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Vail Resorts Intermediate Lift Electronics Technician - Full Time - Year Round in Hunter, New York

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.

The responsibilities of the Intermediate Automation technician / Lift Electronics Technician

include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for creating and maintaining RF networking lift system for real time monitoring of chairlifts

  • Familiar with SCADA and Historian Programs

  • Responsible for programming and maintaining, upgrading HMI touch screens, plus installation of remote monitoring devices on chairlifts

  • Responsible for training and guidance of Entry Technicians / Electricians

  • Responsible for Low voltage systems on lifts

  • Responsible for following Vail Resorts Safety and Risk management policies and procedures

  • Assures the lift Maintenance Manager is immediately informed and consulted on any abnormal or unusual conditions

  • Responsible for performing all routine and assigned maintenance procedures under the guidance of Maintenance and Senior Electronic Technicians

  • Responsible for recording all information of work performed on lifts and submitting to dispatch in a timely manner

  • Fabrication and maintenance of electronic circuits as required

  • Responsible for upkeep of system blue prints and schematics

  • Assist in the ongoing training and support of apprentices, and seasonal lift operations

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Education: High School, GED, Associates Degree in electronics or equivalent work experience - required

  • Must have at least 3 years previous electrical experience - required

  • Must have a valid drivers license - required

  • Must have good computer skills, including Microsoft Office & Outlook. RS logix ,Crimson software

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English - required

  • Knowledge of AC & DC Drives, AC & DC Motors, up to 1000 HP, Knowledge of PLC control systems (Allen Bradley, Pilz,etc) - preferred

  • Must be able to work at heights of up to 100 Feet - required

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 100lbs

  • Must be able to use Hand and Power tools, trucks, Snowmobiles, Digital Meter, Oscilliscope etc. - required

  • Must be able to work evenings, holidays, and weekends as required

As a premier, world-class resort in the Catskills, guests at Hunter Mountain can expect the ultimate ski experience with service to match. Join us and become a part of a team who takes pride in providing the best of what the mountain has to offer.

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 236027