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Manager, Line Maintenance YTZ

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 Manager, Line Maintenance YTZ, is responsible for establishing adequate team member levels, support, and engagement at all stations where Porter conducts its own maintenance. This position involves organizing main base crews, main base shops, and outstation AMEs from three TC recognized scopes (M: Maintenance, E: Avionics, and S: Structures) to ensure the correct skill set is available for planned and unplanned work.


  • Ensure that recognized standards of work are carried out by all personnel under their supervision.

  • Coordinate and supervise the inspection and rectification of unserviceable aircraft and components including repair, modification, overhaul, and alteration.

  • Ensure that maintenance records are correctly completed with respect to overall maintenance functions.

  • Ensure that all planned and unplanned work is carried out in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with TC regulations.  

  • Responsible for technical liaison with all operating departments.

  • Ensure that Maintenance Personnel under their authority have the necessary equipment, facilities, and training required to properly accomplish their duties in support of maintenance activities on aircraft and aeronautical products.

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

  • May assume responsibilities of the Director, Maintenance in the Director’s absence.


  • 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.

  • People Leadership: Assuming a leadership role in helping others achieve excellent results.

  • 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 of experience in managing technicians 

  • Transport Canada issued AME M2, E or S license

  • DHC-8-Q400 endorsement is 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 licence (or out of province equivalent)

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

  • Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination

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

  • January 12, 2022
  • 95-42-79


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