Fleet Mechanic Job at Inland Technologies in Halifax, NS
YHZ – Halifax Stanfield International Airport
The members of the Inland Group of Companies (IDS, Inland Technologies and Quantem Aviation Services) are highly experienced in aircraft de-icing, environmental management, ground handling and pretty much any other aviation support service you can think of. We operate at over 50 airports in four countries. Through our IDS brand we provide aircraft deicing and anti-icing services at more than 20 stations throughout Canada, the United States and Europe. Last season alone, we collectively de-iced/anti-iced more than 50,000 aircraft.
Our business is built on a foundation of excellence in customer service, innovation and continuous improvement and safety is at the forefront of everything we do. We provide a workplace where respect, integrity and a high degree of ethical behaviour is a minimum expectation. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website at: www.inlandgroup.ca
We are currently providing an opportunity for a well-rounded, detail oriented and focused professional to join our team in the position of Fleet Mechanic responsible for the safe and cost-effective repair of our airside equipment at YHZ Halifax Stanfield International Airport station.
The ideal candidate will be someone who is excited by the opportunity to work in inclement weather that occurs at any time of the day or night and, as we all know, weather in Halifax works on weekends and holidays and, as a result, so do we when it’s required. The ideal candidate is comfortable working in an environment where the noise level can be excessive at times.
About the Position:
Aside from the excitement of working in all weather, the essential duties and responsibilities of this position include:
Promoting and adhering to our safety and respectful workplace culture and instilling this culture in the station employees while ensuring safety and regulatory compliance with all Government Labour, Health and Safety laws, regulations and policies. HAVE ZERO TOLERANCE FOR UNSAFE ACTS!;
Plan and carry out work assignments and handle problems in accordance with instructions, policies, previous training or accepted company practices and procedures;
Perform mechanical repairs to all Inland airside equipment, to include independent diagnosis and repair of engines, transmissions, differentials, electrical, hydraulic systems, brake repair and replacement, pump repair and/or replacement, etc.;
Maintain complete and accurate maintenance records and conduct scheduled and unscheduled inspections to equipment to keep in a safe and operational condition at all times;
Communicate daily with team members to ensure that all are informed about equipment status and expected outcome from the next shift on maintenance items that are outstanding;
Inform the General Manager on equipment issues and new airport/airline policies;
Operate equipment within close proximity to airfield personnel, aircraft and other airfield equipment safely and efficiently. AIRCRAFT ALWAYS HAVE THE RIGHT OF WAY;
Perform/complete other additional projects, duties, and assignments as required and/or by management request.
Please Note: This position requires the ability to obtain a Restricted Area Identity Card (RAIC) and an Airside Vehicle Operators Permit (AVOP).
Must be available and flexible to work variable shifts including weekends and holidays for the duration of the de-icing season (October 1st to May 31st);
Must be comfortable working outside on the pad in all types of weather conditions (SNOW, RAIN, WIND, and whatever else Mother Nature deems necessary for the season);
Must be comfortable operating large vehicles during inclement weather in constricted areas;
High school diploma or equivalent;
Valid driver’s license and driving record that meets Company insurance standards;
Minimum of 1-year previous experience performing general mechanical repairs;
Certified Journeyman Heavy Duty Technician or registered apprentice considered an asset;
Must possess basic hand tools common to the trade up to 1/2″ drive;
Working knowledge of manuals, schematics, and diagnostic tools;
Knowledge of fluid types, diesel-powered machines, and tools including their designs, uses repair and maintenance;
Must possess basic welding and fabrication skills;
Successful completion of all classroom and OJT training;
Ability to read, write, speak and communicate effectively;
Basic computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft programs and the ability to use Inland’s independent computer program “Ice Link – Aircraft Ground De-icing Management System”;
Proven success delivering results in a fast-paced, multi-deadline, high-stress environment;
Ability to lift, push, and pull objects up to fifty (50) pounds occasionally and twenty (20) pounds regularly;
Willing to learn new skills and adapt to change in order to support the growth of the company and meet needs of customers.
At Inland, we offer the following benefits, some of which are subject to eligibility:
A rewarding and safe work environment (company provided PPE);
On the job training, mentoring and coaching;
Growth and advancement opportunities for high potential employees;
Employee and family assistance program;
Competitive compensation and benefits package;
Pension plan with employer contribution;
Access to group rates and discounts.
If you are a self-starter who is committed to providing the highest level of customer satisfaction and your experience and ability meet with the above minimum requirements, please forward your cover letter and resume to the Inland HR Team, quoting posting number 20-11. Full job description available upon request.
Please apply online.
Inland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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About the Company
Company: Inland Technologies
Company Location: Halifax, NS