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Master Electrician (Licensed) - Stowe Resort

Date: Nov 27, 2018

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.


Stowe Mountain Resort is seeking a full time, year round Facilities Maintenance Master Electrician.  The Facilities Maintenance Master Electrician is a critical member of the Resort’s Facility Operations team.  Under the general supervision of the Facilities Maintenance Management, the Master Electrician will take the lead role in maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing and replacing the Resort’s lighting and electrical systems. The Electrician must also perform general maintenance tasks for the Resort’s unique infrastructure as part of a team.


Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide preventative and predictive maintenance of electrical systems, conduct daily rounds and readings.
  • Lead successful installation and repair of electrical systems and wiring including but not limited to: power distribution systems, LED lighting systems, control systems, control panels, components of machinery and equipment, data and low voltage systems.
  • Complete daily work orders as assigned and update team with daily reports outlining progress and new issues.
  • Identify when and external contractor/vendor is needed and works in collaboration with contractor/vendor to complete work.
  • Develop and maintain inventories of electrical materials.
  • Perform maintenance job functions as needed or directed, including but not limited to basic repairs of Resort’s MEP infrastructure, equipment and utilities.
  • Participate in winterization and spring start-ups on applicable systems.
  • Work independently and alongside other staff members as a coworker and team member performing same.
  • Plans, schedules, and coordinates daily and future workload; develops scope, options, and budgets for tasks and projects. 
  • Requisitions materials, parts, tools equipment and services needed for work assignments; orders and picks up materials and supplies from outside vendors as appropriate; prepares cost estimates for jobs. 
  • Confer with managerial and technical personnel, other departments, and contractors in order to resolve problems and to coordinate activities.
  • Formulates and arranges plans to update systems or reduce operating costs.
  • Troubleshoot problems and provide technical assistance to staff in solving maintenance, mechanical and repair problems. 
  • Inspect work in progress and upon completion ensure that work complies with applicable codes and regulations. 
  • Read diagrams, blueprints, specifications and manuals for installation and repair projects. 
  • Prepare a variety of correspondence, procedures and periodic and special reports of work performed. 
  • Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; drives Company vehicles to plant work sites and attend meetings.


Required Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Valid State of Vermont Master Electrician license required (Journeyman’s license may be considered if a Master license can be obtained with 12 months of hire date).
  • 5 years minimum hands-on commercial or industrial electrical experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform a wide variety of maintenance and operational tasks.
  • Ability to troubleshoot controls and electrical systems with amp meters, voltmeters, tracers and recording devices.
  • Ability to read electrical schematics, electrical prints, wiring diagrams and nameplates.
  • Ability to trouble-shoot variable frequency drive (VFD) devices and controls.
  • Thorough understanding of low voltage and high voltage systems.
  • Thorough understanding of single phase and three phase AC circuits.
  • Strong understanding of Vermont adopted electrical codes.
  • Extensive technical knowledge of the installation, repair and maintenance of facility systems.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Ability to determine problems and effectively manage/troubleshoot issues in a timely fashion.
  • Must possess willingness to work as a team member and lend assistance to the overall needs of the department and resort.
  • Ability to communicate (spoken and written) effectively and clearly to customers and all levels of staff.
  • Basic computer skills in programs necessary to accomplish assigned duties.
  • Visual acuity necessary to prepare and analyze data and figures for reporting, computer terminal use and reading.
  • Ability to perform physical activities that include climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motions.
  • Ability to use ladders, scaffolding, and/or scissor lift while performing duties.
  • Ability to work with power tools, small motorized equipment and vehicles as necessary to complete tasks.
  • Possess high degree of sensitivity to accepted workplace safety practices.
  • Knowledgeable in accepted buildings and grounds fire/safety practices; sensitivity to general liability exposures in a public facilities environment.
  • Must be able to perform heavy work (defined as exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects).


This position is a year round full time position which includes paid time off, medical, dental, vision and matching 401k and outstanding resort recreational benefits. 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 162941

Nearest Major Market: Vermont