Sunshine Village Gondola Maintenance Journeyman

Sunshine Village Corporation
Banff, AB

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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 Gondola Mechanic Journeyman is in a visible role and provide an outstanding experience for guests via the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the gondola. Journeymen are focused on safety, efficiency, and being approachable and courteous always towards passengers, conducting inspections, and performing repair duties. Gondola Mechanic Journeymen report to the Gondola Maintenance Supervisor and Assistant Supervisor, and work under the guidance of other senior personnel in Maintenance. They liaise frequently with Gondola Operations, other Maintenance departments and Contractors.

Job Functions
Lead/assist in all maintenance duties while maintaining and contributing to a safe and efficient work site at all times. Sites include working around operating gondola, in and around gondola terminals, performing gondola inspections, working on disassembly, assembly, and cleaning of equipment.
Effective communication via radio.
Administrative and Reporting Responsibilities:
Completing documentation e.g. daily checks, assigned logs, daily reports, maintenance logs.
Communicate changing weather, unusual operating conditions.
Timely and accurate reporting of all incidents and deficiencies to appropriate departments/personnel.
Other duties may be requested and assigned from time to time.
Mechanically inclined
Competent in leading assigned tasks.
Outgoing, positive, social, and friendly attitude.
Prepared to work flexible schedules e.g. weekends, holidays, nights, extended hours.
Prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions e.g. appropriate footwear, layers, gloves
Calm under pressure and patient.
Communicate effectively in English, both written and verbally.
Maintain professional conduct when in uniform on or off-duty.
Effectively provide support and assistance to coworkers.
Attend and actively participate in meetings and training.
Must be neat, alert, punctual and dependable.
Able to operate UTV, snowmobile, highway vehicle (must hold a valid AB motor vehicle license), or other industrial equipment and basic hand tools e.g. drills, saws, wrenches, hoists.
Own a set of basic tools that can be used on the gondola.
Ensure all COVID protocols/processes are followed while on site.
Additional Considerations
Employees must always be of sound mind, exhibit good judgment, and report to work fit for duty.
This position requires the ability to stand for long periods of time, constant trunk rotation, frequent lifting, pushing/pulling of equipment, parts, and tools (up to 45 kg). Mechanics may occasionally climb ladders or inclined stairs.
Must be able to hike and move around easily in a remote, alpine environment.
Accessing/working at heights is required. Routinely up to 5m and occasionally up to 40m.
This role operates machinery and works around moving equipment.
Uniform pieces (liner, outer jacket, outer pants, toque, collared shirt) are provided.
Candidates may be required to provide their own transportation to the resort base.
Candidates are required to provide CSA approved safety footwear.
This role has some exposure to industrial chemicals e.g. solvents, oils, grease.
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.
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