Nemacolin Woodlands Resort Vehicle Mechanic in Farmington, Pennsylvania

The Vehicle Mechanic will work in the Nemacolin Engineering Department specifically in the vehicle garage. This position works directly with entire Nemacolin vehicle fleet including heavy equipment, vehicles, trucks, transportation buses, large and small diesel equipment as well as gasoline-powered equipment.


  • Repair and maintain heavy vehicles, trucks, equipment and other large and small diesel, battery and gasoline-powered equipment; service and repair steering, hydraulic, electrical, heating and cooling systems; repair drive trains and axles, including multi-axles and controls.
  • Performs preventive maintenance program on resort equipment and vehicles; inspect trucks, autos and other mechanical equipment; maintain records of servicing and work performed, parts used and time required.
  • Determine necessary parts for the shop function; order parts through requisition for vehicles and equipment.
  • Perform major overhauls of single-engine and multi-engine systems, including gasoline and diesel engines.
  • Perform safety checks and inspections on resort trucks, passenger vehicles and other mechanical equipment; adjust, repair and replace parts as necessary; assure vehicles meet State and local standards for public transportation and safety compliance.
  • Read and interpret schematics and diagrams; diagnose and repair mechanical defects in a variety of vehicles; inspect and diagnose mechanical malfunctions in a wide variety of power equipment, power tools and mechanical equipment.
  • Repair and adjust engines, transmissions, high-pressure pumps and compressors, valves, differentials, clutches, rear ends and power take-offs.
  • Tune engines and carburetors; service and repair fuel injection systems; repair and adjust valves; replace, fit and adjust pistons, rings and bearings; clean, repair and replace carburetors, fuel pumps, fuel lines, gauges and electrical wiring systems.
  • Repair and replace alternators, voltage regulators, batteries and electrical wiring.
  • Adjust and reline brakes; maintain, rebuild and replace air and hydraulic brake system components; perform front-end alignment and repair; change and balance tires; lube, change oil and filters and refuel vehicles.
  • Maintain shop area, equipment and tools in a safe, clean and orderly condition; purchase materials and spare parts as needed.
  • Perform electrical and acetylene welding, brazing, soldering and regular routine service on resort-owned tractors, machinery and equipment; fabricate special equipment, tools, parts and structures as needed.
  • Diagnose a variety of vehicle computers and computerized sensors; replace faulty components and parts as needed.
  • Test drive and evaluate new equipment for operation, repair and maintenance; determine salvage of vehicles and equipment; maintain vendor lists.
  • Operate a variety of equipment and machinery including pressure and system testers, ARC and oxy-acetylene welders, computerized diagnostic equipment, scopes, digital meters, gauges, lathe, grinders, tire changing and balancing machines, hoists and jacks, emission control test equipment and a variety of power and hand tools.
  • Determine the need for outside assistance in major repairs involving resort-owned vehicles and equipment; coordinate outside repairs, seeking approval as necessary.
  • Train, demonstrate and instruct Engineering Department personnel in the proper use, operation and general maintenance of vehicles and equipment.
  • Receives and reviews work orders/requests to determine, estimated cost and man-hour requirements. Requisitions and/or purchases supplies and materials.
  • Performs prescribed maintenance checks as scheduled.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. The omission of an essential function does not prelude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment of the position.


  • May be required to respond to 24-hour emergency calls for assigned work area to perform emergency building or equipment repairs during off-duty hours using a vehicle, telephone, hand, power and specialty tools and necessary materials.
  • Must be able to speak English fluently
  • Must have minium of 1 year entry level experience with vehicle maintenance or relative mechanical experience.
  • Must be willing to work with a team to accomplish all departmental goals and responsibilities.