Searchmont Resort – Ski Lift Mechanic in Training (SLM-T)

Job Description: Ski Lift Mechanic in Training (SLM-T)

Searchmont Resort is seeking a full-time Ski Lift Mechanic in Training (SLM-T). This is a permanent position with year-round employment.

We are a premiere ranked, regional training and recreation facility with high-quality mountain terrain, amenities, events, and entertainment located just 48 KM North of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. We care about you, which is why we have a passionate and knowledgeable staff to provide you, your family and friends with quality service. We promote a healthy, active lifestyle by providing winter recreation for families, sports enthusiasts and competitive athletes of all ages.

Searchmont Resort operates and maintains a network of 4 fixed grip lifts; 3 triples, 1 quad and 2 moving carpet lifts. The ideal candidate will be an advanced SLM-T, be detail-oriented and willing to work outside in all types of weather conditions, day or night. Lift mechanics install, maintain, repair, and troubleshoot lift equipment as well as assist lift operations with daily start-up and shut down of the lifts. You will also be involved with the Outside Operations Team and other duties as required. You must be available to work days, evenings, and weekends, including holidays.


●    As part of a team, you perform pre-start inspections of all lifts and give Lift

Operators a safe-to-start command.

●    Assist Lift Operators in performing safe start-up procedures.

●    Assist in maintaining a safe environment for both employees and guests.

●    Assist lift staff as needed during peak hours and special events/occurrences.

●    Responsible for maintaining all lifts to the highest standard and ensuring compliance is met to CSA Z98 Code and Manufacturer’s standards.

●    Responsible for maintaining all lifts under the supervision of an SLM-A/SLM-B

●    Responsible for maintaining and monitoring all lifts during daily operations.

●    Take part and be active in all aspects of Health and Safety.

●    Be able to assist with all aspects of area operations and maintenance, including special events, snowmaking, grooming, snow removal and emergency situations.

Skills, Qualities & Attributes

●    Able to work at high locations

●    ATV, snowmobile and construction machine experience

●    Work at Heights, Elevated Work Platform, First Aid certificate

●    Ability to work long hours in all weather conditions

●    Must have excellent communication skills, both written and oral

●    Strong leadership and motivational skills

●    Strong work ethic and ability to complete tasks on time

●    Works well under pressure and within time constraints

●    Able to troubleshoot and repair mechanical and low voltage electrical problems

●    Able to work independently and in team environments

●    Able to work with contractors and other trades

●    Able to adapt to changing conditions and requirements

Ontario TSSA SLM-T license required as well as valid Driver’s License

Searchmont Resort is a proud, local employer that offers highly competitive wages. The rate of pay offered will be based on skills and experience. Opportunity for advancement.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted, please email resumes to  [email protected]