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Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Commuter Program

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

If you are an AME (M2 or E) and you live at one of Porter's destinations, Porter has the job for you! Live at home, where you do now, and Porter will fly you to Toronto for work. We'll cover your Toronto accommodation - WiFi, utilities, and cleaning, all included. 7 days on and 7 days off - stay where you are, but enjoy a great new opportunity.

Here are some other great reasons for you to join the Porter Team:

  • Our Staff Travel program: After 3 months of continuous service, you get unlimited standby travel on Porter and after 6 months, that opens up to our Global interline partners as well.

  • Our Benefits: Incentives up to 6% of base earnings, based on team and company performance, RRSP matching, medical and dental coverage are yours

Reporting to the Manager, Line Maintenance YTZ, the AME will work collaboratively with the production team to ensure safe and effective operation of our Dash 8 - 400 fleet.


  • Troubleshoot aircraft structural, mechanical or hydraulic systems to identify problems and adjust and repair systems according to specifications, technical drawings, manuals and established procedures

  • Repair and overhaul aircraft structural, mechanical or hydraulic systems

  • Install or modify aircraft engines, mechanical, hydraulic, flight control, fuel and pneumatic systems

  • Dismantle airframes, aircraft engines or other aircraft systems for repair, overhaul, and cleaning, and reassemble

  • Perform and document scheduled and unscheduled maintenance as per Porter’s Policy and Transport Canada requirements

  • Assist in Initial Training and Recurrent Training of Team Members

  • Actively participate in Porter’s Safety Management System (SMS) including, reporting hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations; understand, comply and promote the Company Safety Policy

  • Undertake other roles/duties 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: Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise.

  • Results Focus: Focusing efforts on achieving high-quality results consistent with the organization’s standards. 

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


  • Completion of secondary school is required

  • A college diploma in aircraft maintenance from a Transport Canada approved educational facility

  • Valid M2 or E AME Licence

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with deHavilland/Bombardier Dash-8 aircraft preferred

  • Required Dash 8 - 400 Endorsement

  • Valid Ontario full “G” driver’s license

  • Ability to obtain a Canadian Passport

  • Ability to obtain necessary security clearances and successfully complete the company screening process

  • Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination

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

  • November 28, 2022
  • 18-84-17


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