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Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. Lift Maintenance Technician - Year Round in Winter Park, Colorado



WHO WE ARE: At just 67 miles away, Winter Park is the closest major mountain destination to Denver. Don’t be fooled by our convenient location, though… you’ll feel remotely tucked away in our high-country corner of the Rockies. With easy access to 765,000 acres of public land, Winter Park is home to endless adventures and an unparalleled and unfiltered Colorado experience. Whether you are fulfilling a lifelong dream to work at a ski resort or you are just wanting a change of scene, we have great jobs and an awesome experience waiting for you!

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR: Winter Park Resort is a place for mountain lovers, adventure seekers, and outdoor explorers. A place to chase new experiences, marvel at the unexpected, and discover the adventure that will keep you coming back for more. Whether you are looking to have your first taste of a winter season in the Rockies or to build a long-term career, we have something for everyone. We work to play... Are you in?

PERKS & BENEFITS: There’s more than a free season pass waiting for you! You don’t just get a job at Winter Park, you get an experience and a lifestyle. As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy a variety of perks and benefits that are available to our year-round and seasonal employees. Some examples include:

  • Free season pass to Winter Park Season and free access to all fifteen Alterra Resorts throughout North America.

  • Discounted tickets for your friends & family

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short term & long-term disability insurance, EAP, HSAs, FSAs for eligible employees

  • 401(k) plan with generous company match for all employees

  • Paid parental leave of up to 6 weeks for eligible employees

  • Generous food & beverage and retail discounts,

  • Onsite employee childcare based on availability, discounted equipment rentals and plenty of opportunities for growth, advancement & year-round employment! Don't worry the uniforms are provided!


The Mechanic Lift I is responsible for assisting with the daily operations of Winter Park Resort’s ski lifts, and will perform other duties as directed by the Lift Maintenance Supervisor. The Mechanic Lift I completes mechanical maintenance, modification, construction, and inspection of lifts as directed at Winter Park. They will ensure compliance with applicable policies, procedures, and regulations of Winter Park Recreational Association, Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board, United States Forest Service, American National Standards Institute (ANSI B.77), lift manufacturers and insurance carriers.

The Mechanic Lift I will follow all Winter Park policies and procedures, all applicable laws (federal, state, and local), and all health and sanitation codes.


  • Watch for potential hazards involving passengers, employees, and machinery.

  • Report and/or correct conditions which may negatively affect guest or employee safety.

  • Performs routine mechanical maintenance on lifts to maintain lifts up to Winter Park Recreational Association, Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board, United States Forest Service, American National Standards Institute, lift manufacturer and insurance carrier standards.

  • Builds, and installs modifications as per Winter Park Recreational Association, Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board, United States Forest Service, American National Standards Institute, lift manufacturer and insurance carrier standards.

  • Performs annual routine maintenance and periodic inspections on lifts to ensure reliability and compliance with applicable standards.

  • Troubleshoots lift problems as they occur.

  • Performs pre-operational lift start-up inspection to ensure that each lift is ready to run each day.

  • Operates shop equipment and power and hand tools both in the shop and on the mountain in the repair and maintenance of lifts.

  • Advise the Lift Maintenance Supervisor of changing conditions or occurrences that may adversely affect the lift machinery and/or its passengers.

  • Uses appropriate safety equipment.

This job description is an overview of the scope of responsibilities and is not intended to be an inclusive list of job tasks and expectations. With the evolution of this resort and position, the responsibilities of this position may change.



  • High School diploma or GED


  • Construction and or Maintenance experience desirable.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

  • Must have a valid unrestricted US driver’s license.

  • Must possess interest and aptitude in basic mechanical systems.

  • Must be proficient in basic hand tool use.

  • Must be willing to learn to use various heavy equipment when necessary such as loaders, skidders and snow-cats.


This position may be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

Mountain Environment:

  • The primary physical environment in which this position works is indoors, however time will be spent out of doors with a high exposure level to cold, snow, wind, rain, bugs, sun, high altitude, extreme heights, lightning, etc...

  • The degree of strenuous activity within the job is considered to be low to moderate.

  • Some strenuous physical activity may include walking or hiking upon uneven, challenging terrain, operating a snowmobile, skiing or riding.

  • Exposure to: Ultra Violet radiation from the sun enhanced through lack of atmospheric filtration at work altitude. Fumes produced in activities ranging from cleaning to painting to fabrication of metal products. Noise generated by snowmobiles, lift equipment, and tools may require hearing protection to be worn. Chemicals required for cleaning, de-greasing, and painting.

  • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees.

  • Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception.

  • Manual dexterity to operate a computer and other common office equipment on a regular basis.

  • Auditory and visual acuity to operate computers, phones, mobile devices and basic office equipment on as needed.

  • Ability to work for extended periods of time sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, pushing and pulling.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily - reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This position description is an overview of the scope of responsibilities for the role described above. With the evolution of Winter Park Resort, the responsibilities of this position may change as may the dates associated with many of the tasks. During these times of change, this position requires the flexibility and willingness to accept new responsibilities and potentially transfer others. It will also be the responsibility of any employee of Winter Park Resort to be a positive influence on the transformation of the resort and its associated lines of business.


The base hourly pay range below represents the low and high end of Winter Park Resorts 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 Winter Park Resorts total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include many region-specific benefits.

hourly pay range: $15.89 - $34.09


Winter Park Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other status protected by state or local law. Winter Park Resort will make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to Winter Park Resort. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed in this position. I understand that this document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.