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Manager of Fleet Maintenance, Crested Butte

Date:  Sep 9, 2021

Crested Butte, CO, US

Company:  Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

Crested Butte is the untamed destination at the end of the road. We are confident in who we are and what we seek; pure, wild nature.  We take bold risks to pursue our passions and demonstrate our untamed, intrepid grit in our everyday actions. Our dedication to our mountains, community, coworkers and guests set us apart and bring us together. Come join us at the end of the road.



The Manager of Fleet Maintenance manages the preventative, routine, scheduled, and unscheduled maintenance of all vehicles and equipment for Crested Butte Mountain in a proactive, safe, and efficient manner; providing oversight of all maintenance and special projects as assigned by the Director of Mountain Operations and GM; providing the quality and service required, and maintaining the standards set forth by Vail Resorts. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills and successfully lead experienced fleet mechanics, enabling the highest levels of execution and job satisfaction while working toward excellent team cohesion and effectiveness.



  • Manage the entire Crested Butte Mountain Resort fleet, which includes snow cats, snowmobiles, snow blowers, trucks, UTVs, heavy equipment, and other equipment to ensure optimal maintenance, utilization, and rotation of vehicles and equipment.
  • Ensure a prioritized and cohesive process of vehicle and equipment repairs with rapid turnaround, and ensures that quality control procedures are in place and followed.
  • Manage and oversee all staff within the department, with a focus on hiring and training, the enforcement of policies and procedures, performance management, documentations, and safety procedures.
  • Provides training and leadership to staff. Develops and reviews training requirements for mechanics to keep pace with the maintenance requirements of new vehicles, snow cats, snowmobiles, shop tools, and equipment.
  • Develop and manage the departmental and capital budgets to ensure best possible levels of fleet readiness by preparing analysis and strategies to best develop capital requests for the optimal rotation and disposal of all equipment fleets. Develop and manage capital packets for all fleet related purchases.
  • Oversee and keep track of all fuel and fluid transactions. Ensure compliance, safety, updated training, OSHA, Hazmat, SDS, and fuel storage readiness for a year-round operation.
  • Primary point of contact for all essential fleet related vendors and internal customers to ensure strong support.
  • Facilitate staff meetings and help with effective communication with the fleet maintenance team.
  • Ensure close partnership with our grooming operation to best support operation of the fleet and resort grooming goals.
  • Ensure compliance with VRI Company polices with regard to property loss, workers compensation, regulatory compliance, industry best practices, and VRI equipment operation polices.
  • Directly manage goal setting, development plans, and performance management for all departmental staff.
  • Coordinate scheduling for all employees to keep the shops open seven days per week, when needed.
  • Drive the fleet maintenance culture and the overall Vail Resorts culture to create optimum engagement of employees--providing the experience of a lifetime for our staff and ensuring that they provide it for our guests.
  • Build strong, positive relationships with key stakeholders outside the sphere of direct reports.
  • Direct and oversee the allocation of all equipment to various departments.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • High school education or equivalent
  • Minimum of six years of experience in fleet Maintenance
  • Minimum of 4 years of supervisory experience with strong management skills.
  • Valid Colorado Drivers License
  • Strong knowledge of desktop computer and applications – Microsoft office applications
  • Strong English communication skills including verbal & written
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Fleet Maintenance operations in regard to scheduling and tracking of work.


  • Strong organizational experience in relation to fleet tracking and work scheduling
  • Some college experience is preferred


The budgeted range starts at $60,000 - $73,450 + annual bonus.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 


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 337027

Nearest Major Market: Colorado