Small Engine Mechanic

Small Engine Mechanic supports the Supervisor Mechanical Maintenance / Snow Clearing in maintaining primarily the ATV, snowmobile and snow blower fleet as well as assisting in the maintenance of motor vehicles, heavy equipment, snow cats and other such machinery at Whistler Olympic Park.  This Full Time seasonal role requires flexibility to work weekends and nights.

Incentive bonus available for seasonal full time roles.


  • Ensure operation of small engine fleet by completing preventive maintenance requirements and troubleshoot malfunctions while adhering to protocols
  • Prepare fleet maintenance, preventative maintenance systems, and schedules as required
  • Assist Mechanic and/or Millwright with maintenance of road fleet, heavy equipment, and snow cats
  • Perform daily checks including pre start up inspections, fueling procedures, shut down and post operational procedures including documentation regarding vehicle maintenance per established protocols
  • Ensure a high standard in all finished work is maintained utilizing cost effective measures
  • Operate all equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Assist Snow Clearing operations when required
  • Participate in lift emergency procedures as required
  • Ensure work orders are completed in a timely manner including required information e.g., document inspection, repair, labour, and material information, etc., as required
  • Maintain continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment including ensuring Maintenance buildings and surrounding areas are kept in a clean, safe, organized and presentable manner
  • 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
  • Liaise with other departments such as Sport Operations, Guest Services, and Grooming
  • Foster a strong culture of health & safety; work with Human Resources and Safety to ensure all WorkSafeBC and BC Safety Authority requirements are met
  • Carry out Whistler Sport Legacies’ customer service philosophy AIM:  All Interactions Matter
  • Assist team with other duties as assigned or required

Position Requirements


  • 1-3 years’ experience working on small engines, preferably off road vehicles primarily
  • Heavy equipment operating experience an asset
  • WHMIS certification required
  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License required
  • Valid BC Class 4 Driver’s License an asset
  • Occupational First Aid Level 1 an asset


  • Strong mechanical aptitude required
  • Ability to fabricate, and invent where necessary to achieve the required finished product either in the shop or in the field as deemed necessary
  • Capacity to work well under pressure while maintaining work performance
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills facilitating working relationships with managers, supervisors and co-workers
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to provide timely and high quality service in order to maximize athlete, volunteer, guest and employee experiences

Physical Requirements

  • Reliable winter transportation (WOP is not serviced by transit)
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions while performing labour intensive duties
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to regularly lift 50lbs


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