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Pilot Crew Resource Planning Analyst -

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Sep 17, 2019
Posting End Date: Sep 24, 2019


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’s flag carrier.

Reporting to the Pilot Crew Resources Regulatory Compliance and Operation Manager, the incumbent will be the primary point of contact for all pilot resource planning related responsibilities to Crew Scheduling. The role includes but is not limited to providing operational support and statistical analysis for resource planning purposes. This position will play a key role in the success and the administration of pilot coverage requirements while adhering to contractual and regulatory obligations. 

This position may be located in Toronto or Montreal.

  • Develop and analyze CG2 (CARs) and FRMS (Fatigue Risk Management System) to determine key information required for the planning of crew resources.
  • Manage and optimize the monthly and weekly productivity for the reserve pilot group.
  • Develop and maintain 12 months forecast for all fleets and bases as it relates to RAPs and operational reserve coverage.
  • Plan reserve move-ups accordingly to balance manpower requirements as it relates to the operation.
  • Collaborate with various departments in order to maintain an accurate assessment of pilot resources and the requirement for aircraft changes from the original monthly plan (Training, Network planning, Rouge etc.).
  • Maintain ongoing dialogue with Crew Planning for reserve forecasts and statistical purposes.
  • Analyze irregular operations and make effective scheduling decision as it relates to resource planning.
  • Provide effective and timely communication with all Schedulers/Trackers/CNMs as it relates to scheduling or rescheduling of RAP activities.
  • Enforcing reserve utilization within the Crew Scheduling group.
  • Provide Crew Resources Management with risk assessment analysis for pilot reserve coverage.
  • Lead monthly meetings with Crew planning and Crew Scheduling in reviewing key performance indicators.


  • University degree or equivalent experience
  • Bilingual an asset
  • Experience dealing with a 24/7 operational environment.
  • Ability to produce detailed statistical reports.
  • Understanding of crew scheduling practices within a global airline
  • Promotes active listening with operational team members
  • Accurately prepares written business correspondence that is coherent and effective
  • Basic knowledge of Pairing Creation Software, Preferential Bidding Software, Netline Crew, ReportLink, and globe information system.
  • CARs and AC Pilot’s collective agreement knowledge an asset
  • Proficient with NetLine Crew
  • Follows through with commitments and fosters mutual trust with fellow employees
  • Demonstrates the ability to cooperate with a variety of people and achieve results.
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to broaden and deepen knowledge base and proficiencies.
  • Flexible and willing to work extended hours as require


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.