Lift Maintenance Mechanic – Millwright/Millwright Apprentice


  • Full-Time Permanent
  • Nelson

Website Whitewater Ski Resort

Whitewater Ski Resort is located just outside of beautiful Nelson, B.C. and is named one of the top powder mountains in the world, with an average snowfall of 12 metres/40 feet per season! Providing a work-life balance and supportive team culture is at the core of what we offer, and Whitewater’s staff perks are the icing on the cake.

The Lift Maintenance Mechanic – Millwright/Millwright Apprentice reports to the Lift Manager and is an integral part of our Mountain Operations team. You will work closely with the maintenance team to learn and grow your skills, knowledge, and abilities by assisting and supporting in the efficient and safe operations of lifts and equipment. Day to day operations include 3 chairlifts with a 4th being built opening date of 2023/2024 winter season, 1 handle tow, 4 snowmobiles and 2 ATVs at the resort.

As part of the Lift Operations team, you will provide assistance on install, maintain, repair and troubleshoot lift equipment as well as assist lift operations with the start up and shut down of the lifts daily. Review diagrams and manufacturers’ manuals, fit bearings, rebuild sheave trains, service grips and perform other mechanical procedures requiring specialized training. Working at great heights, in all weather conditions, at any time of the day or night is also part of the realm within working conditions.

Please visit Whitewater Ski Resort’s employment page to view the job description and submit your application, learn about perks and benefits, as well as Nelson and surrounding area.

Closing date is June 19, 2022 or until filled.

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