marmot basin Lift & Building Maintenance Supervisor

marmot basin
1 Marmot Rd, Jasper, AB
$43.11 an hour - Full-time

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$43.11 an hour
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10 hour shift
Reports To: Maintenance Manager

Position Overview

The Lift and Building (L&B) Maintenance Supervisor works as part of the Lift and Building Maintenance team. They are responsible for the proper training and oversight of staff. The L&B Maintenance Supervisor ensures the proper maintenance and availability of all surface and above surface lifts, chalets and outbuildings, and various tools and equipment. They must ensure open communication is maintained amongst the department and with others.

The incumbent should expect to work outside in all weather conditions.

This is a full-time, year-round role, four days of 10-hour shifts per week (compressed work week). The hourly wage for this position is $43.11 CAD.

Alberta Employment Standards regarding probationary periods apply.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Supervise Journeyperson / Apprentice Millwrights and Electricians, and other staff as required, in the execution of daily assigned duties
Perform payroll related activities; manage scheduling, vacation scheduling and shift coverage
Train all staff within the L&B Maintenance department as well as keeping training manuals updated
Keep records of completed training
Develop new training, safety, and safe work procedure manuals and policies as required
Ensure preventive maintenance and required repairs are made to maintain all surface and above surface lifts, chalets, infrastructure, snowmaking systems and outbuildings
Ensure preventative maintenance and repairs are made to Vacusan systems
Train staff on proper use and maintenance of Vacusan systems
Provide preventative maintenance and necessary repairs to ensure a functioning waste treatment system
Train staff on proper use and maintenance of waste treatment system
Perform preventative maintenance and necessary repairs to ensure a functioning snow making system.
Train staff on preventative maintenance of all snow making system components.
Perform preventative maintenance, daily testing, and necessary repairs on potable and non-potable water systems, including filtration, chlorination, heat trace, pumps, etc.
Train staff on maintenance and repairs of water systems.
Estimate costs and obtain quotations for projects to be completed internally or contracted out.
Ensure contractors meet requirements for working at Marmot Basin.
Ensure contractors complete work in a satisfactory manner.
Ensure maintenance records are kept in accordance with relevant safety codes and insurance provider requirements.
Ensure all maintenance and construction work, whether performed by staff or contractors is completed as per relevant building, ski lift, and safety codes
Ensure proper maintenance of hand and shop tools and equipment
Implement all manufacture’s preventative maintenance schedules including all testing, oil sampling and related procedures
Ensure all work orders are submitted fully completed and accurate in the details recorded
Ensure staff are trained in and implement OH&S and RMSI-JTAC safety policies and procedures
Order or delegate the ordering of parts and supplies as required; ensure proper receiving procedures are followed and invoices/purchase orders are reconciled and delivered to Accounts Payable in a timely manner
Maintain an up to date ledger and submit periodic variance reports to monitor department expenditures according to annual budget guidelines
Prepare annual maintenance cost estimates for yearly budget and summer maintenance reports, including recommendations and reasons.
Answer radios or telephones promptly to ensure open communication to L&B department
Plan inventory counts and ensure minimum spares are always on hand: have up-to-date records when audits are scheduled
Ensure shop area is kept clean and organized. Ensure shop tools and materials are returned to their proper locations at the end of jobs or shifts
Assist lift operations with yearly training
Responsible for updating and maintaining all procedures and training manuals required within lift maintenance
Update the hazard assessments as required
Work with the Accommodations Supervisor when requested to assist in maintenance and repairs of Marmot owned staff accommodations
Assist in emergency situations as requested.
All other duties as assigned


Journeyman (Red Seal) Certification in Millwright, Heavy Duty or Electrical trade preferred
Any other specialized training in hydraulics, electrical, construction, plumbing, etcetera an asset
Risk management experience
Procurement and inventory management experience
Demonstrated understanding of essential safety practices and applications to ensure compliance with Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) regulations
Previous supervisory experience (preferred)
Ski industry or related experience (preferred)

Core Competencies:

Professional deportment with excellent customer service skills: experience dealing with all on-hill patrons
Cheerful, outgoing personality; demonstrated temperament and disposition for highly stressful situations


Strong team member able to take and give direction as required
Motivated and observant; able to perceive needed tasks and complete them without direction
Self-aware; able to identify strengths and gaps in own abilities and seek training and learning opportunities to grow personally and professionally
Excellent problem-solving abilities
Instill excellent customer service into all team members
Recreational mountain pursuits, such as hiking, and ski touring are considered assets.


Respect and adhere to the company’s policies and procedures as set in the “Corporate Policies”, “Employee Handbook” and “Lift and Building Maintenance Training Manuals”
Understand and adhere to Ski Marmot Basin’s “Harassment Policy”, and the company’s “Privacy Policy”.
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Job Start Date
Tuesday, August 1, 2023