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Vehicle Shop Team Lead - Year Round

Date:  Jul 16, 2021

Northstar, CA, US

Company:  Northstar California Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

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. 




This is a supervisory position for the Vehicle Maintenance Shop with advanced shop experience on a variety of vehicles, both gasoline and diesel powered, with a strong understanding of leading day to day operation of a fleet shop. The primary responsibility is to lead and assist mechanics directly on shop floor to ensure safe and proper diagnosis on all fleet vehicles, while providing training and direction to less experienced staff members. Responsible for maintaining shop/vehicle safety standards and meeting productivity requirements set by management.




  • Provide very proficient diagnosis and repair of various pieces of equipment  and  assist shop personnel with professional and timely repairs in an efficient manner to minimize downtime and expenses with the goal of assisting the fleet department in achieving its operating budget
  • Provide daily supervision and oversight of all staff and ongoing projects occurring within the fleet maintenance operation.
  • Prioritize and assign  jobs/tasks based on work load and stakeholder needs to best support those stakeholder groups and maintain productivity on the shop floor
  • Assist the fleet manager with job interviews, hiring decisions, develop and conduct performance evaluations for all direct reports, develop and provide training programs for departmental staff.
  • Assist the fleet manager with developing the best possible fleet management program to ensure optimal and efficient purchasing plans and rotation of existing equipment in our truck, cat, heavy equipment, and bus fleets.
  • Maintain Safety guidelines and policies with all shop personal set forth by department and Vail Resorts management
  • Have the ability to effectively communicate information to manager and shop personal regarding processes and procedures to include shop safety, prioritizing work and assigned tasks
  • Effectively communicate scheduling and repair status with inter-departmental managers, supervisors and leads
  • Participate in the development of self and co-workers by leading hands on training, and sharing prior work experience to help improve the operations of Fleet Maintenance and advance the skill set of other employees
  • Demonstrate the philosophies outlined in the Vail Resorts Employee Handbook pertaining to Employee, Customer, Guest, Co-workers, and Management relations
  • Assist in the tracking of fleet vehicles for cost analysis, longevity and fleet rotation
  • The ability with expectation to obtain Hazardous Waste training and certification of D.O.T. Federal and California standards.


With diverse tree-lined mountain trails, a world-class terrain park and a vibrant village, Northstar is the perfect setting for families and snow sports enthusiasts alike. Nestled in the Sierra Nevada just 15 minutes from Lake Tahoe, 30 minutes from Reno and a few hours from Napa and San Francisco, it’s easy to explore everything Northern California has to offer. Join the Northstar team and learn why Truckee, CA has been voted one of the “Top 25 Ski Towns in the World.” www.vailresortscareers.com

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 317268