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Heavy Equipment Operator - Summer Seasonal - Full Time - Housing Available

Company: Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation
Location: Oak Creek
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Who We Are: Steamboat- Ski Town, U.S.A. is known as the friendliest mountain destination in the world, thanks to our western heritage and welcoming staff. We pride ourselves on hiring the best employees and providing the best experience in the industry. Our employee satisfaction scores top the charts and we have employees who choose to work for the resort for 2, 5, 10, 20 plus years. Be a part of Steamboat's future as we move full steam ahead with the resort's largest transformation and redevelopment in history. Find out more about this exciting project at www.steamboat.com/fullsteamahead. Fair warning, starting a job at Steamboat could lead to endless fun, lifelong friendships, and a rooted sense of community.Who We're Looking For: Friendly folks who want to work at the best ski resort, play in Champagne Powder and meet friends from around the world. Our culture is supportive, challenging, passionate and committed and we believe that diversity makes us stronger. We are looking for unique individuals who exemplify these qualities and care about each other, our mission, our environment and our communities. If you like to provide incredible guest service with a friendly attitude, you're ready to join our team. If your dream job includes skiing and riding, interacting with guests, rewarding work, free concerts, fireworks, employee parties and more-we'd love to hear from you!Perks & Benefits: Steamboat offers many exciting perks and benefits including a Alterra Mountain Company ski pass for you and eligible dependents, competitive compensation, free bus passes to surrounding areas, retail/rental discounts, food & beverage discounts, industry pro deal discounts, friends & family discounted tickets subject to restrictions, reservations and/or blackout dates. Steamboat also offers access to employee housing (based on availability and employment status), a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, Employee Assistance Program, Accrued Sick Pay and a chance to learn and advance within Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. Steamboat employees are also eligible for discounted tuition with partner online universities for all Alterra Mountain Company employees to further their education.Steamboat is looking for outdoor motivated people to join or mountain team this summer. If you have at least two years of experience operating heavy equipment and a current valid drivers license please apply. Steamboat is an awesome place to spend your summer with so many great things to do. Knowledge of the mountain and the base area are preferred.Detailed job description, including responsibilities, work performed, tools or equipment used, etc.:

  • Operate heavy equipment
  • Responsible for equipment inspection, cleanliness, fueling and repairs
  • Experience building downhill trails with mini trackhoe
  • Trail work could be required (i.e.: tree cutting, brush cutting, hand digging, etc.)
  • A complete understanding of ski area maintenance, methods and trail systems
  • Trail work is required, i.e.: tree cutting, brush cutting, hand digging, etc.
  • Ability to work in changing conditions, working on extreme slopes and problem solving
  • Assist other departments when appropriate: Ski Patrol emergencies, Ski School and Lift Operations grooming needs,
  • Special Events races, Lift Maintenance fuel and operations.
  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures as well as any regulatory requirements.
  • Other duties, as assignedMinimum skills, experience, education and ability required for this job:
    • High school or GED equivalent
    • Must have a valid Colorado driver's license and will pass a motor vehicle background check
    • Mountain and equipment knowledge, preferred
    • Must have a minimum of 1 years experience operating heavy equipment and/or driving tandem or bigger trucks
    • Mechanical aptitude and understanding equipment limitations, preferred
    • Basic blue print understanding, preferred
    • Must be safety oriented
    • Must be self motivated
    • Ability to interact and maintain positive relationships with guests, co-workers and management consistent with SSRC's Service Excellence standardsPhysical Requirements:
      • Must be at least 18 years of age
      • Must have excellent hand and eye coordination
      • Must be able to lift approximately 40 lbs. (i.e. loading generators, pumps or other equipment)
      • Able to walk on uneven terrain
      • Must have and wear steel or hard toe shoes to work
      • Must have good night vision for winter grooming
      • Ability to work in changing conditions (i.e. cold, heat, inclement, wet situations), be able to work on extreme slopes with excellent problem solving and understanding equipment limitationsMiscellaneous information:
        • This is an hourly paid position subject to overtime pay
        • Position is temporary - employment from early June to late August
        • Position requires working weekends and holidays as neededThe base hourly pay range below represents the low and high end of the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation hourly pay range for this position. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to experience, education, training, location, merit system, quantity or quality of production, responsibilities, and regular and/or necessary travel. The range listed is just one component of Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term and long-term incentives and many region-specific benefits.Steamboat area base hourly pay range: $15.50 - $21.00 per hourSteamboat Ski & Resort Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation, Vail , Heavy Equipment Operator - Summer Seasonal - Full Time - Housing Available, Other , Oak Creek, Colorado

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