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Vehicle Mechanic I

Company: Palisades Tahoe
Location: Truckee
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

About Palisades TahoePalisades Tahoe is the largest ski resort in the Lake Tahoe region, boasting 6,000 skiable acres across eight peaks. The more than 70-year-old resort celebrates a rich history as the host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, the Spring Skiing Capital, and home mountain to dozens of Olympic and World Cup athletes across multiple snow sports. With an average annual snowfall of 400 inches, Palisades Tahoe frequently operates the longest ski and snowboard season in Lake Tahoe. The European-inspired Village at Palisades Tahoe offers year-round events and over 50 bars, restaurants, and boutiques, many of which are locally owned and operated. Palisades Tahoe is on the , which offers access to 47 international ski destinations. In 2021 the resort changed its name, trading in a harmful slur for a name that better reflects its values and legacy. Visit the Palisades Tahoe or call 1.800.###.#### to learn more. You can also visit us on , , , and . A Great Job and Benefits to Match:

  • Free skiing + riding privileges to 14 iconic resorts including Palisades Tahoe, Mammoth Mountain, Steamboat, Solitude and more!
  • 401(k) plan with generous company match
  • Free lift tickets, plus 50% off lift tickets
  • 25%-50% discount at Food & Beverage locations at Squaw and Alpine
  • 30% discount at Palisades Tahoe operated retail stores, including The North Face, Oakley and more
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.Applicants must be 18 years of age.Essential Job Responsibilities/Duties/Tasks include the following; other duties maybe assigned:
  • Inspect vehicles and equipment for safe and dependable operation.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, lubrication and adjustments according to manufacturer s guidelines on snow removal machines, heavy equipment, snowmobiles, and other company vehicles.
  • Repair, remove and/or replace necessary parts to keep vehicles in operation. Both in shop and out on hill.
  • Perform major repairs on all types of gasoline and diesel engines, gearboxes, drives, and transmissions.
  • Complete work orders on all vehicles.
  • Notify supervisors of needed replacement parts, assists with inventory updates.
  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work area, follows OSHA safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Assist with shop AST,UST and daily tank inspections
  • Follow and adhere to all Hazmat compliance and Spill Prevention Control & Counter measurement Plan (SPCC)Competencies and Job Requirements: Required:
  • Able to perform under pressure in adverse conditions and willingness to tackle any odd job that comes up.
  • Must have own tools.
  • Effective communication skills, oral & written.
  • Strong sense of customer service & safety awareness.
  • Able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Have a neat & clean appearance in compliance with the company grooming standards.
  • Punctual, able to report at scheduled start time.
  • Work well as part of a team.
  • The ability to safely operate all types of equipment.
  • Able to identify and repair all types of mechanical and electrical issues.
  • Able to conduct his or her self in a professional manor at all times.Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations maybe made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, talk, see, hear and smell. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects tools or controls. Must be capable of frequent wrist, elbow and should twisting and pulling movements. Must be capable of walking or standing 70% or more of a normal 8-hour work shift. Must be capable of occasionally lifting and pushing or pulling 100 lbs or more, and frequently lifting, pushing or pulling, and carrying up to 40lbs. Must be capable of climbing movements, walking on uneven terrain, and walking on snow and ice, and operating snow vehicles. Must be able to bend, kneel, reach, and crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perceptions and the ability to adjust focus.Working Conditions:Indoor/Outdoor: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will occasionally be exposed to extreme weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and in precarious places.Hazardous Materials/Noise: Employee will often be in contact with hazardous substances. They will be occasionally exposed to extreme hot/cold and wet conditions, noise, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electric shock. The noise level in the work place is usually loud. ExperienceRequired
    • Valid Drivers license.
    • Mechanical and electrical diagnostic and repairs.
    • Mechanical experience with Automotive, Truck, Bus, or Fleet diagnostics and repair.
    • 2 year(s): 2 years relevant vehicle maintenance experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Preferred
      • Heavy equipment experience
      • Have welding fabrication experience
      • Experience with diagnostic tools and computers
      • Understanding of air & hyd brake systems
      • Ability to read both electrical and hydraulic schematics
      • Hydraulic systems knowledge and experience
      • Strong diagnostic and repair abilities.
      • Knowledge of all typical shop equipment.EducationRequired
        • High School or better

Keywords: Palisades Tahoe, Reno , Vehicle Mechanic I, Other , Truckee, Nevada

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