Maintenance & Facilities Technician needed at Family-owned Cattle Ranch in north-central Wyoming ~ $40k-$50k

Lazy T Ranch

Location
Ten Sleep, WY
Job Type
Full Time, Year round
Salary
$40,000 - $50,000 DOE
Date Posted
May 31, 2024
Housing Offered
Yes
Experience
2-5 yrs

Lazy T Ranch is a family owned and operated horse and cattle ranch located within the basin of the Bighorn Mountains near Ten Sleep, Wyoming.

We are seeking an experienced professional who will be an amazing fit for our current team and who understands the value of teamwork, is self-directed, timely, experienced, efficient, dependable, organized, able to see and anticipate the next levels of progress, has a heart to serve, is reliable, flexible, adaptable, trustworthy, and capable with a desire to be part of an amazing team of hard and smart working individuals coming together to bring the ranches vision to life. An individual who can take direction and has the experience to manage a fast-paced and diverse approach to getting things done.

Our core principles:

  • Exceptional Beef
  • Amazing Horses
  • Great Hospitality on a Beautiful Ranch
  • Rewarding Work Environment
  • Responsible Range Management

We are a team. When things need to get done, we do it. “That’s not my job” isn’t the attitude or approach we’re looking for. We also love to celebrate all we accomplish as a ranch family. We’re not here to micromanage you. We’re here to make things efficiently happen for the ranch. Know your job, do it well and help us help you be successful.

Our Community

It’s a beautiful part of Wyoming with an average of only 50 inches of snowfall a year without the intense wind common to most parts of the state. We produce some of the highest quality beef available on the market and we do it all in a great little community with wonderful schools, a low crime rate and amazing people. We’re building an amazing team of individuals who love the ranch, ranch life and who Ride for the Brand.

  • #1 friendliest town in Wyoming (News Break Nov 7, 2023)
  • 12 Best Small Towns in Wyoming (Travel & Leisure Magazine, May 19, 2023)
  • 9 Small Towns in Wyoming Ranked Among US Favorites (World Atlas, Aug 17, 2023)
  • 9 Most Memorable Small Towns in Wyoming (World Atlas)
  • 9 Slow-Paced Towns in Wyoming Where Life is Still Simple (Only in Your State, Mar 7, 2024)
  • 10 Small Towns That Offer Nothing but Peace and Quiet (Only in Your State, Feb 2024)
  • 9 Most Underrated Towns to Visit in Wyoming (World Atlas, Feb 20, 2024)
  • Ten Sleep School ranked in the Top 10 – Wyoming, all grades (GreatSchools.org, 2022)
  • Ten Sleep School ranked in the Top 10 – Wyoming for College Success (GreatSchools.org, 2022)
  • Ten Sleep schools spend $30,606 per student per year. (The US average is $12,383). There an average of 7 pupils per teacher. (Bestplaces.net)
  • Brand new school (all grades) and football field opening 2024
  • 2023-2024 Season – Best School Districts in Wyoming, Ranked #4 (Niche.com 2023)
  • 2021 Best Drinking Water in Wyoming-3rd Award (Wyoming Association of Rural Water Systems)
  • Property & Violent Crime Rates are considerably lower than National Averages (FBI)
  • Employee Benefits
  • Paid Personal Time Off – Responsible Vacation
  • Insurance – Medical, dental and vision (available for family as well)
  • Residence with utilities paid – electric, gas, water & internet. (Limited family housing available)
  • Work vehicle

Details

Immediate Supervisors

This position directly reports to the Ranch Manager

Position Summary

The Facilities & Building Maintenance Technician shall be responsible for repairs, maintenance, and upkeep for all ranch facilities on the Lazy T Ranch. She/He will ensure functionality, cleanliness, upkeep and usable condition and readiness of facilities, work areas, common areas and residences while staying within and managing their budget.
The desirable candidate is an individual with the capacity to facilitate the ranch’s vision. An individual who has the experience to manage a fast-paced and diverse approach to getting things done who is flexible, adaptable and has a let’s get it done team approach and attitude.

Residences, Facilities & Buildings – The ranch has over 60 developed buildings including owner, staff and guest housing, barns, offices, entertainment & roping venues, refueling stations, cattle weigh stations, aviation facilities, gathering spaces, wellhouses, greenhouse and cabins. There are several maintenance and repair capabilities this candidate will need to be able to do themselves or have an acceptable level of familiarization working with to do this job.

Examples of some related to this position include:

  • Programmable Light Systems
  • Interior & Exterior Lighting
  • Hot Tubs & Saunas
  • Propane Storage Systems (Above & Below Ground)
  • Solar, Generator & Backup Power Systems
  • HVAC – mostly residential, some commercial
  • Water Wells & Septic Systems
  • Filtering Systems (HVAC, water filters & reverse osmosis, air purifiers and humidifiers)
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Mechanical Locking Systems (doorknobs, locks, key management)
  • Appliances
  • Walk In Freezers
  • Outdoor Kitchens and Entertainment Areas
  • Residential Irrigation Systems (the Ranch has an Irrigation Technician on staff who may need assistance problem-solving)
  • Routine inspections of buildings for security, pests, and repair issues.
  • Seasonal opening and winterization shut down of guest and seasonal facilities.
  • Construction – From time to time this position will be required to demo, build, remodel, or repair facilities on property.
  • This could include replacing door frames, decks, porch/patio rails, outdoor cooking areas, etc.
  • Painting & Refinishing – buildings, decks, rooms, repaired areas, etc.
  • Building & Repairing – includes wood and metal work & framing, sheetrock work
  • Electric & Plumbing – a basic knowledge of electrical and plumbing is required.

Other

  • Maintain a professional, courteous, and friendly manner with owners, co-workers, contractors and guests
  • Ability to ensure that confidential matters remain confidential
  • Remain open to tasks assigned by the Ranch Manager and be flexible to the needs of other ranch programs
  • Able to research best practices, solutions and practical approaches to parts, repairs, replacement or upgrading of properties.
  • Able to use computer and smartphone technology-based systems such as Outlook, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Teams), WhatsApp, Monday, Wi-Fi calling, and other programs/apps
  • Provides own phone (Verizon recommended due to coverage) and most of the tools needed to ensure success in the work being done. The ranch provides a work service truck and work area/shop.
  • Keep, manage and maintain a clean, organized and stocked warehouse, assigned ranch vehicle, home, and work areas.
  • Help provide ranch coverage through a rotating work schedule.
  • Assist with snow removal, feeding and moving livestock when necessary.

Required Qualifications and Requirements

  • Possess and maintain a valid State of Wyoming driver’s license (or acquire it in a reasonable amount of time) and maintain an acceptable motor vehicle driving record.
  • CPR and First Aid certifications as required
  • Represent the ranch in a professional manner in both your professional and personal life.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Salary – Salary is negotiable based on experience and may include a private residence with all ranch-provided utilities including internet paid.

  • The position is a year-round full-time position and starts immediately.
  • $40,000-$50,000 based on experience plus benefits
  • Must be able to provide both personal and professional references.

TO APPLY:

Forward cover letter, resume and references to our email address.

Lazy T Ranch Wyo

Lazy T Ranch - Wyoming

Lazy T Ranch - Wyoming

Lazy T Ranch - Wyoming

Lazy T Ranch - Wyoming

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[email protected]

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