Experienced Lift Mechanic / Millwright

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, copies of certifications, along with your references to shicks@hemlockresort.ca

We are looking to fill the role of Lift Mechanic/Millwright. This is a full-time, year-round position. Please email your resume to hr@sasquatchmountainresort.ca.

Start Date: As soon as possible

Wage: TBD


  • Perform all duties assigned by the Manager and/or Director of Mountain Operations.
  • Identify and correct any problems found on lifts and lift components.
  • Adhere to assembly, maintenance, and installation instructions as per manufacturer manuals and specifications.
  • Actively involved in preventative and required maintenance of all lifts and lift maintenance equipment.
  • Operate company equipment safely and effectively as per company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain records of work completed as per related codes, legislation, and company policy
  • Report all lift maintenance related activities to the Manager and/or Director of Mountain Operations.
  • Ensure compliance of the current CSA Z98 code and legislation as they relate to the current lifts and lift maintenance practices.
  • Ensure work area(s) are kept safe and clean, report any damage, malfunction, or misuse of any company equipment and/or property.
  • Ensure radio protocols are followed as per company policy.
  • Assist with the transport of guests and equipment, where required.
  • Assist other departments with general maintenance needs, where required.
  • Assist in emergency situations.
  • Assist the lift operations department with opening and closing procedures.
  • Assist with the training of lift operators and lift maintenance personnel, where required.
  • Practice safe work procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed. 



  • Certified Journeyman Millwright (preferred) or Apprentice Millwright (min 3rd year).
  • Previous lift maintenance experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the CSA Z98 Code is preferred.
  • Successful completion of the Selkirk College lift mechanic courses is preferred – Lift 151 Surface Lifts, Lift 152 Fixed Grip Ski Lifts, Lift 153 Detachable Grip Ski Lifts (asset).
  • Knowledge of PLC electrical systems and components.
  • Welding ticket is an asset.
  • Previous snowmobile experience is preferred.
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license.
  • Able to lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Working knowledge of hydraulics and machining.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other basic computer systems and applications.
  • Intermediate to advanced skier or snowboarder.
  • Able to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Comfortable working at heights.
  • Climbing and belay experience.