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Advanced Equipment Operator - FT - Summer Seasonal

Date: Jul 31, 2019

Location: Stevens Pass, WA, 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 Requirements

  • The Heavy Equipment Operator will operate a variety of equipment, trucks and tractors for the purpose of Mountain and utility repair, maintenance, and construction of facilities.
  • Provide routine maintenance to slop. Operate all equipment used by the Mt. Ops team including but not limited to Skid Steers, Fork Lifts, Back hoes and the 950.
  • Monitor all equipment and make sure that all issues are addressed promptly and communicated with Vehicle Maintenance.
  • Physical Labor will be required due to the broad scope of the jobs that will be done for the resort. Responsible for all aspects of Mountain operations.
  • Winter and summer maintenance of Keystone slops and Snowmaking, repairs and general maintenance.
  • Will work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays. etc
  • Able to take directions and work as part of a team
  • Accurately troubleshoot equipment problems
  • Plays helpful role and constructive role in training of new and developing operators



Job Qualifications

  • Must be willing to work in inclement weather, holidays, weekends and nights –required
  • Able to lift 100 lbs and stand for long periods of time of up to four hours -required
  • Be a team player is a must with the ability to work with limited supervision -required
  • Able to communicate effectively in English -required
  • 2 years’ experience in equipment maintenance -required
  • General mechanical skill
  • Knowledge of the Keystone Resort -preferred


Benefits include: 

  • Free Ski passes for employees and dependents 

  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family 

  • Free ski lessons 

  • Discounted lodging, food, gear and mountain shuttles 

  • Discounted bike haul & golf 

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans (full-time positions) 

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 

  • Excellent training and professional development 


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.

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 170924