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Electrical Controls Specialist

Kansas City, Missouri

Job Category: Maintenance/Trades

Req ID 22331
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Up to $33.48/hr*

Under limited supervision, supervises and participates in the inspection, maintenance, and repair of ride control systems to ensure efficient and safe operations at all times. Assists in the installation, modification, upgrading, and repair of Allen Bradley ride control systems used throughout the Park. Performs related technical and supervisory duties as required.

*based on skill at time of offer. 

  • Ensures rides are maintained according to the manufacturer, Cedar Fair, and state guidelines to ensure the safety of the ride
    operators and guests.
  • Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the intermediate supervisor, other Park managers and staff, co-workers, subordinates, guests, vendors, contractors, inspectors, etc.
  • Uses a variety of supplies and tools, which may include, computer and clerical supplies, electrician tools, meters, scopes, and
    other hand or power tools.
  • Operates a variety of equipment and machinery, which may include a vehicle, snorkel lift, fork lift, computer, two-way radio, etc.
  • Refers to policy and procedures manuals, maintenance manuals, technical manuals and diagrams, blueprints, computer
    manuals, ride manuals, catalogs, reference manuals, etc.
  • Prepares and/or processes numerous maintenance reports, shift reports, purchase orders, modification forms, estimates,
    contract agreements, schedules, etc.
  • Receives and reviews various records and reports including maintenance requests, maintenance reports, schematics, ride
    modification forms, purchase orders, equipment manuals, shift reports, safety sheets, downtime reports, contractor quotes,
  •  Coordinates activities with other departments and crews as necessary.
  • Oversees and coordinates outside controls contractors as the Owner Representative. Ensures new ride control systems meet
    the requirements and standards of Cedar Fair and State or Local laws.
  • Assists in maintaining documentation of ride control systems.
  • Coordinates and performs annual preventative maintenance of ride control systems
  • Maintains integrity of existing ride control programs and checks annually for discrepancies of each ride system.
  • Maintains a working copy of existing control system software and keeps up to date with newer versions.
  • Other duties may be assigned

  • Ability to use spreadsheet, database, and AutoCAD computer systems
  • Must possess extensive knowledge of PLC's, motor drives and display units.
  • 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
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.
  • Driver's License

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