Lift Maintenance Electrician Level II
Mountain Village, Colorado


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Lift Maintenance Electrician Level II

Mountain Village, Colorado
Telluride, Colorado
$29.78 - $34.25 / hour
Some experience required
Start Date:
Starts immediately!

Job Title:  Gondola Maintenance – Lift Maintenance Electrician (LME) Level II            

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Salary Grade: 10 (Min $29.78, Mid $34.25)                               


Under direct technical guidance and supervision, performs preventive and routine maintenance duties and repairs of Gondola equipment and components in accordance with department policies & procedures, and state & Federal regulations.


Function #1

  • Must be proficient in all duties, responsibilities and training standards of LME I.
  • Safely directs and completes the preparation of lift operational use.
  • Acquire familiarity with general mechanical concepts and principles related to hydraulics, lubrications, power transmission, rotating machinery, and basic electricity
  • Develop a working knowledge of industry-related tasks such as rigging and lifting, general ropeway maintenance principles and procedures, and industrial safety
  • Operate various over-the-snow and wheeled vehicles in a safe manner
  • Assist higher-level Lift Maintenance Mechanics with advanced troubleshooting, repairs, and adjustments
  • Performs detailed safety checks and inspections on all Gondola equipment, components, terminals, towers and facilities in accordance with manufacturer specifications; carries out responsibilities in accordance with Transit Department policies & procedures, and state and Federal regulations; assures safe and reliable Gondola services are provided to employees, guests, and residents of the community.
  • Assures technical compliance with Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board (CPTSB), the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and all other applicable regulatory and safety requirements; may oversee and coordinate maintenance and repair projects as required.
  • Performs daily and monthly inspections on all Gondola equipment, components, terminals and facilities in accordance with manufacturer specifications; carries out responsibilities in accordance with Transit Department policies & procedures, and state and Federal regulations; assures safe and reliable Gondola services are provided to employees, guests, and residents of the community.
  • Performs basic cleaning and maintenance of equipment within scope of authority; cleans cabins and facilities; replaces and adjusts grips, belts, lights and pulleys; troubleshoots present and potential mechanical problems; replaces mechanical parts and components as necessary.
  • Performs special maintenance duties and repairs of Gondola equipment and components as assigned; troubleshoots and repairs worn and damaged electrical, mechanical, control, and safety systems and components; responds to emergency situations and breakdowns, and performs critical repairs as needed.
  • Basic understanding of ANSI B77.1-2017 and CPTSB Rules and Regulations.
  • Trains and assists other mechanics and technicians as needed.
  • Promotes and observes safe work methods and uses safety equipment; secures work sites as necessary; may attend safety committee meetings, actively participates in and may conduct tailgate trainings
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Function #2

  • Proficiency with high voltage wiring (installing conduit, breakers, etc)
  • Maintain AC and DC electric motors and VFD’s from 7.5hp to 500hp
  • Troubleshoot and repair 24vdc control systems and current loops
  • Read, edit, and draw electrical and hydraulic schematics
  • Follow LME Training Procedure program
  • Assist in training entry level LME’s


  • High school diploma / GED, plus at least 2 years of lift maintenance experience, electrical experience and/or technical training in related field or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Must be proficient in all phases of Lift Electrical I requirements as outlined in our LME Training Standards.
  • Must be proficient at troubleshooting all sections of gondola.
  • Proficient on computers, including Microsoft applications 
  • Able to work weekends and holidays
  • Able to work unscheduled overtime as needed
  • Must be knowledgeable of regulatory codes as they pertain to lifts
  • Read, write, and speak English
  • Intermediate level skier preferred.


Possession of a valid Colorado State Driver’s License is required.

Must meet and have working knowledge of all LME II Training Standards.


Knowledge of: Public transit equipment maintenance practices; safety rules and regulations; general mechanical and electrical principles and applications; department policies and procedures; hand tools, hydraulic equipment, power tools, pneumatic tools, rigging equipment used in equipment maintenance; lift tools, hoists, and lubricants.

Skill in: Prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands; recognizing and troubleshooting problems with equipment and components; adapting parts and tools to specific repairs; identifying safety problems; performing preventive maintenance and repairs on assigned equipment and operating systems; using hand tools, power tools, and repair equipment; effective verbal and written communication; establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers.  Ability to perform work with minimal supervision and work effectively under pressure.


Second of three levels of LME. Refer to “LME II Training Guide” and/or have a minimum of  3 years experience working directly with lift electrical equipment.

Requires mechanical aptitude.

Environmental Factors:

Must tolerate extreme weather conditions (snow, cold, wind, etc.)

Must walk on uneven terrain

Must lift 75 lbs. at various heights and/or uneven terrain

Physical Factors:

While performing the duties of this job, employees are exposed to moving mechanical parts, ladder climbing, electrical hazards, and dangerous tools and equipment.

Must be capable of walking or standing 90% or more of a normal 10-hour work shift.

Tasks:  able to successfully follow attached LME II Training Standards        

Function #2 Crew Leader duties (if applicable):

  • Supervision of crew on duty, including other LMT’s and LME’s and Operators.     
  • Acts as point person and support for all Gondola staff while on duty.       
  • Ability to react and direct staff confidently in an emergency situation.
  • Conducts daily report writing     
  • Supporting training and development program by implementing and overseeing necessary exercises to staff on duty     
  • Successful completion annual performance reviews of specified crew
  • Will act as Manager on Duty when Manager is away for extended amount of time.

Expectations of All Employees:

To support consistent high-quality guest service to everyone in our community, including our co-workers, making Mountain Village a great place to live, work and visit.

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