Key Accountabilities

Reporting to the Manager, Fleet Management Services this position is responsible for ensuring safe reliable repairs, welds and fabrication to equipment is performed as required in a timely manner. Manage and control shop inventory and housekeeping while placing emphasis on safety and quality, being able to follow instructions and work well with peers is a must.

  • Fabricates, repairs, conducts preventative maintenance and alters all types of construction machinery, sweepers, plows, graders, loaders, pick-ups, cars, specialized tools, and other items for special projects, using tin plate, steel gauged 24 to 1 inch and a half steel casts and small amounts of aluminum
  • Inspects assemblies and installations for conformance with specifications, using measuring instruments such as Vernier calipers and micrometers
  • Performs related duties such as setting-up shop machines, measuring and performing layouts of a variety of materials, gauges to be used, ordering sufficient quantities of stock, and cleaning tools and work benches

Candidates with relevant external experience must provide references with their applications in order to confirm this experience

  • Must have a valid Ontario Certificate of Qualification as a Welder (456A License)
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a welding/fabrication position
  • Proficiency with SMAW (Stick) – All positions, GMAW (MIG) and GTAW (TIG) welding
  • Must have a valid “G” Ontario Driver’s license
  • Preference will be given to those with a current and valid DZ license
  • Successful candidate will be required to obtain a “D/A” AVOP within thirty (30) days of appointment to the position
  • Must be able to obtain and retain Transportation Security Clearance at the designated level for the position

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the characteristics of various metals and practices and procedures of welding, cutting and shaping metal
  • Knowledge of heavy equipment machinery and operating characteristics
  • Knowledge of the operating principles of the mechanical equipment and controls upon which preventative maintenance and repair tasks are performed
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of the layout of the airport
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to be able to discuss and explain requirements and the activities of others
  • Ability to detecting and adjust or repair operating faults and in selecting the appropriate course of action to accomplish tasks safely, quickly and economically
  • Ability to interpret instructions and solve technical problems
  • Ability to understand the wrong modification or weld could result in hazards to operators
  • Basic computer skills including the ability to use a tablet or laptop

Application deadline: 2021-01-31

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $37.25 per hour

Additional pay:


  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care



  • welding: 2 years (Preferred)