Title:  Advanced Maintenance Technician

Date:  Apr 24, 2024

Stowe, VT, US

Company:  Stowe Mountain 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 maintenance technician will be responsible for upkeep and maintenance of our snowmaking equipment, with safe and efficient projects and processes in place.  This is great position for someone looking for a different avenue for their already established mechanic skills.  There is opportunity for year-round for the right candidate dependent on skills and experience.


Job Specifications: 

  • Expected Pay Range $23.00 - $27.94 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time
  • Skill Level: Advanced 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for personal safety and the safety of fellow employees and guests throughout all operations.
  • Constant communication with Supervisor and Snowmaking Leads regarding equipment repairs and maintenance, Snowmaking tasks and work load of the department.
  • Complete projects assigned by the Snowmaking Supervisor and assist in accomplishing Team Lead requests.
  • Document maintenance of Snowmaking equipment with up to date record keeping.
  • Safe and efficient operation of trucks, snowmobiles, snow cats and all snowmaking equipment.
  • Install, maintain, and repair all Snowmaking equipment with the ability understand and assist crew with snowmaking operations.
  • Proactive eye for detail with equipment maintenance and general housekeeping duties.
  • Operates in a special environment with required knowledge of trade-specific tools and terminology.
  • Ability to operate hand tools, utilize power tools and welding equipment.
  • Be familiar and/or able to be trained to work with turbo air compressors, vertical centrifugal water pumps, fan guns, air/water guns, low–e guns and the automation of the previous listed equipment.
  • Be able and/or trained to use a multi-meter to trouble shoot equipment and electrical circuits.
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:

  • Must be fluent in English written and verbal – required
  • Must have at least one year snow making experience – preferred
  • Must have a valid driver license and acceptable MVR report– required
  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent - required
  • Experience with fan gun and other snow gun maintenance - preferred
  • Welding experience or certification – preferred
  • Ski or ride at an intermediate level - preferred
  • Microsoft Office skills - preferred



The expected pay range is $23.00 - $27.94. 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  498411
Reference Date: 10/04/2023 
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