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Snowmaker- Entry & Experienced

Department: Snowmaking
Reports to: Snowmaking Manager
FLSA Status: Non Exempt
Job Status: Seasonal, Full Time & Part Time
Hours: Days, Swing and Grave shifts 30-40+ hrs/week Updated: 9.2.15
Note: Depending on natural snow amounts and weather conditions, the Snowmaking Department will cease operations prior to the normal closing of mountain operations.
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Job Summary: Operates and maintains snowmaking system to create optimal skiing and snowboarding surface of man-made snow.
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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Applicants must be 18 years of age.
Essential Job Responsibilities/Duties/Tasks include the following; other duties may be assigned:
Entry Snowmaker- Job Duties:
1. Set up, tear down, and maintain snowmaking system: gun and hoses set up, machine check out, on hill shoveling
2. Manufacture snow which meets or exceeds established quality standards
3. Make the necessary adjustments to the computer system during operational periods
4. Travel over the snow on steep terrain by foot or via snowmobile in order to check on system operation and to perform adjustments and minor repairs.
5. Monitor quality of snow produced; make adjustments to snowmaking equipment as necessary.
6. Accurate record keeping regarding significant events and machine performance.
7. Operate and maintain snowmaking facility, ponds, compressor rooms, locker rooms, facilities in a clean and orderly manner. Perform general cleaning and housekeeping tasks
8. Responsible for checkout and return of all small tools to original locations
9. Report any malfunctions or needed repairs of operational problems to supervisor immediately.
10. Must be able to operate snowmaking equipment and snowmobiles in compliance with the Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows safety policy.
Entry Snowmaker- Education and Experience:
Required:
1. High School Diploma or GED
2. One year snowmaking experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
3. Must possess valid drivers license
Preferred:
1. Knowledge of mountain operations
Experienced Snowmaker- Job Duties: (in addition to job responsibilities listed for Entry Snowmaker)
1. Assists in training and development of entry and intermediate staff
2. Recommends adjustments to improve snow quality and efficiency
Experienced Snowmaker- Education and Experience:
Required:
4. High School Diploma or GED
5. Three years snowmaking experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
6. Must possess valid drivers license
7. Extensive knowledge of mountain operations
Competencies and Job Requirements:
Required:
1. Effective communication skills, oral & written
2. Strong sense of customer service & safety awareness
3. Able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
4. Have a neat & clean appearance in compliance with the company grooming standards
5. Punctual, able to report at scheduled start time
6. Work well as part of a team.
7. Required to ski or snowboard on snow and ice, and up and down hill, while carrying equipment.
8. Able to work with minimum supervision
Preferred:
1. Welding
2. Carpentry
3. Plumbing knowledge
4. First Aid/CPR Training
Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform 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 required to walk, talk, see, hear, and ski. Must be capable of walking or standing 90% or more of a normal 8 hour work shift. Must be capable of frequently balancing, climbing, reaching, and occasionally squatting, bending, kneeling, stooping, and crawling. Must be capable of frequently carrying, lifting. pushing or pulling up to 50lbs, and occasionally carrying, lifting. pushing or pulling up to 100lbs Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perceptions and the ability to adjust focus.
Working Conditions:
Indoor/Outdoor: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently be exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee may encounter extreme winter cold and blizzard conditions.
Hazardous Materials/Noise: The noise level in the work place is usually moderate, this job may experience hazards such as mechanical, electrical, fumes, odors, dusts, gases.
Equipment Used in Job: Snow guns, hoses, hydrants, compressors, hand tools, torches, snowmobile, skis or snowboard

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