Vail Resorts Lift Mechanic - Afton Alps - Winter Seasonal - Full and Part Time - Hastings, MN in Afton Alps, Minnesota

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Summary of Job: This position is an entry level position into the lift maintenance department at Afton Alps it will require an attentive safety driven and diligent individual who enjoys working outdoors in the winter season. A mechanical background is preferred but not required. Must be comfortable with heights of up to 25 feet, 3 years or more experience on a snowmobile is required.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure safe and reliable mechanical operation of all lifts.

  • Responsible for following the company's safety and risk management policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for performance and scheduling of all preventative maintenance procedures.

  • Assist in troubleshooting all "down" lifts.

  • Responsible for assuring the Maintenance Manager, Lead, and Lift Dispatch is immediately informed and consulted about all abnormal or unusual conditions, incidents, observations, or system malfunctions.

  • Respond, as assigned, to lift failures to productively resolve these situations in a timely manner.

  • Assist in the ongoing training of lift maintenance personnel.

  • Responsible for maintaining all tools, equipment, and vehicles as assigned.

  • Able to evacuate a lift under auxilary power in all circumstances.

  • Responsible for recording all information of work performed on lifts and submitting to lift records in a timely manner.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Mechanical experience - Required

  • Snowmobile experience - Required

  • Valid Driver's License

  • Basic knowledge of computers

  • Able to communicate effectively (verbal and written) in English

  • Ability to withstand extreme cold and variable winter conditions

  • Intermediate level skier helpful

  • Demonstrated ability to follow directions and work in small groups

  • Team player

  • Create and maintain a productive and safe work environment, including implementing and retaining all company mandated safety-related training and assessments.

  • Develop, adhere to, and role model the company’s mission, vision, and values.

  • Adhere to all policies, rules, and regulations of Vail Resorts and Afton Alps.

  • Flexible schedule required during peak times throughout the year. Must be willing to work evenings, holidays and weekends

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift over 50 lbs

  • Lifting Frequency - Frequent

  • Standing Frequency – Frequent

  • Walking Frequency - Frequent

  • Sitting Frequency - Frequent

  • Reaching - Frequent

  • Climbing/Balancing - Frequent

  • Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, Crawl - Frequent

Create incredible experiences for guests at the Midwest’s premier winter destination. In the scenic St. Croix River Valley, this big-time resort with a small town feel has converted thousands of first-timers into lifelong skiers and riders. This truly is where Epic begins for skiers of all levels and can be where your epic career begins, too. Become part of the Afton Alps family.

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.

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