Position Description

Maintenance Mechanic
Division Aerospace
Location Halifax, NS
Position Status Full Time
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Position Overview: 

The maintenance mechanic will be expected to work under minimum supervision, and with a high degree of proficiency.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Maintains and operates a variety of vehicles used for towing aircraft.
  • Maintains and operates mobile cranes and forklifts used for lifting aircraft components, materials, machinery, and equipment as required.
  • Maintains and operates Company vehicles for maintenance activities.
  • Diagnoses and rectifies faults on all vehicles and equipment utilized by the company.
  • Carries out periodic inspections of customer and company owned equipment.
  • Maintains accurate logbooks on vehicles and equipment as required.
  • Assists members of the maintenance trades as required. (e.g.: moving machinery, plant equipment/furniture, waste chemicals, erecting scaffolding,etc.)
  • Provides on-job-training to other personnel in the maintenance mechanic trade.
  • Attends upgrading training for trade or personal development.
  • Removes all debris accumulated by task(s) performed and maintains a clean, safe work area.
  • Will be familiar with and comply with all safety regulations.
  • Performs all other related duties.

Position Requirements:

  • As a minimum qualification the maintenance mechanic will have mechanical experience and possess at least one of the following:
  • A Provincial Journeyman Mechanic License, or
  • A “Class B” Boom Truck Operators License
  • Must be familiar with the use of welders, acetylene equipment, vehicle maintenance equipment, diagnostic testing equipment, lifting and towing equipment, vehicle, slings and personal protective equipment.
  • If required by the company, the maintenance mechanic must be willing to attend and successfully complete a “Class B” Boom Truck Operators License at a facility recognized by the Nova Scotia Department of Labour.        
  • To reach the top level of the Maintenance Mechanic classification, the employee must successfully complete one (1) year work experience in this classification and have completed all OJT performance objectives. 
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to IMP Occupational Health, Safety and Environment policies.  Continually focusing on your individual safety and the safety of others who may be affected by your work and to fully comply with all Federal Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement, Learn & 8S activities in your area.
  • Incumbents must be able to pass and maintain Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) and Transport Canada security clearances.
  • The successful applicants will be eligible to meet requirements for the U.S International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR), and Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP).
  • Applicants must be able to pass and maintain a Level II (Secret) security clearance with the Department of National Defence.

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IMP is committed to Employment Equity and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels.  We welcome applicants from Aboriginal People, Visible Minority Groups, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations of positions where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self identify on either your cover letter or resume.