The position of lift mechanic is a full-time, year round, job with a significant amount of responsibility attached. Lift mechanics install, maintain, repair and troubleshoot lift equipment as well as assist lift operations with the start up and shut down of the lifts daily. They also read diagrams and manufacturers’ manuals, fit bearings, rebuild sheave trains, service grips and perform other mechanical procedures requiring specialized training. They work at great heights, in all weather conditions, at any time of the day or night.


  • To perform all duties assigned by Lift Maintenance Manager and Lead hand
  • Ensure all lifts are maintained to CSA Z-98 code and manufacturer’s recommendations
  • Assist in emergency situations
  • Report and rectify any unsafe situations
  • Keep a clean, organized and safe work environment
  • Use courtesy and respect when dealing with  management, staff, co-workers, and guests at all times

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Millwright or apprentice with ski industry experience
  • Good communications skills, self-motivated, mature, dependable, timely and able to work well with others
  • Willing and able to work in all weather conditions
  • Ability to work at excessive heights
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Ability to operate snowmobiles, ATVs and 4×4 trucks in a safe and responsible manner
  • Operators certificates for associated industrial equipment an asset
  • Good working knowledge of current WCB regulations
  • Required tools

Possible Future Career Paths

  • Lift Mechanic Lead hand
  • Lift Mechanic Supervisor
  • Mountain Maintenance Manager
  • Director of Operations
  • General Manager

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