Senior Manager, Lift Maintenance - Breckenridge Ski Resort

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.




The Lift Maintenance Senior Manager will oversee our Lift Mechanical staff, ropeway systems, and conveyors. He/She will also play and important role in developing and maintaining a safe, inclusive work environment. ¬ Training, budgeting, ordering, inventory, and coordinating with the various departments are also important aspects of this position. ¬ Our Lift Maintenance department is a strong team of supervisors, mechanics of different levels, and support staff.¬ ¬ ¬ 


Additional responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Manage¬ the safe and reliable maintenance operations and providing the quality and reliable service desired by the guest, Breckenridge Ski Resort, and Vail Resorts

  • Oversees preventive maintenance activities of the technical staff

  • Develops maintenance routines and procedures

  • Assist The Lift Maintenance Director in developing and maintaining the budget

  • Oversees and assists in troubleshooting lift systems

  • Oversees all lift maintenance parts ordering and receiving

  • Manages various projects assigned by the Lift Maintenance Director

  • Assure¬ all lifts are in compliance with CPTSB and Vail Resorts rules and regulations.

  • Responsible for the hiring, training, and development of all lift maintenance personnel

  • Assure that the Director is immediately informed and consulted on all abnormal or unusual conditions, incidents, or system malfunctions.

  • Assure that all records required by Breckenridge and the authorities having jurisdiction are maintained and kept up-to-date including all mechanical and operational procedures, daily maintenance, operational logs, lift failures and incidents

  • Responsible for conduct, training, Lift Maintenance¬ Dept. Policies, Vail Resorts policies, and ensuring paperwork & procedures are completed in a timely manner



  • Extensive Mechanical/Electrical¬ Maintenance skills & knowledge

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Basic knowledge of desktop computer systems and applications

  • Valid Colorado Driver's license or ability to obtain one upon employment

  • Ability to¬ become tower-climbing certified through company

  • Ability to become¬ snowmobile and vehicle qualified through company

  • General knowledge of the ski industry and lift operations

  • Minimum Two years of technical leadership in a team environment


Preferred Skills:¬ 

  • Intermediate level skier helpful

  • College degree

If you're hard working and feel exhilarated serving others, you'll feel right at home in our authentic ski town and world-class mountain resort. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, we deliver an experience of a lifetime to every single guest that visits our mountain town. If you're interested in moving mountains in your career, come work with us at Breckenridge where you'll instantly feel at home. www.vailresortscareers.com

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 163725

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