Maintenance Manager

Job Type: Full Time
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Publish Date: Posted September 5, 2023

Are you passionate about creating extraordinary experiences amidst breathtaking mountains? Do you have a knack for operational management and leading maintenance teams to peak performance? If so, Cardrona Alpine Resort Ltd has a thrilling opportunity for you! We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Maintenance Manager to join our team and oversee the maintenance operations at Cardrona and related locations.

 As the Maintenance Manager, you will play a crucial role in managing the daily operations of the Cardrona Maintenance department. You’ll lead a dedicated maintenance team, ensuring the resorts operate efficiently to provide unforgettable experiences for our guests while maintaining safety. Your responsibilities will encompass strategic planning, leadership, team management, and overseeing maintenance activities, including those related to lifts and assets.


About the role 

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Review and optimise maintenance processes and procedures.
  • Lead the development and implementation of maintenance management plans.
  • Provide strong leadership to the maintenance team, aligning with our values and safety culture.
  • Recruit, supervise, and manage the maintenance team to ensure optimal performance. Collaborate with various departments to efficiently allocate resources and skills.
  • Develop and execute a maintenance program for lifts, buildings, and generators.
  • Coordinate with external contractors for repairs and maintenance activities.
  • Ensure efficient management of maintenance budgets and expenditures.
  • Oversee health and safety protocols, compliance, and risk management.
    Participate in management meetings and provide regular reports on budget and operational performance


We’re looking for someone who has:

  • Maintenance qualification and management experience.
  • Ski Area/Ropeways Specific Qualifications (Preferred)
  • Experience in ski area maintenance, vehicle, facility, and plant management (Preferred).
  • Proven leadership skills and effective people management experience.
  • Strong communication, problem-solving, and time management skills.
  • Proficiency in computer applications including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Valid driver’s license.

We value the versatility of transferable skill sets. If you feel confident about the role, we’re excited to here from you! 


What do you get out of this?

As well as the free pass and all the discounts up the mountains , you can also take a friend for free with you to explore some of NZ’s most memorable experiences – jet boating, rafting, travel on the TSS Earnslaw and enjoy the famous BBQ at Walter Peak, visit Te Anau Glowworm Caves, Milford and Doubtful Sound and Rakiura. What an awesome opportunity to explore our back yard without spending a fortune!

Who are we?

Cardrona / Treble Cone prides itself on bringing together a team of people from all over the world who are the friendliest, most helpful, most proactive, and consistently go the extra mile to provide amazing guest service. At Cardrona/TC we’re more than just a team – we’re a family. We have fun, work hard, support each other, and are passionate about our resort and our values. If this sounds like you, come join us!


How to apply

Join us in this exciting journey of creating exceptional mountain experiences. Please apply through our Careers Page

Don’t miss the chance to lead our maintenance team and contribute to the unforgettable moments at Cardrona Alpine Resort!



Job Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Hiring Bonuses
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Ski Pass
  • Wellness

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