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Lift Electrical Tech I

posted November 30, 2019

Winter Park Resort
Winter Park, CO
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WINTER PARK RESORT OVERVIEW:

Opened in January of 1940, Winter Park Resort is the oldest continuously operating resort in the United States. We are located just 67 miles north-west of Denver, which makes us the closest major ski resort to the city.   Winter Park’s traditions are deeply rooted in railroad, logging, and the early exploration of Grand County and the local Fraser Valley. Our mission is to “create the best memories, again and again,” for our guests, our employees, our community, and our strategic partners.

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Alterra Mountain Company  is a community of 12 iconic year-round destinations, including the world’s largest heli-ski operation. The company owns and operates a range of recreation, hospitality, real-estate development, food and beverage and retail businesses. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado with destinations across the continent, we are rooted in the spirit of the mountains and united by a passion for outdoor adventure. Alterra Mountain Company’s family of diverse playgrounds spans five U.S. states and three Canadian provinces: Steamboat and Winter Park Resort in Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Stratton in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec, Blue Mountain in Ontario; Deer Valley in Utah; and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures in British Columbia. We honor each destination’s unique character and authenticity and celebrate the legendary adventures and enduring memories they bring to everyone together. 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Lift Electrical Technician I completes industrial electronics control system maintenance, modifications, construction and inspections on lifts under the direction of the Lift Electrical Supervisor. They always comply with applicable policies, procedures, and regulations of Winter Park Recreational Association, Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board, United States Forest Service, American National Standards Institute, lift manufacturers and insurance carriers, as well as WPRA policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Performs routine industrial electronics maintenance on lifts to maintain lifts up to Winter Park Recreational Association, Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board, United States Forest Service, American National Standards Institute, lift manufacturer and insurance carrier standards.
  • Assists the Lifts Electrical Technician II & III with the design, modification, construction and installation of industrial electronics control systems as per Winter Park Recreational Association, Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board, United States Forest Service, American National Standards Institute, lift manufacturer and insurance carrier standards.
  • Performs annual and periodic industrial electronics inspections on assigned lifts to ensure reliability and compliance with applicable standards.
  • Troubleshoots lift problems as they occur.
  • Performs pre-operational lift start-up inspection to ensure that each lift is ready to run each day.
  • Operates shop equipment and power and hand tools both in the shop and on the mountain in the repair and maintenance of lifts.
  • Advises the Supervisor of changing conditions or occurrences that may adversely affect the lift machinery and/or its passengers.
  • Promotes and exhibits good safety practices, reports and/or corrects unsafe conditions.
  • Attends periodic safety meetings to increase safety awareness.
  • Informs the Supervisor of new techniques and developments in the industrial electronics and computer industries to ensure that our lift control systems and record keeping system are reliable and efficient.
  • Advises the Supervisor of items that may affect the budget and/or scheduling of projects.
  • Attends classes and seminars to expand and improve skills.
  • Maintains a friendly, congenial and helpful attitude while effectively serving our guests and interacting with other employees.

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.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

  • High School diploma or GED

Experience:

  • Specialized Training - successful completion of an accredited electronics course (two years) that included theory, schematic reading, troubleshooting and precision instrument use.
  • Minimum one year of experience in the electronic trade. Electronics Technician experience may be substituted for specialized training; two years’ experience for one year specialized training.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Current standard first aid card desirable.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

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

Mountain Environment:

  • 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.

OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED:

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.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

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.

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About This Employer

Winter Park Resort

85 Parsenn Road
Winter Park, CO 80482

(970) 726-1564

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Winter Park is the closest major ski resort near Denver at just 67 miles away. 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.

With over 3,000 acres of skiable terrain, Winter Park Resort offers an unforgettable experience for any kind of adventurer, whether you’re just here to take in the views, or looking to really get your adrenaline pumping.

And don’t think that things slow down once the snow melts! The summer sun brings bike park rippers, scenic trail trekkers, and speedy alpine sliders for a whole new take on Winter Park adventure.

ONE WINTER PARK

We are a community of explorers and adrenaline junkies; sight seers and nature lovers; lifelong skiers and fly fishing fanatics; mountain bikers and peak hikers… The opportunities for mountain adventure are endless, but we all share one common appreciation for this vast and pristine area.

As a celebration of this mountain lifestyle, we have refreshed our partnership with the community as a whole to establish Winter Park as a prime Colorado destination, connecting people with nature and embracing our shared value of the outdoors.