Auto Mechanic - Jay Peak


: $41,385.00 - $61,180.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Automotive

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EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Description

SUMMARY Skilled position that performs scheduled preventative maintenance and necessary repairs to automobiles, trucks (light and heavy), vans, snow mobiles 4 wheelers and UTVs. Disassembles and overhauls motors, transmissions, clutches, rear ends, electrical systems and other assemblies. Works with a high degree of independence. This position requires you to have your own tools.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (include the following, other duties may be assigned)

  • Performs preventative maintenance on vehicles. Maintain vehicle records as required.
  • Examines vehicle and discusses with Garage Supervisor/Manager the nature and extent of damage or malfunction. Locates causes of trouble, dismantles small engines, and examines parts for defects.
  • Plans work procedure.
  • Raises vehicle, with hydraulic jack or hoist, to gain access to mechanical units bolted to underside of vehicle.
  • Removes unit such as engine, transmission, or differential.
  • Disassembles unit and inspects parts for wear. Replaces or repairs parts.
  • Repairs or replaces parts such as rods, gears, valves, and bearings.
  • Overhauls or replaces carburetors, blowers, starters, and pumps.
  • Rewires lights, starts and tests repaired vehicles and listens to sounds for performance.
  • Raises and adjusts brakes, repairs or replaces shock absorbers.
  • Mends damaged body and fenders by hammering out or welding broken parts.
  • Replaces and adjusts headlights, and installs and repairs accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors and windshield wipers.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor, which could be directly related, or un-related to original position.

    This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

    Position Requirements


    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.


    Fifth year college or university program certificate; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Ability to read and write common business levels of correspondence, memos, and formatted letters. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


    Ability to understand and utilize scanning tool for electrical diagnostics.


    Must have valid Vermont Driver s License and be able to meet requirements of Jay Peak Resort s automobile insurance policies.


    Ability to effectively communicate with other team members, including those in other departments. Must be able to diagnose issues in a variety of vehicles and engines. Working knowledge of manufacturing standards (knowing current standards, staying up to date with latest technology or having experience working with electronics).


    Must have mechanical knowledge of gas and diesel repair and have experience with hydraulic and air brake systems. Must have knowledge of internal combustible engines.


    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 may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move 100 pounds or more.


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.


    This is a Winter Resort Area. It requires that work venues are varied, and in many cases include steep stairways, multi-level buildings and outdoor work areas, subject to very cold, sometimes wet or very sunny work sites. Some facilities are located at the base or bottom area and some are semi-remote and can only be reached by traveling via chair lift(s), skis or snowboards. Walking surfaces are frequently frozen, sloped and slippery. Proper footwear is a must, indoors and out. Work days and hours, as well as the number of hours required will vary, with an emphasis on weekends and holidays.

    Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Shift Days Seasonal / Year Round Year Round Perks / Benefits Hourly employee perks include a free Season Pass (for themselves & dependents), considerable discounts on childcare, lessons, rentals, waterpark, lodging, food, skating, spa & more. Number of Openings 1 Location Jay Peak, Inc

    This position is currently accepting applications.

    Associated topics: business, community, facilities, lead, management, manager ii, property manager, resident, senior care, superintendent * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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