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Vail Resorts Entry Building Maintenance in Hunter, New York

Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

Come work and play in the mountains! Whether it’s your first-time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world.

With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.

Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is filled (whichever is first).

Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons

  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, and mountain shuttles

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Excellent training and professional development

  • Referral Program

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 Summary:

Building Maintenance Technicians use their skills to assist and perform a wide variety of routine and preventive maintenance tasks, and support the 24-hour lodging operations at the Hunter Mountain Resort. This position will introduce you to system maintenance, new construction, modifications, and remodeling relating to property management, short term rentals, and lodging operations.

This position frequently requires team members to interact with guests and team members from other departments. The nature of the business requires team members to be spatially aware of their surroundings and exemplify the Vail Resorts Core Values and hospitality decorum.

Job Specifications:

  • Outlet:  Kaatskill Mountain Club

  • Expected Pay Range: $21.00 - $23.26 / hour

  • Shift & Schedule Availability:  Full Time

  • Hours: 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. or 11:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.

  • Skill Level: Entry

Job Responsibilities:

Performs maintenance tasks as assigned by manager on a regular and rotating basis. These include but are not limited to:

Sanitary Pipework

  • Installing, repairing, and maintaining building sanitary systems

Mechanical Services

  • Installing, repairing, and maintaining limited HVAC systems and components

  • Addressing elevator Issues

Gas Equipment

  • Installing, repairing, and maintaining limited components of propane gas fireplaces and outdoor heaters

Safety Equipment

  • Installing, troubleshooting, and testing of gas detecting, smoke detecting, and fire extinguishing equipment

Communication and Electronic Equipment

  • Installing, repairing, maintaining, and replacing televisions, phones, and supporting equipment.

Building Maintenance

  • Installing, repairing, and maintaining floors and surfaces to appearance and cosmetic quality standards.

  • Installing, repairing, and maintaining kitchen appliances, living area, and bedroom furniture.

  • Installing, repairing, and maintaining bathroom equipment including baths, showers, and toilets.

  • Re-set screen, shower and closet doors

  • Inspection of condition of units

  • Provides insight into inventory of replacement parts, supplies and hardware.

  • Assists in development of programs of regular preventive maintenance for all equipment.

  • Requires problem solving and initiation of less clearly defined job activities. May make relatively complex decisions about materials and equipment.

  • Communicate with other departments to complete work orders in a timely fashion.

  • Complete paperwork/electronic paperwork in a timely fashion.

  • Guest pre check-in inspections prior to guest arrivals (make sure lights are working, heat is on, catch any issues, etc.)

  • Guest Departure inspections (doors locked, lights off, heat off, trash removed etc.) as needed

  • Create Work Order requests by reporting any major repairs needed to Building Maintenance.

  • Linen bag pick up in overall rental areas including condos as needed.

  • Delivery services for guest amenities and general items as needed

  • Perform all other duties as assigned, requested or deemed necessary for guest service

  • Maintains a friendly and courteous demeanor at all times.

  • Maintain all facilities and operation systems in a safe and efficient working order (i.e. auto doors, exit doorways, required snow/garbage removal)

  • Perform daily rounds - check boilers, pools, common areas, sprinkler systems, fire pump room, fire panels, etc.

  • Clean resort facilities according to applicable guidance and standards, working with a team or independently.

  • Work with site staff to ensure that cleaning tools and supplies are adequately stocked.

  • Must be able to work in a team environment.

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Requires the ability to communicate orally and in writing with some precision in grammar, punctuation, and spelling.

  • Must possess an understanding of basic mathematical skills.

  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to interact with guests and customers of the resort in a friendly and accommodating manner.

  • Requires skills in plumbing, carpentry, and electrical fields

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places.

  • Must have a Valid Driver’s License & Satisfactory Driving Record (in accordance with VR Drivers Policy).

  • Must be able and willing to work overnight (11pm-7am)

  • Must be able and willing to work weekends & holidays.

  • Must be able to lift up to perform medium work (defined as exerting up to 50lbs of force occasionally).

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to work outside in varying weather conditions. Including inclement and winter weather conditions.

Preferred Skills:

  • Organizational skills: able to organize and accomplish a wide variety of tasks and prioritize daily work to maximize productivity and efficient maintenance of all activities.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills.

  • Ability to adapt quickly in a highly dynamic work environment.

  • Ability to learn to use chemicals as directed.

  • Must possess visual acuity necessary for visual inspection involving work at a distance at or within arm's reach and sanitation.

  • High school diploma, GED or trade school degree –preferred

  • At least one years’ experience in maintenance – preferred

  • Additional experience in the resort industry is preferred.

The expected pay range is $21.00 - $23.26. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.

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 501498

Reference Date: 05/14/2024

Job Code Function: Building Maintenance