Fleet Mechanic/Technician

Vail Resorts

Location: US - CO - Silverthorne

Aug 9, 2017
Vail Resorts
Job Details

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

DUI free for a minumum of 5 years, clean background check, no major speeding violations/no more than three moving violations within three years


Overview of position:

Diagnoses and repairs the full range of fleet equipment.  Typically focuses on the most complex work orders.  Fully proficient at fabricating and welding of all types of metal and methods required (mainly MIG welding). Provides training and direction to less experienced staff members. Responsible for maintaining shop/vehicle safety standards and meeting productivity requirements set by management.  Communicates mechanical/technical issues with internal and external customers as well as management.  May have obtained a Master ASE Certification.  Advanced shop experience on a variety of vehicles and equipment, both gasoline and diesel powered.



Ability to maintain a positive and professional attitude towards other departments and maintain good relationships with co-workers.

Ability to be part of a team oriented shop in a fast-paced work environment.

Proficient use of all shop Technical Diagnostic Equipment.

Profient in all technician duties and has the ability to be self directed with diagnosis, operations and protocols

Has the ability to read and understand wiring diagrams

Understand and communicate all regulations related to shop operations; OHSA regulations, Hazard Communications Sheets, Hazmat regulations, and all shop and in grounds safety policies.

Understands current model year emission control devices and testing

Diagnosis and repair of all fleet Electrical and Driveability issues.

Perform repairs on all types of Equipment and ability to communicate information to Manager, Supervisors, and to co-workers regarding processes, and accept responsibilty for correctness of diagnostics and ability to prioritize and complete tasks in a timely manner with professional results.

Assist in the identification and prioritization of shop work tasks and communicate progress with all stakeholders.

Work within and outside of department to achieve mutual and company objectives.

Ability to provide proper diagnosis and repairs to equipment in an efficient manner to minimize downtime and expenses with the goal of assisting the department in maintaing the operating budget.

Participate in the development of self and co-workers by assisting with hands-on training,  and sharing prior work experience to help improve the operations of Fleet Maintenance and advance the skill sets of other employees.

Demonstrate the philosophies outlined in the Vail Resorts Employee Handbook pertaining to Employee, Customer, Guest, Co-workers, and Management relations.


Job Requirements:

High School. Some College/Automotive School/Training

8-10 years shop experience

Colorado Drivers License, ASE Certified

Provide own tool box with extensive set of hand tools and Automotive Testing Equipment.

Verifiable Advanced Automotive Job Skills and Experience

English Proficiency

Get away from a desk job, or take a break before you head to the city to look for a "real job." Colorado's ski areas offer some of the greatest outdoor activities in the world. Spend the summer or winter working for a fun company in Colorado's Rocky Mountains!   We offer a variety of schedules due to our 24 hour operations during the winter season. If you enjoy an ever changing work environment where no day is the same, we are the company for you. Colorado Mountain Express is the most experienced resort transportation provider in the state of Colorado. We offer the opportunity to meet interesting people from around the world and a work schedule tailored to your passions. You can also take advantage of being part of the Vail Resorts family with employee perks, such as a free ski pass to our world class resorts, discounted lodging and more. Learn more about Colorado Mountain Express www.vailresortscareers.com #DRIVECME

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 138316

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Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.