Aspen Skiing Company Utility Engineer in Aspen, Colorado
The Utility Engineer will travel around on a daily basis, ski areas by use of a truck, snowmobile and/or lift access via skis or snowboard to check water, waste-water systems, and associated utilities to ensure building operations, often during operating hours when guests are present.
Essential Job Functions
• Check water levels in tanks to ensure quality day-to-day operation of all on-mountain restaurants
• Check water plants for levels of chlorine, coagulants and lubricating liquids; enter data into log books located at strategic areas and fill out turbidity reports
• Use computer programs to manage plants that are on line (all four Mountains)
• Rebuild small pumps necessary to keep plants operational
• Use basic knowledge of electrical switches and relays
• Set or change faucets, re-plumb a sinks, service waterless fixtures, sweat and solder pipes, and perform other building related plumbing activities
• Use power tools in a safe and competent manner
• Understand and diagnose telemetry systems
• Calibrate turbidity and chlorine monitoring equipment
• Diagnose power issues with control panels and usage of a voltage meter
• Required to participate in sewer repairs
• Perform routine facility maintenance and construction tasks, including, but not limited to, carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical, HVAC, snow removal, cleaning
• Be available for emergency calls and be able to respond adequately
• Other duties as assigned
• Three years of experience in water works preferred
• High school diploma or equivalent required
• Valid, current unrestricted Driver’s License may be required
• Class "D" Water Plant Operators license required, higher preferred
• Level “1” Water Distribution License, or higher preferred
• Must be proficient in mathematical skills associated with water works, including, but not limited to, being able to accurately calculate tank and pipe volumes, accurately calculate elevations/P.S.I. to find pipe breaks, accurately calculate chemical dosages and pump rates, read and understand pump curves
• Basic familiarity with SCADA systems preferred
• Basic computer skills required
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places and outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
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.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit.
A physical assessment (Work Ready) is required for certain positions.
Skiing or Snowboarding is required for certain winter positions.