Heavy Duty Mechanic

March 18, 2021
Calgary, Canada
Job Type
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Discover, Develop, and Excel with WinSport:

Working with WinSport means you will be part of creating one of the most unique winter sport institutes in the world. You will be rubbing shoulders with athletes of all levels and disciplines, and you will be working in a world-class facility that showcases exceptional services to support our guests in training and maintaining an active lifestyle.  You will thrive and be supported as you discover, develop, and excel in your role at WinSport.


What the role is all about:

You take great pleasure and pride in providing a well-maintained and functioning fleet of various vehicles while ensuring a safe working environment.


The Heavy Duty Mechanic will report to the Supervisor of Vehicle Maintenance. You will be responsible for maintaining a full fleet of trucks, heavy equipment, lawn care equipment, snowmobiles, and snow grooming vehicles.



  • Perform preventative maintenance, diagnose equipment problems and determine repairs as needed
  • Adjust, repair, or replace defective parts as required as per manufacturer’s guidelines
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance
  • Maintain a daily record of all work tasks and materials, keep a comprehensive inventory of mechanical parts needed to sustain the snow-grooming and other equipment
  • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations and streamline work processes
  • Work with leadership to order and maintain a complete stock of shop supplies and materials as required
  • Coordinate fuel and lubrication deliveries to ensure all relevant packaging and oil waste is disposed of according to provincial codes
  • Coordinate vehicle and equipment for scheduled seasonal operations
  • Assist Supervisor, Vehicle Maintenance with leadership in the shop, including the mentoring of apprentices and other team members
  • Maintain a clean and tidy personal work area and assist with general cleaning duties in a workshop environment
  • Ensure staff working in and around the shop are familiar with current Safety Procedures and hazards
  • Demonstrate a safe work practice at all times by adhering to all WinSport safety policy and procedures and ensuring one’s own safety is preserved along with the safety of co-workers, direct reports, and WinSport guests
  • Review all OH&S notices/meeting minutes as they are distributed and posted on OH&S boards located within all departments
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Journeyperson, Heavy Equipment Technician, or related ticket
  • 3 to 5 years of snowcat maintenance experience
  • Strong knowledge of hydrostatic drive and hydraulic controls
  • Automotive fleet maintenance experience
  • Some welding and fabricating experience
  • Small two-stroke and four-stroke engine experience


Work Conditions:

  • Long hours on your feet
  • Working with hazardous material
  • Bending and lifting will be required


Please apply on our website at https://www.winsport.ca/about-us/join-our-team/

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