Lift Mechanic


Job Title: Chairlift Mechanic

Job Description: White Pass is adding to our exceptional lift maintenance team.  The ideal candidate has 8+ years of experience working on Doppelmayr detachable lifts. The applicant will have a strong mechanical aptitude and a willingness to work on chairlifts along with other ski resort equipment. As a chairlift mechanic, you will be responsible for maintaining, repairing, and inspecting our chairlifts to ensure safe and reliable operation.


  • Conduct regular maintenance and inspections of chairlifts to ensure they are operating safely and efficiently

  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems on chairlifts

  • Perform preventive maintenance on chairlifts, including lubrication and replacement of worn parts

  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance and inspections performed on chairlifts

  • Work closely with other maintenance staff and ski patrol to ensure safe and efficient operation of the ski resort


  • Minimum of 8 years experience working as a chairlift mechanic

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems

  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and schematics

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize tasks effectively

  • Willingness to work flexible hours and weekends as needed

  • High school diploma or equivalent, technical or vocational training preferred

  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation

Compensation: $70,000 - $90,000 depending upon experience. Housing assistance is negotiable.

We offer competitive compensation, benefits package, as well as opportunities for professional growth and development. If you are a motivated and experienced chairlift mechanic looking for a challenging and rewarding career in the ski industry, please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration.


White Pass is also hiring lift mechanic with 3+ years of experience. Pay range is $22 - $32 per hour.

Please use our online application located HERE. If you have questions, please call 509.672.3101 x7, our Mountain Manager, Del Haight.