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HVAC Technician - $1,000 Sign-On Bonus

Date:  Sep 12, 2022

Vail, CO, US

Company:  Vail Mountain
Shift Type:  Year Round


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!


Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world. 


With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success. 


Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons  
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Excellent training and professional development 
  • Referral Program 


Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus: 

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 




Relocation Assistance Available!

$1,000 Sign-On Bonus will be paid out in two increments; $500 following 30 days from start date, 2nd $500 following 90 days from start date


Job Specifications:  

  • Starting Wage:  $26.66 - $32.50 / hour
    • Effective October 2022 minimum wage will be increased to $20 / hour.

  • Shift and Schedule Availability:  Full Time

  • Skill Level: Advanced  


Advanced HVAC Technician

Performs routine, emergency, and preventative maintenance on a variety of utilities (gas, water, sewer, electrical), commercial kitchen, building electro-mechanical systems, fixtures and equipment. Show the ability to perform these tasks in an unsupervised environment. Must have and use good common sense and decision making in the face of adverse system and equipment failures.


Responsibilities Include: 

  • Perform maintenance on and in commercial buildings and their associated systems including but not limited to plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, fixtures and general repairs
  • Diagnose and perform repairs on commercial refrigeration equipment
  • Perform maintenance on pumps, filters, tanks, and pipes associated with domestic drinking water systems
  • Perform maintenance on building heating and ventilation systems and associated controls
  • Perform maintenance on commercial kitchen cooking equipment
  • Assist in the troubleshooting and diagnose problems with building electrical systems
  • Must be self-motivated and able to manage a seasonally high work load.
  • Exhibit strong customer service skills
  • Work with Mountain Services Coordinators to facilitate purchasing necessary materials to perform tasks.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • High School graduate or equivalent - required
  • 5+ years’ experience in the HVA/C & R or Plumbing or related trade. – preferred
  • Possession of a certification in either CFC - preferred
  • Colorado State Water Operators Class “C” and Water Distribution Level 2 - preferred
  • Working knowledge of operating a DDC or BMS systems and the use of a computer based work order system. - preferred
  • Read, write, speak English - required
  • Valid state issued driver's license – required
  • Intermediate skier or snowboarder - preferred





The budgeted range starts at $26.66 - $32.50.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


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 420787

Nearest Major Market: Denver