Goldbelt, Inc.

Facilities Maintenance Technician

Job Locations US-AK-Juneau
Position Type


Goldbelt, Incorporated is an urban, Alaska Native, for-profit corporation with offices in Juneau, Alaska and Herndon, Virginia. Its primary purpose is to manage assets and conduct business for the benefit of its 3,900 Alaska Native shareholders. We are now accepting applications for the 2023 Season.



Goldbelt Tram is seeking a Facilities Maintenance Technician. Performs (at the semi-skilled level) general repairs and preventative maintenance to buildings, facilities, and grounds. This position pays $16.00 hourly.



  • Performs general repairs and preventative maintenance to the tramway’s buildings, facilities and grounds, which might entail mechanical, plumbing, electrical and/or cosmetic carpentry and painting work.

  • Will be available to do emergency repairs to the water pump and its connections located in the facility/house at the top and bottom terminals and out Thane Road; will monitor the facility’s water system on a daily basis.

  • When necessary, will assist the Tram Maintenance Supervisor and crew with special repair, maintenance or installation projects with the aerial tramway and lift, working under the immediate direction of the Tram Maintenance Supervisor and/or contractors.

  • Keeps supervisor informed at all times of informal staff requests, status and schedule of current and future project work, problems due to the scope, unsafe conditions or higher skilled requirements of a project.

  • Continually performs repair or maintenance work in a safe manner, ensuring that activities do not endanger self, staff or passengers, or damage equipment.

  • Operates working tools and equipment in a safe manner per the manufacturer’s instructions.

  • Will expedite the ordering of, stock and maintain adequate inventory of repair parts and supplies.

  • Performs general upkeep and landscaping of the grounds, walkways, trail markers or signs.

  • Assists janitorial staff when necessary; maintains servicing of company vehicles.

  • Participates in training exercises on the tramway’s evacuation procedures; is part of the staff response team when necessary.

  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.



  • Ability to meet time and attendance requirements.

  • Ability to work all different shifts including days, evenings, holidays and weekends.

  • Ability to handle stress under pressure.

  • Ability to provide quality customer service.

  • Knowledge of repair and preventative maintenance procedures for one or more of the specified fields of work: landscaping, mechanics, electrical controls, hydraulics, wire-ropes.

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.

  • Ability to learn, understand, and follow verbal and manual instructions, work independently and as a self-starter.

  • Skill in operating personal computer utilizing a variety of computer software.

  • Working knowledge/familiarity of tram operations systems, willingness to continuously learn in order to improve skills.

  • Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with other employees.

  • Ability to work directly with the public, providing information and assistance on a daily basis.

  • Ability/willingness to learn and pass on to guests those areas of interest to visitors, such as local history, people, culture, geography, etc.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Ability to successfully pass a background check.


  • Four (4) years of semi-skilled, working or advanced apprentice level experience in one or more of mechanical electrical, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry fields of work, performing general repairs and ongoing maintenance.

  • Current CPR and first aid certificates or ability obtain within 30 days.

  • Current driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.



Routine movement in/out of an aerial tramway cabin as part of an aerial tramway and lift operation at an 1800 ft. elevation; all levels of including extreme heights; dangerous overhead work areas exposed to inclement weather conditions; dangerous work equipment; heavy physical requirements; constant climbing, stooping, bending, and working in confined spaces. The Tram is a non-smoking facility with designated outside-smoking areas.


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