Vehicle Maintenance Mechanic

August 5 2022
Industries Accomodations, Food services , Tourism, Passengers transportation
Categories Hospitality, Catering, Tourism, Maintenance, Service, Technical services, Maintenance, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Kelowna, BC

Position: Vehicle Maintenance Mechanic

Reports to: Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor, VP Operations

Employment: Full Time Year Round

Job Description: Vehicle Maintenance Mechanics are responsible for the safe repair and maintenance of various vehicles and equipment.

Position Requirements/Skills:

  • Trades certification or Apprenticeship
  • Previous ski industry snow cat maintenance experience is an asset
  • Experience in hydraulic and hydrostatic systems
  • Experience in vehicle electrical systems
  • Experience in suspension, tires, braking systems and drive lines
  • Experience in engine, transmission, drivelines and axles
  • Proficiency in welding and cutting
  • Driver’s license
  • Proven self-motivation, ability to work well with minimum supervision
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Demonstrate strong guest service skills
  • Demonstrate strong organization, time management and communication skills
  • Must have a high level of attention to detail
  • Work well within a diverse team environment
  • Flexible availability: including evenings, early mornings, weekends and statutory holidays
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions and temperature extremes (-25 to +30)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot and repair road vehicles and equipment
  • Perform routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment
  • Design and Fabricate assemblies when possible
  • Maintain and clean the maintenance shop weekly or when required
  • Perform and assist in maintenance of ski lifts
  • Maintain various stationary machines
  • Repair tools when required and possible
  • Communicate effectively with all departments regarding maintenance
  • Work cooperatively as a member of the maintenance team and ensure safe work practices are adhered to at all times
  • Comply with all department and company policies, and procedures
  • Perform other related tasks, as assigned by management
  • Uphold the highest standard of internal and external customer service at all times

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to sit, stand, walk and lie down for periods for the duration of the shift.
  • Ability to lift and carry 25kg (55lbs) at times.
  • Must be able to kneel, bend, twist, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill duties.
  • Must be able to perform a loaded twist (torqueing a wrench)
  • Requires grasping, tool use, writing, standing, sitting, driving, shoveling, repetitive motions, climbing, visual acuity, listening and hearing ability.

Location: Big White Ski Resort

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