Ski Equipment Repairer

  • Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing
  • Other
    • Full Time | 
    • Permanent
  • Box 159 - #1 Harrwood Drive Blue River, Blue River
  • 1 position available
  • Accessible Employer: No
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on July 7, 2024

Job Description

About the Company:

When you work at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing you become part of a larger family of motivated people who thrive in a natural environment that promotes safe practices and good health.
At Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing we know that our employees are our most valuable asset. Our wages are highly competitive, and our subsidized housing and food services mean that our employees can save money while working in Blue River throughout the year. We offer opportunities for advancement in all departments and ensure that each employee is supported in their effort to provide excellent customer service every day.
Our culture is built on positive attitudes, ambition, and a passion for skiing. Whether you join us for an amazing seasonal experience or join our team in a year-round career capacity, employment at MWHS is the experience of a lifetime.


The primary role of the Ski Equipment Repairer position is the daily and year-around maintenance of MWHS resort infrastructure and properties as directed by the Maintenance Manager and Supervisor. This includes equipment relating to Heli Skiing operations, resort buildings on and off-site, including accommodations and commercial restaurant/kitchen, remote lodges, machinery, and grounds maintenance. As MWHS is located in a remote location subject to significant seasonal weather much of this work is done outdoors and in adverse conditions.

This position is suited to an individual with a developing or entry level skill set for maintenance work. Extensive, formal training will be provided to further the career development of the technician. Work is to be done in a safe and professional manner as a committed member of the Maintenance Team.

A Day in the Life of a Ski Equipment Repairer:

• Responsible for assisting with the preventative maintenance and minor repair of the
following assets:
o All winter sports equipment, inventory, and repair
o Preventative maintenance on all outdoor sports equipment
o Buildings & Components
o Washrooms & Laundry Facilities
o Drinking Water Systems
o Waste Water Systems
o Driveways and roadways
o Small appliance repair
o Restaurant Equipment & Appliances
• Experienced with vehicle & equipment operation and maintenance.
• Experienced and proficient with power & hand tools, small engines, and construction
• equipment.
• Accepts ownership of organizational goals and explores opportunities to add value to the MWHS guest experience.
• A desire to live and work in a remote setting with limited access to nearby cities.
• Prioritization and time management skills
• Problem solving and decision-making skills.

The accountabilities listed above are provided as examples of area of responsibility and are not intended to create limits to responsibility but to help understand the scope of the position. All staff are expected to be team oriented and maintain confidentiality of all information gained while working with the company.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

• General experience in building and utilities maintenance, or an aptitude for working with tools and construction materials. The desire to learn is essential.
• Apprenticeship training in a construction-related trade would be an asset.
• A service driven individual dedicated to the guest experience and cleanliness.
• Attention to detail and a commitment to safety and professionalism.
• Basic computer skills; experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) an asset.
• Valid Class 5 driver’s license; An overweight trailer endorsement would be an asset.
• Occupational First Aid Level 1 preferred
• Willing to work a flexible schedule coinciding with work volumes (Major snow events, emergency break-in work)
• Attributes include strong interpersonal skills, self-motivation, persuasive and positive personal image.



Other Perks/Benefits

Benefits of Employment Include: • Eligible for Health & Dental benefits and GRRSP after 3 months Subsidized private or shared staff accommodation. • Fitness center • Family and friends’ discounts • Opportunities to helicopter ski • Ski passes to Marmot Basin in Jasper, AB • 30% discount on retail • Recreation opportunities such as hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, skating • In-house training and development programs • Employee Assistance Program • Discounted rates at various hotels in Kamloops, Jasper, and Vernon • Staff meal plan • Guaranteed adventure!

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