Job Details

Title Vehicle Mechanic- Experienced
Job Category Maintenance
Employee Classification Year Round
Part Time No
City Tahoe City, CA
Location Alpine Meadows Ski Resort
Description Department: Vehicles, Alpine Meadows
Reports to: Vehicles Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Job Status: Year Round, Full Time
Hours: Day and Swing shifts Updated 5.1.14
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Job Summary: Maintain and repair a wide variety of equipment including but not limited to snow removal and heavy equipment, trucks, busses, snow grooming machines, quads, snowmobiles and other small engines.
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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Applicants must be 18 years of age.

Essential Job Responsibilities/Duties/Tasks include the following; other duties may be assigned:
1. Inspect vehicles and equipment for safe and dependable operation.
2. Perform preventative maintenance, lubrication and adjustments according to manufacturer’s guidelines on snow grooming machines, heavy equipment, buses, trucks, vans, snowmobiles, and other company vehicles.
3. Repair, remove and/or replace necessary parts to keep vehicles in operation. This is done both in shop and out on hill.
4. Perform major overhauls on all types of gasoline and diesel engines, gear boxes, differentials, and transmissions.
5. Perform metal repairs/fabrication using all types of welding and cutting tools.
6. Complete work orders on all vehicles.
7. Notify supervisors of needed replacement parts, assists with inventory updates.
8. Mend damaged body parts.
9. Perform major overhauls on heavy equipment i.e.: Caterpillar loaders and Peterbilt trucks
10. Maintain a clean, organized and safe work area, follows safety procedures and guidelines.
11. Assist with vehicle and equipment operator orientation and training.

Competencies and Job Requirements:
Required:
1. Able to perform under pressure in adverse conditions and willingness to tackle any odd job that comes up
2. Must have own tools
3. Effective communication skills, oral & written
4. Strong sense of customer service & safety awareness
5. Able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
6. Have a neat & clean appearance in compliance with the company grooming standards
7. Punctual, able to report at scheduled start time
8. Work well as part of a team.
9. Able to safely operate all types of equipment.
10. Able to identify and repair all types of mechanical issues especially when safety is involved.
11. Able to conduct his or her self in a professional manor at all times.

Education and Experience:
Required:
1. High School Diploma or GED
2. 5 years vehicle maintenance experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
3. Mechanical experience with over-the-snow vehicle, 4WD
4. Heavy equipment, snowcat, and/or snowmobile repair experience
5. Valid drivers license
Preferred:
1. Knowledge of all typical shop equipment
2. Strong diagnostic ability
3. Welding and fabrication background
4. Air system and air brake knowledge
5. Hydraulic system experience
6. Ability to read both electrical and hydraulic schematics
7. Heavy equipment experience

Physical Requirements:
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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, talk, see, hear and smell. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects tools or controls. Must be capable of frequent wrist, elbow and should twisting and pulling movements. Must be capable of walking or standing 70% or more of a normal 8-hour work shift. Must be capable of occasionally lifting and pushing or pulling 100 lbs or more, and frequently lifting, pushing or pulling, and carrying up to 40lbs. Must be capable of climbing movements, walking on uneven terrain, and walking on snow and ice, and operating snow vehicles. Must be able to bend, kneel, reach, and crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perceptions and the ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions:
Indoor/Outdoor: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will occasionally be exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and in precarious places.
Hazardous Materials/Noise: Employee will often be in contact with hazardous substances. They will be occasionally exposed to extreme hot/cold and wet conditions, noise, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electric shock. The noise level in the work place is usually loud.
Equipment Used in Job: Various
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