Pacific Coastal Airlines
  • 13-Jan-2023 to 12-Feb-2023 (PST)
  • Richmond, BC, CAN
  • Full Time

Pacific Coastal Airlines has an exciting opportunity for an experienced permanent full-time Apprentice Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Category M at the Vancouver International Airport.

In addition to providing service excellence to our internal staff, the role requires adherence to the highest level of safety standards and the ability to execute policies and procedures, utilizing skill and knowledge to identify and prioritize operational problem areas.

The successful individual will be provide outstanding support to our customers and to embody the Pacific Coastal Airlines motto of "People Friendly, People First". You will be expected to role model behaviors that respect the corporate values, professionalism, diversity and service excellence to both our internal and external customers.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Graduate of a Transport Canada approved Maintenance training program
  • Experience on system installations and Troubleshooting of various systems an asset
  • Experience on fleet types and previous time in the industry required
  • Must be familiar with the use of specialty equipment required for the position
  • Must be able to obtain a RAIC and AVOP
  • Must be willing to travel as required to service all aircraft in Pacific Coastal Airlines' fleet
  • Must be willing to work shift work
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ensure proper paperwork is in order and submitted on time; ie: all certifications and recertifications must be recorded prior to releasing aircraft into service
  • Must stay current on Company Maintenance Control Manuals and other industry related manuals/materials

Work Environment:

  • Airport ramp environment, weather variations and elevated noise levels;
  • Work weekends, nights, holidays and/or irregular shifts;
  • Must be able to travel frequently and remain overnight at outbases as required.

Physical Requirements:

Moderate physical activity, stooping, bending, kneeling. Handle objects up to 70 pounds regularly, up to 100+ pounds occasionally with assistance from co-workers or mechanical means.


Company Culture: We honour our company motto of People Friendly, People First for both our employees and our passengers. We encourage a positive, caring workplace and put a high value on collaboration, accountability, and loyalty. We are inclusive, respectful, and have a friendly corporate culture.

Compensation: We recognize and value industry experience by offering competitive compensation commensurate with prior experience as well as a company-match Group RRSP to assist with retirement planning.

Health Benefits: We offer a standard benefits package consisting of health, dental, vision, travel medical, BC MSP, life insurance, AD&D, short-term disability, long-term disability, an employee and family assistance program, paid sick days, and paid personal emergency days.

Travel Benefits: We offer excellent travel perks within the Pacific Coastal network for employees, their families, and their buddies. Also available to employees and their eligible family members is standby travel on many other airlines across the world. Additionally, employees are eligible for corporate discounts with various hotels and restaurants within the communities we serve as well as steeply discounted cargo shipping within the Pacific Coastal Airlines network.

Employee Programs: We have employee recognition and reward programs, a milestone service recognition program, employee appreciation events throughout the year, and an online learning and development program.

Pacific Coastal Airlines is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to a policy of non-discrimination in all of our employment practices. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability or any other identifying characteristic.

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