HVAC-R Technician

Full time Rocky Mountaineer in Tourism/Hospitality Email Job
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Job Detail

  • Career Level Red Seal
  • Experience Previous Experience
  • Posting ID HVACT001965
  • No. of Openings 1
  • Department Technical Operations
  • Bonus $10,000 Signing Bonus (Conditions Apply)

Job Description

Reporting to the Assistant Superintendent, Operations & Mechanical (ASOM), the HVAC-R Technician is an integral team member of the Rocky Mountaineer Operations and Mechanical team. The HVAC-R Technician will be responsible for the safe inspection, maintenance, and repair of the HVAC and refrigeration equipment on Rocky Mountaineer’s facilities and assets.

As a Rocky Mountaineer team member, you will be working alongside a diverse group of people who are committed to working together, supporting our values, and ensuring we are always on brand as a world class luxury rail tour company.

This position is deemed Safety Critical and pre-employment testing will be required. Final candidates must successfully pass a safety critical medical exam and will undergo medical monitoring as prescribed by Transport Canada.

What we offer:

  • A one time signing bonus of $10,000.00 will be offered (conditions will apply)
  • Competitive Wage (additional shift differentials)
  • Flexible Schedules & Work/Life Balance (3×12 hr shifts in summer & 4x10hr shift in winter)
  • Company Paid Tools & Safety Gear
  • Complimentary Rail Passes
  • Company Paid Tools & Safety Equipment
  • Friends & Family Discounts for rail journeys and merchandise
  • 100% employer paid extended health and dental and vision
  • Employer RRSP Matching Program
  • Bonus Program
  • 3 weeks vacation to start
  • High performing and supportive team
  • Fun team events like BBQ and carwash fundraiser, golf tournaments, annual Christmas party, family Christmas train, and more!

Key Areas of Accountability 

  • Maintain and repair all HVAC and refrigeration equipment
  • Execute regular equipment inspections to verify equipment and systems are operating optimally
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, replace, and calibrate and program controls
  • Maintain associated electrical and electronic controls
  • Update documentation (drawings, specifications, ODS logs, etc.) related to HVAC services
  • Perform minor preventative maintenance on tools and equipment
  • Troubleshoot diverse equipment types and support cross functional trade defect repairs
  • Willingness to participate in personal development company initiatives

Education, Certification, Licenses 

  • Red Seal Refrigeration Mechanic Qualification
  • High School Diploma
  • First Aid Level 1 Certification is an asset
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Qualification and/or proven knowledge in safe heavy equipment operations such as forklifts, cranes, etc.
  • Qualification and/or proven knowledge in safe small hand tool handling such as grinders, drills, etc.
  • Understanding of other trades such as electrical and plumbing is an asset


  • Experience in 120, 208, 240, and 480-volt AC systems and 24vDC systems
  • Experience with heating and refrigeration in commercial building and mobile equipment industries is preferred
  • Hot gas bypass systems knowledge and experience

Work Environment

  • May require occasional travel
  • Physical demands may require lifting to 80 lbs. on occasion
  • Rail industrial site that requires walking and sitting throughout the day
  • 24/7 operation that may require varied work schedules
  • Indoor/outdoor working environment

Rocky Mountaineer (RM) is committed to the safety and health of our team members through providing a safe working environment. As a federally regulated transportation organization, we have a duty to comply with all applicable legislative requirements.

Please reference “mytrades.ca” in your application to this job posting!

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