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Training on the mountain
How to Become a Ropeway Technician

Training ropeway technician

Top-class Training at Wurzeralm

Information, variety, adrenaline: all of that is included in the training of a ropeway technician. The ropeway is only one of many things you will be dealing with in the coming 3 1/2 years. Electrical engineering, high-tech systems, nature …

And then? The lifts of the world are waiting for you!

Do you have what it takes to be a ropeway technician?

A ropeway technician ...

... must

  • be open
  • have technical understanding
  • have team spirit
  • be outgoing
  • be flexible
  • be free from giddiness

... learns

  • how to service and maintain ropeways
  • how to find and repair defects
  • how to prepare and groom pistes
  • economic basics
  • customer communication
  • snowmaking, meteorology and avalanche science

Taster day ropeway technician

Experience the Job First Hand

Do I have what it takes to be ropeway engineer? The best way to find out is a taster day at Wurzeralm!

Maybe you find out that you have got other talents? Browse our job offers at the Upper Austrian skiing and hiking resort!