervision in a timely manner.Communicates the status of assigned rides both verbally and in written format.Maintains all assigned equipment in a safe and ready condition according to all applicable codes, laws, rules, company policies, and best practices. Works safely and efficiently on all assigned tasks, coordinating with other as necessary to achieve desired results.Reads, understands, and applies information from manufacturer's manuals for service, repair and or component replacement.Maintains cleanliness and safety in assigned work area and performs all duties in compliance with Traders Village guidelines and requirements and reports all unsafe or unusual conditions to supervision.Meets scheduling availability requirements, including nights, weekends, and holiday periods to meet business needs.Other duties may be assigned.PM21PI160448227

Keywords: Traders Village, LTD, Grand Prairie , Roller Coaster Technician, Professions , Grand Prairie, Texas

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