Snowmaking Supervisor needed in Idaho Springs, Colorado

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Echo Mountain

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Idaho Springs, CO
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
October 14, 2020
Housing Offered
2-5 yrs

Echo Mountain

The Snowmaker Supervisor is responsible for the upkeep, maintenance, and snow creation across the mountain. Our snowmakers are critical to the success of our operations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the operation of snowmaking equipment for creating manufactured snow from water resources
  • Oversee 3-4 other snowmakers during a shift to ensure proper safety and execution of required tasks
  • Produce quality snow through the use of air, water, and fan equipment
  • Constant relocation of guns and hoses to various areas around the mountain
  • Adjusting, turning or moving of snow guns, sometimes by hand, to maintain snowmaking efficiency
  • Adjusting the water and or air flow to snow guns
  • Changing nozzles on snow guns when necessary to maintain efficiency
  • Conduct regular maintenance checks on equipment, including checking water pipes, fluid levels and volume, temperature controls, energy consumption, and diesel fuel systems
  • Document and report mechanical/safety issues, complete maintenance logs and checklists
  • Perform light maintenance or repairs on equipment
  • Shovel snow, remove snow around snowmaking equipment and other areas around the resort as needed
  • Maintain all safety barriers, padding, and guards around snowmaking equipment
  • Work safely in close proximity to heavy equipment, high voltage, and high water pressures
  • Perform other duties as assigned while waiting for optimum snowmaking weather
  • Work closely with and assist other departments such as Grooming, Ski Patrol, Lift Operations
  • Test the quality of snow as it is made, reporting findings and conditions to the supervisor
  • Drive snowmobiles, trucks and ATVs as necessary
  • Work evening and night schedules when optimal temperatures provide for the best snowmaking
  • Safety responsibility and sensibility to maintain safe environment for yourself, fellow employees and guests
  • Ensure that all records required by Echo Mountain and any authorities having jurisdiction are maintained and kept up-to-date including all mechanical and operational procedures, daily maintenance, operational logs, failures and incidents
  • Maintain a clean and well-organized work area
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualified applicants must be able to complete a background check and reference checks. Echo Mountain is a drug free workplace.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Season Pass for you and your dependents
  • Free & Discounted Lift Tickets @ Other CO Resorts
  • 50% off Food & Beverage
  • 50% off Rentals
  • 50% off Merchandise

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