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Lift Mechanic

Date:  Jul 30, 2022
Location: 

Crested Butte, CO, US

Company:  Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

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 program, and wellness benefits to fuel your success. 

 

Join us to create your Experience of a Lifetime!

 

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 (after eligible employees work 500 hours) 
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 

 

 

 

Job Specifications:

  • Skill Level: Entry, Intermediate, Advance
  • Starting Wage: As of October 2022, all minimum wages will be $20 an hour
  • Shift Availability: Full Time

 

 

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
  • Other duties as assigned

 

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
  • Other duties as assigned

 

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
  • Other duties as assigned

 

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 $17 - $26.99.  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 417094


Nearest Major Market: Colorado

Job Segment: Entry Level