Snowcat Operator Trainee - Aspen Highlands - Winter 2019-20

Aspen Skiing Company, L.L.C. Aspen , CO 81612

Posted 2 months ago

The Snowcat Operator Trainee is part of Aspen Skiing Company's Winter Trails team. This position is dedicated to elevating the guest experience by helping to create quality snow surfaces for skiing and snowboarding across our resorts. The Snowcat Operator Trainee provides support to the day-to-day mountain operations and may assist with special events as needed.

Essential Job Functions

  • Learn layout of the mountain and subsequent grooming routes and patterns; has ability to follow lead groomer

  • Groom terrain for skiing and riding while maintaining safety as a top priority

  • Responsible for consistent manner of grooming, creates clean lines on the slopes and effectively cleans up pattern discrepancies that result in crooked lines and/or turn marks

  • Acquire basic blading skills, ability to adjust and safely remove tiller and blade

  • Ability to maintain grooming standard in adverse weather conditions and adhere to all safety protocols

  • Communicate effectively with two-way radio system

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Team Work
  • Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Attendance/Punctuality
  • Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability
  • Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Quantity
  • Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Safety and Security
  • Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Qualifications

  • Valid, current unrestricted Driver's License required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • High school degree or equivalent preferred

  • Fluent in English

  • Heavy equipment experience useful but not required

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands

The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Distance vision, Peripheral vision and Depth perception. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.

A physical assessment (Work Ready) is required for certain positions.

Skiing or Snowboarding is required for certain positions.


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Snowcat Operator Trainee - Aspen Highlands - Winter 2019-20

Aspen Skiing Company, L.L.C.