Tech Svcs - Ride & Show Helper (Volcano Bay®)

Orlando, Florida
Not Specified
Oct 05, 2016
Dec 04, 2016
Universal Orlando® Resort is a universe of opportunities for people who have a lot to offer. It takes a special kind of person to work at Universal Orlando. An individual who knows how to be part of a team. Someone with a sense of fun who's serious about their work. A person who knows it doesn't take magic to put a smile on a guest's face... it takes hard work, dedication, knowledge and just the right amount of Universal attitude. Whether you're serving food, working in an office, maintaining equipment, performing in costume or operating a ride, you won't just be 'doing a job.' You'll be creating memories for our guests that will last a lifetime. Are YOU that kind of person?

SUMMARY: Supports all areas of Central Shops work processes by assisting technicians in a variety of work classifications. Handles the day-to-day, broad responsibilities within the repair groups throughout the department.


  • Disassemble and clean parts for a variety of ride vehicles as directed.
  • Perform Fire Watch duties as needed and assist welders with set up, tear down and support.
  • Maintains consumable stock to appropriate levels in support of the Central Shops groups. Picking up and delivering to the Stock Room
  • Operates forklift, high reach, trucks, golf carts and load-all to move materials.
  • Transports ride parts and components to and from venues and work facilities for repair, welding, machining, painting, fiberglass and/or rebuilding.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe work environment in all shop areas. Emptying trash cans and dumpsters as needed.
  • Maintain and fill paint mixing orders on a daily basis. Cutting different types of metal and other materials using power saws and shears.
  • Understand and actively participate in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established Universal Orlando policy, procedures, training and Team Member involvement activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

SCOPE: The individual must have a back ground in mechanical application and be familiar with using a tape measure as well as ability to operate power equipment safely.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required:

Consistent attendance is a job requirement.


  • High school degree or GED required.


  • 1-3 years of general shop work and experience with tools and small equipment preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • A valid Florida state driver's license is required.


While performing the duties of this job, the individual is required to:

  • Regularly (2/3 of the time or more) maintain concentration/focus (e.g., ability to interpret the work environment and make decisions on predetermined operating policies and procedure); maintain alertness and attentiveness up to 4 hours while working varying hours; use hands and fingers to grip, pinch, handle or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time) stand for prolonged periods; hear audible alarms, voice commands with background noise; repeat motions more than twice per minute; work in an environment subject to vibrations.
  • Occasionally (1/3 of the time or less) walk for prolonged periods (including ability to walk at a given pace that is predetermined by a moving sidewalk); sit for prolonged periods; talk; climb stairs / ladders; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; reach, pull, push with hands and arms above and below head; use repetition-using an input device-a keyboard or mouse-in a steady manner; lift up to 25 pounds with control; push up to 50 pounds with control; work in varied light conditions including low or diminished lighting; work in an environment with flashing lights including strobe lamps; work in small or tight spaces; work in confined spaces i.e. Manholes or work pits; smell; work at heights for prolonged periods of time including heights with or without railings or over open pits greater than 4 feet.
  • Specific vision requirements for this role may include: close vision with or without corrective lens (clear vision at 20 inches or less); distance vision with or without corrective lens (clear vision at 20 feet or more); color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors); peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point); depth perception (vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships); adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus while in changing light conditions e.g., sunshine to indoor or dark conditions).


While performing the duties of this job, the individual is required to:

  • Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time) work in wet, humid conditions (non-weather); use of a Forklift (sit down); work with paint/solvents; work with oils/fuels; work with aerosols (spray paints, brake cleaner); exposed to bodily fluids (blood, vomit); use of a motorized company vehicle or a leased or personal vehicle for company business; loud noise (noise when raised conversation is needed)
  • Occasionally (1/3 of the time or less) work in outdoor weather conditions to include direct sunlight, heat or cold; work with cranes; use an Extendable Boom Forklift (Lull); use a Highreach (Aerial lift); work with fumes or airborne particles requiring the use of a respirator; work with compressed gas cylinders or tanks; weld, cut, braze, or work with open flame; work with toxic or caustic chemicals, hazardous chemicals, fluorescent lamps or batteries; transport fuels or compressed gases; perform maintenance or servicing of powerized (energized) equipment (pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical) LOTO.

(Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

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