Company: California's Great America
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: September 13, 2022
We are looking for multiple Ride Mechanics, from Level 1 - Level 3.
Hourly rates starting at $31/hr. for a Level 1; $37/hr. for Level
2; and $42/hr. for Level 3. Performs inspections, maintenance,
troubleshooting, repair, and annual rehabilitation of a variety of
different amusement rides and attractions, depending on level of
employee. 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 job. Responsibilities and requirements may vary by
--- Performs 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.
--- Trouble shoots a variety of mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic,
and electrical systems and takes appropriate corrective
--- 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
--- Maintains all assigned equipment in a safe and ready condition
according to all applicable codes, laws, rules, company policies,
and best practices.
--- Reads, understands, and applies information from manufacturer's
manuals for service, repair and or component replacement.
Accurately reads blueprints (mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic).
Completes proper documentation as required.
--- Interacts with and communicates with various groups and
individuals, such as the immediate supervisor, other Park managers
and staff, co-workers, guests, vendors, contractors, inspectors,
--- Provides guest service according to Cedar Fair standards when
serving the guest, including initiating guest interactions,
answering questions, and giving directions.
--- Maintains cleanliness and safety in assigned work area and
performs all duties in compliance with Cedar Fair safety guidelines
and requirements and reports all unsafe or unusual conditions to
--- Meets scheduling availability requirements, including nights,
weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.
--- Meets Cedar Fair's attendance requirements as outlined in Cedar
Fair's attendance policies.
--- Adheres to Cedar Fair's code of conduct including costuming and
grooming standards as outlined in employees' Guidelines and other
park/division specific policies and procedures.
--- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Requires a vocational diploma in mechanical/industrial
maintenance supplemented by a minimum -of one year of experience in
mechanical maintenance for a Level 1 Ride Mechanic, or an
equivalent combination of education, training and experience that
provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Requires
forklift and man lift certifications.
- Must be at least 18 years old.
- Have a valid California Driver's License.
- Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company
policy, unless prohibited by state or provincial law.
- Ability to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or
older, which may include, but is not limited to, credit, criminal,
DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per
Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial
- Must be ableto work nights, weekends and holiday periods to
meet business needs.
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