Town of Vail

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Electrician, Journey

Electrician, Journey

Facility Maintenance
Posted Date 
Pay Range 
$23.83- $32.64

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Position Overview




The Town of Vail is now hiring a certified Journey Electrician to join the facilities maintenance department.  This service oriented position will be responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing all Town of Vail machinery, equipment and physical structures related to the electrical systems.  


In addition the Journey Electrician will duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing daily supervision and training of electrical apprentices.
  • Conducting electrical repair and maintenance for all Town of Vail departments  
  • Replacing faulty electrical components of machines such as relays, switches and motors, and position sensing devices.
  • Providing excellent customer service by responding  to questions, concerns, wants, and complaints in a courteous and timely manner. 
  • Work on projects that include building additions or remodels, streetlights, bus shelter lighting, playground and recreation path lighting, and new signage. 
  • Installing power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed equipment and machines 
  • Performing minor repairs such as replacing fuses, light sockets, bulbs, and switches.  
  • Maintaining tools, equipment and keeping  supplies in order.
  • Cleaning electrical work and storage areas as required and keeping supplies in order.
  • Attending meetings and training as required.
  • Performing other duties as directed.

Town of Vail has been review and certified as a Great Place to Work® for our workplace culture. See our culture profile!

Skills / Requirements

Vail is a guest service oriented and resort destination community. We realize that to set the standard for world-class alpine resorts, our employees make all the difference!  That is why we are looking for passionate individuals who strive for excellence in all that they do. 


Qualified applicants will meet the following requirements: 

  • A valid state of Colorado Journeyman Electrician license. 
  • A high school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Extensive knowledge of the industry.
  • Working knowledge of required equipment and basic maintenance skills.
  • The ability to read, understand and work from blue prints.
  • All current National Electrical Code requirements.
  • A valid driver’s license (or the ability to obtain a Colorado DL within 30 days)
  • Supervisory experience.

This position work in a variety of environments, both indoors and outdoors and involves exposure to a variety of weather conditions.  Exposure to fumes, dust, and noise may be constant.  The position may require working from a ladder. The duties listed above are physically demanding and require the full range of body movements including lifting up to 75 Lbs., standing, stooping, kneeling and bending for an entire shift.

Culture / Lifestyle / Benefits

When asked, most of our employees say that working for the Town of Vail feels like family.  Our values-based culture is nurtured by the employees’ strong desire to foster teamwork, take ownership in Vail’s future and an overall pride for serving their community.  Let’s not forget that our efforts not only benefit the community but also allow us to enjoy the spectacular amenities and culture in the Vail Valley which we call home!


If you are interested in living and working in Vail, CO we encourage you to learn more about out community at  As you may know Vail, is centrally located in the Rocky Mountains, offers easy access to Denver (100 miles to the east) and is surrounded by the White River National Forest, offering world class outdoor activities in summer and winter (skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, white water). 


 Year-Round Benefits


The Town of Vail offers an excellent benefits and compensation package to our Full-time employees. This includes health and dental coverage, town-funded retirement, 457 pre-tax savings plan, life/survivor insurance, tennis pass, golf pass and other ski pass/wellness benefits.   What’s more, the town offers many other benefits to help employees make Vail their “home” including employee housing options, home buyer/renter assistance programs, day care assistance, education reimbursements, professional development opportunities and much, much more. 



The Town of Vail is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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