Heavy Duty Mechanic

Lake Louise Ski Resort
March 16, 2019
Lake Louise, Canada
Job Type
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Position:                           Heavy Duty Mechanic

Employment Status:        Full Time Year Round– Staff accommodation is provided

Start Date:                         ASAP

Reports to:                        Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor

Job Description:

The successful candidate will be responsible for diagnosing equipment problems and completing maintenance and repairs on all company vehicles and heavy duty equipment including snow cats, road graders and excavators.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Regular & unscheduled inspections and maintenance of all wheeled vehicles, over snow equipment, and stationary engines
  • Must be knowledgeable and show a proficient ability to troubleshoot
  • Communicate any unsafe conditions or accidents/injuries in a timely manner to the supervisor in order to facilitate prompt correction or reporting
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively with colleagues and other departments
  • Diagnose defects in heavy duty equipment
  • Participate in maintaining a high standard of safety
  • Assist in all vehicle and equipment maintenance projects and work with contractors as required
  • Operate all fleet vehicles in order to evaluate the results of previously performed maintenance
  • Complete work orders and projects as assigned
  • Accurate record keeping of regular inspections, maintenance, and projects
  • Work closely with Mountain Operations, Mechanical Services, Parts / Purchasing, and in cooperation with all other resort departments

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Must have the ability to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Must possess accurate verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Safety oriented
  • Able to work supervised & unsupervised
  • Able to prioritize tasks for efficiency
  • Apprentice year 3 or 4 OR Red Seal Journeyman Mechanic
  • Minimum 1-2 years previous experience is required
  • Valid Driver’s license (class 5)
  • Strong knowledge of truck and equipment safety
  • Strong knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures
  • First aid certificate an asset
  • A police background check, from your home country or province, will be required upon commencement of employment

Work Schedule:

7:00am - 5:30pm

4 On/3 Off

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