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Railroad Engineer (rates up to $16/hr)


Six Flags Over Texas


Arlington , Texas





Job Summary: To provide a safe and efficient operation of a steam locomotive as well as a safe and fun environment for our Guests.


Successful applicants will need to be able to work outside in a variety of weather conditions.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate authentic diesel fueled steam locomotive

  • Ability to work with and read numerous gauges and valves

  • Ability to maintain keen awareness of surrounding environment with moving mechanical parts, many of which are hot

  • Observe the ride while it is in motion for the safety of the guests

  • Maintain a clean work environment specific to the engine and tender

  • Maintain Six Flags’ Guests First Standards

  • Maintain a regular, prompt attendance record

  • Other duties as deemed necessary by the Rides Lead


What You Will Be Doing

  • Provide guests with a safe and enjoyable ride experience

  • Entertain guests and calm their nerves as they board our world-class steam train

  • Enforce rider restrictions and measure for height requirements

  • Assist guests in and out of ride vehicles and cycle through the line efficiently and cautiously

  • Keep ride patios and midways clean and looking great

  • Act as a first responder to ride emergencies and respond appropriately


How You Will Do It

  • Ability to work in an environment as fast-paced as our coasters 

  • After passing ride certification tests with 100% accuracy

  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to safety

  • Friendly, outgoing personality inviting guests to your boarding station

  • Positive attitude to make guests excited about their ride

  • Must react well in stressful and emergency situations

  • Taking direction from managers and supervisors


What You Will Need

  • A minimum of two years Six Flags rides experience preferred but not required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Possess mechanical knowledge to aid in the maintenance of the engine

  • Ability to work in heat related environment

  • Good oral communication skills

  • Applicant must able to stand, walk, stoop, bend, and reach throughout your shift

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays

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.