Copper Mountain Resort

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Vehicle Maintenance Technician 2

at Copper Mountain Resort

Posted: 11/19/2018
Job Reference #: 5000422455506
Keywords: heavy equipment

Job Description

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Job Description

Job Title: Vehicle Maintenance Technician 2

Job Status: CORE (Full-Time, Year-Round)

Start Date: ASAP

Job Summary:

The Vehicle MaintenanceTech II performs preventive maintenance inspections (PMI), failure analysis and troubleshooting on buses, trucks, vans, heavy equipment and snowcats and ensures resulting repairs of Copper Mountain's fleet. Provides Copper Mountain Resort with maximum safe vehicle availability.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs PMI's and resulting repairs in accordance with Powdr Copper Mountain's Department of Vehicle Maintenance guidelines and standards on fleet, including all vehicles, ensuring maximum safe vehicle availability, with minimized costs.
  • Troubleshoots, analyzes, repairs, designs, modifies and completes failure analysis on fleet vehicles including, but not limited to buses, trucks, vans and snowcats.
  • Operates all fleet vehicles in order to evaluate the results of previously performed maintenance.
  • Is accountable for the cleanliness of the work area in order to provide a safe environment to work in.
  • Must obtain a Commercial Driver's License of B class with air brakes and a P2 endorsement.
  • Is responsible for inventory, repair and clean-up of one or more of the following areas: (a) tires, (b) paint and body, (c) welding, (d) fuel inventory, (e) lube supplies/hazardous materials, (f) general shop equipment, and (g) hydraulics.
  • Is accountable for accurate and precise recording of daily activities on work orders, indirect labor logs, and parts requisition to be used on the evaluation and administration portion of the Department's operation.
  • Consults manuals, trade publications, trade associations, vendors, fellow employees, outside schools and training programs in order to stay up-to-date in new maintenance technologies to improve the efficiency and production of our operation.


  • Has consistent contact with fellow Vehicle Maintenance employees and occasional contact with operating department employees. Has occasional contact with outside vendors.
  • Requirements Needed for Advancement to Higher Levels* (special positions only):
  • Five to seven years of experience in the Vehicle Maintenance field or three to five years with certificate of completion in an Automotive Diesel Technology School with a minimum of 1000 clock hours.
  • Must have the tools to perform major preventive maintenance repairs on all Powdr Copper Mountain fleet, excluding "specialty" tools.
  • Must have basic welding experience.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in order to train co-worker in all maintenance areas of operation.
  • Must have the ability to run the day-to-day operations of the Shop in the absence of the Foremen and Manager.
  • Be knowledgeable, proficient and work with minimal supervision in these areas:
    • Troubleshooting and repair of electrical systems, hydrostatic drive systems and hydraulic systems.
    • Troubleshooting and repair of light truck and van computer systems, i.e. emissions, airbags, antilock brakes.
    • Troubleshooting and repair of gas and diesel engine systems.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in order to train co-worker in all maintenance areas of operation.
  • Must have the ability to run the day-to-day operations of the Shop in the absence of the Foremen and Manager.

Administration Duties:

  • Must have accurate verbal and written communication skills, understanding and the ability to read and write the English language.

Other Duties as Assigned:

  • This job description is an overview of the scope of responsibilities for this job and is not intended to be an inclusive list of job tasks and expectations. With the evolution of POWDR-Copper, the responsibilities of this position may change. The job must be prepared to accept new responsibilities and transfer others.
  • Functions as an ambassador of Copper Mountain, modeling and sharing the Copper "culture" with our guests and employees. Upholds the most professional image. Continually strives to exceed our guest's expectations and create memories for our guests and staff.

Personal Attributes:

  • Is honest and has the highest integrity
  • Professional appearance. Adheres to all grooming guidelines
  • Follows established policies and procedures
  • Is supportive of Core Values
  • Sets the example for others and is above reproach
  • Is comfortable to challenge established policies and procedures, but once established, is supportive of those rules.
  • Is organized in tasks. Sees projects through to the finish. Has good follow-through and makes it a habit of getting back to people on issues.
  • Can handle fast paced, potentially high-pressure environment
  • Is flexible with hours and days of work
  • Is able to work any days of the week
  • Is able to work 10-hour shifts
  • Is able to work outside, in inclement weather
  • Prioritizes and re-prioritizes personal time and work, to have good balance in life

Job Requirements

Basic Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift and carry items up to 50 lbs.
  • Must have the ability to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Must have a valid US Driver's license.
  • Must have a well-rounded set of tools to include a bottom rollaway box to perform major PMI's and repairs on Powdr Copper Mountain's fleet, (excluding "specialty tools").

Preferred Experience & Skills:

  • Two to five years' experience in the Vehicle Maintenance field or one to three years' experience and certificate of completion from and Auto/Diesel Technology School with a minimum of 1000 clock hours.
  • Must include knowledge in the following areas: hydraulics, electrical, electrical over hydraulics, gas and diesel engine systems, computerized engine control systems, drive train, chassis, body repair, basic welding, fuel systems, air systems, and schematic drawings.
  • Must possess the ability to operate all types of equipment that may be worked on. Must possess or obtain a Commercial Driver's License within six to twelve months of position date.
  • Must possess the ability to handle multiple tasks at one time.

Copper Mountain, LLC is an affirmative action employer and that age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other applicable status protected by state or local law, are not taken into account in any employment decision. We offer competitive benefits, employee housing, and a unique work atmosphere. All of our job opportunities are located at Copper Mountain Resort in Summit County, Colorado. 90 miles west of Denver, we are situated in the heart of Colorado's playground. All candidates must fill out an application to be considered for employment.

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Position Type

Full Time- Year Round