Facility Operations Worker (Snowclearing)

Job Location: 
Whistler Sliding Centre

The Facility Operations Worker, under the direction of the Mechanic / Supervisor, Snow Removal, executes the maintenance of roads, pathways, and general snow removal as well as provide event support at the Whistler Sliding Centre.  This position is a seasonal role and requires ability to work weekends and evenings.

Responsibilities: 
  • Operate heavy equipment and plow trucks in a safe and responsible manner including installation of snow chains as weather conditions require
  • Safe operation of trucks and all terrain type vehicles for transporting athletes, guests, and/or equipment
  • Assist with moving sleds and equipment
  • Foster a strong culture of health & safety; work with Human Resources and Safety to ensure all WorkSafeBC and BC Safety Authority requirements are met
  • Identify, document, and mitigate safety hazards
  • Carry out minor repairs and maintenance work
  • Ensure safe access to and around venues is maintained
  • Maintain detailed machinery records
  • Perform daily machine checks
  • Manual snow clearing in and around buildings and structures
  • Ice Maintenance support
  • Set-up and tear down for facility bookings and events
  • Identify and report any equipment or infrastructure damage
  • Machinery use for shipping and receiving purposes as instructed
  • Vehicle fuelling and other operational tasks as required
  • Maintain inventory, tools and work areas
  • Carry out Whistler Sport Legacies’ customer service philosophy AIM:All Interactions Matter
  • Assist the team with other duties as assigned or required
Education/Experience: 
  • Minimum 1-3 years experience in machine operations and maintenance required
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and abstract required
  • Previous snow removal experience in a mountain environment preferred
  • Hands on knowledge of servicing and maintaining heavy equipment and attachments preferred

Skills:

  • Use of small equipment and hand tools; including snow blowers, drills, and saws
  • Ability to successfully complete competency assessments on all required equipment
  • Attention to detail and safety conscious in all aspects of the job
  • Willingness to assist other team members (perhaps outside the department) as needed and
  • Passion for exceptional customer service is essential
Physical Requirements: 
  • Ability to work outdoors in variable weather conditions
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to regularly lift 50lbs
Applications Open/Close: 
Monday, September 11, 2017 to Wednesday, September 27, 2017
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