Vail Resorts Advanced Control Room Snowmaking in Hunter, New York
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MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities
401(k) Retirement Plan
Employee Assistance Program
Excellent training and professional development
Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:
Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
Free ski passes for dependents
Critical Illness and Accident plans
*Job Specifications: *
Starting Wage: $20 / hour
Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time, Winter Seasonal
Skill Level: Advanced
Monitor and control the computerized process control systems for Stowe's snowmaking operations. Must be able to effectively operate 22 vertical turbine pumps and 3 air compressors, powered by large horsepower electric motors; communicate continuously with snowmakers to ensure maximum snowmaking efficiency and insuring that intake is clear and 3 pumps are running as much as possible to fill our 120 million gallon pond. Will also be able to do maintenance of machinery, pipe and valve systems as needed.
Likely to assist on hill as a snowmaker as well.
Ideal candidate will have previous snowmaking experience and/or will be familiar with control systems, pumps, compressors, and motors.
Computer Tech skills are a must
Being flexible on working other departments when needed
Prior snowmaking knowledge/experience is helpful
Mechanical skills on Pumps and Compressors
Being able to work on other instruments / hardware that are involved in snowmaking world
Will need to manage other staff
Manually and remotely control and monitor pumping and compressed air systems
Relay information to the on-hill staff
Log and track running equipment - ensure proper operation output
Maintain cleanliness and order in the control room
Perform maintenance and repairs
Report equipment issues to Supervisor or Manager
Must be 21 and able to meet Stowe's driving standards
Travel to remote pumping stations during your shift
Able to lift 50-100lbs.
Ability to work in cold weather
Being flexible and reliable
Must have great safe work ethics and standards
The budgeted range starts at $20- $27. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.
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 459307
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