Advanced Maintenance Technician - Ski Area Building Maintenance - Year Round

Vail Resorts


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's 50 most innovative companies as named by Fast Company, and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Job Description:


To function as a team member within the Ski Area Building Maintenance department. Ability to make competent decisions while thinking of the customers and resort’s interest at all times. Use skill-based knowledge to perform assigned tasks in a professional manner at all times with focus on efficiency and quality of work.  This position can cover many departments pertaining to repairs, upkeep and preventative maintenance as requested.  People skills planning, execution, control, communication are essential in completing tasks efficiently and keeping department informed on work status. Vail resorts core values are necessary to succeed in this function.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Assure that the integrity of the resort assets is maintained.
  • Implement preventative maintenance programs for assigned facilities and equipment.
  • Provide training to entry and intermediate maintenance staff when required in job specific tasks.
  • Plan, scope and coordinate projects with sub-contractors when required and obtain the required estimates.
  • Order and maintain required parts for stock for critical equipment for assigned areas.
  • Follow all safety procedures and alert supervisor to any unsafe conditions that may exist.
  • Work with other departments and area managers as required.
  • Possess your own hand tools and keeps them in a safe functional manner at all times.
  • Maintain job logs updated daily.
  • Maintain a valid Colorado Driver’s License.
  • Experienced in troubleshooting and repair of refrigeration systems.
  • Universal Refrigerant license
  • Repair and replace parts, piping valves and other fittings, dry wall application, painting and other repair and maintenance duties.
  • Very experienced in appliance installation, general mechanics, wood work, motor alignment and balancing and troubleshooting.
  • Very knowledgeable with plumbing and systems, electrical, controls and kitchen equipment
  • Knowledgeable on Lock out tag out procedure, OSHA, EPA, MSDS and PPE.
  • Planning, prioritizing, organizing and controlling are key attributes.
  • Attend training classes for job specific skills.
  • Abide by all safety rules and regulations from corporate, State and Federal.
  • Maintain good attitude and people skills even during high-pressure situations, be a good leader.
  • Other duties as assigned related to function.


Job Requirements:


  • 3-4 year:  Trade school; HVAC/R, EPA Universal Refrigerant Certification, plumbing, electrical, mechanical or equivalent experience; High School diploma, GED minimum
  • Min 3 years HVAC/R plumbing in maintenance or as installer, 2 years electrical experience,  General Maintenance
  • Knowledge of microsoft office
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Strong facilities maintenance background in the following:
  • Plumbing / mechanical systems repairs
  • Carpentry and building repairs
  • Ability to get things done, understand and read blue prints; Large kitchen electrical / mechanical troubleshooting; HVAC / Boiler repair; HVAC-R troubleshooting and repair; Power tool, hand tool and test equipment operation

We’re looking for team members who are passionate about their work and the world around them, who take pride in ensuring our guests receive the best possible service, and who bring a sense of self and fun to all they do. Life at 9,280 feet in the sky is a little different. With our crisp Rocky Mountain air and vast options for adventure and exploring, you can join a community who loves where they live and love what they do. Keystone will be your home away from home, with its warmth, friendliness and unequaled eye for detail. Come join our team – where A Mountain of Possibilities awaits.

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 126053




Tourism - Travel

Position Type:

Full Time

Remote ok?



over 1 year ago

Vail Resorts