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Opening Fall of 2019, The St. Louis Wheel will be an engaging experience offering unique perspectives of downtown St . Louis.  

Join our team! We need an amazing team.  If you are passionate, energetic and a team player, we want to hear from you.  

 

Current Job Openings:

Maintenance Technician

Department: Maintenance

Reports To: Maintenance Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

 

Summary: Assists the Maintenance Manager and Maintenance Technician in performing tasks to ensure the safe operation of all attractions and a pleasant guest experience.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Comply with all OSHA and manufacturer safety regulations

  • Assist in daily safety inspections to ensure safe operations and a positive guest experience

  • Assist in maintaining required inspection and safety records

  • Communicate with maintenance manager/other team members regarding maintenance issues

  • Ensure a clean, safe environment for employees and guests

  •  Assist Maintenance Manager and Maintenance Technician with other maintenance tasks and duties related to the Wheel, Carousel, and Mini-Golf

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

 

  • 3-5 years’ experience in general maintenance

  • Experience in a theme park or attraction setting preferred

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

  • Ability to climb up to a 90’ ladder and work on delicate systems

  • Ability to use general maintenance tools including multi-meters

  • Extreme attention to detail, manual dexterity and an aptitude for electrical work and electronics.

  • Must be available to work an irregular schedule, including holidays, nights, and weekends

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions

Education/Experience:

High School Diploma required

Broad technical training required (3-4 years practical experience).

English Language Proficiency

Theme Park or Attraction experience preferred

 

Language Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.  Has oral and written proficiency of the English language.

 

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather), work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, outdoor weather conditions, extreme cold (non-weather), and extreme heat (non-weather). The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and confined spaces. The work environment is primarily outdoors.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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Wheel Operator

Department: Operations

Reports To: Operations Manager/Duty Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

 

Summary: Responsible for the operation of the Wheel including the safe loading and unloading guests into and onto amusement rides by performing the following duties.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Directly responsible for the safe operation of the Wheel, including maintaining proper Wheel balance as specified by Manufacturer.

  • Directly oversees platform staff to assist with ensuring guest and team member safety.

  • Monitors all functions of the Wheel including motor current, designated operational presets (Speed & Acceleration), and Gondola cabin temperature.

  • Tracks and records number of guests loading into Gondola, in designated database, for each ride cycle.

  • Works with platform staff to ensure that Restricted Area/Danger Zone is free of guests at all times.

  • Acts as designated emergency personnel for Wheel-related emergencies that may result in emergency evacuation including, but not limited to, severe weather, loss of power, and guest illness.

  • Assists with maintenance inspections, as requested.

  • Responds to emergency communications initiated by Gondola call buttons.

  • Maintains expert-level knowledge of all Wheel functions and operational guidelines.

  • Monitors weather for inoperable conditions and can use best judgement to decide to off-load Wheel if weather conditions are or become unsafe.

  • Completes Daily Inspection Checklist that ensures that proper preliminary checks have been completed before opening to the public.

  • Performs final run of attraction to make sure that all guests have been offloaded before parking attraction and powering-down control system.

  • Performs final platform walk to ensure that all storage doors and gate locks are secured and that all guests have cleared platform before main gates are secured for the night.

  • Assists with ensuring basic labor laws are followed.

  • Maintain clean guest and back areas.

  • Any other duties assigned by management.

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Language Ability:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Has oral and written proficiency of the English language.

 

Math Ability:

Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

 

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations

where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in

written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

Education/Experience:

One to two years related experience and/or training operating amusement rides.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Other Abilities:

  • Customer service skills

  • Time management

  • Professionalism

  • Exemplary oral communication skills

  • Multi-tasking skills

  • Must be able to work irregular hours (holidays, nights, weekends) as needed

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather), work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, outdoor weather conditions, extreme cold (non-weather), and extreme heat (non-weather). The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and confined spaces.  The work environment is primarily outdoors.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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