Director of Line Maintenance - YHM Cargojet

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Director of Line Maintenance - YHM Cargojet

Post by Cargojet » Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:49 pm

Position: Director of Line Maintenance
Reports To: VP Line Maintenance
Location: YHM Shift Days/Hours:
Mon-Fri 08:30 – 17:00

Primary Objective of the Position:
The Director Line Maintenance is responsible for the overall Maintenance YHM Base Operations ensuring Technical Dispatch and operational efficiencies are met in accordance with Cargojet’s continuous maintenance program and MCM/MPM.

Essential Position Functions:
 Deliver aircraft Technical reliability, productivity and workforce commitment through cost effective staffing levels and crew schedules which balance labor costs and other stakeholder needs.
 Provide appropriate staff, facilities, technical & regulatory data, supplies and parts to ensure maintenance is accomplished in accordance with Cargojet’s continuous maintenance program and MCM/MPM.
 Participate in the base planning and preparation of company budgets and strategic plans surrounding aircraft.
 Manage line maintenance reporting and compliance.
 Assist with returning to service aircraft which may include the identification of parts, tooling, technical data identification and coordination of delivery to required personnel.
 Oversight of projects, coordinate and assign personnel within the department, projects, expectations & timelines.
 Conduct weekly meetings with department personnel to review assignments and provide project status updates.
 Ensure department coordinates with Planning/Quality Assurance to provide technical input for Line Maintenance checks and ensure work requirements/packages for maintenance checks are generated and the work packages include all planned tasks, pre-draws, parts, kits etc.
 Ensure department provides technical support/assistance regarding requests from MCC.
 Ensure a “Log” is generated and maintained regarding assigned projects, technical support requests and the status of the requests are reviewed/updated at the weekly meetings.
 As requested assist with delay analysis and corrective actions.
 Be knowledgeable with all company and Regulatory manuals/documents pertaining to the work performed.
 Actively promote safety and quality within the organization and department by encouraging employee participation in SMS and ensuring effective communication with all stakeholders.
 Comply with all SMS and safety policies, processes and standards.
 Tracking and follow up of corrective actions to safety related deficiencies at the maintenance base.
 Assign, co-ordinate, and ensure the timely completion of work being carried out by the Technicians & Apprentices at their base.
 Perform required and forecasted aircraft inspection duties, to assure that Airworthiness requirements are met, and ensure that all maintenance personnel perform work in accordance with the required Airworthiness Standards.
 Responsible for the inventory control at the station, monitoring all spares are stored and re-stocked in accordance with Cargojet’s procedures. Ensure tooling, vehicles and equipment are maintained to Company standards
 Ensure that all unserviceable components are properly tagged and returned to quarantine stores.
 Complete and certify all necessary maintenance forms, log books and paperwork in accordance with Cargojet’s MCM, MPM and Procedures manual.
 Shall be knowledgeable with all company and government manuals/documents pertaining to the work being performed at the station.
 Responsible for facility management, lease renewals and negotiation.
 Responsible for the training of Line Maintenance employees.
 Manage the required staffing levels, interview and hire employees, conduct employee performance reviews and disciplinary measures in accordance with Company policies.
 Responsible for shift schedule to include: shift rotations, employee training, employee vacations, employee breaks, overtime assignments, back-up for absent employees.
 Responsible for managing all payroll documentation including overtime sheets, time-off requests and master payroll sheets for submission.
 Coordinate Maintenance Shift Handovers.
 Schedule and conduct employee meetings.
 Responsible to meet shift work load requirements.
 Responsible for the Quality Control of the work performed at the Base.
 Communicate with other Base Managers, Duty Managers and Directors of Maintenance.
 Ensure a clean and safe work place for employees.
 Ensure all GSE equipment is maintained in serviceable condition.
 Report all SDR (Service Difficulty Report) findings to the Manager of Quality Assurance.
 To maintain the sub-base library including technical and regulatory manuals.
 To ensure that all maintenance records are completed correctly, filed and that applicable records are forwarded to the main office of Cargojet Airways.
 Communicate with Company Managers, Base Managers, Directors of Maintenance, VP Heavy Maintenance & Acquisition, VP Line Maintenance and Senior VP Maintenance/Engineering as required.
 Perform any additional duties and projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
 Transport Canada AME M2 License.
 Type Rating, or extensive experience with B757, and B767 would be considered as an asset.
 Minimum of 10 to 15 years aircraft maintenance experience.
 Experience in Technical Records, Quality Assurance, a compliance role an asset.
 Supervisory or Management experience.
 Knowledge of the provisions of CARS and IOSA.
 Ability to use computers: intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
 Working knowledge of aircraft records and service packages.
 Must possess the ability to communicate all technical requirements verbally and in writing.
 Ability to work under pressure when attempting to solve technical problems under the constraints of on-time performance.
 Must have excellent communication skills, be respectful to company and vendor personnel, have excellent problem-solving abilities, be detail-oriented, able to multi-task and work well under pressure.
 Ability to thrive in a fast-moving environment with a high tolerance for change.
 Motivated and enthusiastic team player who can work in an autonomous and / or team setting.

Important to Know:
o Cargojet is an equal opportunity employer. We thank you for your interest. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
o We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
o At Cargojet, we make safety the highest priority. Because of this priority and as we operate in a safety-sensitive environment, we require all employees to abstain from consuming Cannabis, in and outside of the workplace. This is a critical element of our drug and alcohol policy that all employees must comply with at all times.


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