Rides Maintenance Technician

Mike Callaway Maintenance/Facilities/Repair

Website LEGOLAND Florida Resort

Rides Maintenance Technician

About us…

LEGOLAND Florida Resort is a 150-acre interactive theme park dedicated to families with children between the ages of 2 and 12. With more than 50 rides, shows, and attractions, and uniquely themed LEGOLAND Water Park, LEGOLAND Hotel, and LEGOLAND Beach Resort inspired by the LEGO and DUPLO brands, LEGOLAND is geared towards family fun!

LEGOLAND Florida Resort is part of Merlin Entertainments plc. A business built on fun, Merlin is a global leader in location based, family entertainment. As Europe’s Number 1 and the world’s second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates over 100 attractions, 15 hotels, and 6 holiday villages in 24 countries and across 4 continents. Our aim is to deliver unique, memorable, and rewarding experiences to millions of visitors across our growing estate of the best known names in global leisure.

About the role:

Removes, installs, repairs and tests all electromechanical equipment of rides, animation, attractions and buildings. Performs other maintenance functions within theme park and assists other maintenance personnel as needed necessary by maintenance supervision. Troubleshooting of complex American and foreign made equipment. General Electrical, and PLC experience including VFD’s preferred

About you:

A minimum of four years of experience in installing, maintaining, and servicing of electromechanical equipment as a journeyman/technician is required. Considerable knowledge of the practices, tools, and equipment used to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain rides and other electromechanical equipment is required. Basic knowledge of types and grades of hardware, Torque wrenches and math skills is required. Basic skill in reading a micrometer and caliber is required. Preferred experience in repairing and servicing small diesel and gasoline engines. Preferred basic knowledge in operating lathe and milling machines. Preferred strong working knowledge of Electrical, PLC’s, and VFD’s. Possesses thorough understanding of, but not limited to, working knowledge, of all phases of electromechanical work related to overhaul, repair, and preventive maintenance of all types of ride equipment, animation, utilities theme park, including high volume submersible-and turbine-type water pumps. Extensive knowledge in preventive maintenance systems is required. Must have thorough knowledge in hydraulic and pneumatic control systems, such as linear actuators, solenoids, etc. Ability to read and evaluate reports and correspondence and basic math skills required. Must be able to read blueprints pertaining to rides, attractions and buildings. Must have a general knowledge of all types of lubricants. Must be able to react under pressure or in an emergency in a calm and rational manner. A friendly, polite, customer service oriented demeanor is required. Demonstrated ability to follow supervisor’s directions effectively, and observe and remember details. Requires the ability to make quick and proper decisions.

Must supply all hand tools up to 1 inch which are needed to meet the requirements of the above job description.

Where you’ll work…

One LEGOLAND Way, Winter Haven, FL 33897

What you’ll get…

In addition to a fun and friendly environment, you will also find: competitive salary free entry to LEGOLAND Florida Resort (which also extends to family and friends) 30% discount on LEGOLAND Florida Resort food, beverage and retail products, tuition assistance, free unlimited usage of the local transit system

Furthermore you will enjoy continuous support and opportunities to branch out and develop your career within LEGOLAND and Merlin Entertainments!

Here at Merlin Entertainments we are proud to have a diverse workforce, and we’re all about providing equal opportunities to the whole team. Because of this we are committed to an active all together programme which starts with our recruitment and selection process.