Lift Maintenance Journeyman

Lift Maintenance Journeyman

  • Full time / Seasonal
  • Norden, CA
  • $24/hour - $36/hour USD / Year
Sugar Bowl Ski Resort
629 sugar bowl nod
(530) 426-7180
About Sugar Bowl Ski Resort

Sugar Bowl is seeking an experienced Journeyman-level or Master Lift Maintenance MechanicThis Full-Time, Year-Round position will join the Lift Maintenance team as a senior member of the department and will coordinate and conduct work relating to preventative scheduled maintenance and unscheduled maintenance activities on our ski lifts.  


  • Minimum of 5 years of Lift Maintenance experience
  • Must meet at minimum Lift Maintenance Journeyman Mechanic requirements
  • Ability to lead and perform routine, emergency and preventative lift maintenance activities
  • Team player
  • Able to climb towers and work at heights
  • Able to work outside all environments/conditions
  • Must consider safety a high priority
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in a sometimes high stress, challenging environment
  • Must consider courtesy and safety high priorities
  • Self-starter who can determine on own what needs to be done



  • Ensure a safe and efficient lift system for all resort guests
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of maintenance programs and capital projects
  • Take a lead role in troubleshooting and repair of assigned lift machinery
  • Actively involved in lift mechanical emergency procedures and time-dependent repairs
  • Document repairs, labor and materials accurately on work orders
  • Coordinate the timely opening, service of and closing of all lifts
  • Perform and take lead on summer and winter preventative maintenance programs that include inspection of work performed to maximize lift safety and reliability
  • Assure that all required records are maintained and kept up-to-date, including all mechanical and operational procedures, logs, lift failures, incidents, and downtime logs
  • Be an advocate for the Company mission, vision and policies. Protect the Company assets
  • Coordinate maintenance response to lift incidents
  • Assist Patrol and/or Lift Operations with the completion of Incident Reports


Pay $24/hour – $36/hour dependent on experience.


All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.

Sugar Bowl 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.

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