Employment - Heavy Duty Mechanic

Heavy Duty Mechanic

Cape Smokey


Weekends Evenings Nights Holidays


Cape Smokey is located on Cape Breton Island, 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 cultural roots, Cape Breton Island is known for its warmth and 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.

Job Summary

Cape Smokey is looking for a full-time Heavy duty mechanic, to start as soon as possible. The ideal candidate will be an experienced and versatile mechanic who has worked on various mechanical equipment. We are looking for someone who is a problem solver and a fast thinker. You must be able to work independently and as part of a team. This is a full-time and permanent position. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for a varied and interesting role, in a fun, ski resort environment.



Maintaining and repairing snow grooming equipment, heavy equipment, pickup trucks maintenance and repairs

Lifts and conveyor lift maintenance could be also part of the position.

Working alongside the maintenance department across the ski hill

Operating snow clearing equipment

Practice working in a safe working environment



Valid driver’s license

A trade certificate is considered an asset

Fall Arrest is considered an asset

First Aid Certificate considered an asset

Education and experience in diagnosing and repairing various engines and vehicles

Having your own tools is an asset, but not a necessity


Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Comfortable working outside in all weather conditions

Comfortable working at heights

Capable of lifting 50 lbs


  • FREE Season Pass to ski/snowboard
  • Training sessions
  • Discounts on food
  • Discounts in retail store
  • Deals on ski and snowboard equipment
  • Staff accommodation for qualified candidates
  • Uniform provided

We offer accommodations, food and other discounts, winter passes and benefits for full time year round employees. Come Live, Work and Play at Cape Smokey!



$25 depending on experience

Please send a cover letter with your resume to hr@capesmokeyholding.com

How To Apply

Cape Smokey will be accepting applications for this position via the Cape Breton Job Board. Applicants will need to first create a complete account before applying directly through this page.

Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for qualified and eligible job-seekers domestically and internationally.

Applications from Foreign Nationals will be considered.

Location Information
Ingonish Beach
Victoria County
Nova Scotia
Opportunity Information
Cape Smokey
NOC Code
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
25.00 (Negotiable)
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
April 14th 2023
End Date
Posted on
April 6th 2023
June 30th 2023