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Airport Technician - Engineering
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

March 30, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 17-186 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Abbotsford International Airport
Job Description: At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

Would you like be part of a team that is shaping the future of airport operations in Canada? Are you looking to work in a multi-faceted position where YOU can make a difference in the day-to-day and future operations of our airport? This is a truly unique position providing an exciting opportunity to someone with an entrepreneurial spirit and positive attitude. The sky’s the limit; become an Airport Technician-Engineering with the City of Abbotsford.

In this exciting role at our International Airport we are looking for a self-motivated professional with proven skills, work ethic, and attention to detail. The ability to work effectively with your team in a fast-paced and dynamic environment will make you an asset to the organization. This position is ideal for a dedicated individual looking to expand their skills in engineering while learning about and supporting airport operations. Enjoy the variety of work and responsibilities and advance your career to the next level!

A typical day will include technical and administrative engineering work, leading and assisting staff with work related to the design, planning, contract administration, and maintenance of airport infrastructure. In addition, you will be heavily involved in day-to-day operations, including Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting, airfield maintenance duties, contractor coordination and assisting with planning, coordinating, and implementing procedures to ensure the safety, security and ongoing efficiency of the Airport.

The successful candidate will enjoy a shift schedule of four days on, three days off to support the airport’s 24/7 operation schedule.

As our ideal candidate you will have:

• Grade 12 plus a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent related discipline from a recognized post-secondary institution;
• Minimum of two years related experience;
• Eligibility for membership in the Association of Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of B.C;
• Valid, Class 5 B.C. Drivers Licence; and
• Satisfactory Police Information Check.

Upon completion of your probation period, you will be required to have the following:

• Class 3 Driver’s License, with air brake endorsement;
• Restricted Radio License (ROC-A);
• Airport Rescue Fire-Fighting certification – CARs 303 and CARs 323; and
• Airside Vehicle Operator’s Permit (AVOP).

This position is unionized, C.U.P.E Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $32.76 per hour to $38.54 per hour (2018 rates) plus a comprehensive, competitive benefits package.

If you are ready for a rewarding, fulfilling career where you will play an integral role in helping Abbotsford be the City that all other communities aspire to be, we want to hear from you.

Address: City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford BC V2T 1W7
Opening Date: March 16, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: March 30, 2018 04:30 PM

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