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Advanced HVAC Refrigeration Technician

Date:  Aug 5, 2022

Keystone, CO, US

Company:  Keystone 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. 


The Ski Area Building Maintenance HVAC Refrigeration Technician is responsible for diagnosing refrigeration equipment malfunctions and make the needed repairs to keep the systems operating efficiently at all times.


Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Must maintain accurate inventory records of all refrigerant gas.  This includes gas purchased, how much was put in each piece of equipment, and what was recycled or reclaimed per EPA requirements.
  • Responsible for the start-up and shut down of all refrigerated equipment for the operating season.
  • Preform preventive maintenance of all systems as needed.
  • Supports company environmental initiatives by maintaining equipment to maximize efficiency.
  • Attend training and observe all applicable OSHA and other regulatory compliance programs.
  • Supervise, organize and plan refrigeration maintenance projects on a daily, weekly and monthly schedule.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.


The “must haves” for this position include:

  • Minimum 5 years of refrigeration experience or equivalent (ice machines, commercial refrigeration )
  • Systems troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Must hold a valid EPA certificate and be able to order, handle, recycle and reclaim various refrigerants
  • NATE refrigeration certification
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and a good driving record.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of MicroMain maintenance program
  • Ability to read and comprehend schematics


The budgeted range starts at $25.00 - $32.35.  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 


We’re looking for team members who are passionate about their work and the world around them, who take pride in ensuring our guests receive the best possible service and who bring a sense of self and fun to all they do. Life at 9,280 feet in the sky is a little different. With our crisp Rocky Mountain air and boundless options for adventure and exploration, you can join a community who loves where they live and loves what they do. Keystone will be your home away from home; a place where friendliness, an eye for detail and unmatched guest service is the foundation of our Culture. Come join our team – where A Mountain of Possibilities awaits.

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 442129

Nearest Major Market: Denver