Xanterra Leisure Holding, LLC

  • Carpenter- Old Faithful (year round)

    Job Locations US-WY-YELLOWSTONE
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/14/2018 8:37 AM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    This position provides a unique opportunity to work and live year-round in the interior of Yellowstone National Park.  A skilled carpenter will revel in the challenge of working on some of Yellowstone National Park’s most historic and legendary buildings including Old Faithful Inn and Old Faithful Lodge.  Housing and benefits included with this full-time position.


    1. Full-time, year-round position in the Old Faithful area of Yellowstone National Park. 
    2. Performs carpentry assessments, preventative maintenance, repairs and replacements of structural, building envelope, flooring, cabinetry and other wood building systems and components.
    3. Accountable for proper and accurate documentation of labor & materials for work performed in accordance with established company procedures.
    4. Provides assistance and oversight for the seasonal opening/closing of all Xanterra facilities in the Old Faithful area.
    5. Responsible for the development, performance and continuous improvement of preventive maintenance procedures for wooden systems and components.
    6. Provides carpentry related safety training for all location maintenance personnel.
    7. Provides basic carpentry skills training for General Maintenance Technicians and other designated location personnel.
    8. Assists the Historic Preservation Crew (HPC) Manager with Historic Preservation training for location personnel.
    9. Ensures proper work methods and products are used on historic as well as non-historic structures.
    10. Coordinates with location maintenance storekeeper and the Maintenance Purchasing Agent to ensure appropriate inventory levels of carpentry related parts, supplies, tools and materials are established and maintained.
    11. Ensures the accuracy of carpentry related asset data residing in and entered into the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
    12. Advises the Location Maintenance Manager on the need for, and prioritization of carpentry related capital improvement projects within the Old Faithful area.
    13. Reviews design and construction drawings to ensure Code compliance, maintainability, and cost effectiveness of proposed installations.
    14. Performs as the Old Faithful Maintenance liaison with the Historic Preservation Crew.
    15. Responsible for compliance with Xanterra’s sustainability program.
    16. Performs other duties as assigned.



    1. Must have at least three (3) years of professional carpentry experience.
    2. Must be proficient in the layout and construction of all phases of rough carpentry, framing and forming as well as the ability to layout and construct all types of millwork, such as cabinets, counter tops, shelving, windows and doors.
    3. Must be proficient in the proper use of tools common to the carpentry trade, including the proper care and maintenance of all tools.
    4. Must possess the common hand tools necessary to perform job responsibilities.
    5. Must be knowledgeable of, and have experience conforming to applicable OSHA safety requirements.
    6. Must possess personal computer skills and the ability to quickly gain proficiency in Company and Department- specific software tools.
    7. Must be self-motived and able to reliably work independently.
    8. Must possess a working knowledge of all applicable building codes and standards.
    9. Must have the ability to read and interpret construction drawings.
    10. Must possess knowledge of materials, tools and equipment common to the trade.
    11. Must be at least 21 years old and possess a current, valid, driver’s license with a safe driving record during the past 3 years. 


    1. This position may require the use of respiratory protection and will require compliance with applicable regulations.
    2. Must be able to walk over uneven terrain and climb stairs and ladders in all types of weather conditions.
    3. Must be capable of lifting objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
    4. Must possess physical stamina and condition to perform labor of moderate intensity, sometimes in an outside environment at altitude (6,800 feet above sea level).
    5. Standing, bending, kneeling, crawling, for extended periods of time are required.
    6. The Carpenter resides in the Old Faithful area of Yellowstone National Park in a modern, company-provided apartment.  Company policy prohibits pets in the housing units.  Due to the remote location and lack of available K-12 schools, the location is not suitable for children.       
    7. Must be willing and able to reside, year-round in a remote hospitality location with limited wintertime accessibility. The only access to and from the Old Faithful location during the winter season is by snow coach or snowmobile.           



    1. Prevent, stop and report the occurrence of unsafe work practices and situations.


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