Maintenance Technician Entertainment

at Cabela's in East Peoria, Illinois, United States

Job Description


The Maintenance Technician assists in all aspects of maintenance including but not limited to bowling, arcade, general maintenance and other activities. The primary responsibility is to ensure that the areas overseen provide our guests with a safe and enjoyable experience.


+ Diagnoses and repairs bowling, arcade, and other amusement equipment and machines.

+ Performs preventive maintenance of pinsetters, lanes, lane machine, arcade machines and readers.

+ Maintains general upkeep and cleaning of facility and equipment.

+ Performs maintenance and upkeep of bowling and arcade systems

+ Supports restaurant repairs and maintenance

+ Tracks and logs daily procedures

+ Maintains daily, weekly, quarterly cleaning projects surrounding the lanes, ball returns, lane seating, arcade, etc.

+ Orders and maintains inventory of bowling and arcade supplies (chemicals, socks, balls, party supplies, redemption, stocking merchandisers, etc.)



+ Minimum Degree Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent


+ Technical and math skills required

+ Safety conscious

+ Ability to read and understand technical manuals

+ Must be able to safely work from a ladder

+ Positive guest first attitude

+ Time Management

+ Team Player

+ Dependable

+ Candidate must be able to use common hand tools SAE and Metric

+ Candidate must be familiar with multi-meter, electrical parts, hand tools and soldering irons

+ Candidate must follow instructions and work well with others, also work well unsupervised

+ Candidate should have strong mechanical skills and some electronics knowledge

+ Candidate must possess good communication skills as they will be interacting with guest and their families

+ Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

+ Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

+ The ability to work well with a team, to prioritize, a sense of urgency and a real concern for guest satisfaction.


+ N/A


+ While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

+ While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Arcade flashing lights exposure.

+ Constantly ascend or descend ladders, stairs, ramps, etc. (climbing up to but not limited to 30 feet from the floor)

+ Constantly stand and/or walk during shift

+ Constantly moving, lifting and carrying objects up to 25 pounds

+ Constantly repeat motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers

+ Occasionally move and lift objects up to 100 pounds or more Occasionally operate motor vehicles or heavy equipment. Constantly operate machinery and/or power tools Occasionally work in tight and confined spaces Occasionally work in low or high temperatures

+ Occasionally work in noisy environments

+ Occasionally work in hazardous conditions

+ Occasionally work in small and/or enclosed spaces

+ Must have no limitations due to lifting requirements


+ Performs duties within scope of general company policies, procedures, and objectives. Analyzes problems and performs needs assessments. Uses judgment in adapting broad guidelines to achieve desired result. Regular exercise of independent judgment within accepted practices. Makes recommendations that affect policies, procedures, and practices.

Full Time Benefits Summary:

Enjoy discounts on retail merchandise, our restaurants, world-class resorts and conservation attractions!

+ Medical

+ Dental

+ Vision

+ Health Savings Account

+ Flexible Spending Account

+ Voluntary benefits

+ 401k Retirement Savings

+ Paid holidays

+ Paid vacation

+ Paid sick time

+ Bass Pro Cares Fund

+ And more!

Bass Pro Shops is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are administered without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Reasonable Accommodations

Qualified individuals with known disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please visit your nearest location or contact us at

Bass Pro Shops

About Bass Pro Shops

Bass Pro Shops ( is North America’s premier outdoor and conservation company. Founded in 1972 when avid young angler Johnny Morris began selling tackle out of his father’s liquor store in Springfield, Missouri, today the company provides customers with unmatched offerings spanning premier destination retail, outdoor equipment manufacturing, world-class resort destinations and more. In 2017 Bass Pro Shops joined forces with Cabela’s ( to create a “best-of-the-best” experience with superior products, dynamic locations and outstanding customer service. Bass Pro Shops also operates White River Marine Group ( , offering an unsurpassed collection of industry-leading boat brands, and Big Cedar Lodge ( , America’s Premier Wilderness Resort. Under the visionary conservation leadership of Johnny Morris, Bass Pro Shops is a national leader in protecting habitat and introducing families to the outdoors and has been named by Forbes as “one of America’s Best Employers.”

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Job Posting: JC235451007

Posted On: Mar 03, 2023

Updated On: Apr 07, 2023

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