Boyne Resorts

Snowmaking System Supervisor

Job Locations US-MI-Harbor Springs
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/29/2020 9:16 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Boyne Highlands Resort
Position Type
Full-Time Year Round
Year Round
Targeted Job Start Date
Maintenance and Property Support


The Snowmaking Systems Supervisor will control the snowmaking night shift to ensure safe and efficient operation of snowmaking equipment. This role will set the standards for safety and efficiency of snowmaking while maintaining the system and performing repairs on equipment.


  • Conduct and document job and safety training for the department.
  • Communicate instructions to the shift crew and ensure they are carried out.
  • Maintain shift efficiency. Must be flexible and able to cope with plan changes due to weather, temperatures, equipment, and business levels. 
  • Regularly inspect and maintain care of snowmaking equipment. Including hoses, air compressors, motors and manifolds.
  • Regularly inspect and perform scheduled or unscheduled maintenance on snowmaking equipment machinery or infrastructure.
  • Communicate with the Snowmaking Manager on a regular basis to keep updated on work procedures.
  • Maintain equipment logs, drain back-logs, and flow charts.
  • Assist Snowmaking Manager with SPCC Inspections.
  • Keep updated on all mountain operations and snowmaking procedures in order to provide a quality product on a daily basis, including following snow plan and valve plan.
  • Contribute to team effort by participating in Job Sharing; assuming responsibility for the cleanliness of the resort and safety of guests and team members; participating in safety meetings; accepting diverse assignments; maintaining a friendly and positive attitude and demeanor in all internal and external interactions.
  • Meet service level objectives and department goals as set forth by Mountain Manager and Senior Staff.
  • Working hours may need to be a flexible schedule which is based on mountain needs, weather, and snowmaking plans.
  • Keep up to date on snowmaking technology and processes.


Supervisory Duties: Directly supervises 6 to 10 team members in the Snowmaking Pumps & Compressors Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Oversee repairs and routine maintenance on snowmaking equipment.


Judgment: Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.


Education and/or Experience: High School diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience in Electrical and/or mechanical fields. Strong computer skills required.



Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Valid State Driver's License. Must be able to obtain DOT Medical Card. Resort Certification on any necessary equipment.


Predictive Index Summary:

The focus of this specialized, technically oriented position is on meeting and exceeding high standards of accuracy and quality based on established systems, technologies and guidelines. Strength in technical problem solving based on expertise and experience, and a strong commitment to efficiently achieve high quality results is required. A thoughtful, persevering, self-disciplined approach to achieving accurate, detailed work is essential. Job responsibilities and expectations are clearly defined, as is the scope of job authority. Expertise and competency is developed through a systematic technical training program, as well as an ongoing exposure to and training in new technical systems once they have been adopted and well tested. A key aspect of the job includes the ongoing identification of technical problems and the development of sound, carefully thought-out solutions. Problem solving is focused on proven systems and technologies and established organizational relationships. Solutions should minimize risk to the organization and utilize existing resources. Because of the expertise developed in this position, it is necessary to regularly initiate and communicate viewpoints on problems and opportunities in a factual, straightforward manner. This job allows for autonomy and independence, and is primarily self-reliant. If the job involves managing others, there is a need for someone who will exercise the necessary authority in assuring that subordinates meet or exceed the same technical standards of quality and accuracy. Delegation must be firm, clear and focused on the specific tasks and technical activities of the job. Because of the fast paced job environment, decisions must be made quickly and firmly, within the defined scope of job authority and based on job expertise. In general, this is a valued expert expected to deliver high quality, accurate results, while efficiently maintaining and enhancing existing organizational systems and standards


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