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Vehicle Maintenance Tech II

Job Category: Mountain Operations
Requisition number: VEHIC002391
Posted: 5 January 2023
Schedule: Full-time
Purgatory Resort
Durango, CO 81301, USA

Essential Duties/ Responsibilities:
Safety is our upmost priority and the position requires that all safety policies, procedures and objectives
are adhered to at all times. Promote a safe and efficient work environment, identify areas for improving
safe work and culture and work diligently to reduce and prevent safety issues and incidents.

Ability to identify needed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for specific jobs and tasks and
ability to use it as needed.

Familiar with Lock out Tag Out, Energy Isolation and best practices.

Ability to stop unsafe work and takes necessary steps to ensure work continues in a safe manner.


Advise and mentor lower level technicians on complex repairs and diagnostics of vehicles and equipment.
Train lower level technicians as needed so that they are able to further their ability to complete
maintenance and repairs independently.

Utilize staff to assure that at all times the maintenance shop and yard, company tooling and equipment is
maintained, organized, clean and in good working order.

Use of computer based work order and preventative maintenance systems.

Manage assigned work on a priority and ongoing basis.

Advise shop supervisor of parts and materials required for specific tasks based on need for ongoing work
and spares inventory replenishment.

Service and Repair of Vehicles and Equipment:
Physically maintain, diagnose and repair, all vehicles and equipment.

Own, provide and maintain for personal use; adequate tools and tooling that meets the repair needs of
the shop and vehicle/equipment fleet. Specialty tool/tooling for specific equipment is provided by the
vehicle maintenance department. Utilize company tool reimbursement program to maintain adequate personal tools and tooling.

Inspect and test equipment function, track hours of operation and advise the Shop Supervisor of future
maintenance and repair needs for specific vehicles.

Operate independently and as a team to diagnose and repair problems on assigned tasks and to
formulate solutions.

Ability to follow OEM procedures and recommendations for maintenance and reapirs of

Other Responsibilities:
Understand the Employee Handbook and support company policies.
Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Specific knowledge of hydraulic, hydro static, diesel engines, gas
engines, welding, cutting/grinding, low voltage electrical systems, computer diagnostic tools such at CAT
ET (Electronic Technician) and ability to learn.

Ability to read schematics & blueprints. Advanced knowledge of mechanical, electrical, tools and
equipment. Solid knowledge of vehicle operation. Advanced knowledge of the five following types of
equipment: Passenger trucks, snowmobiles, grooming equipment, heavy equipment, buses and
transportation vehicles. Supervisory skills. Alertness, precision, concentration, memory, patience and

Special Certifications/Licensing: Valid Colorado Driver's License

Education or Formal Training: Trade school preferred, advanced mechanical and low voltage electrical
or automation training. A combination or education and experience may be substituted for formal
trade school education and training.

Experience: 4 years combined mechanical, electrical or vehicle repair and maintenance and/or three
years mechanical experience at a ski resort.

Material and Equipment Directly Used:
Trucks, vans, bus, heavy maintenance equipment, snow grooming equipment, snowmobiles, steam
cleaner, hand tools, air tools, electric grinders, drill press, ac/dc welder, lubricants and solvent tank.

Working Environment/ Physical Activities:
30% of the workday is spent indoors and 70% is spent outdoors in constantly changing weather, in all
seasons and conditions including icy and wet conditions with oil slicks present. 80% of the workday is
spent walking. Frequently lifting parts and components weighing up to 75 pounds, carrying objects up to
30 pounds. Handling the controls for equipment operation of, motor vehicles, heavy equipment, snow
cats, and snow mobiles.

Working conditions and potential hazards include but are not all inclusive or limited to; working on steep
grade slopes and platforms, working in cold environments for prolonged periods of time, working in temperatures above 85 deg F for prolonged periods of time, high amperage/high voltage electrical, arc
flash, noxious fumes, and petroleum distillates. Noise levels reach 60-185 decibels for up to 80% of the

Frequently stooping, climbing, kneeling, crouching, reaching and feeling objects. Occasionally climbing,
balancing, and crawling. Constantly handling objects. Near and far acuity, depth perception,
accommodation, full field of vision necessary. Ability to ski or ride is not required but is preferred.

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