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Base Engineer (Aircraft Certification Authority) - Montreal (YUL)

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

Reporting to the Manager, Line Maintenance, Base Engineer, YUL will work in support of Porter’s fleet in a line maintenance environment.


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

  • Order and maintain inventory of parts and supplies

  • Maintenance of GSE.

  • 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

  • Ensure company offices and vehicles are kept organized and in working order.

  • Carry out any task assigned by Maintenance Operations Control.

  • Assist on the ramp as required


  • 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 high-quality consistent with the organization’s standards.

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


  • Possession of a Transport Canada Aircraft Maintenance Engineer License (M2 rating) required;

  • Proven technical aptitude with at least 2 years’ experience and/or endorsed on DASH 8– 400 and/or Embraer Regional Jets and/or equivalent type of aircraft preferred.

  • Experience working on a wide range of airframe systems such as electrical, navigation, flight controls and turbine engines.

  • Ability to frequently climb, kneel and crawl into tight spaces.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Ability to obtain necessary Transport Canada security clearances and driver’s airside license within 6 months from date of hire.

  • Full unrestricted driver’s license with a clean abstract required.

  • Successfully complete the company background and pre-employment screening tests.

  • Flexibility to work shifts and overtime.

  • Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination

LOCATION: Montréal (Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport - YUL)

  • October 18, 2022
  • 48-79-34


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