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Chance Rides Manufacturing, Inc. Mechanical Engineer in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11814440


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 for many more years. Chance Rides is currently seeking the following position:

Mechanical Engineer

Job Summary:

Primary responsibilities are the machine and structural design and application of electro-mechanical systems for amusement ride equipment. Works closely with other engineering disciplines and production to develop and enhance the manufacturing of park and portable amusement rides.

Description of Job Duties/Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

+ Directs activities to ensure that the design, manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications and customer requirements.

+ Plans, conducts, and directs design for development projects or manufacturing engineering assignments to finalize design concepts.

+ Designs hydraulic and pneumatic systems and assemblies.

+ Issues purchasing instructions for discrete parts.

+ Assists production by providing engineering support during product manufacture and assembly.

+ Directs and coordinates operation, maintenance and repair of equipment and systems in field installations.

+ Communicates with customers, sales department, and field service to solve problems.

+ Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks using Creo, AutoCAD, and other software tools.


+ Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology

+ Proficient in the use of Creo or other parametric modeling tools, familiarity with AutoCAD a plus

+ 2+ years on the job experience as an ME preferred

+ Experience with structural analysis and FEA preferred

+ Experience with fabricated assemblies and AWS requirements preferred

+ Project management or leadership responsibilities preferred

Chance Rides Offers:

+ Competitive salary (commensurate with experience)

+ Comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision

+ 401(k) with company match

+ Flexible Spending Accounts

+ PTO, Vacation and Holiday Pay'

Chance Rides is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year


+ 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