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Full Time Ride Controls / Electronics Tech (Industrial Electrician)

Company: Six Flags America
Location: Bowie
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

This a Full-Time position at Six Flags America, in Upper Marlboro, MD. - This Ride Controls / Electronic Tech opportunity features an hourly rate beginning at $28.00/hr, based on experience, with a generous benefits package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Extended Paid Time Off (Vacation, Holidays, Bereavement, and Jury Duty), Bonus potential, 401k with matching and a minimum average of 40 hours per week offered and expected on a year-round basis with flexible scheduling. -We also offer a -$250-$1000 -annual tool reimbursement program, -$300 -annual boot reimbursement, -FREE -uniforms, -Weekly Pay, nationwide -FREE -park access and parking for yourself and a guest, season passes for family, annual complimentary park tickets for friends and family, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, -40% -off -of food and merchandise, access to exclusive employee only events and more!
The Maintenance Department is currently seeking a qualified Individual to provide skilled technical services as a Ride Controls / Electronics Tech (Industrial Electrician).

  • Perform daily inspections, maintenance, and repair of rides and attractions computerized ride control systems, electrical utilities and equipment in the park 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.
  • Diagnose electro-mechanical problems and initiate required repair work.
  • Install electrical conduit and wiring; clean electrical equipment and components; maintain controls on rides; maintain ride lighting.
  • Conduct preventative maintenance on rides, computerized ride control systems, electrical utilities and equipment.


    • 3-5 years of related work experience preferred.
    • Should have thorough understanding of Allen Bradley PLC's, Allen Bradley, and ABB AC/DC motor drives, and other electrical equipment theory and operation.
    • Must possess the ability to work at heights 200 feet or more above grade.
    • Knowledge of electrical test equipment (i.e. mega/micro ohm meter, volt meter, current meter, and other various pieces of test equipment.
    • Will be required to work various shifts as project and Park needs dictate, including nights, weekends and holidays.
    • Strong work ethic with the 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 and a clear driving record.
    • Must possess the ability to stand for long periods of time, climb stairs and ladders repeatedly, bend, stoop, twist, crawl, kneel, push, pull, and work overhead using both hands. Assist in ride evacuations, lift 50lbs without injury and work in the extreme temperatures.


      • May perform other duties beyond scope of above as necessary to support the park as a whole
      • Reports to Maintenance Leadership

        While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties when circumstances (e.g., emergencies, changes in workload, rush jobs, or technological developments) dictate. Six Flags is a Drug Free Equal Opportunity Employer.
        Interested candidates should apply at
        If you are able to answer "YES" to all of the following questions, please continue the application process by clicking "Apply" -

      • Can you provide legal documentation establishing your identity and eligibility to -be legally employed in the United States? -
      • Are you able to perform the essential functions of the job for which you are applying with or without reasonable accommodation? -
      • 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? -
      • 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. -

Keywords: Six Flags America, Bowie , Full Time Ride Controls / Electronics Tech (Industrial Electrician), Professions , Bowie, Maryland

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