SMI offers complete turnkey snowmaking systems from design and planning to budgets and schedules, to installation and training, all backed by our experienced team of professionals. Join resorts like Whistler, Cypress, Oak Valley, Konjiam, Deer Valley, Crotched, Whakkapapa, Brianhead and Beaver Creek, along with over 100 other resorts that have experienced the ease and convenience of SMI’s fixed-fee and guaranteed completion schedules.
Today’s snowmaking investments are considerable and typically have large and complex mechanical and electrical infrastructure and distribution systems. There is a full myriad of snowgun choices as well as the water, power and air capacities to support these snowmaking machines. SMI can help you sort through and weigh the costs and benefits regarding expanding snowmaking systems using the latest and most modern technologies. From fiber optic communications systems to fully automatic snowmaking systems and plants along with management reporting systems, SMI offers the full range of solutions.
Defining the project and scope of work along with developing accurate and realistic budgets is an important part of the planning process. Often times the engineering drawings and budgets become the exhibits in turnkey contracts.
SMI clearly defines both the SMI and customer responsibilities for turnkey construction projects. Our team is very familiar with construction at resorts that are expanding with new lifts, real estate, infrastructure and base lodges. We are experienced working with large contractors on complicated job sites with access and other infrastructure challenges. Defining who does what and carefully watching the overlap areas of responsibility help set expectations properly.
SMI will develop schedules and work milestones to help keep the project tracking to completion on a timely basis. Our crews are familiar with working at high elevations and on steep slopes. SMI has completed contract language that ranges from simple to very lengthy. The contracts protect both parties and define the details in a professional manner.Schedules and Contracts
SMI will develop schedules and work milestones to help keep the project tracking to completion on a timely basis. Our crews are familiar with working at high elevations and on steep slopes. SMI has completed contract language that ranges from simple to very lengthy. The contracts protect both parties and define the details in a professional manner.
SMI’s team of professionals will train your ski resort team on the new snowmaking system and how it operates. We will have people on site when startup occurs and be there every step of the way with your team.