Fiberglass Layup Technician – (Starts at $20/hr.)

Chance Rides, LLC is currently seeking an experienced Fiberglass Layup Technician to join the team.

Chance Rides Carousel

Did you know Wichita, KS has been home to Chance Rides, one of the world’s TOP manufacturers of roller coasters, carousels, observation wheels, trains, people movers, and other amusement rides? Wouldn’t it be AMAZING to say you help build these spectacular rides that go all over the world?

With over 60 years of legacy and talent, our dedicated leadership, management and skilled workforce serves customers that includes stand-alone attraction venues, theme parks, family entertainment centers, zoos and aquariums. As we continue to grow, we are currently hiring for the position of Fiberglass Layup Technician, with competitive pay, hiring bonus, 401k and full benefits!

Job Duties (include but not limited to):

  • Position will consist of on the job training for candidates with prior manufacturing/construction experience and a solid mix of learning processes and procedures along with operating hand and power tools.
  • Individual will layup, chop, roll, form and/or assemble fiberglass parts using various hand tools (saws, drills, and routers), chopper and gel coat gun.
  • Primarily, this person will be trained to prepare fiberglass molds and bond together parts to assemble carousel figures and other fiberglass parts.
  • May also assist with the forming and trimming of plastics and any other areas within the department as needed

Job Requirements:

  • Candidate should have previous production and/or construction experience using various hand tools (i.e. air tools, saws, drills, routers)
  • Must be trainable, dependable and have the desire to learn the role
  • Ability to follow verbal instructions, work efficiently and within production deadlines (both independently and on a team)
  • Pass a respirator physical and fit test, lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Pass a background and drug screen
  • Candidate should know if they are allergic to fiberglass material and/or resin and must have an interest and desire to learn our fiberglass processes
  • Must be able to work 1st shift, wear proper PPE, work in a warm environment during the summer and work overtime as needed

Chance Rides Offers:

  • Competitive hourly wage starting at $20/hr.
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision
  • 401(k) with company match
  • 90 day and annual performance reviews
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Perfect Attendance Awards Program
  • Personal, Vacation and Holiday Pay

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 with or without notice.


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $20.00 per hour

Chance Rides is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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