Manager, Mountain Maintenance

Grouse Mountain
April 4, 2019
North Vancouver, Canada
Job Type
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Job Title: Manager, Mechanical Maintenance

Department: Mountain Maintenance

Reporting Manager: Director, Facilities & 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.

Role: Mechanical Maintenance Manager is responsible for the safe, efficient and reliable operation of the ropeways at Grouse Mountain; including, the management of a team of lift mechanics made up of millwrights, welders, machinists, mechanics, electricians, helpers and maintenance staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Overseeing the inspection, repair, install, modification, rebuild, construction and maintenance of all ropeways.

• Working closely with British Columbia Safety Authority and insurance groups.

• Preparing and implementing a financial plan annually for each ropeway and related equipment.

• Maintaining and meeting annual budget targets.

• Managing all aspects of the performance of direct reports, including setting goals, coaching individuals and evaluating performance.

• Prioritizing, coordinating and formally evaluating the work of direct reports.

• Delegating work and decision-making authority to facilitate efficient work processes.

• Addressing performance issues in a timely and appropriate manner.

• Following procedures in place to order all parts, equipment and supplies.

• Ensuring the preventative maintenance system is followed and kept up to date.

• Ensuring all staff follow safe work practices and company procedures and policies.

• Performing all other duties as assigned



• Completion of Journeyman certificate in one of the above trades is required

• 7-10 years work experience in a related trade.

• Previous lift maintenance experience is an asset

• Previous experience supervising maintenance staff required

• Microsoft Office skills an asset

• Ability to work at heights and during all weather conditions

• Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings and other specifications and technical information

• Knowledge of low voltage systems

• Good understanding of hydraulics


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