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Ground Service Equipment Technician

Company Description

Porter Airlines has revolutionized short-haul flying with a warm and effortless approach to hospitality, restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. Porter is an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating®.

The airline currently offers flights to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Fredericton, Saint John, Moncton, Halifax, St. John’s, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timmins, Windsor, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway), Boston and Washington (Dulles), and has seasonal flights to Mt. Tremblant, Que., Stephenville, N.L., Myrtle Beach, S.C., Burlington, Vt., and Orlando-Melbourne, Fla.

Job Details

FUNCTION:  Reporting to the Manager, Facilities, and Equipment, this individual is responsible for maintenance of all Ground Service Equipment.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform Preventive Maintenance and repairs for GSE including outstations as assigned.

  • Actively monitor and update GSE software (Hippo) for all work orders.

  • Provide technical support for GSE group including outstations

  • Order GSE parts and monitor inventory of spare parts

  • Interact with contractors when needed

  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures for mechanics

  • Build strong relationship with internal and external customers

  • Ensure work compliance with plans and standards

  • Ensures proper housekeeping practices are observed

  • Recommend and participate in long range planning

  • Support Facilities Maintenance when required

  • 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

  • Other task and duties as assigned

 

BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES:

 

  • 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. 

  • 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 Focused - 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.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Strong troubleshooting

  • Ability to learn new technology, service procedures and specifications

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

  • Candidate should be able to read and understand various schematic diagrams for maintenance troubleshooting

  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and good working habits

  • Able to work different shifts as required

  • Class “G” driver’s license with a clean Driver’s Abstract

  • Excellent physical condition

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience in Microsoft Office

  • Able to work in varied weather

  • Dependability (must have a clear attendance record and reliable on time reporting for work)

  • Ability to obtain and maintain required security clearances

LOCATION:  Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport - YTZ

  • November 13, 2018
  • 35-63-50

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