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Lift Maintenance Operator - Summer Seasonal - Vail Mountain

Date: May 16, 2019

Location: Vail, CO, 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 Vail Lift Maintenance Department is always busy during the summer maintaining and repairing the entire fleet of chair lifts and gondolas on Vail Mountain. If you have technical skills and experience please apply to join our team.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Performs routine and non-routine maintenance on ski lifts and other Lift Department areas of responsibility under the direction of the Maintenance Mechanics.
  • Assure that the section manager and/or foreman is immediately informed and consulted on all abnormal or unusual conditions.
  • Inspects, cleans, and repairs lift equipment as directed.
  • Operates lifts for all mechanics doing maintenance work.
  • Responsible for following company safety policy.


  • Read, write and speak english - required.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of lift operations - required.
  • Must be able to obtain a valid Colorado Driver's license upon hire - required.
  • High school education or equivalent - required.
  • Must become tower-climbing certified through the company - required.
  • Able to work at heights - required.
  • Previous lift operating experience necessary - required.
  • Previous mechanical experience helpful - required.
  • Able to identify and use basic tools - required.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs - required.

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 165329

Nearest Major Market: Denver