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Refrigeration Technician - FREE Housing - Grand Teton National Park - Summer 2022

Date:  Jul 29, 2022

Jackson Hole, WY, US

Company:  Grand Teton Lodge Company
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2022

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 


As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19. 


Do you have experience working in maintenance? Are you interested in working and living in Grand Teton National Park? Are you looking for an Experience of a Lifetime? If you answered, “Yes” to these questions, this position is great for you!


The Refrigeration Technician is responsible for conducting diagnose refrigeration and heating equipment malfunctions and make the needed repairs or modifications to the electrical and mechanical apparatus as needed to keep the systems operating efficiently at all times.  Perform the equipment manufacturers suggested maintenance programs on a fixed schedule.


Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Must maintain accurate inventory records of all refrigerant gas.  This includes gas purchased, how much was put in each piece of equipment, and what was recycled or reclaimed per EPA requirements.
  • Responsible for the start-up and shut down of all refrigerated equipment for the operating season.
  • Supports company environmental initiatives by maintaining equipment to maximize energy, water and fuel efficiency.
  • Attend training and observe all applicable OSHA and other regulatory compliance programs and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as required by human resources and the EH&S office. Programs include, but are not limited to: permit-required confined spaces; respiratory protection; blood-borne pathogens; personal protective equipment (PPE); hearing conservation; lockout-tag out; spill prevention, control, and countermeasure plan; drivers safety; and, general proper operation of machinery and equipment.
  • Supervise, organize and plan refrigeration maintenance and construction projects on a daily, weekly and monthly schedule.
  • Every Maintenance Department staff member will be assigned other technical work within the department when maintenance crisis occur within the company or work in their particular technical field is temporarily or permanently reduced. 
  • The journeyman craftsmen will be assigned limited standby duties after hours and week-ends which requires carrying a paging beeper or two way radio.  This duty is rotated equally among the department staff.
  • Other duties as assigned by management


The “must haves” for this position include:

  • Minimum one year of refrigeration experience or equivalent (ice machines, commercial refrigeration and heating equipment)
  • Must hold a valid EPA certificate and be able to order, handle, recycle and reclaim various refrigerants
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and a good driving record.
  • Capable of moderately strenuous activity (such as occasionally moving heavy equipment)
  • Systems troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Ability to work independently


We prefer that you additionally have the following skills / experience, but it is not required:

  • Knowledge of Micro Main or other computerized maintenance program
  • Ability to read and comprehend schematics
  • Multiple fields of experience (kitchen, laundry, electrical, etc.)


Come capture the “Spirit of the Tetons” in one of the most photographed mountain ranges in North America. Our team returns year after year to ensure that our guests get the most out of our abundant wildlife, breathtaking views, hiking trails, fishing and much more. We are committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability through zero waste, energy and water conservation, green dining and retail, volunteerism, and education. Grand Teton Lodge Company offers an amazing place to live and work, as well as staff housing.

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 423987