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Controls Engineer

Chance Rides LLC
4200 W Walker
Wichita, KS 67209
United States

Commercial/Private Sector
Job Start Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
From $85,000 To $100,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description

Chance Rides, LLC manufactures a diverse line of amusement ride products including trains, trams, carousels, thrill rides, observation wheels and roller coasters that are enjoyed all over the world. With over 60 years of legacy and talent, our dedicated leadership, management and skilled workforce serves customers, including stand-alone attraction venues across the globe and large and regional theme parks, family entertainment centers, zoos and aquariums.

We are currently seeking an experienced Controls Engineer to join our team. Come grow with us!

Job Responsibilities:

This position will help design, develop, implement, and support all new and existing products manufactured.

  • Write PLC, HMI & VFD programs for amusement ride controls systems
  • Commission and troubleshoot control systems
  • Manage and schedule projects
  • Assist with electrical schematic and panel design
  • Occasional overnight travel for installation, commissioning, and customer support (company paid)

General Benefits:

  • Competitive salary range of $85-100k (commensurate with experience)
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision
  • Annual Performance Reviews
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Personal, Vacation and Holiday Pay
  • Relocation assistance available for qualified candidate

Other Duties:

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time wit

Job Requirements
Minimum Job Requirements include (but not limited to):

Associate of Science Degree in electronic engineering technology, automation engineering technology, mechatronics, or equivalent
4+ years of programming knowledge (PLC, HMI, VFD, etc.)
Previous experience with Allen-Bradley and Siemens control system software
Ability to collaborate within a team environment and consistently meet established deadlines
Excellent written/oral communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills
Preferred Skills and Training Requirements:

Bachelor of Science Degree in electrical engineering, automation engineering, robotics, or equivalent ABET certified program; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience in the Amusement Ride industry
2+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
Knowledge of Project Management and Scheduling for Engineering
System Safety Analysis and report generation
Familiarity with UL 508A (Qualified MTR), NFPA 70 NEC, and ASTM Safety standards
Experience designing electrical power, control systems, and entertainment lighting systems
Chance Rides LLC
Angela Breth
4200 W Walker
Wichita KS 67209
United States
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