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Intermediate Lift Electrician - Crested Butte

Date:  Jun 23, 2022

Crested Butte, CO, US

Company:  Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

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.


As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

The Intermediate Lift Electrician works as a productive member of our team to ensure the safe and efficient operation, maintenance and repair of electronic equipment (including ski lifts)


Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Knowledge and basic use of hand tools, battery testers, soldering irons, volt/ohm/amp meters, oscilloscopes, and industrial/personal computers. 
  • Climbing and working at heights up to 130 feet.
  • Operation of snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, four wheel drives, and some heavy equipment.
  • Most work is performed outdoors in a mountain environment, sometimes with temperatures down to -20˚. 
  • Working on systems up to 600 volts AC/DC.
  • Use fault indicators provided on lift controls to troubleshoot and repair basic malfunctions on lift systems. 
  • Working on or around energized electrical equipment.
  • Safely replace any component of a lift system with minimal supervision. 
  • Have a basic understanding of Programmable Logic Controllers, basic ladder logic, and how PLC’s can interface with personal computers. 
  • Track temperatures on electronic drive controls, motors, and maintain work orders and logs. 
  • Be able to locate and become familiar with the American National Standards Institute B77 code and the National Electric Code.  



  • Ski resort experience preferred.
  • Arc flash and Lock out/Tag out training preferred.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have excellent organization and time management skills.
  • A good understanding of basic AC/DC electronics and the ability to read schematics – required.
  • The ability to identify and replace specific parts on an electronic assembly while under the direction of a higher level employee. 
  • HS Diploma or equivalent – required.
  • Able to read, write and speak English fluently – required.
  • 2 years previous electrical experience – required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – required.
  • Knowledge of AC & DC Drives, AC & DC Motors, up to 1000 HP, PLC troubleshooting – required.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds – required.
  • Able to work outside in inclement weather – required.
  • Able and willing to work weekends, holidays and evenings – required.
  • Reliable transportation – required.
  • Valid Driver’s License – required.


The budgeted range starts at $21.59 - $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 


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. 


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 438288

Nearest Major Market: Colorado