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Title: Millwright/Lift Maintenance 

Department: Mountain Operations

Reports to: Maintenance Manager

Date Revised: June 2023


Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Millwright/Lift Maintenance Mechanic is a hands-on position responsible for performing all preventative and emergency maintenance on all Mt Seymour chairlifts, conveyors, and passenger rope ways.  


  • To uphold Mt Seymour’s mandate to “excite and engage everyone in mountain recreation by providing fun, safe and enriching experiences.”
  • To uphold and promote Mt Seymour’s Core Values: Safety, Fun, Integrity, Accessibility and Environmental Stewardship.
  • Report and rectify unsafe acts, conditions, or procedures. 
  • Identify and prioritize lift maintenance requirements. 
  • Manage inventories as they relate to Lifts.
  • Oversee all lift maintenance procedures and improvements as required. 
  • Ensure that all manufacturer’s guidelines and government regulations regarding maintenance and repair are being followed appropriately. (i.e., Z98 Code, building codes, etc.)
  • Oversee outside maintenance contractors for both regular and emergency repairs.
  • Ordering, shipping, and receiving of materials as required. 
  • Maintaining records as needed including: 
  • Lift Logs for each lift
  • Maintenance Logs for each lift
  • Purchase Orders
  • Vehicle and Equipment inspections 
  • LM Inventory of tools & materials
  • Lift Incident Reports
  • Ensure a high standard in all finished work while balancing business costs and time efficiencies.
  • Adherence to the maintenance budget and planning.
  • Monitor and promote health and safety regulations, policies, and procedures in the workplace. 
  • Assist the Mountain Operations department and other departments on-hill as required. 
  • Keep a clean, organized, and safe work environment including the:
  • Offices
  • Shops
  • Lift stations
  • Motor room
  • Other related duties as required for the success of the mountain operation. 


  • Clear verbal and written English communication skills. 
  • Must hold an Inter-provincial Millwright Journeyman’s Ticket. 
  • Minimum of 2 years previous experience as a ticketed Millwright with working knowledge of other related trades including welding and electrical. 
  • Must be comfortable with working at heights up to 50 feet, kneel, bend, stoop, squat, and stretch to fulfill duties.
  • Ability to Lift and carry 25kg at times.
  • Requires grasping, tool use, writing, standing, sitting, driving, shoveling, repetitive motions, climbing, Listening, and hearing ability, and visual acuity. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills to establish positive working relationships with managers, other supervisors, co-workers, and direct reports. 
  • Must be able to physically: 
  • Work in all weather conditions, 
  • Sustain a professional working manner during emergency response,
  • Work in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment.  


  • Experience leading teams, 
  • Experience managing competing priorities,
  • Experience in Mount Seymour Provincial Park terrain,
  • Valid Passenger Ropeway Mechanic courses Lift 151,152,153 (or willingness to obtain)
  • Valid WHMIS certificate (or willingness to obtain), 
  • Valid Confined Space certificate (or willingness to obtain), 
  • Experience with Fiix, CMMS Computer Program 


  • Strong decision making, prioritizing and multi-tasking skills.
  • Strong interpersonal-relations and guest service skills.
  • Ability to focus on big picture and attention to detail simultaneously. 
  • Ability to stay assertive while maintaining a friendly demeanor.
  • Ability to coach and supervise apprentices. 
  • Dependable, timely and cooperative.  
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a high-volume environment with ability to reason and react with quick, thoughtful judgement. 
  • Able to follow direction and work unsupervised. 
  • Ability to advocate for safety while understanding the needs and limitations of the business. 
  • Maintain a healthy level of enthusiasm and teamwork within the operations department. 
  • Ability to be a supportive team member of the Operations department and beyond. 
  • Available to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.


  • $40-$44/hour based on compatibility with experience, qualifications, and assets. 
  • Full time, year-round position.
  • Vacation pay accrual at the rate of 6% per bi-weekly pay period.
  • 50% of employee benefit costs including medical, dental, extended health, life insurance, and long-term disability after 3 months of continuous full-time employment.
  • Family Seasons Passes for Mt Seymour Resorts ski area.
  • RRSP plan membership will commence after 1 year of continuous full-time employment and will be matched by the company up to 2%.
  • Up to 80 hours of OT can be banked in winter season to be used in summer months.
  • The first 3 months of employment will constitute a probationary period. During this time, your performance will be monitored, assessed, and evaluated to ensure suitability for this role.

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