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Vail Resorts Intermediate Lift Mechanic - Year Round in Beaver Creek, Colorado

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.

Vail Resorts is always looking for great talent. Although our resorts and offices are currently closed to protect the health and safety of our employees, applications are still being accepted. Hiring will resume as soon as normal operations resume.

The primary job responsibility of the Intermediate Lift Mechanic is to perform all facets of maintenance on our system of lifts to ensure the safe and reliable transportation of our guests. Safety is paramount and a high level of awareness relating to safety is required. Please apply to join our team today!

The Intermediate Lift Mechanic responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Adheres to Vail Resorts Health & Safety as well as Lift Maintenance department policies and procedures

  • Reliable and punctual attendance is a primary function of this position

  • The ability to apply one’s self to learning about unique mechanical systems

  • Ability to perform work with minimal supervision and work effectively under pressure

  • Performs scheduled, unscheduled, and emergency maintenance and repairs to maximize equipment uptime and reliability

  • Performs work within ANSI and Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board standards

  • Documents all work performed per established processes to ensure regulatory compliance

  • Informs Lift Maintenance management and Lift Dispatch for all unusual equipment conditions, observations, and incidents

  • Assists in the training and support of apprentices, maintenance assistants, and seasonal lift operations team members

  • Responsible for the upkeep and cleaning of lift maintenance shops and lift terminals

  • Safely operates vehicles, snowmobiles, and other equipment

  • Communicates frequently with other departments such as lift operations, fleet maintenance, grooming, and snowmaking

  • Manages up to 3 people

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent – required

  • At least 3 years of mechanical or industrial maintenance experience – required

  • Supervisory experience – strongly preferred

  • Proficient with hand and power tools as well as shop equipment – required

  • Intermediate knowledge of hydraulics – required

  • Magnetic particle, ultrasonic, or other non-destructive testing experience – preferred

  • Possess a valid unrestricted US driver's license – required

  • Proficient on computers, including Microsoft applications – required

  • Able to read, write, speak, and understand English – required

  • Able to work at heights up to 100 Feet – required

  • Able to work in a variety of outdoor mountain weather conditions – required

  • Able to work weekends and holidays – required

  • Able to work unscheduled overtime as needed – required

  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs – required

  • Able to work and communicate effectively in a team environment – required

  • Able to stand for up to 4 hours during a shift without sitting – required

  • Intermediate level skier/snowboarder – required

The budgeted range starts at 21.40-26.90. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including...

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan

  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time. Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO)

  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers

  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance

We’re looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like. Nothing is too big or too small for the staff to bravely pursue and elevate the expectations of the guest. Do you possess a calling for delivering world-class events and amenities? Then Beaver Creek is for you .

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.

Requisition ID 259588