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Mtn Adventures Maintenance Coordinator

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The Mountain Adventures Operations Maintenance Coordinator is responsible for performing, coordinating, and documenting the maintenance and inspections of all Mountain Adventures equipment and activity structures. This position above all else is tasked with always ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for our staff and guests.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

Oversight of Maintenance and Repair of all UOP Mountain Adventures activities

  • Oversee & regularly log, inspect, and maintain all equipment involved in UOP Mountain Adventures activities.
  • Oversee a small team to accomplish department maintenance needs.
  • Manage preventative and routine maintenance of activities and equipment.
  • Perform equipment and activity repairs in a timely manner.
  • Track all equipment used in UOP public activities to ensure the highest safety and longest life.
  • Build new elements as needed.
  • Use manufacturer’s manuals and resources to maintain and inspect activities to their requirements.
  • Review daily log sheets to ensure activities are being adequately inspected each day.
  • Maintain an organized and clean shop including tools and materials.
  • Manage and maintain an inventory of tools, equipment and supplies used in the course of performing daily duties.
  • Participate in and assist with staff training as required for new equipment and or updated procedures and develop operator training for maintenance components where applicable.
  • Ensure a culture of safety with the operators of the activities.
  • Assist in the selection, procurement, and implementation of all equipment used in public activities.
  • Maintain thorough written records of existing equipment, preventative maintenance and replacement schedules, daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly logs, and any other items related to the operation of the activities.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of operational risk management.
  • Be able to read, understand and follow manufacturers manuals and ensure operations remain in compliance.
  • Perform maintenance on all activities, including working at height suspended in a harness.

Other Duties

  • Assist in any other areas as assigned.
  • Assist other departments in achieving the broader goals of the Foundation.

Required Knowledge and Essential Skills

  • Minimum of three years of experience in maintenance and repair.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair both mechanical devices and unique cable based and climbing related activities.
  • Must be comfortable working at heights in a harness.
  • Ability to perform strenuous activities often at significant heights, including lifting and building, outdoors in extreme temperatures.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Good computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Safety conscious person, ensuring safety of public and staff.
  • Ability to work with all user groups in a friendly and accommodating manner.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A valid Driver’s License
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Flexible work schedule – must be available to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays

Environmental Job Requirements

  • Ability to work outdoors in all temperature/weather extremes

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 75 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Hearing – to converse with others in a normal conversation
  • Balancing, bending, climbing, kneeling, walking, pushing, reaching above shoulders, and sitting

Required In-House Training

  • UAF Orientation
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Drug & Alcohol
  • Hazardous Communications Program
  • Fire extinguisher use
  • Lock out / Tag out
  • Working safely on steep slopes
  • Vehicle / ATV operations
  • Chemical use

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of the job description at any time without prior notice.