Gondola Maintenance Mechanic in Telluride, Colorado

Job Details

  • Date Posted: July 22, 2022
  • Location: Telluride, Colorado
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $21.31 - $25.04 / hour
  • Housing Offered: Yes
  • Experience: Some experience required

Company Contact

  • Website: https://townofmountainvillage.com
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: (970) 369-6409
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  • Telluride, Colorado
  • $21.31 - $25.04 / hour

Job Title:  Gondola Maintenance – Mechanic                                      

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Effective Date: January 2022

Salary Grade: 7 (Min $21.31, Mid $25.04)                                                 


Under general direction, performs preventive maintenance duties and repairs of Gondola equipment and components in accordance with department policies & procedures, and state & Federal regulations.


  • 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 maintenance duties and repairs of Gondola equipment and components as assigned; performs unscheduled maintenance in emergency situations as directed.
  • Maintain snowmobiles, the snowcat, ATV’s, and UTV’s as needed.
  • Assists other mechanics and technicians as needed.
  • Acts as a liaison, when necessary between Mountain Village and its residents and guests, subcontractors, vendors, and merchants giving direction and assistance 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
  • Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the department’s service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of the team
  • Reinforces the Town’s commitment to the environment by responsible use of electricity, natural gas, fuel, paper, water, and chemicals.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


High school diploma / GED, plus at least one year of equipment maintenance, general mechanic experience, lift maintenance experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Obtain or have access to tools needed to perform standard maintenance.


Possession of a valid Colorado State Driver’s License is required. additional technical certifications may be required.


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; performing diagnostic tests on components and equipment; 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; providing technical direction and instructions to others; effective verbal and written communication; establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers.

Environmental Factors:

Work is performed in outside in various weather conditions, and at heights.

Physical Factors:

While performing the duties of this job, employees is exposed to moving mechanical parts, ladder climbing, electrical hazards, and dangerous tools and equipment; may lift/move up to 100 lbs.

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.