Assistant Supervisor, Ride Tech

SeaWorld San Diego

Responsible for the daily operation of the Rides Maintenance area. Enthusiastically represents SeaWorld by displaying a positive attitude, high level of energy and commitment to quality throughout all aspects of the job.

What you get to do:

  • Oversees daily work assignments and quality of work output.

  • Works closely with Ride Operations team to ensure ride uptime.

  • Ensures employee performance standards of low and medium voltage electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic, maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment and PLC as needed.

  • Ensure new-hire and retraining is provided.

  • Performs Quality Assurance Inspection on rides, attractions and elevators.

  • Writes and reviews standard operating procedures.

  • Participates SEA ride audits

  • Ensures regulatory documents and requirements adherence.

  • Facilitates repairs of equipment with outside vendors.

  • Monitors rest breaks, meal periods and schedule adjustments; records and verbally counsels dependability as needed.

  • Contributes feedback to annual performance reviews; may deliver supervisor-approved annual performance appraisals.

  • Communicates effectively; leads daily work meetings; positively conveys company priorities and upcoming events.

  • Listens and responds to employee concerns; positively resolves workplace issues.

  • Ensures excellent customer service by anticipating and responding to customer requirements, expectations, and needs.

  • Schedules labor as budgeted.

  • Maintains a safe work environment and sake work practices are followed; ensures employees receive all required safety training, equipment and supplies.

  • Other duties assigned.

What it takes to succeed:

  • At least 18 years of age.

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Have at least three years of Rides Maintenance experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Have an Amusement Rides Inspector Certification or Maintenance Technician Certification (AIMS) within 2 years.

  • Have a SeaWorld San Diego Rides Maintenance certification.

  • Have a valid California driver's license; out of state residents, active military, their dependents and students, must have a valid driver’s license from their state of residency and provide a copy of the DMV report.

  • Have proficient knowledge of English language with excellent written and verbal communication

  • Able to read, analyze and interpret manuals, reports, and documents.

  • Strong Interpersonal skills to include team building, inspiration, negotiation, leadership skills and ability to resolve issues.

  • Able to positively interact with guests and co-workers of all ages, different ethnic/cultural backgrounds and/or language and individuals with special needs.

  • Able to successfully work in and lead a team and collaborate with other functions and departments to complete job duties.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Outlook, Excel Word)

  • Proficiency in job related systems such as SAP, Park Ware, Kronos, and TMM preferred.

  • Have strong mathematical skills such as conversions, measuring, and calculating areas and or volume.

  • Have strong organizational and time management skills, able to handle multiple tasks in face-pace work environment.

  • Able to problem solve and troubleshoot issues.

  • Able to work around moving mechanical parts, at heights up to 320 feet, and in confined spaces.

  • Have a thorough operational knowledge or rides maintenance procedures and methods.

  • Pass a maintenance exam on all the rides to be maintained.

  • Able to use hand tools and precision measuring devices.

  • Able to operate mechanical devices such as forklifts, cranes, small boats, electric carts and manlifts.

  • Able to frequently stand for long periods of time, walk, sit, talk, see, smell, hear, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.

  • Able to lift and/or move up to 50lbs.

  • Able to work outside in all weather conditions such as wet, humid and direct sunlight.

  • Able to work varying shifts/hours based on business need, to include early morning, late evening , weekends and holidays.

  • Occasional travel required

The Perks of the Position:

As part of the SeaWorld family, you’ll enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment and great teammates, as well as:

  • Paid Floating Holidays

  • Accrual based Paid Time Off

  • SEA Employee Complimentary Park Tickets and Passes

  • SEA Park Discounts on Food and Merchandise

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 401K plan

  • Voluntary Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Disability Benefits

  • Dependent and Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Legal Assistance Plan

Join the team:

If you’re looking for the opportunity to make the most of your abilities in a one-of-a-kind setting with an entertainment industry leader, we’re looking for you!

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SeaWorld San Diego

San Diego, CA


Full Time Hourly