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Company: Knott's Berry Farm
Location: Buena Park
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

America's First Theme Park is looking for you! Come join the team that brings some of the most exciting theme park events to life! From Boysenberry Festival to Peanuts Celebration, Merry Farm to Scary Farm, Knott's is looking for talented individuals with knowledgeable, hands-on techniques, and comprehensive skills in special effects, animatronics, and simple I/O programming to join our Production Special Effects Team.

How You'll Make A Difference:

  • Fabricate, install, maintain and repair pneumatic and electrical animatronic systems and special effects for events and park shows.
  • Read, understand and implement plans and blueprints.
  • Strike and properly store all show elements.
  • Accurately cut/machine/weld/fabricate metal and other building materials.
  • Layout and construct electrical, electronic, and pneumatic control systems.
  • Operate electric carts, forklifts, mast lifts, scissor lifts and articulating boom lifts.
  • Provides guest service according to Cedar Fair standards when serving the guest or working with subordinates, including initiating guest interactions, answering questions and giving directions.
  • Maintains cleanliness and safety in assigned work area and performs all duties in compliance with Cedar Fair Safety guidelines and requirements and reports all unsafe or unusual conditions to supervision.
  • Meets scheduling availability requirements, including nights, weekends, and holiday periods to meet business needs.
  • Meets Cedar Fair's attendance requirements as outlined in Cedar Fair's attendance policies.
  • Adheres to Cedar Fair's Rules of Conduct including specific costuming and grooming standards as outlined in Employee Guidelines and other park/division specific policies and procedures.
    We're Looking For:
    EducationVocational School Welding or mechanical/metal fabricationExperience1 - 2 Years Related Experience Welding or mechanical/metal fabricationMinimum Age At Least 18 Years of Age

    • Ability to fabricate and assemble mechanical parts/structures according to drawings, sketches, and plans.
    • Knowledge of pneumatic actuators, electric motors, and animatronics.
    • Proficiency with MIG/TIG welding. Desired but not required
    • Required proficiency with hand and power tools.
    • Familiarity with I/O control devices and PLC control systems.
    • Practical use of solenoids, contactors, switches, and relays.
    • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.
    • Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provincial law.
    • Ability to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or older, which may include, but is not limited to, credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law.

Keywords: Knott's Berry Farm, Buena Park , Tech 1, Other , Buena Park, California

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