Maintenance Director

Mont Sainte-Anne, Resorts of the Canadian Rockies
January 28, 2021
Beaupre, Canada
Job Type


Maintenance Director

The  Maintenance Director reports to the Vice President and General Manager, Eastern Region, and provides leadership for the maintenance team responsible of snowmaking, trail maintenance, lifts, vehicles, buildings, as well as electrical systems and high-voltage distribution. A key component of this position is the ability to lead a team through preventive maintenance programs and the ability to safely and effectively resolve maintenance and operational issues as they arise.

The Director will be required to lead and plan for a wide range of situations, including daily operations, preventive maintenance, seasonal closeouts and the implementation of special capital projects. This role combines team leadership with a passion for a safe and healthy work environment.

The environment

Located in the heart of nature; Ideal for mountain and outdoor activities enthusiasts.

 Responsibilities :

  • Supervise the maintenance of lifts, snowmaking system, trail maintenance, vehicles mechanic, electrical systems and distribution, building maintenance, catering equipment, heating and ventilation systems and fire safety systems for all resort facilities.
  • Establish annual planning and manage its application in relation to the established deadlines.
  • Hire, train, mobilize and develop employees' skills
  • Evaluate the team and provide constructive feedback on performance improvement
  • Supervise work in progress
  • Maintain effective interdepartmental communications throughout the resort
  • Establish and manage operational and capital budgets for the department
  • Ensures that maintenance team managers have goals and objectives established on an annual basis
  • Work closely with RCR's Head Office to follow up on our overall business plan in the areas required


Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or any other combination of training and/or experience relevant to the position
  • 5 years minimum experience in a management or maintenance planning position
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in the ski industry or any other experience in the tourism or leisure sector (major asset)
  • Bilingualism essential (French/English)
  • Valid driver's license
  • Advanced level in skiing or snowboarding 
  • Leadership
  • Team spirit and ability to work with multiple departments
  • Priority Management
  • Sense of recognition and ability to mobilize your team
  • Ability to resolve conflicts
  • Communication skills
  • Have a strong concern for health and safety at work 

Working Conditions: 

  • Permanent year-round position
  • Full-time work schedule on a variable schedule (day, evening, weekends) when required
  • Occasional travel (<10%)
  • Remuneration on an annual basis
  • Pension plan with employer contributions
  • Group Insurance Plan
  • Privileged access to the mountain with family discounts
  • Discounts at the Alpine Sports stores, ski school, cafeteria, etc.
  • Training and recognition programs

If the challenges offered by this position and the attractions of our mountains appeal to you, submit your application now at [email protected].

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