All Levels Snowmaking Maintenance Technician

Date:  Apr 16, 2024

Beaver Creek, CO, US

Company:  Beaver Creek Ski Resort
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.

Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is filled (whichever is first).

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, and mountain shuttles
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Referral Program

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 Summary 

As the Maintenance Technician, you will primarily focus on the maintenance and repairs of company equipment. You may also complete the general upkeep of aesthetics, such as painting and landscaping. This entry level position is a great opportunity to learn new skills and gain knowledge in many aspects of maintenance and trades! 


Job Specifications:

  • Expected Pay Rate: $20.00 - $24.49 / hour

  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time, Year Round

    • 4 days - 10 hours / week

  • Skill Level: Entry, Intermediate, and Advanced


Job Responsibilities 

  • Adhere to all snowmaking policies, safety guidelines and best practice procedures at all times.
  • Operate all transportation vehicles as per the standard operating procedures.
  • Understand safe and efficient operation and maintenance of all snowmaking equipment.
  • Understand all standards, enterprise best practices, and safety procedures as instructed and outlined in the operational manual.
  • Operate, inspect, and maintain snowmaking equipment.
  • Operate, inspect, and maintain water pumps, motors, and air compressors.
  • Advanced knowledge of trade specific hand tools.
  • Effective maintenance logs and reporting to management team.
  • Effective communication between shifts, team leadership, and adjacent teams within the resort.
  • Responsible for pump and compressor maintenance as directed by the maintenance lead.
  • Responsible for some hydrant repair and replacement.
  • General housekeeping of snowmaking facilities.

Assist with general snowmaking responsibilities when necessary.


Job Requirements 

  • High School Diploma/ GED or Equivalent

  • 3 years prior snowmaking experience preferred

  • Valid Driver’s License without restrictions is required

  • Must be able to read, write and understand English

  • Ability to ski or snowboard at a level 6 ability if necessary

  • Advanced understanding of snowmaking equipment and operations

  • Must be able to lift between 50 &100 lbs


The expected pay range is $20.00 - $28.98. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.


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  500963
Reference Date: 03/18/2024 
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Nearest Major Market: Denver

Job Segment: Entry Level