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Aircraft Certification Authority (ACA)

Company Description

Porter Airlines is committed to delivering its signature ‘flying refined’ experience to customers across North America. Effortless travel and genuine hospitality are offered in style and comfort while restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. 


Porter is proud to be an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating®.


Visit www.flyporter.com or follow @porterairlines on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Details of growth plans to provide North America-wide service are available at flyporter.com.

Job Details

FUNCTION: Reporting to the Manager, Line Maintenance, the ACA is responsible for assigning  and delegating tasks to team members, while ensuring that all aircraft maintenance is accomplished in accordance with the policies and procedures contained in the MCM, MPM, DPDs, aircraft and component maintenance manuals and Transport Canada requirements. 


  • Ensure maintenance activities are accomplished in accordance with the policies and  procedures contained in the MCM, MPM, DPDs, aircraft and component maintenance  manuals and Transport Canada requirements; 

  • Maintain an AME M2 or E or S license and ACA qualifications on company aircraft and  assume the responsibilities of an ACA if the operation requires support;

  • Acquire and maintain Airport Security Clearance, AVOP, Passport, and full ‘G’ Driver’s  Licence 

  • Responsible for mentoring new Apprentices; 

  • Liaise with the Lead and MOC with regards to scheduled assigned overnight work  packages; 

  • Responsible for all Apprentices and AME’s assigned to your Work Pack/Aircraft,  including time keeping, delegating tasks and ensuring timely completion of assigned  tasks; 

  • Ensure that all Porter Documentation associated with your aircraft or Work Pack is  completed properly prior to submission to Technical Records; 

  • Responsible for the Line Maintenance Engineer’s queries including safety concerns,  feedback about the hangar, differences/conflicts between team members, and forward  these concerns to the Lead or Supervisor as required; 

  • Assist with ground support equipment (GSE) maintenance, generating logs for any  equipment that requires repair; 

  • Responsible to ensure the consumable materials and tooling stored in the hangar and  service vehicles are maintained in a neat and tidy manner; 

  • Responsible for assisting with AOG maintenance system wide, making yourself available  when possible as required; 

  • Assist the Lead in ensuring the hangar work areas, including all locations in hangar 5,  hangar 6, and service vehicles are kept clean in an effort to maintain a safe work  environment; 

  • Utilize the SMS reporting program for any hazards or incidents that may occur.

  • Other duties and tasks as assigned. 


  • Concern for Safety: Identifying hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and  taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others

  • Teamwork: Working collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals

  • Passenger/Customer Service: Providing service excellence to internal and/or external  customers (passengers) 

  • Initiative: Proactively identifying issues and working with others to devise solutions

  • Results Focus: Focusing efforts on achieving high quality results in a manner  complementary to the company

  • Fostering Communication: Listening and communicating openly, honestly, and  respectfully with different audiences, promoting dialogue and building consensus 


  • Minimum 3 years experience maintaining the Q400 and/or holding a Leadership Role  within a Transport Canada recognized AMO 

  • Holder of Dash-8 400 Maintenance Endorsement 

  • Holder of valid passport 

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Q400 Run-Up designation 

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Canada Pass (RAIC) and AVOP

  • Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of Transport Canada Canadian Aviation  Regulations (CAR’s) 

  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills and the ability to delegate effectively

  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills 

  • Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written

  • Working knowledge of RAAS 
    Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination

LOCATION: Toronto (Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport - YTZ)

  • September 3, 2021
  • 07-65-21


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