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Lift Maintenance - All Levels

Date:  Nov 25, 2021
Location: 

Skykomish, WA, US

Company:  Stevens Pass Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

Do you love the mountains and wonder what it would be like to work at a mountain resort? Looking to try something new and learn how to ski, snowboard or downhill mountain bike? Are you looking to meet new friends from all over the country and world? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we invite you to come join our community at Stevens Pass today! Why not work where you play, and let Stevens Pass be your office. www.vailresortscareers.com
 

 

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

 

Stevens Pass is currently interested in speaking with experienced lift mechanics of all levels. We have a rare opening on our team and we are looking for someone interested in living in beautiful Stevens Pass year round. The position is perfect for someone who wants to learn and grow with the department. Compensation will be dependent upon your experience and certifications.

 

The primary responsibility of this position at Stevens Pass 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

 

 

Entry Level 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.

 

Intermediate Level 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.

 

Advanced Level 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

 

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. 
 

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 367328


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