Maintenance Technician

Date:  Apr 5, 2024

Breckenridge, CO, US

Company:  Breckenridge 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:

This position covers many departments pertaining to requested repairs, upkeep and preventative maintenance; people skills, planning, execution, control, and communication are essential to completing the assigned tasks efficiently as well as keeping the department informed on work status. We expect skill-based knowledge to be used in a professional manner to make competent decisions with a focus on both the interests of our customers and the resort as well as quality of work. Vail Resorts’ core values are necessary to succeed in this function.


Job Specifications:

  • Expected Pay Range: $22.00 - $25.49 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability:  Full Time
  • Skill Level: Intermediate


Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain all facilities and operation systems in a safe and efficient working order (i.e. auto doors, exit doorways, required snow/garbage removal)
  • Inspect facilities on a regular basis, using a standard checklist. Inspections include lights, appliances, plumbing, interior building structure (doors, windows, walls, and floors), heating and ventilation systems, smoke and fire alarm systems, etc. Shoveling, plowing, snowblowing snow outdoors in winter and cutting grass and landscaping in summer months.Deal with a variety of emergency or unusual problems that may arise.
  • Assist with preventative maintenance in common areas, guest rooms, and building equipment.
  • Managing time efficiently and professionally during guest issues and project deadlines. Self motivated to complete tasks during pssoble solo work shifts and communicate properly to the rest fo the team via email for issues needing attention the next day.
  • Preferred trade skills: Confident in atleast 3 of the following skills. Carpentry, drywall, painting, plumbing and mechanical/hvac, electrical, diagnostic and troubleshooting, irrigation, minor electrical, landscaping, snow removal.
  • Skid steer or equipment experience - preferred.
  • Plowing experience - preferred.
  • Able to work days and nights but this positon typically has the same weekends once the schedule is set.
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues individually when needed.
  • Attend to any work orders and both guest and departmental/employee requests and be accountable for all time worked for billing procedures
  • Complete assigned tasks in a safe and timely manner
  • Provide for safe disposal of all waste material
  • Work with outside contractors to provide necessary improvements or maintenance as directed
  • Maintain records of all work activities and support materials through internal work order program
  • Provide written reports to other departments as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Physical Requirements:

  • Exposure to inclement weather conditions.
  • Ability to work standing for long periods of time; ability to lift and carry heavy objects, bending, squatting.
  • Use of ladders to access equipment rooms throughout the property.
  • Ability to work around motors, pumps, gear boxes, boilers, etc.  Work will be performed around potentially moving parts requiring safety precautions to be taken.
  • Must be able to shovel snow and chip ice from multiple hours.
  • Must be in good physical condition.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs


Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or trade school degree
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience and/or trades training, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
  • Prior building maintenance experience - required
  • Valid driver’s license - required
  • Must be able to pass the companies Motor Vehicle Records check prior to being hired.
  • Good basic knowledge and skills in the building/construction trades, including carpentry, plumbing, electrical work, painting/construction trades, smoke/fire alarm systems, snow removal, heating and ventilation systems, buidling automation systems, cutting grass/landscaping, etc.
  • Great verbal and computer communication skills and follow through on projects and taks is a must. 
  • Ability to deal with guests in a courteous and effective manner.
  • Ability to use general office equipment



The expected pay range is $22.00 - $25.49. 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  498032
Reference Date: 09/15/2023 
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