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Entry Electrical Maintenance Helper - Summer Seasonal

Date: Jul 5, 2019

Location: Whistler, BC, Canada

Company: Vail Resorts

Whistler Blackcomb’s Mission Statement is “Experience of a Lifetime”

Love what you do! Because that’s what we’re all about. The Whistler Blackcomb staff is comprised of individuals who thrive in the outdoors, love the mountains, and are passionate about what they do. We look for applicants who share in this passion, whether you are looking for a seasonal job or wanting to build an exciting career, don’t miss the chance to work and play in BC’s winter wonderland. If you sound like our ideal applicant please apply online and show us what you’ve got. #wbworklove

The Whistler Blackcomb team is currently seeking lift electrical professionals to join our lift maintenance team. Along with other members of a team, the qualified candidate will perform routine, emergency and preventative maintenance as well as troubleshooting on a variety of electrical, electro-mechanical, light industrial control systems and commercial equipment including low voltage AC controls, DC controls, motors and drives. Will also assist other maintenance personal with the implementation of maintenance programs and capital projects.  Job functions include updating CAD schematics, and installing electrical and electronic upgrades on ski lifts. Year round full time outdoor work in mountain environment in all seasons that will involve climbing and working at height on ski lift towers.


Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·         Ability to assist in troubleshooting and repair of lift related Industrial Controls including PLC's and Drives.

·         Practice established protocols to ensure a safe and efficient working environment.

·         Must be comfortable working both independently or as part of a team.

·         Actively involved in lift emergency procedures and time dependent repairs.

·         Ability to prioritize according to departmental goals.

·         Document repairs, labor, and materials accurately on work orders.

·         Willingness to participate in ongoing training opportunities and work towards becoming a level III technician.

·         May be called upon to assist other departments when necessary.



·         Previous electrical industrial control experience

·         Must be comfortable working efficiently at heights

·         Previous experience with electrical/electronics installation

·         High school diploma or equivalent

·         Valid Drivers license

·         Microsoft Office proficiency

·         Ability to work outside in all high alpine weather conditions

·         Must be able to lift up to 100lbs

·         Must be fluent in all aspects of the English language

·         Must have flexible schedule 

·         Fabrications skills preferred

·         Previous Ski Resort experience preferred


We’re looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like. Nothing is too big or too small for the staff to bravely pursue and elevate the expectations of the guest. Do you possess a calling for delivering world-class events and amenities? Explore Employment Opportunities with Whistler Blackcomb! (

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 169975