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Company: Snowshoe Mountain
Location: Durbin
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Please note, this position is located at Snowshoe Mountain Resort in Snowshoe, West VirginiaYear Round
We are looking for people who are passionate about life and what they do. People who love the mountain lifestyle and who want to be at Snowshoe! We seek qualified candidates that exemplify our Core Values of Performance, Integrity, Collaboration, Environment, and most of all Fun!

Our goal at Snowshoe is to provide exceptional mountain experiences for our guests, employees, and community. We do so by embracing authenticity, celebrating our differences, and finding ways we can all connect through our shared passion for the mountain. At Snowshoe everyone is welcome, and we encourage you to be yourself. Simply put, you belong up here and we can't wait to see you on the mountain!

Work, Play, Get Paid and Enjoy the Perks:

  • Free skiing + riding privileges with direct to lift access at 14 iconic resorts including: Snowshoe Mountain, Stratton, Palisades Tahoe, Mammoth Mountain, Steamboat and more!
  • 401(k) plan (Available to any employee over the age of 18)
  • 12 Discounted Friends and Family $25 Winter Lift Ticket Vouchers
  • 30% - 45% off Snowshoe food & beverage locations (excludes alcohol)
  • 30% off soft goods and 15% off hard goods at Snowshoe owned retail locations.
  • Pro Deals from some of the industries top brands such as Smartwool, Smith, Dakine and North Face


    Snowshoe is the premier destination for Mid-Atlantic and Southeast skiers, snowboarders, and winter enthusiasts. We offer 257 acres of skiable terrain, 1500 vertical feet, 57 trails and the best snow around. Enjoy our world class events, cool mountain temperatures, beautiful vistas and 11,000 acres of unspoiled wilderness.


    Our organizational values describe our shared beliefs...what's important to us as an organization; how we want to treat each other and our guests.

    Integrity Performance Environment Fun Collaboration


    Maintain and ensure buildings and equipment in assigned areas are in proper condition and all equipment is operating properly, efficiently, and safely by following all state and federal codes, regulations, insurance carrier, and manufacturer requirements; performing daily inspections, carpentry, and drywall work to ensure safe operation and maintenance of buildings and equipment. Additionally, carpenter will assist plumbers, HVAC technicians, other carpenters, and electricians in keeping all components operational.


    This position is responsible for the following job results.
    • Works with supervisor to complete work orders for drywall repairs and painting
    • Perform all prescribed maintenance and service on all equipment and buildings following manufacturers' requirements, federal and state requirements, and insurance requirements.
    • Construct new fabrication as requested. Construct all new fabrications to codes and regulations.
    • Maintain existing structures up to company standards, as well as national and state code.
    • Complete all required maintenance logs and records
    • Troubleshoot malfunctions quickly and efficiently to minimize downtime.
    • Assemble and test machines to verify correction of malfunction.
    • Inspect all equipment and buildings by observing, monitoring, and adjusting equipment during operations.
    • Maintain historical records by ensuring that all maintenance information on all equipment and systems is recorded in compliance with company requirements.
    • Recording and documenting all work performed.
    • Complete, in detail, all work orders so that proper billing can be achieved.
    • Monitor and test equipment regularly and make aware the supervisor or manager when abnormalities are noted.
    • Refer to equipment technical manuals to ensure proper procedures are followed and proper settings are maintained.
    • Notify manager of any conditions or occurrences that may adversely affect the safety of operation or the quality of our guest experience.
    • Follow the terms of the contracts and agreements that Snowshoe maintains with individual homeowners' associations and individual homeowners through the Snowshoe Rental Program.
    • Check inventory levels and notify supervisor or manager of any supplies needed.
    • Maintain technical and professional knowledge by reading trade publications, attending trainings, workshops, and communicate with peers at other Alterra properties. Read and understand operational manuals, employee handbook and manufacturer manuals.
    • Always maintain safe and clean work areas.
    • Follow the company safety policies and procedures as well as manufacturers' safety policies and procedures.
    • Attend company and departmental safety training meetings.
    • Use proper PPE (personal protective equipment).
    • Maintain proper dress code by wearing company uniform when on duty.
    • Always conduct yourself in a friendly and courteous manner and provide efficient, timely service to guests and staff.
    • Assist and instruct guests when asked as well as answering guest or staff concerns.
    • Assist other departments in their daily routine pertaining to the use of equipment.
    • Master the location of critical water, sprinkler, electrical breaker boxes and elevators shut offs in case of emergency.
    • Familiarize yourself with basic electronic lock operations and maintenance.
    • Maintain the safety and integrity of electronic lock master key as well as hard keys
    • Working knowledge of all aspects of carpentry.

      This job description is an overview of the scope of responsibilities and is not intended to be an inclusive list of job tasks and expectations. With the evolution of this resort and position, the responsibilities of this position may change.


      Education: High school diploma or GED

      Experience: 5 years Building/Carpentry or related experience

      • Understands business complexities and assumes responsibility for driving change
      • Leads employees or teams of employees to achieve goals
      • Guides employees through periods of change, even during difficult times or in the face of hard business decisions
      • Exhibits honesty, integrity in an environment of mutual respect and trust, core values, reliability
        • Is inquisitive and curious, always asking questions; Seeks new and/or different or ways to improve the business; Thinks outside the box
        • Is recognized by others (internally and externally) as being engaged in their role, and someone who can often see things that others have not
        • Inspires, motivates, develops, energizes, and creates engaged employees, with a solid record of employee retention
        • Demonstrates true passion for the job, the resort, and the company overall
        • Displays rigorous commitment to the environment, financial and safety of self, business, and inherent risks through stewardship.
          • Communicates clearly and appropriately - both orally and in writing
          • Responds to questions or requests in a timely manner
          • Conducts regular one-on-one and departmental meetings to ensure a good flow of information
          • Recognizes and rewards the achievement of his/her team and others; Ensures thank-you are delivered
          • All communication is down home and strives to improve upon a high level of guest service in a friendly manner
          • Proficient in use of technology to include Excel, Word, the Internet, desktop publishing and database management software programs. Is able to learn quickly those applications not known.
            • Achieves high-quality business outcomes for the division as well as delivering good results that help the business overall
            • Delivers highly accurate end-work product personally and through overseeing others
            • Able to analyze numbers and draw conclusions from statistical information
            • Meets or exceeds financial goals, budgets, forecasts
            • Creates successful strategies that produce results, but is also willing to accept responsibility for shortfalls when appropriate
            • Ensures a guest driven atmosphere and improves commitment to a service level that exceed our guests' expectations
              • Adapts and is flexible to changing business circumstances across a season, a fiscal year, and/or multiple years; Exhibits willingness to change
              • Adjusts budgets and reforecasts as needed across the year based on changing business needs
              • Exhibits flexibility in their thinking, will bend when needed, and will lobby others to change when necessary
              • Inspires a unified team through understanding was required for successful, cooperative, and fun team success


                Travel for training, workshops, or company events may be required

                Any employee or volunteer who operates a company vehicle including cars, trucks, snowcats, snowmobiles, or heavy equipment is required to comply with the Driver's Standards Policy. This policy also applies to employees or volunteers driving their personal vehicles for company business more than four times per month, averaging 30+ miles per trip. All drivers should receive a full copy of the Alterra Driver's Standards Policy; if you have not - please contact your Risk/Safety or HR/EE Department.


                This position may be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

                Mountain Environment:
                • The primary physical environment in which this position works is out of doors with a high exposure level to cold, snow, wind, rain, bugs, sun, high altitude, extreme heights, lightning, etc...
                • The degree of strenuous activity within the job is high. Often lifting a weight of 50 pounds throughout the day is common.
                • Additional strenuous physical activity may include walking or hiking upon uneven, challenging terrain with heavy tools or equipment.
                • Exposure to: Chemicals required for cleaning, de-greasing, and painting Ultraviolet radiation from the sun enhanced through lack of atmospheric filtration at work altitude. Fumes produced in activities ranging from cleaning to painting to fabrication of metal products. Noise generated by snowmobiles, lift equipment, and tools may require hearing protection to be worn.
                • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors, and other employees.
                • Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception.

                  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily- reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

                  An Equal Opportunity Employer

                  Acknowledgement of Job Description

                  I have read this job description. I understand that it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed in this position. I understand that this document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship. Associated topics: ayudante de carpintero, carpentry, carpintero, craftsman, drywall, furniture, handyman, timber, upholsterer, wood

Keywords: Snowshoe Mountain, Harrisonburg , Carpenter, Professions , Durbin, Virginia

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