Lift Mechanic


Mountain Operations


Year Round


Full Time Year Round


General Purpose for Lift Mechanic

  • The primary responsibility of this position is to ensure the safe and reliable mechanical operation of lifts, with emphasis on proficiency, following instruction, and safety.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on the lifts. 
  • Be able to follow safety and risk management policies and procedures
  • Interact professionally with lift operations staff and assist with lift operations when needed

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of basic hand and power tools
  • Basic knowledge of electrical or mechanical operations required
  • Ability to define each major component of a lift and its purpose
  • Respond, as assigned, to lift failures to productively resolve these situations in a timely manner
  • Responsible for recording all information of work performed on lifts and submitting lift records in a timely manner
  • Able and willing to work in inclement weather
  • Keep parts, materials and tools organized.
  • May be requested to work extra hours with little or no notice
  • Keep nice and neat appearance, keep uniform clean and have good personal hygiene
  • Must be dependable and punctual with daily scheduling
  • Willingly perform any task outside the normal job parameters that are assigned which may be required to help Red River Ski Area as a whole meet required goals or standards.


  • Demonstrate good guest and employee relation skills: ability to be pleasant, courteous and actively friendly with everyone. 
  • Self-directed
  • Works well as a team to get the job done
  • Ability to identify and accommodate shifting priorities with little or no notice
  • A valid US Driver's License -preferred
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence

Work Environment

  • Ability to work on high structures, outside, and under inclement weather -required
  • Required to work holidays and weekends 
  • Lift and/or move heavy weight 

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Degree or equivalent
  • Mechanical aptitude
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