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Bike Mechanic - Summer Seasonal

Date:  Aug 13, 2022

Boulder, CO, US

Company:  Epic Mountain Gear
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2022

Epic Mountain Gear is the premier ski shop in the Denver Metro Area. We specialize in outfitting our guests in the best, highest rated and most specialized items to fit their needs. We stand behind our guarantee because we know our associates are passionate about what they do – providing excellent customer service. 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. We sell the top brands, carry the most gear and have the most fun. Come join our team and become an expert in the outdoor retail industry. Learn more here.


As of Nov.15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


This is an entry level position for candidates with a mechanical aptitude and a willingness to learn and be taught. Responsible for assembling bikes and assisting other mechanics with repairs as requested, including walk-in repairs and basic tunes.  May be asked to provide recommendations of products to enhance the customer’s experience. Potential for FT employment by incorporating winter tech responsibilities into role (i.e. equipment tuning/service Ski, Snowboard, etc.) 

Essential Job Responsibilities: 

  • Outlet: Boulder, CO. FT/PT
  • Assemble and tune bikes using the proper tools while following all safety procedures
  • Provide customers with the highest level of service
  • Gather and respond to service requests and ensure it is properly and safely completed to company standards and customers’ satisfaction
  • Protect company liability in regard to services performed
  • Ensure service paperwork is completed legibly, accurately, and filed accordingly
  • Ensure all proper housekeeping methods and overall cleanliness of the shop is adhered to
  • May include other duties (but not limited to) cashiering, operating electronic service tickets, summer and winter rentals and retail sales

Job Requirements:

  • Display mechanical aptitude to be able to perform bike builds, bike safety inspection, maintenance and repairs
  • Within 30 days* - can demonstrate ability to properly build bikes, safety check and perform Basic tune to company standards; performance within 30 days will be evaluated weekly*
  • Passion for cycling / bicycles / ski / snowboard / outdoors
  • Perform store operating duties outside of normal duties as requested
  • Ability to stand and move in an active, team-oriented environment for extended periods
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and guests in accurate spoken and written English
  • Basic computer skills
  • Commitment to exceptional customer service
  • Adhere to company policies and guidelines
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule; including nights, holidays and weekends
  • May include performing bike maintenance, safety inspection, adjustments and fitting of rental fleet

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, operate hand and power tools, lift and carry bikes and parts, skis, snowboards and other equipment
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds (medium lifting)
  • Ability to bend, walk, stand, sit, lift, reach above shoulders
  • bility to communicate via phone and radio


*Position would be trained/guided/coached and evaluated by senior associate

The budgeted range starts at $17.  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 443691

Nearest Major Market: Boulder
Nearest Secondary Market: Denver

Job Segment: Entry Level