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Industrial Plumber – (CAT 37) - 33142

Location: VANCOUVER, BC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Jun 16, 2023
Posting End Date: Jun 19, 2023


Job Description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol. Are you passionate about reaching new heights, teamwork and making a meaningful contribution? Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.

This position reports directly the Facility Manager 

As one of Air Canada’s Maintenance Plumber you will work directly with the Facilities Maintenance group to ensure all Hangar facilities and all related equipment are maintained to manufacturer’s standards. Close coordination with the internal AC tenants of our buildings is necessary to ensure services do not impact airline operations. Building and fostering a culture of teamwork is extremely important. This position regularly interacts with people at all levels throughout the company and should represent the Facilities Department as a professional partner at all times.

Candidate is responsible for plumbing installation, maintenance service and repair requests made through the Facilities work order system. 

Work includes but is not limited to:

  • Respond to the reported plumbing problems and faults by our internal customers.
  • A plumber must be highly organized as there are many tools that are needed to be used for different functions and plumbing processes.
  • Troubleshooting, problem-solving, and analytical and other technical skills are highly recommended to be acquired by aspiring plumbers.
  • Be aware of the safety and quality standards that are needed to be applied in plumbing services.
  • Weekly maintenance and run up to our Fire suppression system throughout the Hangars
  • General work with a basic understanding of electrical safety is a must.
  • Providing support to various internal business units to perform a wide variety of services ensuring that special events are successful.
  • Respond to emergencies including nights and weekends when on call to correct unsafe or hazardous conditions.
  • Community College electrical/mechanical training would be considered an asset.


  • Plumber - Red Seal Certificate
  • Community College electrical/mechanical training would be considered an asset.
  • 5 years of hands-on experience working in a fast paced multi-facility environment, with a focus on providing the best possible service to a demanding group of Tenants.

Candidate must have and demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and prioritize tasks in a self-directed work environment and maintain high levels of productivity without direct supervision.
  • Work experience in Maintaining and repairing a variety of life safety systems, plumbing, and building repairs.
  • Strong customer service and problem solving aptitude.
  • The ability to communicate effectively and provide direction to contractors and vendors performing services for the company.
  • Valid Driver’s license with good driving record.
  • Must have the ability to learn quickly, work autonomously, and address any issues that arise day or night
  • Detail oriented
  • A willingness to provide on-call support in case of emergencies or other off-hours issues
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work at heights
  • 5th Class power engineer ticket required as part of their probation
  • Employees in this role, conduct safety-critical work and as such, Air Canada medical standards must be met in order to qualify for the role. Candidates will be subject to a medical evaluation, including a drug and alcohol test and are expected to be free of any intoxicating substances.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain any applicable transportation security clearances and additional authorizations. Please refer to Transport Canada site for more details
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position

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.