Boyne Resorts

Sugarloaf Lift Maintenance Technician

Job Locations US-ME-Carrabassett Valley
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/17/2022 11:58 AM)
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# of Openings
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Full-Time Year-Round
Year Round
Mountain Operations
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Sugarloaf is seeking to hire a full-time, year-round experienced Lift Maintenance Technician to join our team. We are seeking detail-oriented, physically fit candidates who are willing to work outside in all types of weather conditions, day or night, for this role. Lift Maintenance Technicians install, maintain, repair and troubleshoot lift equipment as well as assist lift operations with the start up and shut down of the lifts daily. They also read diagrams and manufacturers’ manuals, fit bearings, rebuild sheave trains, service grips and perform other mechanical procedures requiring specialized training. Candidates must be able to work at great heights and should have at least 3 years of lift maintenance experience. 


  • Safely operate motorized vehicles suggested, but not limited to: work trucks, snowmobiles, loader and four wheeler
  • Working on and climbing lift towers (not limited estimate of 6ft-130ft tall)
  • Working on top of lift assemblies without work platforms (which are not required)
  • Working with moving machinery equipment (RPMs estimated @ 1750 RPM)
  • Working with high pressure hydraulics
  • Troubleshooting and working with high volt and low volt controls
  • Working with cleaning solvents, greases, oils, other flammables and combustibles
  • Work safely doing line work in a maintenance work basket
  • Safely working with all shop tools suggested, but not limited to: drill press, band saw, lathe, skill saw, grinder, stud gun, parts washer, slip tester, welding machine, acetylene torch, oxygen and nitrogen cylinders and many simple hand tools
  • Be able to respond to accidents or wrecks on mountain


  • At least 3 years of increasingly responsible experience performing maintenance and repair work with ski area equipment
  • Millwright or apprentice with ski industry experience a plus
  • Must be able to ski or snowboard safely and responsibly 
  • Must be able to work safely in a team effort, work independently in the absence of supervision, and respond appropriately when immediate action is required


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