Sun Valley Resort offers a wide range of seasonal, part-time and full-time employment positions across our mountain, retail, food & beverage, recreation and administrative locations. Join our team in this beautiful year-round mountain location and take advantage of our benefits and numerous winter and summer recreation opportunities!
Sun Valley, ID
Our Lift Mechanics repair and maintain ski lift machinery to keep the lifts turning and our guests making turns.
Performance of general maintenance on ski lifts includes, but is not limited to heavy rigging, splicing, general line work, greasing, chair and grip maintenance, and proper record keeping. Safety training will be an integral part of your work and will include: fall arrest, lock-out tag-out procedures, and other related safety classes.
Lift Mechanics supply all of their own hand tools and are prepared to use them effectively. We will supply larger more specialized tools.
This is a year-round benefited position, including paid vacation, sick pay, tool allowance and many recreational perks. Mechanics work four- ten hour days. We will train the right person if they have the basic competencies. Some of which are listed below.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Observe and listen to mechanical devices in operation to locate causes of trouble.
Dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.
Inspect used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.
Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments.
Repair or replace defective parts.
Install special functional and structural parts in devices.
Lubricate and clean parts.
Start devices to test their performance.
Competencies and Qualifications:
General understanding of and ability to operate a ski lift
Knowledge and understanding of potential hazards of the job and how to safely perform basic tasks
Ability to climb towers and work at heights
Work under adverse weather conditions
Knowledge of welding and low voltage control a plus