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Chance Rides Manufacturing, Inc. Bodyworker (Carousel Animals) in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11814423

Chance Rides Manufacturing, a family owned and operated company located in Wichita, KS has been delivering entertainment to the amusement industry since 1961. We take pride in being a leading manufacturer of amusement rides and people movers worldwide.

For 60 years, Chance Rides has been at the heart of manufacturing excellence in the amusement industry and we are committed to continuing that standard of excellence. Chance Rides is currently seeking the following position:


Duties: Individual will perform bodywork on carousel figures using various hand and power tools, preparing parts prior to paint.

Requirements: Candidate must have general knowledge of bodywork and be able to prepare fiberglass with both glass and bondo. Must be skilled in finish work, masking, hand sanding, applying putty/fillers and able to use orbital disc sander, grinder, and other tools as needed. Candidate must be able to follow written and verbal instructions, work within production deadlines, work both independently and with a team of people, lift and carry at least 30 lbs., and pass a respirator physical/fit test, drug screen and background check. Candidate will be required to maintain a good attendance record and must be able to work in warm conditions.

Preferred Skills: The ideal candidate will have at least 1 year of experience as a bodyworker. Work experience and skills in other areas of manufacturing such as air brush painting a plus.

Chance Rides Offers:

+ Competitive hourly wage of $16-18/hr. (commensurate with experience)

+ Comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision

+ 401(k) with company match

+ Performance reviews


+ PTO, Vacation and Holiday Pay

Chance Rides is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 - $18.00 per hour


+ 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

+ Vision insurance


+ Day shift