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Snowshoe - Bike Mechanic

at Alterra Mountain Company

Posted: 6/12/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 66b13f6b-3061-45ef-9f38-0018b0cc4fc7
Keywords: mechanic

Job Description

Full Time - Seasonal

RESORT OVERVIEW, CULTURE AND VISION

Snowshoe is the premier destination for Mid-Atlantic and Southeast skiers, snowboarders and winter enthusiasts. We offer 257 acres of skiable terrain, 1500 vertical feet, 57 trails and the best snow around. Enjoy our world class events, cool mountain temperatures, beautiful vistas and 11,000 acres of unspoiled wilderness.

OUR VALUES

Our organizational values describe our shared beliefs…what’s important to us as an organization; how we want to treat each other and our guests.

Respect         Excellence               Safety             Sustainability        Fun

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
This position is responsible for the following job results.
  • Previous experience working in a bike shop as a mechanic with an overall strong knowledge of all types of bikes required with emphasis on full suspension mountain bikes.
  • Previous experience specifically working with Rockshox, Fox, and Marzocchi suspensions required.
  • Previous experience building and repair. Specifically lacing, relacing, tensioning, truing and dishing of a bicycle wheel.
  • Knowledge of Snowshoe Bike Park trail system, Terrain Park, and summer programs desired.
  • Special Skills/Equipment:  
    • Must be able to bleed a mountain bike hydraulic disc brake
    • Must be able to rebuild and service a mountain bike Suspension Fork and Shock
    • Must be able to build a bicycle wheel
  • Assist in supervision of fleet, product and safety of rental bikes, loss prevention and shop area.This job description is an overview of the scope of responsibilities and is not intended to be an inclusive list of job tasks and expectations. With the evolution of this resort and position, the responsibilities of this position may change.

DIRECT EXPERIENCE

Education: Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent and must be at least 18 years of age or older.

Experience: Previous experience specifically working with Hayes, Avid, Shimano, Formula and Magura Hydraulic Disc Brakes.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Any employee or volunteer who operates a company vehicle including cars, trucks, snowcats, snowmobiles, or heavy equipment is required to comply with the Driver’s Standards Policy. This policy also applies to employees or volunteers driving their personal vehicles for company business more than four times per month, averaging 30 miles per trip. All drivers should receive a full copy of the Alterra Driver’s Standards Policy; if you have not – please contact your Risk/Safety or HR/EE Department.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

This position may be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

Office Environment:

  • Able to lift, carry, or otherwise move and position a minimum of 20 pounds on an occasional basis.
  • Manual dexterity to operate a computer and other common office equipment on a constant basis.
  • Auditory and visual acuity to operate computers, phones, mobile devices and basic office equipment on a constant basis.
  • Ability to work for extended periods of time sitting, bending, reaching, and speaking on a constant basis.
  • Ability to work for extended periods of time standing, walking, kneeling, pushing and pulling on an occasional basis.
  • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily- reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mountain Environment:

    • The primary physical environment in which this position works is out of doors with a high exposure level to cold, snow, wind, rain, bugs, sun, high altitude, extreme heights, lightning, etc...
    • The degree of strenuous activity within the job is considered to be high. Often lifting a weight of 50 pounds throughout the day is common.
    • Additional strenuous physical activity may include walking or hiking upon uneven, challenging terrain with heavy tools or equipment.
    • Exposure to: Chemicals required for cleaning, de-greasing, and painting Ultra Violet radiation from the sun enhanced through lack of atmospheric filtration at work altitude.  Fumes produced in activities ranging from cleaning to painting to fabrication of metal products. Noise generated by snowmobiles, lift equipment, and tools may require hearing protection to be worn.
    • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees.

 

Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily- reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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