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slnewbus
04-17-2005, 10:49 AM
If you work a coaster/ride please state what coaster, what park, and your position. (no fantasies....lol)

sirius_kid
04-17-2005, 11:13 AM
Volcano Blast Coaster- Paramount Kings Dominion- Line worker I work all positions

slnewbus
04-17-2005, 11:41 AM
talon-dorney-ride attendant (height check, checking if seatbelts are buckled, ensuring safety, helping people put loose articles in the right place, cleaning the ride, all that good stuff)

DorneyMan88
04-17-2005, 11:48 AM
Same as slnewbus, ride attendant at Talon :D

PGH_Steeler
04-17-2005, 03:23 PM
Racer and Jack Rabbit at Kennywood. All positions (ride op, height check, platform attendent, the whole nine yards.)

Kyle Rehm
04-17-2005, 06:10 PM
Gemini, Cedar Point. All positions as PGH said. I'll also most likely cross train onto other rides in my area, Zone 4 meaning Mean Streak, Cedar Creek Mine Ride, also things like White Water Landing, Thunder Canyon etc.

Carowinds 73-03
04-17-2005, 08:46 PM
Top Gun @ Paramount's Carowinds. I work all positions.

Marc
04-18-2005, 01:28 AM
I am contracted to MF this summer as well as the past 2 summers.

I've worked: Millennium Force, Top Thrill Dragster, Wicked Twister, Magnum, Mantis, Iron Dragon, Wildcat, Sky Ride, Matterhorn, Scrambler, Dodgems, Chaos, Ocean Motion, Cad Cars, Trokia, Giant Wheel, Space Spiral, Kiddy Kingdom, Peanuts Playground, and Camp snoopy.

PGH_Steeler
04-18-2005, 11:37 AM
at the rides you guys work at, how often does your crew rotate? Out in the "big" park we rotate every 30 minutes. In kiddie land we rotated every 45 minutes.

Carowinds 73-03
04-18-2005, 04:01 PM
Carowinds every hour as well. We have 7 different posistions.

Front load & Unload
Back load & Unload
Driver
Grouper & Greeter

sirius_kid
04-18-2005, 04:01 PM
PKD every hour

Scottywood
04-18-2005, 08:48 PM
Wildcat at Lake Compounce, I'm an Assitant Coach of the team (8 rides) and I will operate and attend if needed on the ride. I might also get cross trained on either Boulder Dash or Zoomerang or both.

slnewbus
04-18-2005, 09:58 PM
dp every hour

PGH_Steeler
04-24-2005, 11:20 AM
Carowinds every hour as well. We have 7 different posistions.

Front load & Unload
Back load & Unload
Driver
Grouper & Greeter

at the racer/jack rabbit, there are 7 positions too.

Jack Rabbit positions are...
1. Controls
2. Platform
3. Height Stick

Racer positions are
1.Left Controls
2.Right controls
3.Platform 1
4.Platform 2

sirius_kid
04-24-2005, 01:30 PM
volcano

1 Entrance
2 Articles
3 Load
4 Front Floor
5 Expedite
6 Unload
7 Back Floor
8 Board

phantompenguin
04-25-2005, 12:48 PM
Lil' Phantom :p

Coasterholic
04-26-2005, 11:11 PM
SFFT Area 3 Rides Team Leader

certified to operate:
- Superman Krypton Coaster Operator
- Superman Krypton Coaster Attendant
- Der Twister
- Die Fledermaus
- Der Rollshucoaster
- Kinderbahn
- Der Fliegenzirkus
- Waverunner
- Crow's Nest
- Frisbee
- Lil' Castaways
- Bug's White Water Rapids Attendent

re-certification possible on:
- Gully Washer Attendent
- Rattler
- Roadrunner Attendent
- Scooby Operator
- Scooby Attendent
- Powersurge Operator
- Powersurge Attendent
- S.S. Overboard
- Scream Attendent

sirius_kid
04-26-2005, 11:26 PM
Question: what's the difference bewteen a ride attendant, ride operator and a ride host?

Marc
04-27-2005, 12:33 AM
Just different names. Some parks have ride attendence check seats and ride ops run controls. CP calls everyone rides hosts and anyone who passes the test can work controls. I'm sure there are other variations out there.

Sir Willow
04-28-2005, 09:40 PM
Going to be at Rhino Rally at BGT. Doing the paperwork tomorrow, so we'll have to see what exactly they give me, but fairly sure I'll be a driver.

RidesKid133
05-03-2005, 07:22 PM
Question: what's the difference bewteen a ride attendant, ride operator and a ride host?

Over at Clementon Park, Ride Ops run the controls and Ride Attendants lock the restraints, check them and watch the ride.

slnewbus
05-03-2005, 07:35 PM
^same here. ride ops run the controls and ride attendants lock the restraints, check them, watch the ride, and do height check.

RidesKid133
05-05-2005, 08:26 PM
Finally...training has begun.
As of 5/5/2005 I am trained on:

Operator:
Thunderbolt
Carousel

Attendant:
Thunderbolt
Sea Dragon

Yupp, only those three...NJ Inspectors haven't inspected all of our rides yet :(

PGH_Steeler
05-05-2005, 09:43 PM
Finally...training has begun.
As of 5/5/2005

when does your park open? KW opens 2morrow!!!!! YAY. I can't wait.

RidesKid133
05-06-2005, 06:34 PM
My park opens May 25th. Of course I can't work opening day :( But I'll work opening weekend (Fri, Sat, and Sun)

Alpengurl
05-10-2005, 07:39 PM
Currently trained:

Apollo's Chariot (all positions)
1. Controls
2. Back Loader
3. Back Unloader
4. Front Loader
5. Front Unloader
6. Entrance
7. Exit

Alpengeist (all but controls)

Has worked:

Alpengeist - last season, all positions

also trained on :

Oktoberfest Rides - last season (Swings, kiddie bumps, bumper cars, red baron, katapult)
Roman Rapids - all positions (controls, platform, grouper, entrance, towers)

e.entropy
05-10-2005, 08:06 PM
Previously Certified @:
Monster
Ferris Wheel
Sweeper (ok, it's not a ride..., but there were some days where that was more fun to do)

Currently Certified @:
High Roller
Bumble Bees
Flying Trapeze

Sheik
05-16-2005, 08:13 PM
Sir Willow as a Adventure Guide you will do all positions. Driver, Greeter, Exit, Dispatch, and Controls...

Adventure Guides are Rhino Rally Drivers...

Sheik
05-16-2005, 08:16 PM
I work at Busch Garden Tampa Bay. I started out on Montu then Akbar. Now I am part of the opening SheiKra crew.

At busch we work all positions as you pass tests on all positions. So I work at Montu all 6 platfrom positions and then greeter, exit, and Controls. We also do grounds for Egypt...

At SheiKra I do all 6 platform positions and then panel, elevator, grouper,stick, and desision point.

Sir Willow
05-18-2005, 04:26 PM
Sir Willow as a Adventure Guide you will do all positions. Driver, Greeter, Exit, Dispatch, and Controls...

Adventure Guides are Rhino Rally Drivers...

Thanks Sheik. Found that out in my training classes over the weekend. Even get to do some grounds keeping. Wheeee. :P

Still definitly looking forward to it. My first day in the park is supposed to be Friday. Then I imagine I'll probably also be on Saturday and we'll see where we go from there.

medieval
05-18-2005, 09:15 PM
If I ever finish my training and pass my test, I will be at KK a few times this year.

RidesKid133
05-28-2005, 01:21 PM
Training is all done, certified on Clementon Parks' only coaster, J2 (Jack Rabbit's Revenge)
and then I'm certified on a bunch of flats.

PGH_Steeler
05-28-2005, 11:24 PM
Training is all done, certified on Clementon Parks' only coaster, J2 (Jack Rabbit's Revenge)
and then I'm certified on a bunch of flats.

That's weird Kennywood has a Jack Rabbit and a Phantoms Revenge. I never heard of a Jack Rabbits Revenge lol.

RidesKid133
05-29-2005, 10:23 PM
Well that's mainly because the Coaster's "legal" and "official" name is J2 (formerly Tsunami). Clementon Park's currently SBNO coaster's name is Jack Rabbit. Because J2 sounds pretty tacky, my manager likes to call the new coaster J2: Jack Rabbit's Revenge.

GhostRider3222
05-29-2005, 11:08 PM
SheiKra crew '05

Sheik
05-30-2005, 09:49 PM
GhostRider are you the same oakley loving kid that I think you are? And well Sheik Crew is tight... I think opening crews are always diffrent then regualr crews...

GhostRider3222
05-31-2005, 12:12 AM
yes i am. Haven't i infected you with the Oakley bug? I *heart* the SheiKra crew. Its a lot better