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Lift Electrician - Full Time Year Round

Date: Feb 26, 2019

Location: Crested Butte, CO, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Job Summary:

To maintain ski lift electrical systems in a manner that is safe and reliable for internal and external guests of CBMR. Install and maintain electrical equipment on ski lifts: High voltage 480 VAC, Low voltage 12 VDC to 48 VDC. AC and DC drive systems, wound rotor and grid bank to SCR's. lift heat and power to motor rooms and lift stations. Must have a good understanding of the mechanical aspects of our lift systems and assist lift mechanics on jobs when workload allows, furthering knowledge in this area of the lift maintenance responsibilities.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Leading by example in regards to safety policies and procedures.
  • Troubleshooting electrical failures in order to minimize ski lift down time during the operating season.
  • Perform all annual preventative lift maintenance to ensure safe and reliable operations.
  • Perform accurate documentation via work orders.
  • Assist Mountain Operations with various electrical projects.
  • Maintain and update ski lift electrical schematics.
  • Survey electrical problems and advise on necessary actions and training.
  • Must be able to perform work at heights of 6' to 60' with safety equipment.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Knowledge of Lift Systems computer programs required.
  • Valid Driver's License required.
  • Previous experience in electrical industry required. Journeymen level Electrical license preferred.
  • Ability to work well with others required.

At Crested Butte Mountain Resort we are passionate about this place, the land around us and our community. There’s nothing quite like ski town life in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. We take pride in being stewards of this land and its rich history. Come work for us for a season and stay for a lifetime.

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 157158

Nearest Major Market: Colorado