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Team Lead: Lift Mechanic - Year Round

Date:  Nov 25, 2021

South Lake Tahoe, CA, US

Company:  Heavenly Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

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. 


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


Experience of a Lifetime. More than just our mission, these words describe our unique and iconic resorts and the people who share a desire to achieve and experience excellence.  One of our core values is providing an exceptional experience to our guests and to our employees.  An opportunity to work at Vail Resorts is an opportunity to bring out your full passion for everything our company stands for, including our commitment to our product, the communities we live in, the environment and our shareholders. Our employees are good at what they do, and we welcome people who bring enthusiasm and pride to work.



Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Oversee the maintenance programs for Activities and Attractions within the Adventure Peak area
  • Oversee seasonal and year round work crew. Assign daily tasks and workloads. Maintain weekly schedule to insure appropriate coverage.
  • Teach, mentor, and coach maintenance staff.
  • Responsible for ensuring all required Manufacturer, State, and Federal regulations are meet.
  • Develop strong professional relationships with appropriate Agencies (OSHA, Forest Service) and work with Inspectors and Agents during inspections.
  • Document and perform required inspections as mandated by Manufacturers, State, Federal, and Heavenly guidelines.
  • Record all information of work performed (both scheduled/unscheduled) and submitting records in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for scheduling annual Inspections. Maintaining and providing all required information during said inspections.
  • Correspond with Manufacturers and be the contact person for reviewing and implementing updates and notices.
  • Responsible for daily upkeep and maintenance of associated facilities including snow removal.
  • Assist in construction of new activities.
  • Assist with staff training.
  • Assist Lift Maintenance with maintenance on detachable lifts, fixed grip lifts and surface lifts.
  • Assist with transport guest between venues.
  • Assist with Attractions when needed, having passed the Operations Training and be able to engage Guests exhibiting Vail Resorts Core Values.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Must have a Valid Driver’s License & Satisfactory Driving Record (in accordance with VR Drivers Policy)
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Able to do physical work, stand for long periods of time and perform repetitive motions
  • Able to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Able to work at heights up to and in excess of 100’ above the ground in a physically demanding environment
  • Able to work in restricted spaces
  • Mechanical background and aptitude
  • Basic computer skills such as (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook) and ability to learn SmartSheet, PeopleSoft, and SuccessFactors
  • Able to communicate clearly with Guests and other Employees and are fluent in spoken and written English
    Preferred Skills:
  • Zip Line, Mountain Coaster, and other operational experience relevant to outdoor adventure activities.
  • Experience with technical/mechanical aspects of Zip Lines, Coasters, and other outdoor adventure activities.
  • Experience working with, or ability to learn, a wide variety of equipment such as skid steer, forklift, snow blower, snowmobile, truck (street and mountain), UTV, etc.
  • Experience working at height with rope access, work positioning, and fall arrest systems
  • Knowledge of NDT techniques and rigging, or ability to learn.
  • Industry certifications or willingness to achieve them (NAARSO, AIMS, ACCT, SPRAT)

If you want to work for a different kind of ski resort, you’ve found your perfect match at Heavenly. With a massive mountain full of off-the-grid terrain and incredible views of Lake Tahoe, Heavenly is for those who want to go big and forge their own path. From on-mountain concerts to world-famous après ski parties and a one-of-a-kind DJ CAT, Heavenly exudes high-energy from first chair to last call. Come be a part of the team committed to delivering a refreshingly unique ski experience. www.vailresortscareers.com

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 294273

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento