Lift Mechanic – Millwright/Millwright Apprentice

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Work Where You Love to Play! Join the dynamic team at Cypress Mountain, work in a world-class facility and enjoy the awesome terrain, all just 25mins from downtown Vancouver.

Lift Mechanics are responsible for the maintenance and repair of the Cypress Mountain lifts as well as assist Lift Operations with the daily start-up and shutdown of them. They also read diagrams and manufacturers’ manuals, fit bearings, rebuild sheave trains, service grips and perform other mechanical procedures requiring specialized training. Lift Mechanics work at great heights on lift towers and lift lines, in all weather conditions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to the following):
Troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical or hydraulic problems
Adhere to assembly and maintenance instructions in manufacturers manuals and specifications
Actively involved in preventative and required maintenance of all lifts
Maintain records of work completed
Assist with training Lift Attendants to operate the lifts and perform routine checks
Operate company equipment safely and effectively in accordance with company policies
Ensure compliance with local and national standards and legislation including the z-98 code and manufacturer’s specifications.
Keep work area safe and clean and report any damage, malfunction, misuse or abuse of any equipment or property.
Ensure safety of guests and employees through proper training and adherence to company policies and procedures.
Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks, and ensure a clean and safe working environment with active participation in the health and safety program.
Adhere to all environmental policies and programs as required
Proficient with MS Office and other basic computer systems and applications
Candidate owns all the required tools to perform job adequately
Assist the Lift Operations department with opening and closing procedures
Assist other departments when needed
Other duties as assigned

Previous lift maintenance experience is preferred
Knowledge of the CSA Z98 Code is preferred
Previous snowmobile experience is preferred
Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
Working knowledge of hydraulics
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other basic computer systems and applications
Able to work outside in all weather conditions
Good communication skills
Strong organizational and time management skills
Comfortable working at heights
Previous first aid experience an asset
Able to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as required

High School or equivalent
Certified Journeymen Millwright, with an interprovincial ticket; or a Millwright Apprentice.
Previous lift maintenance experience is preferred.
Knowledge of the CSA Z98 Code is preferred.
Successful completion of the Selkirk College lift mechanic courses is preferred – Lift 151 Surface
Lifts, Lift 152 Fixed Grip Ski Lifts, Lift 153 Detachable Grip Ski Lifts

Must be able to legally work in Canada
Certified Journeymen Millwright, with an interprovincial ticket; or a Millwright Apprentice
Valid class 5 driver’s license as well as a reliable, insured vehicle to get to/from the mountain
(shift start/end times are outside shuttle bus operations)
First aid experience an asset
Any applicable safety training is an asset (i.e. WHMIS, Fall protection)

Wage: competitive compensation package including benefits
Seasonal bonus program
Free family season passes

FREE skiing, riding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and snowtubing!
FREE Lessons
DISCOUNTS in F&B and Retail
BONUS program (summer and winter)
BIGGEST local mountain
BEST snow and terrain
FUN and social work atmosphere in a unique mountain environment

Qualified candidates, please apply online at
We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

COVID-19 considerations:
All Cypress Mountain Team members are to be fully vaccinated prior to starting work.

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