Saturday , May 18 2024

Cedar Fair Careers – Ride Maintenance Electrician

Website Cedar Fair Entertainment Company

Job Description:

The Ride Electrical 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: AC & DC motors, soft starts, PLC’s, sensors, switches, and dealing with voltages up to 480V. This position also assists Ride Maintenance Technicians as required. Climbing and working safely at heights is an essential part of this job.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Respond to downtime, repair and ride recovery issues.
  • Inspects and evaluates rides for proper function, detects and investigates any malfunctions or irregularities and notifies supervisor of any safety concerns.
  • Troubleshoots, diagnoses and repairs malfunctions using electrical schematic charts, computers, programmable logic controllers, test equipment and meters.
  • Responsible for completing required documentation on check-outs, preventive maintenance, updates/changes, etc.
  • Ensures rides are maintained according to manufacturers and Knott’s Berry Farm guidelines to ensure the safety of ride operation and guests.
  • Responsible for preventive and corrective maintenance for individual or groups of attractions rides and other equipment typically utilized in theme park attractions including but not limited to: troubleshooting and repair of mechanical systems, animation and special effects.
  • Receives and reviews various records and reports including ride manuals and updates, ride electrical programs and diagrams, technical manuals, computer manuals, operating schedules, check-out sheets, work orders, vehicle maintenance check sheets, operational downtime sheets, material safety data sheets, etc.
  • Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, rebuilds and inspects ride electrical systems and components for proper operation according to Knott’s Berry Farm standards and policies.
  • Assists in troubleshooting and maintaining mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.

Job Requirements:

  • Five (5) or more years combined educational and work experience in troubleshooting and repair of complex electro-mechanical systems as well as hydraulic and pneumatic systems required.
  • Working knowledge of the proper utilization and care of hand and power tools and maintenance equipment.
  • Experience with logic systems including relay and (plc) programmable logic control.
  • Experience with drives, including AC frequency and DC drives.
  • At Least 18 Years of Age

Qualification & Experience:

  • Ability to read/write, comprehend instructions and communicate in English.
  • Valid State Driver’s License required.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.
  • Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provincial law.
  • Ability to work safely and effectively while elevated on ladders, platforms, or other structures at heights up to 320 feet above ground.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others in a fast paced and sometimes stressful environment.
  • Ability to pass a background check, 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 law.

Job Details:

Company: Cedar Fair Entertainment Company

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Buena Park, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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