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Lift Mechanic - Year Round

at Aspen Snowmass

Posted: 5/17/2019
Job Reference #: 7443

Job Description

Job Classification:
Full-Time
Job Location:
Snowmass
Job Status:
Regular
The Lift Mechanic role is a technical position involved with all aspects of resort and mountain operations. This includes interacting with guests from all over the world to ensure a memorable experience while visiting Aspen/Snowmass. The ideal candidate enjoys being outside in all weather conditions sharing a passion for the mountain lifestyle and can share their enthusiasm with guests and coworkers alike.
 
Essential Job Functions
Assist in scheduled and unscheduled maintenance 
Assist in maintaining maintenance records
Assist in lift operations including operating all ski lifts;
o Being familiar with location of all ski lifts on the mountain
o Know how to turn on & operate the lift controls
o Run lift on auxiliary or evacuation diesels
Manage maintenance tools and equipment
Assist in daily preventative maintenance inspections
Communicate effectively with co-workers & supervisors about maintenance issues
Update maintenance procedures & maintain records
Know & support ASC's Guiding Principles & Greentrack, ASC's environmental management system
Other duties as assigned
 
Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: 
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.
Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.
 
Qualifications
High School diploma or equivalent required
Fluent in English required
Current and valid driver's license required
Previous mechanical experience preferred
 
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places and outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
 
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit.
 
A physical assessment (Work Ready) is required for certain positions.
Skiing or Snowboarding is required for certain positions.