Lift Maintenance - Electrician
Dillon, CO Lift Maintenance
Job Type

Pay Range: 20.25 – 30.50/hour

Status: Year-Round Salary (Non-exempt)

Lift Electricians at Arapahoe Basin are responsible for the maintenance of all aerial tramways and surface lift equipment during our winter and summer seasons. This includes being on site to assist other staff members with any lift issues as they arise, performing regularly scheduled maintenance, and reporting on all aerial tramways and surface lifts in accordance with state and federal guidelines.

If you are looking for a challenging yet rewarding role that keeps the “wheels turning” at Arapahoe year-round, this is the job for you!

Apply now and be part of THE LEGEND!

Benefits and Perks for this position include:

  • 4 10-hour shifts, 3 days off
  • Unlimited skiing/riding at Arapahoe Basin and 20 other Colorado ski areas and resorts
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance for full-time employees beginning on the 1st of the month following applicant’s hire date
  • 401 (k) for eligible employees
  • Paid time-off for all full-time employees
  • Much more! Check out all of our perks and benefits here!

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform annually scheduled electrical maintenance on all lifts as directed
  • Carry out all work duties in accordance with ANSI B-77, CPTSB, NEC, OSHA codes and protocols
  • Practice total compliance with “Lock Out Tag Out” and confined space procedures to ensure a safe working environment at all times
  • Program, maintain, upgrade HMI touchscreens and PLC’s; install remote monitoring devices on chairlifts
  • Develop and follow written test procedures on all ski lift safety systems
  • Demonstrate the ability to read and understand electrical schematics
  • Perform advanced electrical troubleshooting including:
  • circuit tracing-panel navigation
  • advanced meter/scope usage
  • Be able to trouble shoot automation equipment
  • Fabricate and maintain electronic circuits as required
  • Work on low-voltage and high-voltage systems
  • Provide training and guidance for entry-level mechanics and electricians
  • Help determine the suspension of operations due to mechanical, weather, other concerns

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Associate’s degree or equivalent in electronics
  • Must complete and pass a certified climber training course

Experience Requirements:

  • 1 year of previous electrical experience – preferred
  • 2 years of lift maintenance or lift operations experience - preferred

Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of basic hand and power tools; ability to operate them
  • Ability to perform all job duties at heights of up to 70 feet above the ground, while using appropriate fall protection
  • Comprehensive understanding of all lift components; ability to identify them
  • Knowledge of proper rigging procedures
  • Ability to apply the concepts of algebra and geometry to duties related to lift maintenance
  • Understanding of scheduled and unscheduled work orders
  • Understanding of hydraulic systems
  • Ability speak English and understand verbal and written communications in English

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to withstand high-altitude conditions at all times
  • Ability to use full range of body motion and lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, twist, kneel, squat, crawl, push, pull, throw throughout a 10-hour shift
  • Ability to climb ladders and lift a significant portion of own body weight
  • Ability to ski safely on intermediate and expert terrain

Other Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be available weekends and holidays
  • Must provide own ski or snowboard equipment
  • Pass a Colorado DMV background check - preferred

Work Environment:

  • This position will work outdoors in a high-alpine environment in all types of weather conditions. Most work is performed around loud machinery, sometimes at heights of 70 feet above the ground and sometimes in cramped spaces, such as a crawl space or machine room.