Lift Tech Experienced

Department: Lift Maintenance
Reports to: Lift Maintenance Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Job Status: Year Round, Full Time
Hours: Varies Updated: 12.24.15
Job Summary: Responsible for all repairs and maintenance of chair lifts and surface conveyors, while complying with service and safety standards in accordance with company policies and procedures.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Applicants must be 18 years of age.
Essential Job Responsibilities/Duties/Tasks include the following; but not limited to;
1. Work with all operations departments to make sure lifts are all running efficiently.
2. Be familiar with the locations of all ski lifts and travel routes on the mountain.
3. Know how to operate the lift controls, run lift on auxiliary or evacuation diesels.
4. Determine causes of sheave misalignment and make corrections
5. Identify, clean and install various ball and roll bearings
6. Install and remove chairlifts
7. Perform daily pre-operation and operational inspections of ski lifts for safe operation.
8. Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance procedures, including fixed grips, detachable grips.
9. Climb lift towers to inspect, diagnose, adjust, and repair or replace components at extreme heights in all weather conditions.
10. Repair, remove and/or replace mechanical parts of lifts as necessary, both on site and in repair shop.
11. Trouble shoot, diagnose, and repair or replace ski lift components, mechanical systems and low voltage systems
12. .Maintain service records and documentation.
Competencies and Job Requirements:
1. Effective communication skills, oral & written
2. Operate 2 way radios effectively
3. Strong sense of customer service & safety awareness
4. Able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
5. Have a neat & clean appearance in compliance with the company grooming standards
6. Punctual, able to report at scheduled start time
7. Work well as part of a team.
8. Must be a strong skier or snowboarder
9. Able to diagnose mechanical problems, strong technical aptitude.
10. Skill in operating and using mechanical tools and machines.
11. Identify potential hazards.
Education and Experience:
1. High School Diploma or GED
2. Three years mechanical or electrical experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
3. Level 2 NDT certified
4. Experience in tower line work, brake systems, tension systems, motor rooms, station work, carrier maintenance, low voltage, auxiliary motors, and pre-fab.
5. Knowledge of fabrication (welding and torching)
6. Certified climber, able to perform fall rescue procedures
7. Able to operate a snowmobile, forklift, grooming equipment
8. Valid driver's license
1. Able to drive a manual transmission vehicle
Physical Requirements:
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, talk, see, hear and smell. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects tools or controls. Must be capable of walking or standing 90% or more of a normal 10-hour work shift. Must be capable of occasionally lifting and pushing or pulling 100 lbs. or more, and frequently lifting, pushing or pulling, and carrying up to 50lbs. Must be capable of frequent climbing movements, walking on uneven terrain, walking on snow and ice, skiing and operating a snowmobile. Must be able to bend, kneel, reach, and crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perceptions and the ability to adjust focus.
Working Conditions:
Indoor/Outdoor: While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. As well as indoors in the repair shop or lift stations. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and in high precarious places. They will be occasionally exposed to extreme hot/cold and wet conditions, noise, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electric shock. Employee will be required to work on uneven and limited footing locations. Working surfaces can be loose or slippery as well.
Hazardous Materials/Noise: Employee will often be in contact with hazardous substances. The noise level in the work place is usually loud.
Equipment Used in Job: Snowmobile, ATV, side by side, trucks, all mechanical tools (hand and power) ropes and rigging, cutting tools: chop saw, plasma cutter, cutting torch

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