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Lift Electrician - Full Time - Year Round

Date: May 17, 2019

Location: Stowe, VT, 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.


The Stowe lift maintenance team is currently seeking qualified lift electrical professionals to join our lift maintenance team. Along with other members of a team, the qualified candidate will perform routine, emergency and preventative maintenance as well as troubleshooting on a variety of electrical, electro-mechanical, light industrial control systems and commercial equipment including low voltage AC controls, DC controls, motors and drives. Will also assist other maintenance personal with the implementation of maintenance programs and capital projects.  Job functions include updating CAD schematics, and installing electrical and electronic upgrades on ski lifts. Year round full time outdoor work in mountain environment in all seasons that will involve climbing and working at height on ski lift towers.


Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·         Ability to assist in troubleshooting and repair of lift related Industrial Controls including PLC's and Drives.

·         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 and work towards becoming a level III technician.

·         May be called upon to assist other departments when necessary.



·         A minimum of 2 years general electronic experience

·         Previous electrical industrial control experience

·         Must be comfortable working efficiently at heights

·         Previous experience with electrical/electronics installation

·         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

·         Must be fluent in all aspects of the English language

·         Must have flexible schedule 

·         Fabrications skills preferred

·         Previous Ski Resort experience preferred


This is a year-round position with an immediate start date. We are looking for enthusiastic team players to join us in providing our guests with a superior recreational experience and an attitude of constant improvement and excellence. Great recreational benefits and resort discounts!


Stowe Mountain Resort is widely revered as the Ski Capital of the East. Located on Vermont’s highest peak, Stowe is a renowned world-class, family-friendly destination, offering year-round amenities from skiing to rock climbing and zip-lining. Travelers are drawn from across the globe to this dynamic mountain and the legendary community of this passionate, quintessential New England ski town.  Come join the Stowe Mountain team where you’ll instantly feel at home.

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 167545

Nearest Major Market: Vermont