Heavy Duty Mechanic

Grouse Mountain Resort
December 7, 2020
North Vancouver, Canada
Job Type
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Job Title: Heavy Duty Mechanic

Department: Mountain Maintenance

Reporting Manager: Manager, Mountain Maintenance

Role Status: Full-time permanent
Our team is dedicated to Grouse Mountain's renowned excellence and its continued growth as Vancouver's premier mountain resort. Grouse Mountain offers a challenging and enjoyable work environment and career development. In exchange for employee excellence, we offer a professional atmosphere, fantastic growth opportunities, unlimited outdoor recreation (including skiing, snowboarding and a variety of summer activities) an inspiring setting and many unique employee privileges.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducting repairs and maintenance on a variety of equipment including; snow cats, excavators, industrial and stationary engines, belts, chains, gears, heavy equipment, clutches, coupling and other various heavy equipment
  • Typical repairs include but are not limited to, routine maintenance and repairing engines chassis and body components, hydraulic cylinders, brake systems, suspension systems, cooling systems, wheels and tires
  • Inspecting machines and discovering any functionality issues
  • Troubleshooting reported problems and resolving them in a timely manner
  • Road testing vehicles to troubleshoot problems and/or test repairs to ensure proper and safe completion
  • Ensuring repairs are carried out according to manufacturer's procedures and in a safe and responsible manner, within the designated time frame.
  • Using a large array of hand and power tools
  • Maintaining the shop as a safe and healthy working environment
  • Performing all other duties as assigned
  • Ability to learn and use CMMS programs



  • Welding and fabrication experience an asset
  • Previous ski industry or with related experience preferred
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence
  • Good working knowledge of current WCB regulations
  • Ability to operate snow mobiles, heavy equipment, ATV’s and 4x4 trucks in a safe and responsible manner
  • Good communication skills, self-motivated, mature, dependable, and able to work well with others in a team environment.
  • Able to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • This position requires flexibility with work schedules including work on weekends, evenings and holidays
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