Lake Compounce - Maintenance Manager II

Bristol, CT, USA, 822 Lake Ave., Bristol, Connecticut, United States of America Req #1573
Thursday, January 28, 2021

Manage and lead team of mechanics, electricans, carpenters, and painters to maintain park: attractions, buildings and grounds of the park.  Lead team in planning and building new attractions and revenue áreas.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Manage the daily operations of rides maintenance crews, including carpentry & electrical departments. and lead daily crew meetings
  • Schedule, recognize, lead, support, coach, counsel, mentor, train and develop frontline staff in accordance with company standards
  • Monitor daily ride inspections, documentation and spare part usage. Controls the inventory system and works with the purchasing department to ensure supplies meet current objectives
  • Inspect rides and equipment for planning and completion of preventative maintenance
  • Assist other managers and directors on maintenance projects including providing cost estimates, monitoring cost of projects, communicating to all parties involved with projects; scheduling of projects and seeing that projects are on schedule and on budget
  • Assist in the creation of an annual budget. Ownership and regulation of the daily budget must fall within company guidelines/departmental needs
  • Coordinate work with other maintenance department crews, other company departments, and the use of outside contractors and serve as a maintenance department Manager on Duty.
  • Create and manage preventative maintenance schedules and long-term projects and evaluate standing processes and procedures.
  • Create and facilitate yearly training programs. These include safety programs related to the Maintenance Department which will comply with comany standards.

Education:  CPO, OSHA 10, NAARSO CEU’s needed.


Languages: English



  • Communication – Highly developed interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills; ability to communicate clearly, concisely and persuasively with a wide range of diverse personnel

  • Leadership – Inspire others to achieve results, establish credibility throughout the organization and maintain a visible leadership role in appropriate industry, community and business organizations as necessary

  • Problem Solving/Analysis:  Define problems, research and collect data, draw valid conclusions and execute remedial strategies in a timely manner
  • Project Management:  Understand and manage projects from concept to completion. Develop and achieve strategic objectives, plans and time schedules; organize and manage competing priorities, while maintaining a steadfast commitment to detail
  • Executive Presence – Represent the Company well internally and externally; convey a professional and positive image of the organization and business affiliates
  • Flexibility – Handle multiple priorities simultaneously; maintain a flexible work schedule to meet changing demands for multiple concurrent projects
  • Initiative and Adaptability – Take initiative and execute plans to accomplish strategic objectives in a fast-paced, evolving environment
  • Computer Proficiency – MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint)



Experience:  Technical background preferably with mechanical engineering with three to five years' experience and a minimum of three years' supervisory experience. 

Other: Ability to read blue prints and specifications, have knowledge of hand tools, mechanical trade and procedures related to: hydraulics, drives, belts, fasteners, motors, bearings, welding, rigging.

  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations is a plus

  • Ability to work as a part of a team

  • Ability to communicate effectively to numerous stakeholders across varying departments is a must

  • Internal:  
    work with all departments in maintaining the park both subordinates and departmental managers      
    External:  must work well with vendors, salespeople, and other park personnel

Other details

  • Job Family MAINTENANCE
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Full Time
  • Bristol, CT, USA, 822 Lake Ave., Bristol, Connecticut, United States of America