Millwright Apprentice

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The Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc. is looking to fill the full-time year-round position of a 1st Year or 2nd Year Apprentice Millwright (with schooling complete) at Nakiska Ski Resort.

Reporting to the Lift Maintenance Supervisor, the ideal candidate will be a team player. We focus on building and maintaining long lasting relationships with our staff and guests and encourage you to come “Experience the Ultimate” and be a part of our Nakiska Maintenance Team.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for the largest private owner/operator of ski resorts in North America, proudly operating Fernie Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and Kimberley Alpine Resort.

You will:
Be an advocate for health and safety, ensuring a clean and safe working environment.
Troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical or hydraulic problems with associated equipment.
Identify and correct any problems found in machines, equipment or processes.
Adhere to assembly and installation instructions set forth in vendor manuals and specifications.
Be actively involved in preventative and required maintenance of all lifts and lift maintenance equipment.
Maintain records of work and report on all lift maintenance related activities.
Assist with training Lift Operators to safely operate the lifts and perform routine checks.
Assist other departments with general maintenance needs when required.
Adhere to provincial and national standards and legislation including, the Z98 Code and manufacturer’s specifications.
Assistance with vehicle maintenance as required.
Be able to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
Perform other duties as assigned.


Are a minimum 2nd Year Apprentice Millwright.
Hold a valid class 5 driver’s license and are comfortable operating ATV’s and snowmobiles.
Possess industry experience along with lift maintenance experience, including shutdowns and lift installation/infrastructure – an asset.
Are reliable and have excellent communication and teamwork skills.
Are an intermediate to advanced skier or snowboarder.
Have a working knowledge of hydraulics and machining.
Are proficient with Microsoft Office and other basic computer systems and applications.
Own all the required tools to perform the job.
Possess a welding ticket – an asset.
Possess a valid first aid and/or CPR certification – an asset.
Have worked within the Resort industry – an asset.

Are physically capable of performing manual labor, lifting up to 50 pounds, working at heights, standing for prolonged periods, walking over rough terrain and working in all outdoor conditions.
Have experience working with and repairing with Ski lifts – an asset.

We offer:

A staff season’s pass for the resort and local mountains.
A competitive wage with extended health benefits.
Discounts on food, retail, golf and hotels.
Staff events – meet great people who share a passion for the mountain lifestyle!

Please direct all applications to: Nakiska Maintenance Manager
William Hrabec

We thank all applicants for their interest in Resorts of the Canadian Rockies; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

About Us
By joining RCR, you will become part of a passionate and dedicated team that works together to provide our guests with the best vacation and recreation experience possible.

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