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Company: Snowshoe Mountain
Location: Roanoke
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Please note, this position is located at Snowshoe Mountain Resort in -Snowshoe, West Virginia
Year 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, the principles important to our organization; how we want to treat each other and our guests.

    Integrity Performance Environment Fun Collaboration


    Assembles, installs and repairs pipes, fittings and fixtures of heating, water and drainage systems by performing the following duties.


    This position is responsible for the following job results.
    • Studies building plans and working drawings to determine work aids required and sequence of installations.
    • Inspects structure to ascertain obstructions to be avoided to prevent weakening of structure resulting from installation of pipe.
    • Locates and marks position of pipe connections and passage holes for pipes in walls and floors.
    • Cuts openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings.
    • Cuts and threads pipe.
    • Bends pipe to required angle by use of pipe bending machine or by placing pipe over block and bending it by hand.
    • Assembles and installs valves, pipe fittings and pipes composed of metals, such as iron, steel, brass, copper lead and nonmetals, such as glass, vitrified clay and plastic.
    • Joins pipes by use of screws, threads, flanges, compression, bolts, fittings, solder, plastic solvent and caulks joints.
    • Fills pipe system with water or air and reads pressure gauges to determine whether system is leaking.
    • Installs and repairs pluming fixtures such as sinks, commodes, bathtubs, water heaters, hot water tanks, garbage disposal units, dishwasher and water softeners.
    • Repairs and maintains plumbing by replacing washers in leaky faucets, mending burst pipes and opening clogged drains.
    • Welds holding fixtures to steel structural members.

      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: Associate degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school

      Experience: Six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and 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-yous 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 is required for successful, cooperative and fun team success


                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 considered to be 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 Ultra Violet 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.
                  Housekeeping Environment:
                  • Most work tasks are performed indoors- temperature is moderate and controlled by environmental systems.
                  • Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to an average shift of 8 hours.
                  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis. Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
                  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space and to reach different floors of the building on a timely basis.
                  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning tasks.
                  • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
                  • 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.
                  • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment and products.
                  • Able to wear personal protective equipment including but not limited to non-slip shoes, protective eye wear, and protective gloves.
                    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

Keywords: Snowshoe Mountain, Roanoke , Plumber, Professions , Roanoke, Virginia

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