Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0020
Post Date 10/15/2018
Title Electrical Technician-Gondola Maintenance
City Mountain Village
State CO


Coordinates and supervises the day-to-day Gondola maintenance staff and services for an assigned shift in assuring safe and efficient operations.


  • Coordinates, schedules, and supervises the Gondola maintenance operations and staff for an assigned shift in accordance with policies, procedures and applicable public transportation regulations; assures compliance with safety and service standards.
  • Supervises staff through appropriate work oversight; prioritizes and coordinates and adjusts work assignments as needed to meet workload and staffing availability; disciplines, trains and evaluates staff; coaches and instructs employees as required; monitors work, reviews work activities, and evaluates performance; assures that all maintenance issues are addressed and resolved; promotes a culture of excellence and safety in the work environment through training, consistent work practices and safety procedures
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and program PLC’s – AB 504’s, Control Logix, RS Logix and Pilz; maintain DC and AC electric motors;  troubleshoot and repair 24vdc control systems and current loops; VFD’s from 15hp to 500hp; maintain all aspects of a complex lift electrical system with a mindful eye toward innovation;  program HMI’s – RS View, PanelView, and PanelBuilder
  • Read, edit, and write electrical schematics
  • Performs detailed safety checks and 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 & Federal regulations; assures safe and reliable Gondola services are provided to employees, guests, and residents of the community.
  • 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.
  • Assists with administrative activities including payroll and time reporting, and report processing; tracks operational data on workload, incidents, and time sheets; recognizes, avoids, and reports unsafe acts, conditions, accidents and injuries.
  • Recognizes, avoids, and report unsafe acts, conditions, accidents and injuries.
  • Trains other mechanics and technicians as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Formal electrical training including a minimum of two years practical experience in the automation/ controls field and a minimum of two years supervisory experience.   Previous electrical experience with ski lifts beneficial.  Obtain or have access to tools needed to perform standard maintenance. Specific technical certifications may be required.


Knowledge of: Public transit equipment maintenance practices; Federal, state and regional public transit regulations and safety standards; journey-level methods, practices and techniques used in the skilled trades, including mechanical and electrical components; controls and automation, ABB and Eurotherm drives, CTEC/ Dopplemayr low-voltage controls, Allen-Bradley industrial controls, and Rockwell automation; department policies and procedures; hand tools, hydraulic equipment, power tools, pneumatic tools, welding equipment, and rigging equipment used in equipment maintenance; lift tools, hoists and lubricants; Town policies and procedures; supervisory principles, practices, and methods.

Skill in: Supervising, leading, and delegating tasks and authority; 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 are exposed to moving mechanical parts, electrical hazards, and dangerous tools and equipment; may lift/move up to 75 lbs.

Applicants will be required to undergo drug testing prior to employment and will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing throughout their employment.

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