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Industrial Electrician – (CAT 24) - 31200

Location: VANCOUVER, BC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Nov 29, 2022
Posting End Date: Dec 13, 2022


Job Description


Air Canada is presently looking for a dynamic individual to fill a permanent full-time position as a Facility Maintenance Electrician at Vancouver Airport.

Job description: 

  • Facility Maintenance Electrician is responsible for preventative maintenance and repair requests made through the Facilities work order system.
  • Install, maintain, trouble shoot and repair facility equipment and industrial equipment and associated electrical and electronic controls.
  • Read, interpret electrical drawings, schematics and the Canadian national electrical code Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for serviceability.
  • Maintain, repair, test and install electrical motors, generators, industrial forklift batteries and hydraulic and pneumatic electrical control systems.
  • Conduct preventative maintenance program on powered and non-powered aircraft ground support equipment.
  • Install, maintain and calibrate industrial instrumentation and related devices.


  • High School diploma
  • Industrial Electrician Interprovincial Redseal
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in the trade
  • Able to successfully pass the pre-employment qualifying exam
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a customer focused attitude in a demanding, high stress environment.
  • Be a team player
  • Available to work a variety of day shifts as well as weekends and holidays.

Conditions of Employment:

  • 5th Class power engineer ticket is required as part of probation
  • Eligible candidates must be eligible to work in Canada, be willing to undergo and successfully pass full-time training (attendance is mandatory).
  • Candidates must also pass security clearance and obtain the Transport Canada security card (MOT). (To obtain this security clearance candidates must undergo a thorough criminal background search, please see Transport Canada website for additional details). 

Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates.

Diversity and Inclusion

Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.