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Automotive Technician - $1,000 Sign-On Bonus

Date:  Mar 1, 2023

Vail, CO, US

Company:  Epic Mountain Express
Shift Type:  Year Round


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!


Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world. 


With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success. 


Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons  
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Excellent training and professional development 
  • Referral Program 


Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus: 

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 




Job Summary
Diagnose, maintain and repair Ford Transit passenger vans, Ford Expedition SUVs and Mercedes Sprinters. Full proficiency in shop diagnostics, maintenance and repair of gasoline and diesel engines, electrical systems, tune-ups, and the inspection/repair of braking and suspension systems. Welding skills preferred. Understand and adhere to occupational health and safety standards.


  • Relocation Assistance Available!
  • $1,000 Sign-On Bonus will be paid out in two increments; $500 following 30 days from start date, 2nd $500 following 90 days from start date


Job Specifications

  • Outlet:  Epic Mountain Express, Vail
  • Expected Pay Range: $20.00 -  $26.44
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time
  • Skill Level: Intermediate


Job Responsibilities

  • Proficient in all entry mechanic duties and has the ability to be self-directed with diagnosis, operations and protocols
  • Proficient in the use of Technical Diagnostic Equipment.
  • Ability to maintain a positive and professional attitude towards other departments and maintain good relationships with co-workers
  • Understand and communicate all regulations related to shop operations; OHSA regulations, Hazard Communications Sheets, Hazmat regulations, and all shop and in grounds safety policies
  • Has a working knowledge of how to enter VMRS codes in Dossier.
  • Has the ability to read and understand wiring diagrams
  • Understands, inspects, services, and repairs all aspects of the Anti-lock braking system in the fleet vehicles
  • Understands current model year emission control devices and testing
  • Qualified bumper to bumper general line technician
  • Is eager to try new things and learn new skills
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

  • High School, or GED and Automotive trade or vocational schooling
  • 2-3 years previous mechanic experience
  • DOT Driver Qualification required
  • Automotive on-board diagnostics systems/VRMS system knowledge
  • English proficiency
  • Diagnostic skills
  • Proficient welding preferred
  • ASE certification in brakes and/or steering & suspension preferred
  • Previous light and/or medium duty vehicle, diagnostic and repair experience preferred
  • CDL not required




The expected pay range is $20.00 - $26.44. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.


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 481950

Nearest Major Market: Denver