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Lift Mechanics - Year Round - Full Time

Company: Steamboat Ski Resort
Location: Denver
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Please note, this position is located at Steamboat Resort in Steamboat Springs, CO.Year Round
Who We Are: Steamboat- Ski Town, U.S.A. is known as the friendliest mountain destination in the world, thanks to our western heritage and welcoming staff. We pride ourselves on hiring the best employees and providing the best experience in the industry. Our employee satisfaction scores top the charts and we have employees who choose to work for the resort for 2, 5, 10, 20 plus years. Fair warning, starting a job at Steamboat could lead to endless fun, lifelong friendships, and a rooted sense of community.

Who We're Looking For: Friendly folks who want to work at the best ski resort, play in Champagne Powder and meet friends from around the world. Our culture is supportive, challenging, passionate and committed and we believe that diversity makes us stronger. We are looking for unique individuals who exemplify these qualities and care about each other, our mission, our environment and our communities. If you like to provide incredible guest service with a friendly attitude, you're ready to join our team. If your dream job includes skiing and riding, interacting with guests, rewarding work, free concerts, fireworks, employee parties and more-we'd love to hear from you!

Perks & Benefits: All Steamboat employees are eligible for a Steamboat and Alterra Mountain ski pass for you and eligible dependents, competitive compensation, free bus passes to surrounding areas, retail/rental discounts, food & beverage discounts, industry pro deal discounts, friends & family discounted tickets (subject to restrictions, reservations and/or blackout dates.) Steamboat also offers a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, (eligibility rules apply), Employee Assistance Program, and a chance to learn and advance within Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. Steamboat employees are also eligible for discounted tuition with partner online universities for all Alterra Mountain Company employees to further their education. Employees who are Year Round (Full-Time or Flex Year Round) are eligible for medical, dental, vision, legal plan, pet insurance, PTO and Vacation, Paid Parental Leave, health saving account with employer contribution as well as the perks and benefits that all Steamboat employees enjoy.

The Lift Maintenance department is hiring Apprentice, Journeyman, and Master Mechanics. If you have a solid mechanical and electrical aptitude, we want you to join our team. Our resort operates multiple lifts and we are currently installing our second gondola. During your interview you will be placed according to your current skill set and certifications held. This will also determine your starting wage. Below are the minimum skills to be considered for each level.

Apprentice Lift Mechanic:

  • Ability to adhere to all safety policies
  • Basic knowledge of hand tools and shop equipment
  • Must meet SSRC minimum driving standards and have current Driver's license; a successful motor vehicle record background check is required.
  • Must be able to safely operate a snowmobile in all conditions (will provide training)
  • One-year lift operator, or one season experience as a lift maintenance assistant
  • High school diploma required

    Journeyman Lift Mechanic:
    • 2 years lift maintenance experience or 3 years industrial maintenance experience
    • SNT-TC-1A NDT I certification
    • High school diploma required
    • Must have a solid mechanical/electrical aptitude
    • Must be able to interact positively with co-workers
    • Must be able to operate a snowmobile
    • Must have current driver's license and satisfactory driving record to meet company insurability standards
    • Working knowledge of hand tools and shop equipment

      Master Lift Mechanic:
      • Ability to adhere to all safety policies
      • High school diploma require
      • Working Knowledge of all C.P.T.S.B. and ANSI codes related to Tramways
      • Advanced knowledge of hand tools and shop equipment
      • Must have current driver's license and satisfactory driving record to meet company insurability standards
      • Must be able to operate a snowmobile
      • Must be able to interact positively with co-workers
      • Must have a solid mechanical/electrical aptitude
      • Must have 5 years of Lift Maintenance experience and an NDT II certification

        The following are the duties, responsibilities, work performed, and tools or equipment used by the lift maintenance team.
        • Conduct all maintenance activities required to assure safe and reliable operation of the area's lift system and associated equipment
        • Conduct daily, monthly, and weekly winter operational inspections of assigned lift equipment according to prescribed inspection guidelines
        • Complete work orders on all maintenance activities
        • Must maintain an understanding of the current rules and regulations of the Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board and other applicable agencies
        • Must become proficient at starting stalled ski lifts; assist in running lifts under auxiliary power and following lift failure and evacuation procedures
        • Must continually demonstrate a willingness and motivation to learn and develop the job skills that are specific to the types of equipment that must be maintained
        • Must be able to work well within a team to create a positive work environment in a high volume, and at times, stressful position
        • Duties and responsibilities split between field and shop environment
        • May work on lifts and/or gondola Must be able to work nights and weekends
        • Work with all fellow mechanics and lift supervisors to ensure safe and efficient operations of the tramway

          Physical Requirements for all lift mechanics:
          • Must be able to lift 50lbs at various heights and/or uneven terrain
          • Must be able to walk on uneven terrain
          • Must be able to tolerate extreme weather conditions (snow, cold, wind etc.)
          • Must be able to read and write in the English language
          • Must be able to work in extreme heights, climbing towers etc.

            Miscellaneous information:
            • All Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation employees are required to follow adapting COVID policies and guidelines.
            • This is an hourly paid position and is subject to overtime pay

              The base hourly pay range below represents the low and high end of the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation hourly pay range for this position. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to experience, education, training, location, merit system, quantity or quality of production, responsibilities, and regular and/or necessary travel. The range listed is just one component of Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term and long-term incentives and many region-specific benefits.

              Pay is based off of current skill set and certifications held. The Steamboat area base hourly pay range: $21.00 - $40.00 per hour

              Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Associated topics: community, housing property, lead, manage, manager iii, manager facilities, office manager, operations manager, senior care, supervisor

Keywords: Steamboat Ski Resort, Denver , Lift Mechanics - Year Round - Full Time, Engineering , Denver, Colorado

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