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Lift System Engineer - Year Round - Full Time

Company: Steamboat Ski Resort
Location: Eagle
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

Year RoundWho 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. 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: Year Round employees at Steamboat are eligible for medical, dental, vision, legal plan, pet insurance, PTO and Vacation, Paid Parental Leave, health saving account with employer contribution as well as the perks and benefits that all Steamboat employees enjoy. These include a Steamboat and Alterra Mountain 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 a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, (eligibility rules apply), Employee Assistance Program, 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.The Steamboat lift department is looking for a new systems engineer to join there team. If you are mechanically inclined and detail oriented, then this is the job for you. Apply today and come live your Steamboat Dream!Detailed job description, including responsibilities, work performed, tools or equipment used, etc.:

  • Responsible for aiding in the monitoring and maintenance of all lift electrical equipment to ensure the safest and most reliable lift operation possible
  • Responsible for development and maintenance of Ski Lift SCADA system to ensure sufficient supervision of all lift functions
  • Responsible for competent programming of Ski Lift PLCs and HMIs (with a focus on Allen Bradley PLCs, ABB PLCs, Red Lion HMIs)
  • Responsible for programming and maintenance of DC and AC Drives (with a focus on ABB DCS800, DCS880 and ACS880) including PID Tuning
  • Will be involved in the installation of lift control systems on new and existing lifts
  • Must complete scheduled maintenance on time and complete work orders on all maintenance activities performed
  • Must maintain an understanding of the current rules and regulations of the Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board and other applicable agencies including ANSI B77.1-2022
  • Must become proficient at starting stalled ski lifts; assist in running lifts under auxiliary power and following lift failure and evacuation procedures
  • Must continually demonstrate a willingness and motivation to learn and develop the job skills that are specific to the types of equipment that must be maintained
  • Must be able to work well within a team to create a positive work environment in a high volume, and at times, stressful position
  • May work nights and weekends during the summer and winter seasons as needed.Minimum skills, experience, education, and ability required for this job:
    • Must be able to read and write the English language
    • Must be able to operate snowmobiles under adverse conditions (will provide training)
    • Must have the ability to use small hand tools and electronic testing equipment.
    • Formal training in electronics and lift electrical maintenance experience preferred
    • Ability to adhere to all company Safety policiesPhysical Requirements:
      • Must be able to climb lift towers and be able to work at heights greater than 50 feet
      • Must have the ability to lift approximately 50 pounds
      • Must be able to drive an automobile, pick-up truck, van and snowmobile
      • Must be able to work under adverse weather conditions
      • Must have a valid driver's licenseMiscellaneous information:
        • Must maintain an inventory of hand tools required in the performance of electrical maintenance and construction duties to include a digital multimeter
        • All Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation employees are required to follow adapting COVID policies and guidelines.The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation salary range for this position. Actual salaries 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 salary range: $70,000 - $90,000 per yearSteamboat Ski & Resort Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Steamboat Ski Resort, Vail , Lift System Engineer - Year Round - Full Time, Other , Eagle, Colorado

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