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Lead Building Maintenance

Date:  Sep 15, 2022

Afton Alps, MN, US

Company:  Afton Alps
Shift Type:  Year Round


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!


Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world. 


With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success. 


Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons  
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Excellent training and professional development 
  • Referral Program 


Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus: 

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 




Job Specifications  

  • Outlet: Afton, Building Maintenance

  • Starting Wage:  $23 / hour

  • Shift and Schedule Availability:  Full Time, may be required to work weekend or holidays

  • Skill Level: Lead


Essential Functions include, but are not limited to: 

  • Responsible for ensuring building & grounds are in excellent operating condition through oversight, coordination, tasking, and response of all required maintenance.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and repair on general building elements. This includes interior and exterior surfaces and construction elements, windows, doors, furniture, appliances, and other building systems.
  • Perform daily building checks. This includes a check of building systems (life safety, plumbing, lights, refrigeration, heat, etc.) and of the interior and exterior of the assigned properties.
  • Complete assigned work orders in order to address guest and departmental requests in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain all facilities, tools and operating systems in a secure, safe and efficient working order.
  • Perform snow and ice removal tasks, salting and other public/guest safety issues.
  • Perform repair of plumbing and mechanical systems, HVAC, kitchen equipment, electrical, lighting, etc.
  • Communicate effectively to coordinate work and provide updates regarding work status both verbally and in writing.
  • Provide hands-on training to other maintenance staff when assigned and required.
  • Maintain accurate records of all work activities; track time and materials, turn in appropriate paperwork, and ensure all billable time is appropriately allocated.
  • Assist in the planning of departmental projects by developing materials lists and time estimates.
  • Oversee department inventory, perform cycle counts and supply orders.
  • Attend departmental meetings as assigned.
  • Abide by all safety & environmental rules and regulations from corporate, State and Federal agencies. 
  • Complete all required training.  Follow all standard operating procedures.
  • Perform other operations duties as assigned.


 Qualifications / Requirements: 

  • 3+ years of construction trade, and/or facilities maintenance (or equivalent based on education and experience).
  • High school diploma and/or completion of a trade school or trade certificate program.
  • Experience in general carpentry, dry wall, flooring, painting, building system installations including doors & door hardware, windows, flashing, roofing, masonry, tile, refinishing.
  • Experience in computer programs including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Teams, Excel), Building Automation Systems and controls a plus.
  • Familiarity with electronic building access systems (card, FOB, keypad), programming & troubleshooting.
  • Possess a working knowledge of plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and kitchen equipment.
  • Lead by example in safety – identify and correct safety issues and best practice acumen.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must maintain a professional appearance and deliver exceptional guest service.
  • Must be able to work a steady but flexible schedule with seasonal weekend, night, and holiday requirements.
  • Must be comfortable working outside in changing seasonal weather conditions.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., work at heights, and work from ladders up to 20’, work in utility spaces.
  • Valid US Driver's License – ability to qualify to drive company utility vehicles a plus.
  • Must be able to work individually, unsupervised, as well as part of team, with a great team work ethic.
  • Job requires frequent walking, reaching, climbing, balance, kneeling, crouching, and crawling.
  • Knowledge of proper safe use of power tools, hand tools and other industry equipment.





The budgeted range starts at $23.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


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 469649

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis