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Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor, Vail

Date:  Nov 24, 2021

Vail, CO, US

Company:  Vail Mountain
Shift Type:  Year Round

Be a part of the resort where it all started. Imagine belonging to a team that delivers the life of luxury to its guests while infusing the mountain lifestyle in every experience. Are you someone that never settles for second best? Take your mountain exploration to the next level and join a passionate group of people who thrive on extraordinary customer service. Come help us deliver unparalleled adventures in a place that is unrivaled and unflinching. Join the team at Vail – a place that’s Like Nothing on Earth. www.vailresortscareers.com

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

Responsible for the effective supervision and the daily operation of two (2) Vail Mountain Fleet Maintenance Shops and Technicians that maintain the snowcats, snowmobiles, heavy equipment and rubber tire vehicles.


Reviews work orders, work progress, schedules, and priorities to ensure efficient and effective utilization of personnel and equipment. Receives requests for emergency and unscheduled work and makes arrangements for prompt services.

Assists with hiring, training and developing new and existing talent. Plans daily work schedules. Communicates and coordinate with other departments on repairs and status of equipment.


Makes recommendations as to the cost effectiveness of repairing, replacing or contracting repairs; performs procurement activities for outside repairs and services. Performs quality control to ensure work is correctly and safely completed; inspects work of employees for conformance to work plans and standard operating procedures. Prepares reports, work orders and documentation as required. Responds to customer requests, status updates and complaints; researches issues and resolves as appropriate.



  • Coordination of Work – Establish and implement effective administrative programs and procedures. Establishes priorities for the completion of work in accordance with sound time-management methodology.
  • Actively reviews, monitors and analyzes maintenance activity, work orders and reports for accuracy, trends in repairs, equipment failures and, parts usage; to determine if corrective action is needed to minimize disruption on usage of equipment
  • Responsible for carrying out effective preventative maintenance and repair programs, equipment safety programs and equipment/machinery utilization and service
  • Assist in the selection of new employees; train, supervise and evaluate assigned employees; recommend disciplinary action or promotion as appropriate; review completed work and provide feedback as necessary
  • Actively supports and develops ongoing skill building for Fleet Maintenance Technicians by providing training for skills enhancement.
  • Develops and maintains cooperative and courteous relationships with employees, managers, representatives from other departments and organizations. Shares knowledge with staff for mutual and departmental benefit
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policies, shop rules, environmental and safety procedures and applicable laws
  • Review spare parts/maintenance supply inventory and coordinate with Parts Specialist regarding the purchasing of materials and supplies for maintenance services
  • Be hands-on and lead technicians by example
  • Perform additional duties as assigned




  • High School. Some College
  • Automotive Technical School/Training or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 8-10 Years Shop Experience
  • Automotive/Heavy Equipment Maintenance –Thorough knowledge of the methods, tools, and equipment used in the repair of vehicles, specialized equipment and small engines to include procedures for diagnosing malfunctions and performing technical repairs as well as the operation maintenance of equipment.
  • Basic technologies involved in electrical, hydraulics and fuel systems.
  • 3-5 Years of lead or supervisory experience
  • Colorado Drivers License, CDL License
  • Advanced Vehicle Analyzers and On Board Computer Systems,
  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, fleet maintenance programs and related software to effectively complete a variety of administrative tasks with reasonable speed and accuracy.
  • Oral and Written English Proficiency
  • Provide own tool box with extensive set of hand tools and Automotive testing equipment
  • Judgement/Decision Making – Ability to use logic and reasoning to understand, analyze, and evaluate situations and exercise good judgment to make appropriate decisions
  • Communication – Excellent ability to communicate complex ideas and proposals effectively so others will understand to include preparation of reports and work orders. Ability to handle a variety of issues with tact and diplomacy and in a confidential manner
  • Advanced Automotive Job Skills and Experience
  • Working Knowledge of a Fleet    


  • Snowcat (Prinoth/Pisten Bully) and/or Heavy Equipment knowledge and experience
  • Ski Industry experience
  • Maintenance Operation, Workload management


The budgeted range starts at $26.66 - $33.32.  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 381667

Nearest Major Market: Denver