Lift Mechanic

The Lift Mechanic position is responsible for the safe and reliable mechanical operation of Bogus Basin’s lifts.


  • Inspect and maintains all lifts and surface conveyors in accordance with ANSI B.77 and manufacturers’ guidelines for the daily operation of the ski area.
  • Respond to lift issues/failures to safely and efficiently resolve situations in a timely manner.
  • Communicate maintenance issues immediately to the Director of Lift Maintenance.
  • Assist in the maintenance of slope lighting.
  • Promote safety by following safe practices and reporting any unsafe conditions or situations.
  • Ride all operating lifts on a daily basis or as determined by the Director of Mountain Operations.
  • Maintain accurate maintenance logs on all work performed.
  • Maintain occurrence training logs per OSHA guidelines.
  • Maintain shop in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Assist with lift operations training.


  • Assist with special projects including other departments’ projects, as needed.
  • Assist lift operators and snow cats in proper ramp and maze maintenance.
  • Assist lift operations and assume lift operating duties when needed.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

  • Passionate about Bogus Basin’s Mission.
  • 2 years’ mechanical experience in a lift operation preferred.
  • Ability to regularly perform duties at heights forty feet above ground and occasionally at heights above forty feet.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Ability to lift 35lbs regularly, 50lbs frequently, and 100lbs occasionally.
  • This position frequently required to stand, balance, walk, climb, and reach with hands and arms.
  • This positions is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • Ability to operate a snowmobile and 4x4 vehicle in a safe manner.
  • Basic mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and rigging knowledge.
  • Ability to use basic hand tools.
  • Capable of handling multiple projects with competing priorities.
  • High school diploma, GED, or vocational training.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Ability to ski or snowboard all Bogus Basin terrain in all weather conditions.


  • Maintenance shop environment.
  • Outdoor environment; exposed to inclement weather and adverse conditions.
  • May be exposed to smoke, dust, fumes and odors.
  • Vibration and noise are present in the work environment.
  • Work regularly performed at heights near moving mechanical parts.