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Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. Utilities Technician III - 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 ‘Technician Utilities III’ performs work as assigned by the Utilities Supervisor. This employee operates, inspects, and maintains (in a safe and serviceable condition) building mechanical, water, sewer, heat, and gas systems. They will perform foreman-level work, under the supervision of the Utilities Supervisor, but will perform most of their daily duties with minimal supervision. This employee will help oversee and supervise a crew of up to 3 Utility Technicians (under the direction of the Utilities Supervisor). The ‘Technician Utilities III’ is expected to use area tools, equipment, and vehicles in a responsible and appropriate manner. The ‘Technician Utilities III’ is also responsible for compliance with applicable rules and regulations of Winter Park Recreational Association and applicable laws/regulations (federal, state, and local) regulations. This employee will also consistently follow all WPRA policies and procedures and all health and sanitation codes.


  • Wear appropriate safety equipment and follow established safety policies and procedures for the Utilities Department

  • Complete projects as assigned

  • Clean up after projects and consistently clean the utilities shop

  • Maintain equipment and tools (as assigned)

  • Become familiar with the location and operation of the following equipment and systems:

  • heat systems, boilers, circulators, assorted unit heaters, furnaces, and related equipment

  • water systems, location of wells, storage tanks, and main valves

  • sewer collection systems, grease and sand traps, and related components

  • fire protection systems and main valves

  • compressed air systems

  • building exhaust and ventilation equipment

  • Keep Utilities Supervisor informed of work in progress

  • Assist with planning and scheduling of projects (may work directly with the Maintenance and Construction Supervisor as needed)

  • Coordinate projects with other work groups and outside contractors

  • Keep detailed maintenance records and reports

  • Complete work orders to completion and in a timely manner

  • Scan buildings and heat systems through the computerized control system

Other Duties:

  • Contribute ideas for the improvement of operations and completing projects

  • Perform maintenance and repairs on most systems and equipment in the Utilities group including:

  • heat systems, boilers and furnaces, controls and safety devices, and related equipment

  • water systems, controls, pumps and valves, regulators, and back flow preventors

  • sewer systems, lift stations, and related components

  • gas systems (natural and propane)

  • building exhaust and ventilating equipment

  • fire protection systems

  • selected cafeteria equipment

  • refrigeration/AC equipment (if within his specialty)

  • compressed air equipment

  • Responsible for gauging fuel tanks and doing reconciliation

  • Operate vacuum cleaners and floor maintainers

  • Operate power tools, selected office machines, and other equipment (as required)

  • Be knowledgeable about and meet or exceed OSHA regulations \

  • Report and/or correct unsafe conditions

  • Operate and adjust building sound systems

  • May use potentially hazardous chemical cleaners and solvents

  • Maintain a friendly and helpful attitude while effectively dealing with guests and other employees

  • Perform other duties as directed by the Utilities Supervisor

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 - required


  • Six (6) years general utility plant maintenance or related field; or have trade school certification - required

  • Experience with the operation and maintenance of heat systems, including low pressure hot water boilers, controls, and safety devices - required

  • Must have experience with gas fired furnaces and unit heaters

  • Must have knowledge of heating & ventilation equipment

  • Must have working knowledge of refrigeration/air conditioning maintenance and repair

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience with basic hand tools, power tools, heavy power equipment (including pipe threaders), drill presses, saws, sewers and drain cleaning equipment, grinders, etc.

  • Ability to operate voltage testers, multimeters, amp meters, and electric/acetylene soldering equipment, pipe/cable locators, gas and arc welding equipment, and gas leak detectors

  • Ability to operate snowmobiles, tracked snowmachines, trucks, and other vehicles

  • Materials used will include: potentially hazardous chemical drain cleaners, solvents, acids, lubricants, spray paints, chlorine as gas and HTH powder, glues and adhesives, glycol antifreeze, etc.

  • Ability to use other tools and selected equipment in other shops (as required)

  • Must have knowldege of general use of PC and various software programs

  • Materials used will include: potentially hazardous chemical drain cleaners, solvents, acids, lubricants, spray paints, chlorine as gas and HTH powder, glues and adhesives, glycol antifreeze, etc.


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

  • The primary physical environment in which this position works is 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 high. Often lifting a weight of 50 pounds throughout the day is common.

  • Additional strenuous physical activity may include walking or hiking upon uneven, challenging terrain with heavy tools or equipment.

  • Exposure to: Chemicals required for cleaning, de-greasing, and painting 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.

  • 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.

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: $19.00 - $32.00 per hour


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.