Heavy Duty Mechanic

  • Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
  • Other
    • Full Time | 
    • Permanent
  • PO Box 839, 1500 Kicking Horse Trail Golden, Golden
  • 1 position available
  • Accessible Employer: Yes
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on May 24, 2024

Job Description

The Heavy Duty Vehicle Mechanic will report to the Fleet, Facilities & Purchasing Manager and will be responsible to maintain mobile and stationary equipment at KHMR including snow cats, winch cats, snowmobiles, ATVs, Heavy Equipment and fleet vehicles. The Heavy Duty Vehicle Mechanic will be familiar with generators, hydrostatic and hydraulic systems, diagnose vehicle electrical problems, and adjust, replace or repair defective components.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Key Responsibilities

Perform routine preventative maintenance to ensure performance, safety and longevity of the equipment
Dismantle components to examine for excessive wear or damage
Repair, replace, clean, and lubricate parts as necessary
Maintain and calibrate vehicle electrical systems
Monitor hydraulic systems for fluid leaks, ruptured hoses, worn gaskets, etc and calibrate or replace components when necessary
Maintain an open and trustworthy relationship with respect to communication amongst staff and the Maintenance Manager
Initiate, manage and delegate daily work assignments with minimal supervision
Maintain records of work completed and report on all shop related activities within the CMMS
Perform all maintenance and repair tasks in a cost-effective and fiscally responsible manner
Assist the Maintenance Manager with the preparation of annual budget for vehicle maintenance
Ensure safety and good housekeeping practices
Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks, and ensure a clean and safe working environment with active participation in the health and safety program
Adhere to all environmental policies and programs as required
Other duties as assigned


Must be in possession of a Red Seal Heavy Duty Mechanic’s ticket
Minimum 3 years experience working in a heavy duty mechanics role, asset if within the ski industry
Applicants who are journeyman welders and/or automotive mechanics will be considered.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Familiarity with Heavy Industrial Equipment (excavators, loaders, skid steers etc.)
Previous experience working with snow cats and snowmobiles (key asset)
Working knowledge of hydraulics
Must hold a current valid driver’s license
Previous experience repairing undercarriage and track assemblies
Previous experience repairing components such as frames and implements
Welding ticket an asset

Other Perks/Benefits

We offer: · A staff season’s pass for the resort and local mountains. Discounted Friends & Family Passes · A competitive wage with extended health benefits. · Huge discounts on food, rentals, retail, golf and hotels. · Pro-deals. · Staff events – meet great people who share a passion for the mountain lifestyle!

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