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Lift Mechanic at Guest Services in Biwabik, Minnesota

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:


Performs skilled work in including, maintaining and/or repairing fixed and detachable chairlifts, tows and conveyors and their related systems and other duties as assigned by management. Will work under the direction of the Lift Maintenance Supervisor but will be expected to present the knowledge and skills necessary to work independently. Duties are performed in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor environments in all weather conditions.

  • Maintains, troubleshoots and repairs ski lift mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and other related systems.
  • Performs daily pre-operational checks and inspections of lift equipment.
  • Maintains through, accurate and up-to-date records of all performed work, to include inspections, repairs and preventive maintenance tasks.
  • Provides troubleshooting knowledge to facilitate the safe operation of all lifts and their related systems.
  • Responds to, and works to determine causes of lift operational problems.
  • Operates various types of equipment as necessary for job duties.
  • Operates off road vehicles in all types of terrain including steep and variable.
  • Participates in training lift operators and less experienced lift maintenance personnel.
  • Performs a wide range of duties at heights frequently in excess of 20 feet.
  • At least one year of lift maintenance or related experience in maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing similar equipment.
  • An in-depth knowledge of ski industry and lift maintenance best practices and standards including ANSI B77.1-2017 or the ability to acquire such knowledge.
  • An ability to speak, read, write and otherwise communicate in English.
  • Must have the ability to lift and carry up to 75 pounds infrequently and 50 pounds frequently.
  • Must have the ability to engage in a wide variety of physical activities including walking,
  • and working on uneven surfaces, climbing ladders and stairs, kneeling, squatting, etc.
  • Ability to perform a wide variety of duties at heights from 10-60+ ft. off the ground.
  • Ability to perform work in all weather conditions including extremes of heat and cold.