Millwright – Lift Mechanic

Sasquatch Mountain Resort
July 13, 2021
Agassiz, Canada
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Somehow going to work each day is just a little sweeter when you work for a company that sells fun. If you enjoy connecting with new people, are outgoing by nature and thrive in a fast paced, constantly changing environment, then we invite you to apply to be a part of our Team!

Who we are:

Sasquatch Mountain is a family focused Ski Resort located in the Fraser Valley, BC – formerly known as Hemlock Resort and in operation since 1969. The team at SMR is passionate about snow sports and bringing people together for outdoor fun. We pride ourselves on our strong commitment to the quality of service we offer to each guest that comes through our door through delivering a personalized experience in everything we do. Our focus is to continually build on our culture of fun that leaves a lasting impression with our guests as they create mountain memories in a whole new way at Sasquatch Mountain. If this sounds like a culture you would like to be a part of, then check out this opportunity!

The Role:

As an integral part of our Sasquatch Mountain Resort Leadership Team, the primary function of this role is to maintain the safe operation of our lift equipment.

You will be responsible for overseeing day to day mechanical operations of the lifts, maintaining regular service schedules, ensuring consistent safety, and identifying any problems before they develop. On a bigger picture level, this position will also play a big role in the development of off-season activities and events that will help SMR achieve its goal in becoming a year-round destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

This position at Sasquatch Mountain Resort is a huge potential, based on a multi-year development plan, with opportunities to advance and grow within the company.

You are…

- A creative, innovative, get-it-done kind of person.

- You are confident, outgoing, positive and energetic. A visionary who sees the bigger picture and is not afraid to step out of the comfort zone.

- You have great leadership skills, likability and have no problem building new relationships.

- You’re flexible and adaptable in a constantly changing environment, thrive under pressure and can maintain positivity amongst challenges.

- You are prepared to do ‘what it takes’ with an attention to detail that is ‘second to none’ and prepared to work hours, from early morning to close in the evening, to achieve phenomenal results.


- Oversee the day to day mechanics of the lift maintenance program.

- Identify and correct any problems found on lifts and lift components and any other machine related issues.

- Adhere to assembly, maintenance, and installation instructions as per manufacturer manuals and specifications.

- Actively involved in preventative and required maintenance of all lifts and lift maintenance equipment.

- Operate company equipment safely and effectively as per company policies and procedures.

- Maintain records of work completed as per related codes, legislation, and company policy

- Report all lift maintenance related activities.

- Ensure compliance of the current CSA Z98 code and legislation as they relate to the current lifts and lift maintenance practices.

- Ensure work area(s) are kept safe and clean, report any damage, malfunction, or misuse of any company equipment and/or property.

- Ensure radio protocols are followed as per company policy.

- Assist with the transport of guests and equipment, where required.

- Assist other departments with general maintenance needs, where required.

- Assist in emergency situations.

- Assist the lift operations department with opening and closing procedures.

- Assist with the training of lift operators and lift maintenance personnel, where required.

- Practice safe work procedures.

- Other duties may be assigned as needed.


  • Certified Journeyman Millwright (preferred) or Apprentice Millwright.
  • Previous lift maintenance experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the CSA Z98 Code is preferred.
  • Successful completion of the Selkirk College lift mechanic courses is preferred – Lift 151 Surface Lifts, Lift 152 Fixed Grip Ski Lifts, Lift 153 Detachable Grip Ski Lifts (asset).
  • Knowledge of PLC electrical systems and components.
  • Welding ticket is an asset.
  • Previous snowmobile experience is preferred.
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license.
  • Able to lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Working knowledge of hydraulics and machining.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other basic computer systems and applications.
  • Intermediate to advanced skier or snowboarder.
  • Able to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Comfortable working at heights.
  • Climbing and belay experience is preferred.

Application deadline: 2021-09-01

Please email your resume/cv and any applicable certs to John Welsh, HR Manager at [email protected]



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