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Mechanic / Ride Mechanic (Full Time, Year-Round) Starting at $21| Commensur


Six Flags Darien Lake


Darien Center , New York





JOB PURPOSE: To ensure the safe operation and maintenance of all rides and attractions.



  • Maintain, erect, repair and troubleshoot rides and attractions to insure their safe and efficient operation with minimum supervision.

  • To keep a ride parts inventory and notify the supervisor and A Mechanics of any parts or materials necessary to insure safe, continuous operation.

  • To direct, advise and/or work in conjunction with other staff solving ride-related problems.

  • To ensure that the ride is clean and visually in compliance with manufacturers specifications, guests and Darien Lake expectations.

  • To ensure that manufacturer specifications and state regulations are complied with and documented.

  • To inspect rides and attractions and notify the Rides A Mechanic, Ride Maintenance Supervisor and/or Ride Maintenance Manager of any hazards that may endanger the general public of Darien Lake staff.

  • Keep all records up to date and current in an accessible, organized fashion. (i.e. Logbooks, Inspection Forms, etc.)

  • Operate within the policies and procedures of Darien Lake.

  • Maintain good housekeeping standards in area of responsibility.


  • Possess the ability to work at heights above 208' above grade.

  • Be able to read, write and implement maintenance and inspection procedures.

  • Must possess own hand tools.

  • Must have basic knowledge and experience of mechanics, gear reduction, pneumatics, hydraulics and electricity.

  • Must have the ability to use those skills to insure the safe operation of rides and attractions.

  • Must be able to read, understand and implement maintenance and inspection procedures.

  • Must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Valid New York State Drivers License and successful completion of Darien Lake Vehicle Training program.

If you are able to answer "YES" to all of the following questions, please continue the application process by clicking "Apply" 

  1. Can you provide legal documentation establishing your identity and eligibility to be legally employed in the United States? 

  2. Are you able to perform the essential functions of the job for which you are applying with or without reasonable accommodation? 

  3. Within the last 90 days, can you state that you have not used illegal or social drugs (excluding marijuana), such as MDMA (Molly), cocaine and crystal methamphetamine? 

  4. I am willing to agree that future text messages relating to Six Flags, Inc., including company news, job posting application status updates, and other information, may be sent on behalf of Six Flags, Inc. to the cell phone number I provide.