Ski Tune Technician

  • Aspen Skiing Company
  • Nov 16, 2022
Full time Other

Job Description

Company Description

Aspen is one of the world's premiere destinations for inspiration and transformation at the intersection of recreation, nature, and culture. Aspen Skiing Company was founded 75 years ago following World War Two in a moment of vision and renewal.
With a purpose deeply rooted in expanding possibilities, we are company driven by its values and our people.

We operate four mountain resorts (Aspen, Aspen Highlands, Snowmass and Buttermilk) with summer and winter experiences; the Five Star, Five Diamond Little Nell Hotel in Aspen; the contemporary Limelight Hotels in Aspen, Snowmass and Ketchum; world-class events including the World Cup series and X Games; and a multi-store retail portfolio.

Job Description

The Tune Technician is responsible for tuning and repairing skis and snowboards. This includes rental equipment and skis/snowboards held for guests overnight. Tune Technicians also assist in the transfer of equipment between Aspen Skiing Company locations.

Essential Job Functions

  • Receive and sort incoming skis and snowboards according to established protocol
  • Tune and repair skis and snowboards, finishing with the Wintersteiger tune machine for final stone structure and edge polishing, when necessary
  • Inspect finished product and ensure it meets the quality standards established by the Tune Manager
  • Properly organize finished product to ensure accurate and timely delivery
  • Clean and maintain machines, benches and hand tools each night
  • Perform closing procedures outlined by the Tune Manager and ready shop for morning crew

Qualifications

  • Basic knowledge of ski and snowboard maintenance and tuning (edging, base repair, and hot waxing) preferred
  • Knowledge of ski and snowboard construction and epoxy preferred
  • Certification in ski mounting, torque testing and DIN settings preferred
  • Courses in Wintersteiger equipment use and maintenance preferred
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

Additional Information

Supervision Given and Received

Supervision given: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Supervision received: Works under direct supervision of the Tune Manager. Tasks are assigned according to specific procedures, and work is checked frequently. Instruction, advice and assistance are readily available.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Ability to stand, walk or be on your feet for extended periods of time. Kneeling and bending may be required
  • Regularly work indoors with no adverse conditions. Some positions require exposure to outdoor elements or a combination of both indoors and outdoors and may be required to walk on slippery and uneven surfaces
  • The employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • Must be able to frequently lift, push or pull up to 50 lbs. individually or with assistance

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. By accepting a position with Aspen Skiing Company, you acknowledge that you are able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. To request accommodation during the application and interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at .

This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

Aspen Skiing Company / ASPENX / The Little Nell / Limelight Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.

For an overview of Aspen Skiing Company's benefits and other compensation visit

As of March 11th 2022, Aspen Skiing Company, ASPENX, The Little Nell, and The Limelight Hotels will no longer require all active employees to be fully vaccinated in the workplace. Read more about our policies as it relates to employee safety here