Sunshine Village Vehicle Maintenance Journeyman

Sunshine Village Corporation

Banff, AB

Why join us?
We work and play in Canada’s most beautiful playground, Banff National Park, and you can too. Sunshine Village is the premier ski resort in Western Canada. If you want to be part of making our guests’ ski experience unforgettable and think a winter season skiing and riding on the best powder in the Rockies would be great too, then read on for more information...

The Perks:
FREE - Your staff pass is your ticket to ride Sunshine!
Ski & Ride – Free days & discounts at resorts across Canada
Staff Events – Staff parties, BBQs, spring night skiing, dog sledding, ice climbing & more
Career – Recognition programs & Career development opportunities
Wellness – discounted fitness passes, yoga, onsite support & professional support
Onsite discounts – Food & beverage, retail, & hotel stays
Exclusive deals – Brand-named gear & local businesses
And much, much more!
The Vehicle Maintenance Journeyman provides an outstanding experience for guests via the safe, efficient operation and maintenance of the powered equipment fleet e.g., snowcats, snowmobiles, light passenger and commercial vehicles, off/on highway vehicles, heavy equipment, generators. Journeymen are focused on safety, efficiency, and being approachable and courteous. The Vehicle Maintenance Journeyman reports to the Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor, liaising frequently with external contractors, and most operations departments.

Job Functions
Lead/assist in all maintenance duties while always maintaining and contributing to a safe and efficient work site e.g., operating equipment, inspections, disassembly, assembly, and cleaning of equipment and worksites.

Administrative and Reporting Responsibilities:
1. Completing documentation e.g., daily checks, assigned logs, daily reports, inventory counts, worksite inspections, CVIPS, work orders/PM records.
2. Communicating unusual operating conditions e.g., mechanical, operational, environmental.
3. Communicating and adhering to company initiatives, policies, relevant legislation, manufacturer guidelines e.g., OHS, Traffic Safety Act, National Parks Act, regulations, and codes.
4. Timely and accurate reporting of all incidents and deficiencies to appropriate departments/personnel.

Other duties may be requested and assigned from time to time.

1. Heavy Equipment Technician ticket or equivalent. A CVIP certification is an asset.
2. Valid and clear class 5 Alberta vehicle operator’s license. Assets- class 2 or 3 license, Q/S endorsements.
3. Own basic set of tools appropriate for the position.
4. Positive, mature, and friendly attitude.
5. Calm under pressure and patient.
6. Communicate effectively in English, both written and verbally.
7. Work in a confidential capacity.
8. Prepared to work flexible schedules e.g., weekends, holidays, nights, extended hours.
9. Prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions e.g., appropriate footwear, layers, gloves.
10. Maintain professional conduct when in uniform, on or off-duty, including online.
11. Effectively provide support and assistance to coworkers and assist in training of new team members.
12. Effective diagnosing and problem-solving abilities.
13. Attend and actively participate in meetings and training.
14. Must be neat, alert, punctual and dependable.
15. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products e.g., Excel, Word.
16. Effective and timely team transport with company vehicles as required.

Additional Considerations
1. Employees must always be of sound mind, exhibit good judgment, and report to work fit for duty.
2. Requires standing/walking for long periods of time, trunk rotation, frequent lifting, pushing/pulling of equipment, parts, and tools (up to 45 kg), kneeling, crouching. Routinely climb inclined stairs or similar up to 5m or occasionally climb ladders up to 6m, hike and move around in an alpine environment.
3. This role maintains/operates machinery, vehicles, and works around moving equipment.
4. This role maintains and operates hand/powered tools/equipment e.g., wrenches, testing equipment, hoists
5. Candidates may be required to provide their own transportation to the resort base.
6. Candidates are required to provide and maintain CSA approved safety footwear.
7. Required uniform pieces (liner, jacket, pants, toque/hat, collared shirt, polo) are provided.
8. This role has potential exposure to industrial chemicals e.g., solvents, oils, grease.

This role is subject to all terms and conditions of the Sunshine Village Employee Handbook, Policy Manual, and the Alberta Employment Standards Code.

Can’t wait to get started? Great, because we can’t wait to hear from you! Apply online at and tell us why you’re the next awesome member of our team. Remember, we’re looking for people who will wow our guests, so start now and wow us.