The Vehicle Mechanic is responsible for general maintenance and repair of Aspen Skiing Company Vehicles including Snowcats and other heavy equipment. Working with the shop team, Vehicle Mechanic ensures all Aspen Skiing Company vehicles are safe and operating at full capacity.
Essential Job Functions
• General diagnosis, repair and maintenance of fleet vehicles including Snowcats, other heavy equipment and snowmobiles
• Troubleshoot electrical, hydraulic and mechanical systems with supervision
• Basic welding and fabrication
• Maintain communication with related departments concerning vehicle issues and timeline for repair
• Provide minimal supervision as well as assistance to vehicle maintenance trainees
• Perform other duties as assigned
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• 18 years of age or older
• Meets all requirements of a vehicle mechanic trainee
• ASC certification preferred
• Valid and unrestricted driver's license
• Current Aspen Skiing Company Snowmobile license
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.
A physical assessment (Work Ready) is required for certain positions.
Skiing or Snowboarding is required for certain positions.