Heavy Duty Mechanic

Heavy Duty Mechanic at Whistler Olympic Park reports to the Supervisor, Mechanical Maintenance / Snow Clearing.  Responsibilities include routine and preventative maintenance on all Whistler Sport Legacies vehicles, snow cats, snowmobiles, snow-clearing equipment, ATV’s, small motors and machinery including chairlift.  This Regular Full Time role requires flexibility to assist the team with other activities or initiatives including working weekends, evenings/nights and holidays


  • Diagnose, service, and repair equipment and vehicles as required including equipment rescue when disabled remotely
  • Schedule and carry out fleet maintenance and preventative maintenance systems and schedules
  • Create and maintain a preventative maintenance, inventory, and record keeping system
  • Ensure Maintenance Building and surrounding areas, and are kept in a clean, safe, organized and presentable manner
  • Ensure maintenance records are updated and current including itemizing materials, costs, and vehicle status
  • Assist with the training and orientation of equipment operators in accordance with established procedures
  • Operate all equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Complete a high standard in all finished work, while remaining cost effective
  • Prioritize daily, weekly, monthly and annual inspections of all related equipment
  • Oversee shipping, receiving, sourcing, and procurement of parts and materials
  • Ensure adherence to all manufacturer’s guidelines and government regulations regarding vehicle equipment maintenance, repair, operation and licensing
  • Respond to emergency situations, resolving immediate safety and/or operational concerns to ensure minimal work interruption and safe operations
  • Champion and adhere to all WSL corporate policies, procedures, and positively represent the organization’s mission, vision, and values
  • Take personal accountability and responsibility for actions; take initiative to find creative solutions to problems or issues
  • Foster a strong culture of health and safety to ensure all WorkSafeBC and Technical Safety BC and any other governing agency safety regulations are met
  • Assist other team members (perhaps outside the department) as needed
  • Carry out Whistler Sport Legacies’ customer service philosophy AIM:  All Interactions Matter
  • Flexibility to work weekends, evenings/nights and holidays

Position Requirements


  • Ticketed Inter-Provincial Heavy Duty Mechanic required
  • 5+ years’ Ticketed Heavy Duty Mechanic experience along with working knowledge of other related trades required
  • Working knowledge of snow-cats and their electronic digitized and hydrostatic systems required
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License required
  • Valid Class 4 Driver’s License or Class 4 Unrestricted Driver’s License an asset
  • 3+ years’ experience operating heavy snow clearing machinery an asset
  • Supervisory experience an asset
  • Knowledge of provincial regulations an asset
  • Occupational First Aid Level 1 an asset


  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as a safety policies, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Capacity to work well under pressure while maintaining work performance
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills facilitating working relationships with managers, supervisors and colleagues
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to provide timely and high quality service in order to maximize athlete, volunteer, guest and colleague experiences
  • Ability to multi-task and work on equipment in inclement weather
  • Passion for sport and exceptional customer service is essential

Physical Requirements

  • Must be comfortable working in cramped spaces
  • Mobility to work in a garage/shop and yard environment
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions while performing labour intensive duties
  • Ability to stand, crouch and bend for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift 50lbs and or in excess
  • Reliable transportation an asset - WOP is not serviced by transit - ride sharing available

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