Xanterra Leisure Holding, LLC

  • Kitchen Equipment Technician

    Job Locations US-WY-YELLOWSTONE
    Requisition ID
    Posted Date
    4 weeks ago(11/11/2019 9:51 AM)
    Engineering & Maintenance
  • Overview

    Kitchen Equipment Technician (year round) - Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming



    The Kitchen Equipment Technician is a full-time, year-round position located in the Old Faithful area of Yellowstone National Park. The Kitchen Equipment Technician resides in the Old Faithful area in a company-provided apartment.  Access to and from the Old Faithful location during the winter season is limited to snow coach or snowmobile. To learn more about living, working, and exploring Yellowstone, check out our website.


    A Day in the Life of a Kitchen Equipment Technician


    • Maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing commercial kitchen and beverage equipment in three large restaurant kitchens and several smaller food service operations within the Old Faithful area.
    • Assisting in the training of Food and Beverage Department personnel in the proper operation of kitchen equipment.
    • Training General Maintenance Technicians in basic troubleshooting and repair of kitchen equipment.
    • Accurately documenting labor and materials expended in the maintenance and repair of equipment.
    • Conducting routine periodic inspections of kitchen equipment to ensure safe, reliable operation.
    • Bringing equipment on-line as the facilities open for the season and ensuring equipment is properly laid-up at the end of the season.
    • Adherence to Xanterra’s sustainability program.]
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Perks include:

    • Health, Life and other insurance benefits
    • 401k 
    • Vacation, Holiday and Sick Leave
    • Company lodging, retail, and dining discounts


    What You Are Looking For

    Are you interested in working and living in Yellowstone National Park? Are you drawn to the unique challenges of working in a remote location? Do you have a positive attitude and solid work ethic?


    If you answered, “Yes” to these questions, this position is great for you!


    Essential Skills and Knowledge

    • The aptitude required to complete common mechanical and electrical repairs and maintenance.  
    • Proficiency in the operation and use of equipment and tools common to kitchen equipment maintenance and repair.
    • A working knowledge and hands-on experience with drive systems (gear, belt chain), bearings, flexible couplings, centrifugal pumps, positive displacement pumps, valves and valve actuators.
    • A working knowledge and hands-on experience with plumbing, steam and electrical systems.
    • Possess personal computer skills sufficient to efficiently work with the Microsoft Office software suite and the ability to quickly gain proficiency in company-specific software. 
    • General knowledge of OSHA requirements and the use of personal protective equipment.
    • The ability and willingness to mentor and train less experienced Maintenance Technicians and tradesmen.
    • The aptitude and ability to logically troubleshoot equipment problems and determine the appropriate course of action to correct.


    Physical Requirements:


    • May be required to use respiratory protection and comply with applicable respiratory protection procedures.
    • Must be able to walk over uneven terrain and climb stairs and ladders.    
    • Must be capable of lifting objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
    • Must possess physical stamina and condition to perform labor of moderate intensity, sometimes in an outside environment at high altitude (6,800 feet above sea level).
    • Must be capable of standing, bending and kneeling for extended periods of time.  
    • Must be at least 19 years old and possess a current, valid, driver’s license with a safe driving record for the past 3 years.




    • Stop any observed unsafe work practice.
    • Promote Xanterra Company sustainability initiatives by preventing any negative impacts to the environment and incorporating best management practices.


    Live. Work. Explore. Yellowstone National Park Is Naturally Different

    At Yellowstone National Park Lodges, we are a welcoming community who work hard, share a passion for the environment, and enjoy creating memorable experiences for our guests. We are the primary concessionaire in Yellowstone National Park. As part of the Xanterra Travel Collection family, we embrace a “naturally different” lifestyle that allows you to live, work, and explore one of the most beautiful places on earth. We are a company based on values that reflect an environmental ethic and social conscience – for the long-term. “Our Softer Footprint” focuses on how we reduce our environmental impact through our comprehensive environmental initiatives. Our business practices exemplify environmental stewardship, and a desire to protect and preserve our public lands.


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