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Lift Mechanic - Aspen Mountain

The Little Nell

The Little Nell

Aspen, CO, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

Company Description

With roots dating back to 1946 and a division of Aspen One, Aspen Skiing Company owns and operates four mountains—Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, and Buttermilk—creating premium, sustainable, and transformative experiences in recreation, culture, and nature. In addition, the company runs the award-winning Aspen Snowmass Ski & Snowboard School, Four Mountain Sports rental and retail shops, and a collection of sustainably sourced on-mountain food and beverage outlets. Aspen Snowmass encompasses 5,680 acres of skiable terrain across four mountains, more than 40 ski lifts and more than 410 trails. Aspen One is the parent company of Aspen Skiing Company, Aspen Hospitality and ASPENX and leverages its influence across all of its business units to advance climate action, community engagement and racial justice. For more information, visit www.aspensnowmass.com or follow @aspensnowmass on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.

Job Description

The Lift Mechanic is responsible for the maintenance and inspection of ski lifts and related equipment utilized in on-mountain operations. This is technical position learning all aspects of resort and mountain operations.

Job Posting Deadline
Applications for this position will be accepted until August 1st, 2024.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assist in scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of lifts and related equipment
  • Assist in maintaining maintenance records
  • Assist in lift operations including operating ski lifts;
  • Being familiar with location of ski lifts on the mountain
  • Know how to turn on & operate the lift controls
  • Run lift on auxiliary or evacuation diesels
  • Manage maintenance tools and equipment
  • Assist in daily preventative maintenance inspections
  • Communicate effectively with co-workers & supervisors about maintenance issues
  • Update maintenance procedures & maintain records
  • Develop a working knowledge of the Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board (CPTSB) & American National Standards Institute (ANSI) codes pertaining to ski lifts
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Valid, current and unrestricted driver’s license
  • High school degree or equivalent preferred
  • Ability to understand directions and communicate effectively in English
  • Previous mechanical experience preferred

Additional Information

Supervision given and received

Supervision given: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Supervision received: Works under direct supervision of Lift Maintenance Director. Tasks are assigned according to specific procedures, and work is checked frequently. Instruction, advice and assistance are readily available.

Work Environment and physical demands

Ability to reach, crouch, kneel, stand or be on your feet, kneel and bend for extended periods of time.

Regularly work in adverse conditions and required to use protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials as well as an office environment and may be required to walk on slippery and uneven surfaces.

Must be able to lift, push or pull up to 50 lbs. individually or with assistance.

Job Benefits:

This position is classified as a regular full-time position eligible for the following benefits:

Enrollment dates differ across the various programs.

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Programs

  • Flexible Spending Account Programs

  • Life Insurance Programs

  • Paid Time Off Programs

  • Paid Leave Programs

  • 401(k) Savings Plan

  • Employee Ski Pass and Dependent Ski Passes

  • Other company perks

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. By accepting a position with Aspen Skiing Company, you acknowledge that you are able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. To request accommodation during the application and interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 970-300-7700.

This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

Aspen Skiing Company / ASPENX / The Little Nell / Limelight Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.

For an overview of Aspen Skiing Company's benefits and other compensation visit www.aspensnowmass.com/employment/benefits-and-perks

As of March 11th 2022, Aspen Skiing Company, ASPENX, The Little Nell, and The Limelight Hotels will no longer require all active employees to be fully vaccinated in the workplace. Read more about our policies as it relates to employee safety here