Dec 20, 2019

Maintenance Technician

$18.00 hourly
  • Pacific Park
  • 380 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA, USA
Part-time Engineer - Reliability Reliability Technician Technician - General Maintenance or Service Technician - Preventive Maintenance Technicians - Predictive Maintenance

Job Description


Maintain and repair rides, attractions, and Park facilities. Inspect rides, equipment and facilities to diagnose problems and determine the best feasible way to correct them.  Dismantle and assemble mechanical and electrical devices, and repair or replace defective parts.  Accurately and thoroughly complete basic paper records and reports. Must have PSL capabilities.


Work schedule for is 40+ hours per week, weekends, holidays and nights. Day shift starts at 5:00 AM.  Work shifts will vary depending on need and season.



Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier is LA’s only admission free amusement park that offers 12 amusement rides, 14 midway games, an oceanfront food plaza and dynamic retail experiences. The ever-popular Park and iconic Pier enjoy more than 8.5 million visitors annually. In addition to the Pacific Wheel, the world’s only solar-powered Ferris wheel, Pacific Park’s signature rides include The West Coaster, a steel roller coaster that races 55 feet above the Santa Monica Bay. The Park is operated by more than 500 team members, which includes full-time and seasonal positions featuring a highly diverse, dynamic and passionate team. 



This position reports directly to the Assistant Manager Maintenance.



  • Have the ability to interact with others in a mutually courteous and professional manner.
  • Have the ability to effectively present information to others, from line employees to senior management.



  • Have the ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule forms.



  • Applicant must have an understanding and general knowledge of methods, practices, procedures, tools and materials used in the maintenance and repair of equipment and facilities.
  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Must be able to work independently, or work cooperatively with all maintenance team member, and all other divisional employees and leadership.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with measured supervision.  Must be able to communicate effectively to peers and supervisors.
  • Must have an understanding and general knowledge of methods, practices, procedures, tools and materials used in the maintenance and repair of equipment and facilities.
  • Report all safety hazards and injuries to Supervisor/Manager.
  • All other duties as assigned and needed.
  • All duties and responsibilities must be performed according to Pacific Park policies and procedures.


  • Ability to lift up to 100lbs.
  • Must be available to stand for approx. 8 hours.
  • Position requires constant lifting, standing, walking, stooping, reaching, kneeling and crouching/ squatting and walking on uneven surfaces.
  • While performing the duties of this job the employee will frequently work in outside weather conditions and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold and extreme heat conditions.
  • Occasionally work near moving mechanical parts, and in high or precarious places.
  • May occasionally be exposed to fumes, airborne particles and vibrations.
  • The noise level in the work environment can range from moderate to loud.



  • This position is located in Santa Monica.
  • Year-round weekend and holiday work is required.
  • This is a part time position, however peak periods may require 40 + hours/weekly.
  • Employees work outdoors year round under varying weather condidions.

Pacific Park is an at-will employer.

This job description is not designed to contain nor be interpreted as a comprehensive account of all the responsibilities and/or qualifications required of an employee assigned to this job. These job duties may be subject to change at any time.

Our Company is committed to equal employment opportunity. Company will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender identification, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, marital status, genetic information, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.


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