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Propulsion Specialist

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

The Propulsion Specialist is responsible for communicating with Pratt & Whitney and to monitor the progress of engines and APUs in for repair. They will also work closely with Manager, Engineering & Propulsion to develop and maintain the engine and APU change schedule on all fleet types.


  • Liaise with Pratt & Whitney as well as other engine component OEMs when technical issues arise.

  • Aid shop with QEC build-up and teardown procedures and technical queries.

  • Track and assess engine airworthiness directives, service bulletins, modifications and service letters.

  • Assist stores with part disposition with regards to reparability or scrapping and monitor parts removed for troubleshooting status.

  • Assist purchasing and warranty with PN effectivity, technical queries and sourcing of tooling and equipment when necessary.

  • Participate with OEM and vendor working groups to ensure product improvement and bring Porter concerns to them for action.

  • Utilization of the Safety Management System [SMS] reporting program and adherence to the Safety Policy.

  • Travel in support of on-site shop visits for unscheduled removals, investigations and process inspections as required.

  • Other 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.

  • Exemplifying Integrity: Treating others fairly, honestly, and respectfully, furthering the integrity of the organization and its relationships of trust with team members and the broader community.

  • Inspiring Others: Energizing and inspiring others to strive for excellence and commit to common goals and purposes, creating a sense of self-efficacy, resilience, and persistence in followers.

  • Leading Change: Recognizing the need for change, being open to new ideas and methods, and championing transformational change within the organization and beyond.


  • Post-secondary education

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in aviation

  • Transport Canada issued AME M2 license an asset

  • DHC-8-Q400 and/or Embraer E1 or E2 experience an asset

  • Valid passport and ability to travel an asset

  • Well organized, detail oriented and able to work autonomously

  • Proven self-starter with good time management skills and able to multi-task

  • Able to obtain airside security clearance

  • No criminal record as per TC CARs

  • Valid G driver’s license with clean driver’s abstract

  • Knowledge of RAAS (Remote Access Aviation System) and AMOS an asset.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel an asset

  • Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination

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

  • April 26, 2022
  • 73-86-12


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