Lift Electrical Technician

Date:  May 11, 2024

Keystone, CO, US

Company:  Keystone Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

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 experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.

Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is filled (whichever is first).

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, and mountain shuttles
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Referral Program

Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans


Job Summary:  

The Keystone Lift Maintenance team is currently seeking qualified lift electrical professionals to join our Lift Electrical crew. Along with other members of the team, a qualified candidate will perform routine, emergency, and preventative maintenance as well as troubleshooting on a variety of electrical, electro-mechanical, industrial control systems and commercial equipment including low voltage AC controls, DC controls, motors and drives. Duties also include assisting other maintenance personal with the implementation of maintenance programs including SCADA systems and associated networking, updating CAD schematics, and installing electrical and electronic upgrades on ski lifts. This is year-round full-time outdoor work in a mountainous environment that will involve climbing and working at height on ski lift towers.


Job Specifications:  

  • Expected Pay Range: $28.00 - $36.17 / hour

  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full-Time, Year Round


Job Responsibilities:  

  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair lift related Industrial Controls including PLC's and Drives.
  • Install and calibrate various sensors and instrumentation.
  • Maintain SCADA system and its network.
  • Practice established protocols to ensure a safe and efficient working environment.
  • Must be comfortable working both independently or as part of a team.
  • Actively involved in lift emergency procedures and time dependent repairs.
  • Ability to prioritize according to departmental goals.
  • Document repairs, labor, and materials accurately on work orders.
  • Willingness to participate in ongoing training opportunities.
  • May be called upon to assist other departments when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of 2 years general electrical experience
  • Previous experience with electrical installations
  • Must be comfortable working efficiently at heights
  • Previous experience with PLC programming (Preferred)
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Drivers license
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Ability to work outside in all high alpine weather conditions
  • Must be able to lift up to 100lbs



The expected pay range is $28.00 - $36.17. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.


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  499879
Reference Date: 01/26/2024 
Job Code Function: Lift Maintenance 

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