Vehicle Maintenance Manager
SUMMARY The Vehicle Maintenance Manager responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training the vehicle maintenance staff; planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems with the Vehicle Maintenance department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervise and perform regular maintenance & repair of all resort vehicles, grooming equipment, and heavy equipment. Ensure that all preventative maintenance is scheduled and performed on a timely basis. Assist in keeping vehicles and maintenance facility clean and organized and stocked at all times. Ensure that the Vehicle Maintenance facility is adequately staffed to facilitate maintenance and repairs of resort vehicles and equipment and maintenance is carried out in a safe and timely manner.
Create a safe and efficient working environment
Maintain accurate and detailed records of maintenance and repairs performed. Train staff on record keeping of maintenance logs.
Assist in the training of resort staff in the proper operation of assigned vehicles.
Maintain an adequate stock of repair parts for resort vehicles and equipment.
Ensure vehicle maintenance policies and procedures are being followed by all employees.
Schedule routine maintenance (lubrication, oil, filter changes, safety checks) based upon vehicle mileage on all resort vehicles.
Ensure Ultipro for the vehicle maintenance department is updated on a daily basis.
Schedule and assist with performing repairs on other resort equipment such as: 4-wheelers, snowmachines, snow blowers, chainsaws, sanding units, and lawn mowers.
Maintain a safe working environment and ensure that resort equipment and vehicles are repaired and maintained to operate in a safe and functional manner.
Will hold weekly staff meetings and safety meetings and keep a regular record of these meetings.
Order fuel and maintain fueling station.
Will work within budget constraints by keeping track of expenses and labor in relation to the budget.
Order parts in a timely fashion with proper approvals in place.
Will communicate closely with the Ski Area GM and Mountain Operations Managers on all vehicle maintenance matters and safety issues.
Alaska is an incredible place and Girdwood is a friendly, lively town where residents value both outdoor adventure and community spirit. Alyeska Resort offers the type of atmosphere where our employees are able to work hard and play hard, and are encouraged to share their enthusiasm with our guests.
Offering year-round and seasonal opportunities, working at Alyeska Resort is both rewarding and exhilarating. Whether you are a seasoned hospitality or ski resort professional, or just starting out with an avid interest in ski area management or travel tourism, we invite you to review current career opportunities and check back often as we are always seeking great talent.
Alyeska Resort offers many exciting career opportunities, beautiful surroundings and exciting employee benefits including:
Vision, Dental, and Medical Insurance for regular full-time employees
• Paid holiday and paid time off (Vacation and Personal)
• Free Season Pass for employees and qualified dependents
• Roth 401(k) and 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
• Discounts for rooms at The Hotel Alyeska and affiliate hotels
• Discounts in Resort restaurants, shops, and Nordic Spa.
Must have a solid mechanical aptitude and the ability to learn quickly. Proficient repair, diagnostic, metal fabrication, gas and electric welding skills preferred. Must have a broad knowledge of all aspects of vehicle mechanics with special emphasis on diesel engines, DC Electronics, hydraulics, and hydrostatic drive systems. Must be able to work independently, under pressure, be dependable and able to work flexible hours. Must possess strong communication skills and be respectful of other employees at all times and be able to work with all other resort departments as needed.
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.
Able to operate all Resort equipment
Must maintain a clean driving record.
DOT/Medical Examiners Certification
Previous experience leading a Vehicle Maintenance facility.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. The employee must be able to operate hand and foot controls on vehicles. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Employee may be required to pass a functional capacity test developed for this job.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Physical terrain in the work environment can be uneven with poor traction; there is ice and snow outside, and wet floors indoors.
Alyeska Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All resort employees must possess current documentation showing they are eligible for employment in the United States. Alyeska Resort accepts applications for currently available positions only, and does not accept applications for “general employment.” Preference may be given to local candidates, as relocation may not be available.