AME-M Senior Crew Leader (Temporary) Job at Cascade Aerospace Inc. in Abbotsford, BC

Requisition # 2349730

Job Location Canada-British Columbia-Abbotsford

Job Stream Aviation Engine & Component Specialists

Job Type Casual, Full-Time

Casual Duration 3 Months

Salary/Rate $47.81 / Hour

Number of Positions 1

Start Date of Employment ASAP

Posting Date 13-Jan-2021

Travel Required Not Required

Educational Requirements College Diploma

Languages Required English

Security Clearance Required Confidential


Cascade Aerospace is a leading Canadian specialty aerospace & defence company trusted for its engineering and maintenance expertise for operators in domestic and international military, government, original equipment manufacturers and commercial environments.


Joining Cascade means a future with a team of dedicated professionals in a dynamic specialty aerospace and defence company with a standard of providing customers with quality services and products.

Cascade Aerospace is looking for an enthusiastic Aircraft Maintenance Engineer – Mechanics Senior Crew Lead. The AME-M – Senior Crew Lead communicates with Customer Representatives and other Cascade Aerospace personnel concerning the work to be done, organizes, directs and monitors the work of crews, assists and coaches crews as required. As a Senior Crew Lead, you will be responsible for reporting to your Supervisor the activities and progress of several crews. Crew Leads report directly to you.


Manage, with the Supervisor, Planner, Crew Lead and Customer Representative, the repair and/or upgrade work to be done and associated time requirements.

Organize, direct and monitor the work performed by crews and Crew Leads.

Provide coaching and leadership to crews and Crew Leads to ensure work tasks are performed efficiently and accurately, and appropriate skills to progress in the trade are developed.

Ensure all paperwork, documentation and reporting associated with a repair is completed accurately and in accordance with applicable Manuals, Transport Canada Regulations (CARS), Technical Airworthiness Manual (TAM), Quality Procedures (QP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Process Standards (CPS), all maintenance, manufacturing and policy manuals, and scope of their certification authority, in a timely fashion.

Liaise with the Customer Representative pertaining to the status of repairs and discuss any issues and concerns.

Fill in for their Supervisor in their absence as required.

Ensure all work tasks are in accordance with Cascade Aerospace’s health and safety policies and procedures.

This position belongs in the bargaining unit and shall abide by all rules and regulations as set out in the collective agreement


Excellent communication skills: fluent written and verbal English is mandatory.

Basic Computer Skills : word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.

Specific skill and knowledge in performing manufacturing, maintenance, repair and modification of aircraft or systems and components in the areas of any of the following trades: Mechanics, Avionics, Structures, or Composites.

Ability to ensure that approved standards of Quality Control are maintained.

Safe work practices and techniques.

Proven ability to use supervisory techniques, including the ability to establish work standards, provide coaching and motivate staff.

Proven ability to communicate in a constructive manner; explaining processes, negotiating around difficult areas and providing a positive working environment.

Proven ability to manage labour hours and work flow to enhance productivity.


Grade 12 Diploma

Certificate in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (approved by TCA or the applicable governing body)

Type/Rating specific training

Holder of full ACA Authorizations in accordance to Cascade Quality Control Procedures

Normally 10+ years experience performing heavy maintenance on a variety of aircrafts

Holder of AME license or Certification Authority within the scope of their trade for a minimum of 5 years

3 to 5 Years experience filling in as Crew Lead and leading specific projects

3 to 5 Years inspection experience

Candidates with less experience may be considered for this position based on demonstrated ability.


Employee retention and engagement is important to Cascade, we value our employees;

Competitive salary, Extended health and dental benefits, and Employee Resilience Program (all 100% paid by Cascade) are offered after 3 months employment;

Pension matching;

ATO (approved training organization) provides Endorsement (type) training & development;

Company-wide social events and family functions throughout the year


Cascade Aerospace Inc. is a dynamic, privately-held Canadian specialty aerospace and defence contractor focused on providing long-term integrated aircraft support programs for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), military, government and commercial customers.

All employees are encouraged to realize their true potential and play an active role in fostering an environment of safety, quality, customer satisfaction and continuous improvement. We are a diverse organization that strives to be respectful and inclusive of everyone and to treat employees fairly and equally.

At Cascade Aerospace we strongly believe in the value of teaming – with our employees, our customers, our suppliers, and our communities. It is by “Teaming with the best” and working collaboratively with our many partners that we are able to offer custom-tailored solutions for each customer’s unique requirements. Our value proposition is that we build enduring customer relationships, and our strategic focus is customer satisfaction. It is a driver in all our decisions.

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. Cascade Aerospace has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on either your application form, covering letter or resume.

About the Company

Company: Cascade Aerospace Inc.

Company Location:  Abbotsford, BC

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About Cascade Aerospace Inc.