About Above & Beyond

With 40 years of first hand experience in passenger ropeway maintenance and use of wire rope, we understand your needs from an owner / operator perspective! Our goal is to provide economical, quality service, custom tailored to satisfy your requirements. We offer a wide variety of specialized services, please select our services tab for more information.

Brief history
1999 - Above & Beyond Inc. was established to offer assistance and services in the passenger ropeway industry. A&B started out providing services on a limited basis for new installations site reviews, selection of system analysis, RFQ's, and feasibility analysis.
2000 - A&B provided an assessment and full mechanical rebuild of a private tramway.
2009 - A&B began to purchase the assets of the Diener/Alsup Co. offering services in wire rope rigging, splicing, and inspections. Above & Beyond also purchased "state of the art" computerized MRT equipment and began converting older analog MRT equipment to match.
2014 - A&B is now offering professional engineering and ropeway inspection services.

Terry Zakotnik

Professional Experience
Above & Beyond Tramway & Wire Rope Services

2009-2014 - Wire rope inspector/Splicer
2003-2009 - Apprentice Wire rope inspector/Splicer under William Alsup, Sr.

Palm Springs Tramway
2002-2015 - Vice President, Tramway Systems
1996-2002 - Director of Operations and Maintenance

Jackson Hole Ski Corporation
1985-1993 - Equipment Maintenance Manager
1983-1985 - Lift Maintenance Supervisor
1975-1983 - Assisstant Chairlift Supervisor/Lift Mechanic

Certificates & Organizations



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Jason Zakotnik

Professional Experience
Above & Beyond Tramway & Wire Rope Services

2011-2014 - Wire rope inspector/ Apprentice wire rope splicer
2008-2011 - Apprentice Wire rope inspector/Splicer under Terry Zakotnik and William Alsup,Sr.

WLC Engineering, Surveying, and Planning, Pinedale, WY Office
2007-2014 - Project Manager / Project Engineer
2010-2013 - Contract Lift Inspection for Wells Fargo (now Safehold) Special Risks
2008-2013 - Contract Lift Inspection for State of Washington Program

PACIFICORP - Jim Bridger Power Station - Point of Rocks, WY
2001-2007 - Project Manager / Boiler Engineer

FMC Kemmerer Coke Plant, Kemmerer, WY
1998-1999 - Project Engineer

Education, Experience, and Organizations



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