Boyne Resorts

Lift Maintenance Mechanic

Job Locations US-MI-Harbor Springs
Posted Date 3 days ago(10/20/2021 9:41 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Boyne Highlands Resort
Position Type
Full-Time Year Round
Year Round
Mountain Operations
Targeted Job Start Date


If Lift Maintenance Mechanic sounds like the job for you, look no further! As Boyne Highlands' newest Lift Maintenance Mechanic, you will troubleshoot, maintain and repair ski lift equipment to ensure safe and reliable operation of the resort's chair lifts and associated equipment. You will also perform preventative, scheduled, and unscheduled maintenance is performed year-round in changing and extreme weather conditions on fixed-grip, detachable grip, and surface lifts. This is a full-time, year-round position with flexible scheduling, giving you the time you want to enjoy the various perks that come with working at an amazing ski resort.


Some perks of working for Boyne Highlands include:

  • A free Golf Pass and Ski Pass for both you and your family
  • 40% off at the various Boyne Restaurants 
  • Discounts at other Boyne Resorts such as 30% Spa treatments at the Inn at Bay Harbor and Boyne Mountain
  • Free Passes to Avalanche Bay Water Park at Boyne Mountain
  • Discounts on lodging for Friends and Family
  • Team Member Child Care
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Service and Loyalty Bonus Program – up to 5% of gross wages per season!
  • PTO and Paid Sick Leave
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

Visit our website for all of our amazing perks, view testimonials, and more! Boyne Highlands Employment


The following statements are intended as general illustrations of the work in this classification and are not all-inclusive of the specific position.

  • Maintain, repair, and ensure safe operation of all Boyne Highlands chairlifts, carpets, and other cable rope transportation systems.
  • Prepare and safety check lifts for daily operation before Lift Operations arrive.
  • Perform scheduled routine maintenance as well as diagnostic maintenance.
  • Regularly inspect safety switches, control circuits, sheaves, bull-wheel liners, bushings, cables, grips, electrical systems, chairs, and towers for signs of wear, stress, or fatigue.
  • Conduct maintenance work and minor repairs on electrical motors, auxiliary engines, brakes, and brake rotors.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work environment.
  • Maintain certifications, licenses, and training as necessary.
  • Be able to understand and follow all ANSI, State, and Federal Guidelines.
  • Understanding maintenance recommendations of all ski lift manufacturers by interpreting diagrams and manufacture manuals.
  • Assist in other tasks as determined by the Lift Maintenance Manager, including but not limited to; lift construction, refinishing, lift operations, and other resort needs.
  • Willing and able to participate in all maintenance needs.
  • Maintain a positive attitude consistently, including during high-stress situations.
  • Be able to work concurrently with all Resort staff and encourage a productive work environment.



  • Must be able to have a flexible schedule during the winter season (days/nights and/or weekdays/weekends)
  • Comfortable working outdoors in summer/winter including inclement weather
  • Must be able to lift/carry up to 60 pounds
  • Must have at least 2 years of Lift Maintenance experience
  • Be able to think critically and pay attention to detail.
  • Able to stand and sit for long periods, use ladders and work at variable heights up to 50 feet.



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