Lift Mechanic

Employer: Sun Valley Resort
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Category: Trades
Location: Sun Valley Resort
Compensation: $21-26.25 hourly
Type: Internships
Job Schedule: 40 hours weekly; Weekend Availability
Apply before: June 12, 2023

Job Description and Requirements

Job Description

Lift Mechanic is a physically demanding, comprehensive program ensuring the safety of all passengers that utilize the Sun Valley Aerial Lift System. It incorporates preventative maintenance and troubleshooting lift issues before and during the operating seasons.


Safety of all passengers that utilize the Sun Valley Lift System.
Perform preventative maintenance on all facets of the ski lift system.
Troubleshoot lift issues as they arrive during the operating seasons.
Perform multiple tasks at advanced heights.
Perform pre-operational and operational checks during operating seasons.
Monitor moving equipment, utilizing all senses to predict potential failure.
Work closely with all mountain operations departments.
Interact with guests in a positive and proper manner.
Maintain a culture of safety at all times.
Lift Mechanic Qualifications:
Safety orientated.
Mechanical aptitude. Knowledge of tools and rigging.
Ability to adapt and maintain a high level of focus.
Ability to work at heights/climb ladders.
Work in adverse weather conditions.
Willingness to stay on task until completed.
Work well with others.


***Employee Housing Available***
Seasonal Benefits: Seasonal benefits change with each season. Please see HR for a list of the most up-to-date benefits.
***Complimentary Seasonal Lift Pass***
Mountain Biking (summer employment only)
Hiking (summer employment only)
Skiing (winter employment only)
Access to
Ice Rinks
Bowling Alley
Driving Range
Putting Green
Discounts at
Retail Shops
Rental Equipment
Trail Rides
Gun Club

Next Steps

Contact Stefanie Hauff


Phone: 208.732.6366