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Lift Maintenance Supervisor

Date: May 9, 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 Lift Maintenance Supervisor is responsible to maintain, overhaul and repair all lifts as required on our mountains.  The right person is not afraid to get their hands a bit dirty, motivate and inspire others to deliver amazing results, and have a bit of fun along the way. This person will report to the Lift Maintenance Manager.


Essential Job Functions Include (but not limited to)

  • Coordinate daily activities and communications in the absence of the manager.
  • Be familiar with the operation of machinery and procedures for all lifts.
  • Inspect, repair and maintain the functional part of the lift.
  • Diagnose and repair malfunctions.
  • Disassemble and overhaul equipment as required.
  • Assist in the planning and performance of maintenance activities.
  • Perform all needed maintenance activities for the functional parts of lifts, associated buildings and ramps.
  • Report to the supervisor, any maintenance activities performed.
  • Advise manager of needed parts or supplies.
  • Assist the lift manager in writing job evaluations.
  • Assist in training programs as required.
  • Assist manager with the development of the departments operation and project budget.


Job Qualifications

  • 3-5 years lift mechanic experience required.
  • 2 years supervisory experience preferred.
  • Electrical, welding and hydraulic experience preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required.
  • Must be able to, or be able to learn to, drive snowmobiles and ATV’s.
  • Must be able to perform very heavy work (defined as exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently and/or 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.)
  • Must possess the visual acuity necessary for computer terminal use, for visual inspection involving small defects and small parts, using measurement devices and for inspection involving quality control.
  • Must possess the ability to perform physical activities that include climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling and hearing.
  • Must be able to work in all winter weather conditions for extended periods.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.


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 168106

Nearest Major Market: Vermont