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Ground Equipment Mechanic

Jazz Aviation LP - 59 Jobs
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Paid Time Off
Posted 19 days ago

Join our award-winning team! Jazz Aviation LP has been recently recognized for the following awards:

  • Canada's Top Employers for Young People 2023
  • Canada's Safest Employers 2023
  • Canada's Best Diversity Employers 2024
  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2022

Why work for Jazz?

Travel Privileges: Fly domestic and/or international through the Air Canada Network! Employees and their immediate family members enjoy travel perks such as special rates on airfare, vacation packages, car rentals, hotel accommodations, and cruises.

Growth Opportunities: Jazz encourages career growth, and the opportunity to transition into leadership roles and/or other departments within the organization.

Competitive Compensation Package: At Jazz, we offer competitive benefits including medical, dental, life, and pension plans. GEM employees can also use overtime credits to purchase additional vacation days, to withdraw cash, or to contribute to an RRSP or TFSA.

Boot/Uniform Allowance: Jazz will compensate employees with a yearly footwear allowance, if working in conditions that make the use of safety footwear advisable. You will also receive a variety of uniforms, as well as a monthly allowance for maintenance and cleaning.

Technical Premium: Both Ground Equipment Mechanics and Crew Chiefs will receive an hourly technical premium.

Purpose of Position:
Maintaining and carrying our repairs to ground support equipment (GSE) including: de-icing trucks, tow tractors, forklifts, ground power units, work stands, and more.

Key Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Ground Equipment Crew Chief and the Manager, Systems Support & GSE, the Ground Equipment Mechanic will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Provide maintenance to GSE including: a variety of vehicles and engine driven equipment, such as: de-icing trucks, ground power units, air conditioning carts, tow tractors, forklifts, and belt loaders.
  • Mechanical repairs to other equipment such as tow bars, work stands, scissor lifts, hydraulic power units and jacks, sky-check carts, AC and DC electric mobile power carts.
  • Mechanical and Electrical troubleshooting of defects.
  • Support of remote airport station equipment as required.
  • Maintain GSE stock and deal and communicate with suppliers when required.
  • Proper handling of all controlled substances and cleanliness of GSE work area.
  • Current hours are Monday to Friday, shift work could be required based on operational requirements.
  • Perform duties in accordance with established policies, procedures and regulation while giving primary consideration to personal safety, and the safety of co-workers and customers.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • The successful candidate will have completed an Auto Mechanic or Heavy Equipment Mechanic Trade in recognized post-secondary institution or completed a combination of work experience and industry courses in the trade.
  • A journeyman certificate is preferred.
  • A red seal certificate is preferred, but not required.
  • Previous experience with aviation equipment is an asset, however not required.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Ability to obtain an Airport Restricted Area Pass and Airport Vehicle Operators Permit.
  • The incumbent must possess excellent communication skills, have a strong work ethic.
  • Bilingualism (English and French) is an asset but not required.

We strive to hire candidates with diverse abilities. We want to ensure that you are prepared for success and therefore request that you please let us know at [email protected] if you require an accommodation during the recruitment process.

Jazz recognizes that the best talent includes people of all backgrounds, abilities and points of view. To be a leader in our industry, Jazz celebrates diversity and values the uniqueness that each individual has to offer. We empower our people to foster an internal culture of inclusion, creating safe workspaces where everyone can be their authentic self. Meeting the needs of our diverse passengers is critical to our success and we recognize the importance of a workforce that is reflective of the communities we serve.

Competition Number: ONGOING-YQB-6630-24
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About Jazz Aviation LP

About Jazz Aviation LP

Jazz is the largest regional airline in Canada. We operate Air Canada Express flights across North America backed by a team of aviation professionals focused on safety. Jazz is based in Halifax, NS with regional offices, crew bases, airport locations, and maintenance facilities across Canada. Our over 4,500 employees are supported by programs and policies that have earned Jazz awards such as Canada's Top Diversity Employers, Canada's Top Employers for Young People, and more.