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Seasonal Hourly Ride Mechanic


Six Flags America


Bowie , Maryland





What's In It For You?

  • Part-Time, Hourly eligible position and you get paid weekly!

  • Guaranteed hours!

  • Learn valuable skills about rides and attractions

  • Promotional and growth opportunities

  • Exclusive Employee Perks Including a Membership to all Six Flags Parks

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain, erect, repair, and troubleshoot rides and attractions following Manufacturer and Engineering specifications to ensure their safe and efficient operation with minimum supervision.

  • Ensure that specifications set by ride manufacturers and the State of Maryland are complied with and documented.

  • Perform daily inspections, maintenance, and repair of rides and attractions for safe operation utilities in the assigned area and notify management and or Engineering of any hazards, defects, and ride or guest related problems that may endanger the guest, staff and the general public.

  • Keep all repair records and documentation updated daily, accessible, and organized.

  • Maintain OSHA Safety Standards and other policies and procedures of Six Flags, Inc. and Six Flags America.

  • Communicate with the various Maintenance departments to maintain a productive and satisfying work environment.

  • Conduct winterization and winter maintenance of ride units and stations in assigned area.

  • Ensure that all rides are clean and visually in compliance with manufacturer’s specifications, and the expectations of our guests and management team.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Reporting Structure

  • Reports directly to the Rides Mechanical Lead.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Must have 0-1 years of related experience and be able to work well in team environment.

  • Will be required to work various shifts as project and park needs dictate, including nights, weekends and holidays.

  • Must possess skills and proficient knowledge in four or more trades, from the following: mechanical, electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, automotive, welding/fabricate on and small engine repair.

  • Ability to troubleshoot clearly, calmly and safely in the presence of guests, co-workers and park management in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license (including but not limited to forklifts, golf carts, cars, trucks).

Physical Requirements

  • Required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms, occasionally required to sit, climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear, taste, smell, and may frequently lift and/or move 100 pounds. Specific vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus required.  Must possess normal to average corrective hearing.

  • Must possess the mental and physical capacities necessary to perform the primary job duties, including climbing and working at heights up to and in excess of 150ft., crawling and working in confined spaces and lifting up to 100 lbs. Must be able to work outdoors in extreme temperatures. Must possess the physical dexterity to operate hand tools and motor vehicles.

  • Must possess strong safety sensitivity & ability to work with many different types of devices.

Safety Sensitive Position

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.