Boyne Resorts

Lift Mechanic

Job Locations US-ME-Newry
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/11/2021 11:29 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Sunday River
Position Type
Full-Time Year Round
Mountain Operations
Targeted Job Start Date


Sunday River is seeking a full-time, year-round Lift Mechanic to join the team. Lift Mechanics are responsible for Maintaining, repairing and assisting in the operation of chairlifts across Sunday River's 8 peaks. Mechanics complete preventative maintenance, troubleshoot malfunctions and perform daily inspections and evaluations. The ideal candidate will enjoy working independently and in a team setting, be mechanically-minded, and works well under pressure. 


  • Perform advanced maintenance functions as required by codes regulating the operation of Aerial Tramways along with those set forth by the manufacturer of the lifts
  • Make operational decisions pertaining to continued operation during wind events
  • Perform adjustments and inspections to lifts
  • Rebuild basic and advanced components
  • Fabricate and weld on an as needed basis
  • Each Mechanic on the crew is required to be a leader
  • Other duties as assigned including: plowing, grooming, making snow, running lifts, selling tickets, checking tickets, food service, housekeeping, parking cars, shoveling snow, garage maintenance, general maintenance, helping with special events, you name it.


  • To be successful at this job, you should have at least one and a half years' (combination winter and summer) of Lift Maintenance experience within an established Lift Maintenance crew and have displayed excellent attendance and performance
  • You must be mechanically inclined, a safe worker, willing to follow directions and work hard within an established, although changing and evolving system
  • Critical path/analytical thinking skills are very helpful to excel at this job
  • Physically, you must be capable of routine use of off road vehicles, repetitive bending, stooping, and lifting up to 75 lbs.
  • Climbing and working at or above 65 feet and working outside in all of nature's glory
  • A positive attitude towards maintenance in general is essential
  • A valid state driver's license is required with no alcohol related convictions within the last three years and not more than three moving violations within the past three years


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