Vehicle Maintenance Manager (Tahoe, CA) posted:01/08/24


The successful applicant will be responsible for the safe operation of the vehicle maintenance shop and equipment and will possess a passion for our sports, business, customers, and employees. We expect our employees to have a team-focused attitude toward top performance, growth and development with excellent communication skills embodied in a collaborative style.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Will oversee the maintenance of all fleet vehicles, snowmobiles, heavy equipment, snow cats, trucks, atv's.
  • Develop annual budget and work within those parameters.
  • Oversee staffing needs including selecting, coaching, and training employees and evaluation employee performance.
  • Must possess strong communication and organization skills and communicate effectively with other departments.
  • Must have previous mechanical experience.
  • Shares similar goals and culture of our established community.
  • Prioritizes personal time and work to ensure good work-life balance.

Preferred Experience and Special Skills:

  • Valid and current Driver's License
  • Experience in current trends and practices in work order tracking and maintaining in-depth digital records.
  • The ability to react quickly in crisis situations and under extreme conditions.
  • Due to the operational needs of this position a criminal background check will be required annually after the position is accepted.

Company: Woodward Tahoe / Boreal / Soda Springs
Contact: Woodward Tahoe / Boreal / Soda Springs

Experienced Vehicle Maintenance Mechanic (Tahoe, CA) posted:01/08/24


As a critical member of the Mountain Operations team, this individual has a desire to achieve and set high standards for performance and growth. Our fleet is an essential part of our business and when an issue occurs...every moment it's out of service can impact our operations. The seasoned mechanic is responsible for keeping that time to a minimum with quality workmanship. With that said, no task is too small as working on Donner Summit means we all pick up a shovel, bump chairs, and pitch in all aspects of resort operations no matter our title or pay grade.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains and repairs all resort equipment, including grooming and snow removal equipment, snowmobiles, and street vehicles.
  • Collaborates and communicates effectively with other departments to assess and prioritize needs.
  • Ensures repairs and maintenance are conducted in accordance with all regulatory and safety requirements.
  • Attends and contributes to operations meetings to gather information on upcoming events, changes, and share pertinent items with the team.
  • Works in all weather conditions and potential for lots of overtime to resolve operation critical issues.
  • Proactively anticipates potential challenges and completes preventative maintenance for our fleet.

Preferred Experience and Special Skills:

  • 4+ years’ experience maintaining and repairing heavy machinery.
  • Previous experience or familiarity with maintenance and operation of on snow and on-road vehicles.
  • Able to perform the functions of the job in all weather for extended periods of time.
  • Available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Company: Woodward Tahoe / Boreal / Soda Springs
Contact: Woodward Tahoe / Boreal / Soda Springs

Vehicle Maintenance Mechanic (Monarch Mtn., CO)

The Vehicle Maintenance Mechanic performs routine inspections, repairs and maintenance on vehicles in Monarch’s fleet, to include snowcats, snowmobiles, loaders, passenger vehicles…etc.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be an effective employee within the guidelines of department and company policies, procedures and values, in fulfillment of Monarch’s mission statement to “provide our guests with a quality, personalized mountain experience.”

  • Perform the inspection, and basic repair and maintenance of vehicles in Monarch's fleet, including passenger vehicles, snowcats, snowmobiles, loaders…etc., as assigned

  • Communicate with equipment operators in other departments in identifying and clarifying equipment issues

  • Employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs, frequently lift and/or move up to 100lbs and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100lbs. 

  • 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.


  • Ability to maintain a good attitude, set a positive example and work well with guests and employees.

  • Excellent English reading and writing communication skills.

  • Knowledge and skills in welding, metal fabrications, electronic or electrical and mechanical components required.

  • Is flexible with hours and days of work. Can work any hours during the business day including mornings, evenings or split shifts, and any days of the week (including weekends and holidays)

  • Previous experience and/or schooling in diesel and gasoline engines, hydraulic systems or knowledge of ski area machines and operations

Company: Monarch Mountain
Contact: Kristen Hanson

Snowcat Field Mechanic (Mountain States Snowcats, WY)

We are currently looking for a skilled and self motivated mechanic. This is a year round position working on snowcats in the winter and other heavy equipment in the summer. Service truck and any specialty tools will be provided. Housing may be available for this position. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to all Mountain State Snowcats policies and procedures

  • Document work being performed and give a daily update

  • Repair, Service, Recondition on all Mountain States Snowcats equipment as well as established Clientele. 

  • Employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs, frequently lift and/or move up to 100lbs and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100lbs. 

  • You will be working inside, outside and in all weather conditions


  • Valid Drivers License

  • Must own basic tools

  • High School Diploma

  • Stick Welding Certification (not required but preferred)

  • Mechanic Certification (not required but preferred) 


  • PTO & Sick Leave

  • Health Insurance (Provided by the Company for Employee)

  • Accident Insurance (Provided by the Company for the Employee)

  • Retirement Benefits & Accounts

Company: Mountain States Snowcats
Contact: Jeremy Straley
Phone: (970) 447-6005
Apply: Contact Jeremy Directly for Application

Vehicle Maintenance Manager (Alta, Wyoming) 


Maintain efficient performance of equipment and personnel in a cost-effective manner by the proper organization and maintenance of equipment, the training of personnel and the keeping of detailed and accurate records. Utilize knowledge and skills to maintain and repair resort equipment/ vehicle fleet. As a customer focused organization, a crucial part of each employee's job is to get and keep guests. A key part of every employee's job is to serve as a Targhee ambassador, engaging the guest at every opportunity.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be familiar with use and operation of test instruments and be familiar with tools used in heavy equipment/ diesel maintenance and electrical troubleshooting and repair.

Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesincluding the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Repair and maintain resort vehicle and equipment fleet including: Pisten Bully/ Prinoth snow cats, heavy equipment, shuttle vans, resort vehicles, ATVs, Snowmobiles, and other small engines.

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by continuing education through workshops, seminars and factory schools. Works with all levels of mechanics as a hands-on leader.

  • Maintains professional staff by recruiting, selecting and training employees.

  • Design and implement preventative maintenance programs by keeping detailed and accurate maintenance records (both hard copy and on computer), reviewing same, and physical inspection of equipment.

  • Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget and analyzing and initiating corrective actions.

  • Manages employee production by proper scheduling and prioritizing maintenance requirements.

  • Monitor employee safety programs by proper training and orientation and enforcement of company safety rules and regulations.

  • Work with all relevant suppliers and vendors.

  • Contributes to team effort by working toward established goals.

  • Flexible working hours. Some job sharing may be required.

  • Works in a hands-on field position.

  • Complete set of hand and specialty tools preferred.

General Accountabilities:

  • Hires, motivates, evaluates, and directs staff to ensure adequate guidance and resources to accomplish established goals and objectives.

  • Ensures that all employees receive the training, support, guidance, feedback and resources necessary.

  • Enforces safety rules and regulations.

  • Performs administrative processes, such as budgeting and staffing to ensure proper planning, efficient operation of department, and successful achievement of resort goals. Maintains an active hands-on approach to all activities and works with the team.

  • Establishes and evaluates financial goals through annual capital and budget plan process. Monitors budget on a regular basis.

  • Monitors and evaluates operational projects to ensure the successful execution of activities and to improve the effectiveness of the areas of responsibility.

  • Represents resort at industry specific functions and local community events to contribute operational expertise and value.

  • Maintains and enhances a guest focused culture.

  • Remains current on legal issues and technological advances which impact the industry.

  • Effective communication skills with all levels of employees, guests and all other outside contacts.

  • Ability to delegate responsibility, when appropriate, and motivate and lead direct reports to achieve goals and objectives.

  • Familiarity with state and federal environmental standards, DOT and OSHA regulations.

  • Schedules in compliance with regulations and authorities having jurisdiction

  • Understands and embraces resort policies, procedures and culture.

Responsibilities to Safety:

  • Protect the safety of self, co-workers, and Grand Targhee Resort guests at all times.

  • Report any potentially harmful equipment or situations to the immediate supervisor without delay.

  • Report safety-related accidents and incidents at once to immediate supervisor.

  • Follow all company and department safety policies and procedures as outlined in the Resort’s Occupational Safety & Health Compliance Manual and department-specific procedures or manuals.

  • Operate equipment in a safe manner that will not lead to injury of yourself or others.

  • Drive in accordance with the law and Grand Targhee Resort policies.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to hire, train and motivate staff and complete required documentation for department staff.

  • Prepare and review annual/ seasonal performance evaluations with staff.

  • Provide positive feedback to employees.

  • Prepare and review with employees any necessary corrective actions.

  • Hold regular staff meetings.

  • Communicate with senior management.

  • Attend all required resort meetings.

Education and/or Experience:  

  • Associate's Degree and/or a combination of education or experience preferred along with experience in heavy equipment/diesel repair.

  • Previous supervisory experience required.

  • Must have experience in electrical troubleshooting and maintenance techniques. Requires both electrical and mechanical aptitude.


We offer a competitive salary along with immediate eligibility to enroll in our Benefits Programs including Health, Dental, Vision, Short/Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance! We also offer Paid Time Off and 401k with a company match!

Company: Grand Targhee Resort
Contact: Kevin Kuney-Human Resources Manager e-mail: phone: 307-353-2300 ext. 1320