Pursuit Banff AB Apprentice or Licensed Mechanic

1/2/3/4th Year
Pursuit Collection
100 Gopher Street, Banff, AB
Pursuit Collection
100 Gopher Street, Banff, AB

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100 Gopher Street, Banff, AB

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What will be your daily pursuit?:
Maintaining our fleet of Highway Coaches and other light and heavy duty equipment.
What perks can you expect?:
Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe
Work experience in an iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring location
Free access to Pursuit attractions for staff and family, send a friend at half the price!
Discounted hotel stays under Pursuit’s lodging offerings, and discounted food & beverage and retail experiences
A safe work environment
The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends
Access to subsidized mental health and wellness resources
Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations
Access to one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic National Parks
What will you do in this job?:
As a Heavy Duty Mechanic at the Banff Shop, you will contribute to making the Transportation and BJC fleet as safe as possible for our guests. As a Heavy Duty Mechanic, our #1 Core value of Safety 1st starts with you, in ensuring the mechanical fitness of our motorcoaches, heavy equipment and light vehicle fleet.

This is a multi-faceted position and can include any, or all, of the following:

Safety 1st! Ensure to follow adequate and proper safety procedures when performing any duties
Perform preventative maintenance
Diagnose equipment problems and determine repairs as needed
Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts
Test repaired equipment for proper performance
Service attachments and working tools
Maintain a clean and tidy work area and assist with cleaning duties in working environment
Maintain daily record of all works orders, part orders and other administrative tasks
Demonstrate continuous efforts to improve operations, decrease downtime and improve processes
Assist in training apprentice mechanics in the trade
Support colleagues and co-workers in their duties
Act as a coach and subject matter expert when it comes to everything vehicles
What skills and experience do you need for this job?:
Valid Alberta (or inter-provincial) Registered Apprentice or Heavy Duty Mechanic Journeyman certification
CVIP license for Alberta is an asset
Experience troubleshooting and diagnostics on Detroit Diesel, CAT, Cummins, MTU, Volvo and Allison, 2F engines/transmissions
Familiar with MCI & Prevost highway coaches an asset
Class 1, 2 or 3 driver’s licenses with airbrake (Q) endorsement an asset
Ability to supply own tools up to ¾” and impact drives
Ability to think outside the box with a positive attitude, and problem-solving skills
Mature, energetic, dependable, and self-motivated
Enjoy working with a team in a busy, fast-paced environment
Must enjoy working outdoors, even in challenging mountain weather conditions
Comfortable working on your feet for extended periods in an indoor/outdoor environment. Be prepared for all types of weather (Snow, Rain, Wind, Hail) at all times. The weather changes quickly in the park.
Must adhere to the Company’s Drug and Alcohol policy
Must meet the Organization grooming and appearance standards
To honor our commitment to be “Always Honest” all employees must consent to a criminal record check
Standard First-Aid or higher an asset
What will your work environment be like?:
Beautiful. You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring locations. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun!
Independent. You’ll spend your days in and around national parks.
Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. Connect with friends around a bonfire instead of through WiFi
Busy. You need to be prepared for a physical working environment with walking, stair climbing, bending, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds with assistance) required
This job description describes this role at a high level, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole.

To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job. This job is based in Alberta, Canada. Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in Canada is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity Information

Pursuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Pursuit places a high value on diverse backgrounds and experiences, recognizing that they serve as catalysts for creativity and innovation. We encourage individuals who are eligible to work in Canada to apply and join our inclusive team!

We are working to eliminate barriers for applicants and team members from equity-deserving groups. If you can’t apply online or need accommodation during the application or hiring process, please contact our Talent & Acquisition Team at BJCtalent@pursuitcollection.com
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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