Boyne Resorts

  • Sugarloaf Lift Mechanic Technician

    Job Locations US-ME-Carrabassett Valley
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/8/2020 11:20 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Full-Time Year Round
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Mountain Operations
  • Overview

    Sugarloaf is seeking to hire a full time year round Lift Mechanic Technician.  To join our team we are seeking detailed-orientated, physically fit candidates who are willing to work outside in all types of weather conditions, day or night. Lift mechanics 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.


    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
    • Rigging
    • Troubleshooting and working with high volt and low volt controls
    • Working with cleaning solvents, greases, oils, other flammables and combustibles
    • Have the ability to work safely in a team effort or independently
    • 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
    • Welding
    • Safely and responsibly ski or snowboard
    • Be able to respond to accidents or wrecks on mountain


    One year of increasingly responsible experience performing automotive maintenance and repair work, with ski area mechanic experience desirable. Millwright or apprentice with ski industry experience a plus.

    Works under the supervision of the Lift Director and the Lift Maintenance Manager, but must be able to work independently in the absence of supervision and respond appropriately when immediate action is required. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with those contacted in the course of work (i.e., fellow workers, user groups and the general public). 


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