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Adventure KARTS - Ketchikan

Mechanic's Assistant

Job Summary


The primary responsibility of this position will be to provide help and assistance in preventive and as needed maintenance to Tom Cars at Whipple Creek. Responsibility also encompasses maintenance to any other company vehicles. Duties will range from light maintenance (tires, oil, spark plugs etc.) to cleaning shop and test driving karts.  The Maintenance Assistant position will also provide basic maintenance needs to the Base Camp buildings & facilities as assigned.


Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Monitor tour site for any potential danger to guests or staff
  • Help in response to any emergencies
  • Assist with daily setup and shutdown of facilities
  • Provide support to mechanics in preventative and needed maintenance to all Tom Cars on a daily basis
  • Ability to assist Adventure Kart staff as needed
  • Ability to guide visitors in a professional, courteous, and informative manner as needed
  • Perform other various duties assigned.


Minimum Requirements

  • Must be organized, willing to work outdoors and / or in potentially stressful situations.
  • Experience with small engines is a plus but not required
  • Ability to meet guests needs in a helpful and courteous manner
  • Ability to lift and move heavy items (70 lbs) unassisted
  • Ability to be dexterous enough to get in and out of karts without assistance
  • Ability to work around the noise of a pressure washer and/or kart engines
  • Ability to maneuver karts on rocky terrain and work outside in any weather condition
  • Ability to work extra shifts upon request
  • Valid Driverís License
  • Pre Employment Drug Screen

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