Maintenance Technician

Lodging | Lodging

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Job Description

Position available at multiple locations:

  • Iron Blosam
  • Lodge at Snowbird
  • Cliff Lodge
  • Inn at Snowbird

About Snowbird

Snowbird is a world-renowned ski and summer resort just 6 miles up Little Cottonwood Canyon. Here, winter enthusiasts experience all types of mountain terrain which can be enjoyed by every level of skier and snowboarder.  Guests can sharpen their skills at our topflight mountain school, go for a backcountry snow-cat tour or enjoy an exhilarating heli-ski adventure. Snowbird offers 4 hotels, 15 restaurants, conference facilities, summer activities, Oktoberfest and a full-service spa, all surrounded by spectacular granite peaks - making Snowbird a world-class destination.

What You’ll Do

As Maintenance Technician at Snowbird you will perform maintenance and repairs required to keep the Lodge in the good condition expected by its owners and guests.

As Maintenance Technician at Snowbird, you will:

  • Maintain swimming pool and Jacuzzi water clarity, proper chemical balances and clean, well-kept appearance.
  • Perform snow removal, clearing fire exits, pathways and other designated areas in a timely and continuous manner.
  • Repair or replace broken kitchen appliances.
  • Maintain and repair broad range of lamps and light fixtures.
  • Clear clogged drains with appropriate tool choice of power snake, hand snake, plunger or drain cleaner.
  • Diagnose and resolve Safelok electronic lock failures. Diagnose commercial video system problems and resolve with necessary component exchanges.
  • Respond to all owner and guest requests in a polite, patient, professional and timely manner.

What You Need to Get the Job Done

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. 
  • 0-6 months of job-specific work experience with demonstrated competence.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have clean Motor Vehicle record and valid driver license.
  • Must have maintenance-related work experience and /or training.
  • Requires mechanical skills and some dexterity.
  • Requires basic math skills, as well as basic mechanical, electrical, plumbing and carpentry skills.
  • Demonstrate basic competency in reading, writing, simple arithmetic and interpersonal communications.
  • Must be reliable, mature and able to work with minimal supervision. Requires some exercise of judgment within policy guidelines and without supervisory approval.
  • Requires some problem solving and initiation of activities within job description and responsibility limitations.

 Work Schedule

  • Shifts vary, may be early morning or late evening, weekends, holidays, depending on business levels.
  • Specific Shift: Must be available to work various shifts any day of the week. Schedule may vary and include 7:00 am-3:00 pm, 8:00 am-4:00 pm or 3:00 pm-11:00 pm.
  • Full-time and Part-time shifts available

Working Conditions

  • Must be prepared to stay overnight if necessary on occasional times of road closures.
  • May experience unusual stress from continual work with public, winter conditions, snow night requirements and commuting to/from Snowbird.
  • Must be able to lift 75+ lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must demonstrate ability to bend, kneel, handle, reach, grasp and perform repetitive motions.
  • Work is outdoors and requires constant exposure to cold and other extreme weather conditions.
  • Work is subject to frequent interruptions making continuity and accuracy difficult, frequent exposure to noise. .
  • Other/Additional: May be required to work in boiler room, closets, tunnels and similar small, cramped spaces.
  • Uses all types of equipment, both manual and powered tools, including drills, sanders, router, planer, power saws, drain snakes, electric meters, calculators and computers.
  • Uses pool equipment such as test kits, brushes, vacuum filters, hoses, pumps and electric cover.
  • Operates Snowbird vehicles and all snow removal equipment including gas, diesel, electric and manual.
  • Responsible for the proper care of all lodge and departmental equipment, tools, snow blowers and vehicles.
  • Direct and continuous contact with guests.
  • Direct and continuous contact with co-workers, management and other departments.
  • Must have the ability to interact at any time with guests and other employees in a pleasant manner and maintain good working relationships with others and all departments at Snowbird.

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the role. We require all candidates that receive and accept employment offers to complete a background check before being hired and comply with our professional appearance, drug & alcohol, and employee conduct policies.

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