Vehicle Maintenance Team Lead

Date:  May 22, 2024

Vail, CO, US

Company:  Vail Mountain
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.

Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is filled (whichever is first).

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, and mountain shuttles
  • 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:  

Our year-round Vehicle Maintenance team executes safety best practices to the best of our ability, as well as maintain a fun, friendly, and positive attitude every day, with all guests and employees. We are an internal based guest service department; we want to make sure we leave our teams with a positive experience. This role provides maintenance and repair services for our state of the art fleet. This position is eligible for a tool allowance, ski pass, along with other benefits found here!   


Job Specifications:

  • Expected Pay Range: $27.00 - $33.00 / hour

  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full-Time 

  • Skill Level: Team Lead 


Our Fleet:  

  • Snowcats 

  • Snowmobiles 

  • Heavy Equipment  

  • Light Duty Trucks 

  • Shuttle and Transit Buses  

  • Small Engine Equipment 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Trains and instructs personnel in the safe operation of fleet equipment such as overhead cranes, vehicle maintenance lifts, measurement and diagnostic equipment, forklifts and hand tools  

  • Diagnoses and performs major repairs and overhauls to gasoline and diesel engines, inspects, troubleshoots, diagnoses, repairs, cleans, adjusts and installs fuel, ignition, electrical, cooling system, hydraulic system parts and/or controls, and welding 

  • Diagnoses and performs electrical, hydraulic and other repairs in the field 

  • Inspects, services and repairs vehicle braking systems; diagnoses, repairs and maintains vehicle air brakes, hydraulic systems and associated power take-off equipment 

  • Provide daily supervision and oversight of all team staff and ongoing projects occurring within the Fleet Maintenance operation 

  • Assist management with developing the best possible fleet management program to ensure optimal purchasing plans and the rotation of existing fleet for the best optimization and utilization of the fleet   

  • Adhere and promote company safety policies and programs  

  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:  

  • Experience in Automotive, Truck, Heavy Equipment, Fleet diagnostics and repair 

  • Ability to analyze complex vehicle and equipment problems, evaluate alternatives and recommend or adopt appropriate courses of action  

  • Must have a valid driver’s license / pass internal MVR check

  • Must have own tools and be willing to purchase more as necessary 

  • Must have the ability to lift 50 pounds regularly 



The expected pay range is $27.00 - $33.00. 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  495086
Reference Date: 06/08/2023 
Job Code Function: Fleet Maintenance 

Nearest Major Market: Denver