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Position: Person Responsible for Maintenance

 

Purpose of Position :

To plan, lead and manage the Airborne Energy Solutions (AES) maintenance program and shall ensure maintenance activities are in compliance with the Canadian Air Regulations. To oversee and ensure the maintenance, repair and

overhaul of the air fleet, ensuring its airworthy condition safe for flight. To manage, coordinate, provide leadership and oversight to a highly technical maintenance team to ensure safe and cost effective delivery of quality maintenance services at AES’ bases located throughout the province.

Duties / Responsibilities :

1. Developing policy, procedures, operational guidelines and maintenance standards to ensure that the maintenance of the air fleet meet all of the requirements of theTransport Canada Aviation Regulations (CAR's).

2. Providing leadership, supervision and guidance to maintenance and contract staff involved in the aircraft maintenance program; coordinating the activities for the maintenance and contract staff by consulting with operational staff to establish

plans and priorities for aircraft maintenance; ensuring that all inspection and maintenance functions are conducted in accordance with the AES's Maintenance Policy & Control Manual, CARS and the Maintenance Schedule Approval for each

aircraft type.

3. Forecasting to ensure that AES aircrafts are well maintained in an airworthy condition, safe and serviceable to meet dispatch requirements.

4. Ensuring that maintenance staff are provided with all necessary maintenance, overhaul, repair and test manuals and all required regulatory instructions and publications issued by Transport Canada; ensuring that proper and adequate tooling, special diagnostic and maintenance equipment is available for all maintenance operations; ensuring that aircraft parts are received, stocked and issued in accordance with the Maintenance Policy and Control Manual and CARS.

5. Supervising maintenance staff by establishing performance objectives, monitoring progress, providing feedback, taking developmental and/or corrective action as required, recruiting and selecting staff, recommending merit increases, approving vacation and responding to employee issues. Ensuring that the maintenance staff are properly licensed, receive initial and recurrent maintenance training and are instructed and proficient in the requirements of the Maintenance Policy and Procedures Manual.

6. Leading and/or participating in strategic planning, work planning, policy development, management decision making, operational audits, incident and accident investigation, special work teams and industry committees. As Lead of Quality Assurance, providing direction and support to monitor and continually enhance maintenance procedures currently in place.

7. Working in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its Regulations and any workplace practices as directed by the employer. Ensuring employees know their roles and responsibilities under the OHSA, and have job

descriptions that reflect appropriate performance requirements. Ensuring that equipment, materials and protective devices are provided, maintained and used as required in the OHSA and Regulations. Ensuring a healthy and safe workplace is

provided to employees through proactive hazard recognition, evaluation and control. Ensuring that workers take precautions to protect the health and safety of themselves and others by complying with such acts, codes, policies, procedures or

accepted workplace practices as may be appropriate. Advising workers of any hazards, and any actual and potential danger in the workplace and the required precautions, of which the supervisor is aware. Ensuring that where work is not carried out by the ministry, the ministry recognizes and manages any health and safety duties as an owner, employer, or constructor as defined under the OHSA. Responding in a timely manner to health and safety concerns raised by employees. Conducting an initial investigation into a work refusal under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Where appropriate in the circumstances, apply or recommend discipline up to and including dismissal, in response to safety infractions. Considering health and safety in hiring decisions for positions with supervisory responsibilities. Investigating work-related accidents.

 

Staffing and Licensing Requirements :

Position requires an Air Maintenance Engineers M1 License or higher and meets the PRM qualifications in accordance with the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs). Position requires some province wide travel.

Knowledge :

The incumbent must be approved by Transport Canada. Position requires qualifications in accordance with CAR's. Knowledge of the Aeronautics Act, Air Regulations, Air Navigation Orders, and CARS is required combined with comprehensive knowledge of the Maintenance Policy and Procedures Manual and their application to a diverse fleet of fixed & rotary wing aircraft. Job requires knowledge of staff management practices, team leadership skills and administrative procedures in order to supervise staff, implement conflict resolution.. Knowledge of broad managerial skills to plan a

maintenance program for a multi million dollar fleet of aircraft. Ability to plan, organize, direct, coordinate, monitor and evaluate human and material resources in order to achieve a wide variety of client driven program objectives and to supervise

staff at multiple locations throughout the province. Job requires a good working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and those Regulations made under the Act that applies to the workplace and the work being performed.

Interpersonal and communication skills :

Job requires oral and written communication, consultation presentation and negotiation skills to communicate on technical and administrative matters with regulatory agencies, senior government, OPP personnel and all levels of staff.

Problem solving/complexity :

Ability to provide technical remedies and/or solutions to maintenance staff. Incorporates corrective action to avoid recurrence of problems or issues (e.g. resolving recurring defects or deficiencies) and plans for contingencies impacting aircraft availability. Position requires analytical skills in order to identify recurring aircraft defects or deficiencies and to analyze these deficiencies or defects using all available manufacturer product information, standard practices, diagnostic equipment, 

integrate schematics and external technical support systems and to assess aircraft, components and parts condition for continuation in service or rejection. To assess the operational requirements and to prioritize aircraft maintenance requirements and unservicabilities to deliver better aircraft availability with less disruption to service.

Judgement and Descretion :

Position requires performing tasks with minimal supervision and within established policies, procedures and regulations.

Position makes decisions relating to aircraft maintenance, inspection, airworthiness, repair, overhaul or replace components, inventory control, work estimates and authorizations for emergency repairs, purchase of specialty tools, ground handling

equipment, hangar maintenance and shop supplies.

Position requires evaluation skills in order to decide whether to repair, overhaul or replace components, engines or parts. Evaluate airworthiness directives and service bulletins as to whether they pertain to operational aircraft and the urgency of

incorporation and evaluate aircraft modifications as to the best action and direction to be taken factoring cost, availability, function and design. Exercises discretion in prioritizing work tasks schedules for others, prioritizing own work and in organizing aircraft manuals, documents and aircraft files. Completes performance appraisals for direct reports. Makes recommendations for specialty equipment and/or modifications that could have an adverse impact on the aircraft and for major asset refurbishment/upgrades.

Responsibility for the work of other employees :

Position involves providing group leadership to other employees on an ongoing basis, including scheduling, assigning and coordinating work in order to meet timelines, monitoring progress, providing training, ongoing technical guidance and

direction and checking the work to ensure adherence to standards.

Position location :

The position is based out of the Whitecourt facility located at the Airport.

Salary Expectations :

The salary for this position will be based on a combination of industry average for this type of position and adjusted with level of experience.

Please send application to:

Position: Rotary Wing AME Whitecourt
 

Airborne Energy Solutions Inc. is an aviation charter company that provides fixed wing and rotary wing transportation services and solutions for the oil, gas, forestry, and mining industries in Western Canada. AES is looking for a Rotary wing Aircraft Maintenance Engineer for our Whitecourt Alberta operation. The Rotary Wing Aircraft Maintenance Engineer is responsible for maintaining company aircraft and related equipment, ensuring airworthiness and optimal operational performance. The AME ensures all work completed meets Transport Canada’s, AES’s, aircraft manufacturers and applicable customers standards. The working conditions are hanger and field locations. The position is a Monday to Friday, 8 to 5, 40 hours a week, overtime and on call maybe required. Salary will be based on the candidate’s experience.
 

The candidate’s desired requirements are as follows:

· Valid Transport Canada Aircraft M1 Maintenance Engineer License

· Minimum 3 years licensed with experience on AS350 series, LTS101, B206 series, RHC44

· Valid class 5 driver’s license

· Reside in or willing to relocate to Whitecourt, Alberta

· A strong command of the English language, both verbal and written

· Good understanding of technical data

· Able to work unsupervised

· Reports to the DOM/PRM
 

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


Please send application to:

Position: Fixed Wing AME Villeneuve
 

Airborne Energy Solutions Inc. is an aviation charter company that provides fixed wing and rotary wing transportation services and solutions for the oil, gas, forestry, and mining industries in Western Canada. AES is looking for a Fixed Wing Aircraft Maintenance Engineer for our Villeneuve Alberta operation. The Fixed Wing Aircraft Maintenance Engineer is responsible for maintaining company aircraft and related equipment, ensuring airworthiness and optimal operational performance. The AME ensures all work completed meets Transport Canada’s, AES’s, aircraft manufacturers and applicable customers standards. The working conditions are hanger and field locations. The position is a Monday to Friday, 8 to 5, 40 hours a week, overtime and on call maybe required. Salary will be based on the candidate’s experience.
 

The candidate’s desired requirements are as follows:

· Valid Transport Canada Aircraft M1 Maintenance Engineer License

· Minimum 1 years licensed with experience on Cessna 100/200 series

· Valid class 5 driver’s license

· Reside within 50 km radius of the Villeneuve Airport (Edmonton Area)

· A strong command of the English language, both verbal and written

· Good understanding of technical data

· Able to supervise Apprentices

· Reports to the Fixed Wing Lead Engineer

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Hourly

Please send application to:

Position: Stores Personal
Airborne Energy Solutions Inc. is an aviation charter company that provides fixed wing and rotary wing transportation services and solutions for the oil, gas, forestry, and mining industries in Western Canada. We are seeking a Stores Person for our Whitecourt location.

 

Specific Accountabilities:

  • 3 + years’ experience in the data entry environment, previous experience in aviation or working in Stores/Warehouse is an asset.

  • Basic understanding of aviation regulatory requirements

  • Conduct thorough and accurate count of all current inventory items.

  • Ensure all bin locations are properly labeled to reflect the parts within.

  • Identify possible discrepancies in inventory and/or labeling and report to PRM.

  • Maintain computerized inventory records, take physical counts monthly and check against inventory control totals using maintenance software.

  • Drive company vehicles to various locations to deliver materials.

  • Process purchase orders, repair orders, work orders, and core returns.

  • Perform scanning, photocopying, and filing as needed.

  • May perform other related duties as assigned by the PRM

 

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience doing inventory counts preferred; familiarity with the aviation industry would be an asset.

  • Strong MS Office Skills, particularly Word and Excel.

  • Quick and accurate data entry skills

  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work productively in an unsupervised environment and prioritize effectively.

  • Excellent attention to detail, and high level of accuracy

  • Experience with Aviation Maintenance Software.

  • Must be capable of lifting 50lbs.

  • Must hold valid class 5 driver’s license.

  • Must meet pre-employment drug and alcohol testing requirements.

  • Experience with Transport Canada Aviation Regulations (Recommend but not an asset).

  • Fully Vaccinated for Covid-19

 

Personal Attributes:

  • Understand and adherence to a strict code of confidentiality.

  • Maintain a high standard of conduct, be respectful of co-workers, visitors, and managers.

  • Must be flexible; able to demonstrate work ethics; be considerate and fair; committed to safety.

  • Strong knowledge of business and customer base is an asset.

 

Position Details:

  • Location: Whitecourt, Alberta

  • Full-time Position

  • Paid vacation

  • Monday- Friday 8am – 5pm, 1 hour lunch

  • Health spending account

  • Resume’ and cover letter are required for application to be processed.

  • Professional references required for application to be processed.

  • Stores Room/Hanger Environment.

    Please send application to:

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