Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Full-time - Permanent
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Are you looking for an opportunity to join a company that allows you to combine your passion for learning with the chance to develop your skills and grow your career? Challenge, reward, and opportunity; PAL Technical Services is committed to offering them all. PAL Technical Services is driven by technology and is proud to be a pioneer of industry-leading innovations in airborne special missions.

A leader in international aerospace and defense design, development and operation of airborne surveillance aircraft, line maintenance, heavy maintenance checks and modifications, we provide a wide range of aviation and related services to domestic and international markets.

PAL Technical Services is currently hiring an Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor to join our team in Halifax, NS.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the maintenance, repair and overhaul of all aircraft and aircraft components
  • Responsible for the Technical Dispatch of all aircraft from the standpoint of maintenance performance in accordance with the MCM
  • Ensure sufficient tools and equipment are made available to accomplish the maintenance and inspection functions
  • Responsible for the administration of quality and safety practices and procedures including but not limited to:
  • SMS reports
  • Safety inspections
  • Injury reporting
  • Toolbox inspections
  • Responsible for the supervision of an assigned workforce and monitoring employee performance
  • Monitor the serviceability of required tools and equipment and report any deficiencies
  • Maintain the workshop and hangar facilities in a clean and orderly manner
  • Participate in resource discussions and recruitment process as required
  • Other duties as required


  • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience, with an M1 and M2 license; preferably with experience on the below-noted aircraft types: 1900D, Dash-8, and King Air series aircraft
  • Demonstrate strong organization and communication skills to interact professionally with team members
  • Thorough knowledge of company aircraft and their related systems
  • Ability to plan and organize the work processes and work packages in the shop environment to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency of the production team.
  • Ability to manage people
  • Ability to deal with and work in pressure situations and under timeline constraints both independently and in a team environment

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Employee Tuition Assistance Program
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Personal travel privileges with PAL and interline agreements with multiple airlines

CLOSING DATE: Applications will be accepted until June 7, 2023

PAL Technical Services is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment that celebrates and encourages diversity, equity, and inclusion whereby individuals are recognized, supported, and respected. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you.

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About PAL Technical Services

Recognized as an international leader in aircraft maintenance, modification, quality, and strategic procurement activities, PAL Technical Services combines the best we have in maintenance at PAL Airlines, Air Borealis, and PAL Aerospace.

Home to two MMRO facilities in St. John's, NL, and Winnipeg, MB, PAL Technical Services has built a strong international reputation with clients including the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the Netherlands Coastguard, and commercial clients such as Air Greenland. From modification and reconfiguration to regular maintenance for each of these clients, PAL Technical Services makes sure each has exactly what they need.

PAL Technical Services is proud to be recognized as a 2022 Atlantic Canada Top Employer, for the fourth consecutive year. Interested in learning how you can become our newest PAL? Check out the opportunities below, or visit our recruitment portal at any time,

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