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Bowling Equipment Repairer

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
McConnell AFB
Physical Address
57798 LEAVENWORTH STE14, Personnel Bldg #795
McConnell AFB, Wichita, KS 67221
Job Description

NOTE: Any individual who was required to register with Selective Service and who is not registered or knowingly and willfully did not register before the requirement terminated or became inapplicable, will not be appointed.


The function of the organization where this position is located is in official functional statements. The purpose of this position is to repair and maintain bowling facility equipment as well as serve as assistant bowling center manager.


1. Installs, adjusts, repairs, overhauls, and regularly inspects bowling facility electrical, electronic, and mechanical equipment to include automatic pinsetter, automatic ball returns, speed cradle stops, automatic score and foul units, automatic ball cleaners, hole bores, and lane maintenance machines. Diagnoses malfunctioning equipment referring to manuals for diagrams and specifications. Follows manufacturer’s maintenance schedules but makes changes as necessary. Disassembles and replaces or repairs mechanical and electrical components or parts using soldering irons, wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, and other hand tools. Cleans and lubricates machines. Measures and regulates sweep of rakes on automatic pinsetters using hand tools and gauges. Runs automatic pinsetter through complete cycle and inspects for pin setting accuracy..

2. Conditions, maintains, and repairs bowling pins and lanes. Repairs cracks, chips, and splinters using wood and plastic lane stock, and sanding and recoating surfaces. Maintains required records and reports; initiates requests for spare parts, supplies, and hand equipment; performs general housekeeping tasks to ensure proper standards of appearance, cleanliness, and safety of assigned spaces.

3. Performs other mechanical and electrical work to bowling facility as time and capabilities permit.

4. Responsible for supporting the Bowling Center Manager in the economic and efficient operation of bowling center facilities and activities. Implements higher-level directives, formulates procedures and programs to ensure high standards of food and beverage, recreational and promotional programs. Establishes, reviews, and evaluates food service, purchase of supplies, equipment and resale merchandise. Responsible for work force management, recruitment, and staff training. Promotes, organizes, and schedules open and league bowling and special events. Oversees the operation of a pro shop and/or a snack bar.


Must have previous experience in the maintenance and repair of bowling equipment which provided a thorough knowledge of the mechanical an electrical principles and operating characteristics of bowling equipment and standard test equipment, and the ability to read and understand schematics, wiring diagrams, block diagrams, and manufacturer’s service manuals. Must be physically able to frequently lift and carry objects weighing up to 40 pounds, and occasionally push or pull objects weighing up to 100 pounds. Must be able to frequently bend, stoop, reach, climb, stand, and work in awkward positions. Must be able to satisfactorily complete a pre- employment physical to include annual audio test. Must be able to satisfactoril complete a Tl investigation.


Supervisor is available for guidance and assistance as needed. Performs most duties with minimum technical supervision.


1. Skill and knowledge: Knowledge of the mechanical and electrical principles and operating characteristics of bowling equipment and standard test equipment. Ability to read and understand schematics, wiring diagrams, block diagrams, and manufacturer’s service manuals.

2. Physical effort: Frequently lifts and carries parts and assembles weighing up to 40 pounds. Occasionally may push or pull larger assemblies weighing up to 100 pounds. Frequently bending, climbing, reaching, stooping, standing, and working in awkward positions. Exposed to high noise levels while working on equipment.

3. Working conditions: Works inside in areas that usually have adequate light, heat, and fresh air. Exposed to noise, dust, grease, chemical solvents, and possibility of cuts, bruises, abrasions, and electrical shock. Requires caution in working with moving parts during operation of equipment.

? EEO Policy Statement The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement
This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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