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Lift Technician All Experience Levels at Palisades Tahoe

Lift Technician All Experience Levels

Palisades Tahoe Truckee, CA (On Site) Full-Time

Year Round



About Palisades Tahoe


Palisades Tahoe is the largest ski resort in the Lake Tahoe region, boasting 6,000 skiable acres across eight peaks. The more than 70-year-old resort celebrates a rich history as the host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, the Spring Skiing Capital, and home mountain to dozens of Olympic and World Cup athletes across multiple snow sports. With an average annual snowfall of 400 inches, Palisades Tahoe frequently operates the longest ski and snowboard season in Lake Tahoe. The European-inspired Village at Palisades Tahoe offers year-round events and over 50 bars, restaurants, and boutiques, many of which are locally owned and operated. Palisades Tahoe is on the [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Lift Technician All Experience Levels, which offers access to 47 international ski destinations. In 2021 the resort changed its name, trading in a harmful slur for a name that better reflects its values and legacy. Visit the [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Lift Technician All Experience Levels or call

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A Great Job and Benefits to Match:


  • Free skiing + riding privileges to 14 iconic resorts including Palisades Tahoe, Mammoth Mountain, Steamboat, Solitude and more!

  • 401(k) plan with generous company match

  • Free lift tickets, plus 50% off lift tickets

  • 25%-50% discount at Food & Beverage locations at Palisades Tahoe

  • 30% discount at Palisades Tahoe operated retail stores, including The North Face, Oakley and more

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Applicants must be 18 years of age.



Job Summary: Responsible for all repairs and maintenance of chair lifts, funitel, gondola, tram, and surface conveyors, while complying with service and safety standards in accordance with company policies and procedures. 

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Job Details:

  • Opportunities within lift maintenance teams, funitel, tram, and gondola
  • Full time year round role

Essential Job Responsibilities/Duties/Tasks include the following; but not limited to;

  • Work with all operations departments to make sure lifts are all running efficiently. 
  • Be familiar location of all ski lifts and travel routes on the mountain.  Know how to operate the lift controls, run lift on auxiliary or evacuation diesels.
  • Perform daily pre-operation and operational inspections of ski lifts for safe operation.
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance procedures.
  • Climb lift towers to inspect, diagnose, adjust, and repair or replace components at extreme heights in all weather conditions.
  • Repair, remove and/or replace mechanical parts of lifts as necessary, both on site and in repair shop.
  • Must have the ability to trouble shoot, diagnose, and repair or replace ski lift components.
  • Maintain service records and documentation.

Competencies and Job Requirements:

Required: 

  • Effective communication skills, oral & written Operate 2 way radios effectively.
  • Strong sense of customer service & safety awareness
  • Able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Have a neat & clean appearance in compliance with the company grooming standards
  • Punctual, able to report at scheduled start time
  • Work well as part of a team.
  • Must be a strong skier or snowboarder Able to diagnose mechanical problems, strong technical aptitude.
  • Skill in operating and using mechanical tools and machines.  
  • Identify potential hazards.

Preferred:

  • Able to drive a manual transmission vehicle Able to operate a snowmobile
  • Ability to operate snow cat Able to operate an
  • ATV Able to operate a side-by-side

Education and Experience:

Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED One year mechanical or electrical experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in tower line work, brake systems, tension systems, motor rooms, station work, carrier maintenance, low voltage, auxiliary motors, and pre-fab.
  • Knowledge of how fixed grip, detachable grip and conveyor lifts function, need to be familiar with all lift components and basic lift adjustments. 
  • Knowledge of fabrication (welding and torching)
  • Knowledge of fall protection and climbing safety.
  • Valid driver’s license

The base hourly pay range below represents the low and high end of the Palisades Tahoe Resort, LLC’s hourly pay range for this position. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to experience, education, training, location, merit system, quantity or quality of production, responsibilities, and regular and/or necessary travel. The range listed is just one component of Palisades Tahoe Resort, LLC’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term and long-term incentives and many region-specific benefits.


 Base hourly pay range: $20.54 - $35.55 per hour


Physical Requirements:

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, talk, see, hear and smell. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects tools or controls. Must be capable of walking or standing 90% or more of a normal 10-hour work shift. Must be capable of occasionally lifting and pushing or pulling 100 lbs. or more, and frequently lifting, pushing or pulling, and carrying up to 50lbs.  Must be capable of frequent climbing movements, walking on uneven terrain, walking on snow and ice, skiing and operating a snowmobile.  Must be able to bend, kneel, reach, and crawl.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perceptions and the ability to adjust focus.


Working Conditions:

Indoor/Outdoor: While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. As well as indoors in the repair shop or lift stations. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and in high precarious places. They will be occasionally exposed to extreme hot/cold and wet conditions, noise, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electric shock. Employee will be required to work on uneven and limited footing locations. Working surfaces can be loose or slippery as well.


Hazardous Materials/Noise: Employee will often be in contact with hazardous substances. The noise level in the work place is usually loud.

Equipment Used in Job: Snowmobile, ATV, side by side, trucks, all mechanical tools (hand and power) ropes and rigging.

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