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Advanced Maintenance Tech - Year Round

Date:  May 14, 2022

Vail, CO, US

Company:  Vail Mountain
Shift Type:  Year Round

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.


The maintenance technician will be responsible for upkeep and maintenance of our snowmaking equipment, with safe and efficient projects and processes in place.  This is great position for someone looking for a different avenue for their already established mechanic skills.  There is opportunity for year-round for the right candidate dependent on skills and experience.



  • Responsible for personal safety and the safety of fellow employees and guests throughout all operations.
  • Constant communication with Supervisor and Snowmaking Leads regarding equipment repairs and maintenance, Snowmaking tasks and work load of the department.
  • Complete projects assigned by the Snowmaking Supervisor and assist in accomplishing Team Lead requests.
  • Document maintenance of Snowmaking equipment with up to date record keeping.
  • Safe and efficient operation of trucks, snowmobiles, snow cats and all snowmaking equipment.
  • Install, maintain, and repair all Snowmaking equipment with the ability understand and assist crew with snowmaking operations.
  • Proactive eye for detail with equipment maintenance and general housekeeping duties.
  • Operates in a special environment with required knowledge of trade-specific tools and terminology.
  • Ability to operate hand tools, utilize power tools and welding equipment.
  • Be familiar and/or able to be trained to work with turbo air compressors, vertical centrifugal water pumps, fan guns, air/water guns, low–e guns and the automation of the previous listed equipment.
  • Be able and/or trained to use a multi-meter to trouble shoot equipment and electrical circuits.



  • Must be fluent in English written and verbal – required
  • Must have at least one year snow making experience – preferred
  • Must have a valid driver license and acceptable MVR report– required
  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent - required
  • Experience with fan gun and other snow gun maintenance - preferred
  • Welding experience or certification – preferred
  • Ski or ride at an intermediate level - preferred
  • Microsoft Office skills - preferred

The budgeted range starts at $18-$28.80.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 

Be a part of the resort where it all started. Imagine belonging to a team that delivers the life of luxury to its guests while infusing the mountain lifestyle in every experience. Are you someone that never settles for second best? Take your mountain exploration to the next level and join a passionate group of people who thrive on extraordinary customer service. Come help us deliver unparalleled adventures in a place that is unrivaled and unflinching. Join the team at Vail – a place that’s Like Nothing on Earth.

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 428833

Nearest Major Market: Denver