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Location: TORONTO, ON, Canada
Posting Start Date: Jul 5, 2024
Posting End Date: Ongoing


Job Description


Location: Toronto, ON Canada (Onsite)   
Starting Salary:
Unionized (IAMAW

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 is responsible and accountable for planning/scheduling the aircraft maintenance activities. The incumbent will ensure that the maintenance plans for assigned aircraft meet all lease, contract, maintenance program, manufacturer and regulatory requirements and ensure that commercial considerations are factored into all maintenance plans. 


  • Accurately maintain and update maintenance plans for each aircraft assigned
  • Ensure maintenance requirements meet their regulatory limits
  • Create, maintain, and close work orders for assigned aircraft
  • Research material/tooling requirements for scheduled work and ensure availability
  • Coordinate with the operation’s group to maximize ground time opportunities for  maintenance requirements and minimize operational disruptions
  • Effectively coordinate with other departments, ensuring elements of the scheduled work is met
  • Communicate downtime requirements for each aircraft assigned, advise other stakeholders, resolve scheduling issues and develop agreements
  • Escalate unresolved scheduling issues to the Manager
  • Demonstrates an understanding of safety issues and actively support the SMS program

Your benefits 

As one of the leading employers in Canada, we like to ensure our employees are well rewarded with a range of benefits including: 

  • Air Canada staff love to travel, and we have one of the most generous employee travel programs in the industry. You will be eligible for travel privileges for yourself and other eligible persons once you’ve completed twenty-eight (28) weeks of service. 
  • We value your wellbeing which is why we offer a wide variety of benefit plans, including health and dental, for you and your family. 
  • Training and development tools to help unlock your full potential. 


  • Demonstrates problem-solving skills
  • Excellent knowledge of the airline operational environment
  • Excellent working knowledge with MS Office programs.
  • Knowledge of TRAX, Netline, Communicator, AirNav an asset
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to work well under pressure, and with changing priorities.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication/negotiation skills.
  • Good working knowledge of airline standards and regulations.
  • 3-5 years experience in Aircraft Maintenance Planning
  • Knowledge of Line Maintenance and Airframe Maintenance aircraft check procedures and requirements, an asset.
  • Previous acting assignments/exposure in above areas an asset.
  • 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 responsibly 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.