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Lift Mechanic - All Levels - Year Round - Mt. Sunapee - NH

Date: Apr 7, 2019

Location: Newbury, NH, 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.

Location: Mount Sunapee, NH, 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 primary responsibility of this position is to ensure the safe and reliable mechanical operation of lifts, with emphasis on proficiency, instruction, safety, and leadership in all areas of Lift Maintenance. The Mechanic ensures that the Lift Manager and Director of Mountain Operations are immediately informed and consulted on all abnormal or unusual conditions.

 

Entry Level

Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventative maintenance and repair the assigned lifts
  • Interact professionally with lift operations staff and assist with lift operations training
  • Be able to follow safety and risk management policies and procedures

 

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of basic hand and power tools
  • Ability to define each major component of a lift and its purpose
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs.
  • Able to stand for long periods of time of up to four hours
  • A valid US Driver's License
  • Ability to work on high structures, outside and under inclement weather - required
  • Maintain a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays - required
  • Be able to obtain climbing certification - required

 

Intermediate Level

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure safe and reliable mechanical operation of lifts
  • Follow the company’s safety and risk management policies and procedures
  • Perform and schedule of all preventative maintenance procedures
  • Ensure that lifts are in compliance with TRAM Code and other applicable codes and regulations
  • Respond, as assigned, to lift failures to productively resolve these situations in a timely manner
  • Responsible for maintaining all tools, equipment and vehicles as assigned
  • Responsible for recording all information of work performed on lifts and submitting lift records in a timely manner
  • Must be able to evacuate a lift under auxiliary power in all circumstances

 

Qualifications (In addition to entry level qualifications):

  • Minimum two years specific experience in Lift Maintenance
  • General understanding of ANSI and Tram codes
  • Able to complete, unassisted, detachable lift service and terminal inspections

 

Advanced Level

Responsibilities: 

  • Ensures safe and reliable mechanical operation of lifts
  • Emphasis on proficiency, instruction, and leadership in all maintenance
  • Responsible for following the company’s safety and risk management policies and procedures
  • Responsible for performance and schedule of all preventative maintenance procedures
  • Responsible for assuring lifts are in compliance with applicable codes and regulations
  • Responsible for the performance and training of subordinates in all routine and assigned maintenance procedures under the guidance of the Maintenance Manager and Mechanic Lead
  • Respond, as assigned, to lift failures to productively resolve these situations in a timely manner
  • Assist in the ongoing training of Lift Maintenance personnel
  • Assist in the ongoing training and support of seasonal lift operations
  • Responsible for maintaining all tools, equipment, and vehicles as assigned
  • Responsible for recording all information of work performed on lifts and submitting lift records in a timely manner
  • Must be able to evacuate a lift under auxiliary power in all circumstances

 

Qualifications (In addition to entry and intermediate qualifications): 

  • Must be proficient in all phases of Lift Mechanic III requirements.
  • Must be proficient at troubleshooting all “down” lifts.
  • Must maintain reasonable level of spare parts to ensure full repair capability.
  • High school diploma or equivalent  - required
  • At least four years of lift mechanical experience - required
  • Proven Master-Level Lift Mechanic skills and abilities
  • Must be knowledgeable of regulatory codes as they pertain to lifts
  • Snowmobile and vehicle trained - required
  • Climbing certified - required
  • Certified Level II NDT Inspector - required
  • Valid Driver’s License - required
  • Basic working knowledge of desktop computer systems and applications
  • Read, write and speak English
  • Ability to perform major lift modifications
  • Ability to overhaul or rebuild all line and terminal equipment
  • Able and willing to work in inclement weather
  • Intermediate level skier/snowboarder

We can't help but smile when someone says "Sun Bowl." We can show you why. We came for the winter but stayed for the summer. We came for the summer but stayed for the winter. Some days we ski through lunch. Some days, lunch lasts all day. We love rosy cheeks, hot chocolate, chili, and beer. We laugh a little louder.We love to ski when the sun shines. We love to ski when it doesn't. The last run of the year is as sweet as the first. We are Family. We are Fun. We are Sunapee. www.vailresortscareers.com

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 167232


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