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Seeking a Field Service Controls Technician

Chance Rides is Seeking a Field Service Controls Technician

Chance Rides Manufacturing Inc. (CRM) is a leading manufacturing of amusement rides and people movers, located in Wichita, Kansas, for amusement parks, carnivals, zoos and malls worldwide.  Please take an opportunity to see all the products our company manufactures at  CRM a family owned business and has been manufacturing quality rides for over 50 years.  Currently, CRM is seeking a Field Service Controls Technician.  Job Summary includes (but not limited to):
Primary Job Duties
  • Utilize electrical/controls knowledge to comprehend all facets of the electrical/controls assembly, electrical component installations and quality process of the company’s product lines:
    • Control Panel Design and component selection
    • PLC Programming
    • HMI Panel Programming
    • Motor Drives – control and interfacing
    • Safety Circuit / Safety Product Risk Assessment
  • Effectively install products and troubleshoot issues onsite.
  • Travel as needed to customer locations (domestic and/or international) to install or troubleshoot with high regard of customer service and quality.
  • Oversee installation projects onsite by delegating, communicating, organizing and facilitating effectively.
Job Requirements
Candidates should meet the following requirements:
  •  Minimum of Associates Degree from an accredited technical institution; BS degree in Electrical Engineering / Technology or related field a plus.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in implementing control systems; design experience preferred
  • Previous experience with Allen-Bradley and Siemens control systems
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to delegate tasks, and experience with customer relations
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
  • A proven understanding of electrical/controls engineering and assembly, project management, and quality assurance programs. 
  • Experience with amusement rides controls a plus.
  • Ability to travel, expected 75% of the year, sometimes for extended periods (both domestic and international). 
  • Must be able to climb, stoop, and crawl.
  • Ability to work at various heights on man lifts or amusement rides.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather.
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work alone at times.
  • Hydraulics and pneumatics troubleshooting is a plus.
  • Ability to work weekends and holidays as needed.
This position includes a competitive salary, (commensurate with experience) with a comprehensive benefit package (including paid time off).  CRM is an equal opportunity employer.  Please apply online to


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