The Gondola ride lasts around five minutes and operates year-round, transporting guests from the parking area to the mountain top. The Ski Lift Mechanic is responsible for the overall maintenance and operation of the Cape Smokey Gondola. The Lift Mechanic is responsible for performing all routine maintenance procedures under the guidance of the senior mechanic. The incumbent will be responsible for performing preventative maintenance and repair of the lift. Training will be provided.
Destination Cape Smokey is located on Cape Breton Island which, is the # 1 ranked Island in North America. A storied land with more tales to be written. Rich in natural beauty, with a deep sense of our cultural roots, Cape Breton Island is known for its warmth and our generous need to share it with the world. Locals know it’s a place for all seasons, now it’s your turn to see for yourself.
Reports to: Chief Gondola Operator/Mechanic
Job Specifications / Qualifications
HS Diploma or equivalent;
Must be at least 18 years of age;
Holds a Nova Scotia Elevating Device Mechanic Certificate of Competency or equivalent;
Mechanical and/or electrical experience;
Must be able to lift/carry up to 100 pounds;
Flexible schedule required during peak times and weekends;
Comfortable working outdoors in summer/winter including inclement weather;
Must be able to work at heights of 50 feet;
Prior Lift experience;
Strong mechanical aptitude and experience with small engine repair, diesel engines and low voltage systems are preferred;
Must have good oral and written communication skills;
Gondola Operating experience an asset;
Surface Passenger Ropeways course an asset;
Aerial Fixed Grip Passenger Ropeways course an asset;
Fall Arrest Certification an asset;
Confined Space Certification an asset;
Aerial Detachable Grip Passenger Ropeways course an asset.
START DATE: August 1th 2021.
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