Lift Maintenance Technician (All Levels) - Year Round

Crested Butte | Crested Butte, CO, United States

Posted Date 11/17/2020
Description

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.

The primary responsibility of this position is to ensure the safe and reliable mechanical operation of lifts, with emphasis on proficiency, instruction, safety, and leadership in all areas of Lift Maintenance. The Mechanic ensures that the Lift Mechanical Manager, Lift Dispatch, and Department Director are immediately informed and consulted on all abnormal or unusual conditions.

Entry Level

Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventative maintenance and repair the assigned lifts
  • Interact professionally with lift operations staff and assist with lift operations training
  • Be able to follow safety and risk management policies and procedures

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of basic hand and power tools
  • Ability to define each major component of a lift and its purpose
  • Ability to lift 100 lbs. and
  • Able to stand for long periods of time of up to four hours
  • A valid US Driver's License -preferred
  • Ability to work on high structures, outside, and under inclement weather -required
  • Maintain a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays required
  • Be able to obtain climbing certification -required

Intermediate Level

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure safe and reliable mechanical operation of lifts
  • Follow the company’s safety and risk management policies and procedures
  • Perform and schedule of all preventative maintenance procedures
  • Ensure that lifts are in compliance with CPTSB and other applicable codes and regulations
  • Respond, as assigned, to lift failures to productively resolve these situations in a timely manner
  • Responsible for maintaining all tools, equipment, and vehicles as assigned
  • Responsible for recording all information of work performed on lifts and submitting lift records in a timely manner
  • Must be able to evacuate a lift under auxiliary power in all circumstances

Qualifications (In addition to entry level qualifications):

  • Minimum two years specific experience in Lift Maintenance
  • General understanding of ANSI and CPTSB codes
  • Able to complete, unassisted, detachable lift service and terminal inspections

Advanced Level

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures safe and reliable mechanical operation of lifts
  • Emphasis on proficiency, instruction, and leadership in all maintenance
  • Responsible for following the company’s safety and risk management policies and procedures
  • Responsible for performance and schedule of all preventative maintenance procedures
  • Responsible for assuring lifts are in compliance with all CPTSB and other applicable codes and regulations
  • Responsible for the performance and training of subordinates in all routine and assigned maintenance procedures under the guidance of the Maintenance Manager and Mechanic Lead
  • Respond, as assigned, to lift failures to productively resolve these situations in a timely manner
  • Assist in the ongoing training of Lift Maintenance personnel
  • Assist in the ongoing training and support of seasonal lift operations
  • Responsible for maintaining all tools, equipment, and vehicles as assigned
  • Responsible for recording all information of work performed on lifts and submitting lift records in a timely manner
  • Must be able to evacuate a lift under auxiliary power in all circumstances

Qualifications (In addition to entry and intermediate qualifications):

  • Must be proficient in all phases of Lift Mechanic III requirements.
  • Must be proficient at troubleshooting all “down” lifts.
  • Must maintain reasonable level of spare parts to ensure full repair capability.
  • High school diploma or equivalent - required
  • At least four years of mechanical experience - required
  • Proven Master-Level Lift Mechanic skills and abilities
  • Must be knowledgeable of regulatory codes as they pertain to lifts
  • Snowmobile and vehicle trained - required
  • Climbing certified - required
  • Certified Level II NDT Inspector - required
  • Valid Colorado Driver’s License - preferred
  • Basic working knowledge of desktop computer systems and applications
  • Read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to perform major lift modifications
  • Ability to overhaul or rebuild all line and terminal equipment
  • Able and willing to work in inclement weather
  • Intermediate level skier would be helpful

The budgeted range starts at 21.40-26.90. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including...

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time. Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO)
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance

Crested Butte is the untamed destination at the end of the road. We are confident in who we are and what we seek; pure, wild nature. We take bold risks to pursue our passions and demonstrate our untamed, intrepid grit in our everyday actions. Our dedication to our mountains, community, coworkers and guests set us apart and bring us together. Come join us at the end of the road.

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 213467

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