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Electrician Technician (CAT 24) Corporate Real Estate - Vancouver -

Location: VANCOUVER, BC, Canada
Posting Start Date: May 31, 2018
Posting End Date: Jun 14, 2018


Job Description


Are you passionate about reaching new heights, teamwork and making a meaningful contribution? Do you picture yourself as a valued member of an industry-leading organization? If you answered yes to these questions, Air Canada is seeking enthusiastic individuals to join the diverse and vibrant team working together to lead the growth and expansion of Canada‚Äôs flag carrier. 


Air Canada is presently looking for a dynamic individual to fill a permanent full time position as of 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.
  • Ability to travel and to hold a valid passport

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.
At Air Canada, we want to fly higher when it comes to employment equity. We therefore encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability.
Air Canada thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.