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Already one of Canada’s largest regional airlines, Saskatoon-based Rise Air is in an exciting period of transformation and growth. We are searching for a dynamic and experienced leader to join us in the role of Director of Maintenance.

Reporting to the President and CEO and working closely with senior management and an experienced maintenance team, the Director of Maintenance will spearhead the integration of maintenance operations, reinforce our focus on safety, increase aircraft reliability, and support our transition to new aircraft types. You will drive maintenance productivity, efficiency and cost effectiveness.

The ideal candidate will be a seasoned technical operations manager with a successful track record within the regional airline industry. You have strong technical qualifications, but you are also a fluent and open communicator who can connect quickly and positively with others and who can naturally build relationships. Promoting a safe, engaging and productive working environment for all is one of your key strengths. You are a business-minded and customer-focused problem solver who can effectively implement strategic initiatives while maximizing productivity.

Applications, including a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and resume, should be sent to the attention of Tracy Young-McLean, Vice President Human Resources and Corporate Services, at tyoungmclean@riseair.ca. Applicants must be eligible to live and work in Canada.

Selection Criteria
  • Completion of a Transport Canada-approved maintenance and technology program, or an international equivalent, and be qualified in accordance with CAR 573.04.
  • Minimum six years’ progressive experience in the performance and direct supervision of maintenance activities at a regional airline, at least six months of which have been obtained within the preceding two years.
  • Proven track record of managing change and implementing strategic, business, and management principles and practices.
  • Familiarity with safety management systems, project management, and reliability management.
  • A post-graduate qualification in business administration, commerce, or aviation management is an asset. A combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Culturally sensitive. Knowledge of northern Saskatchewan First Nation culture and First Nation cultural diversity an asset.

Our Offer

Remuneration will be negotiated with the successful candidate and will be dependent on experience, skills, and ability. A full range of employee benefits is also provided.

Hangar 3A, John G Diefenbaker Airport
Saskatoon, SK CANADA, S7L 5X4
Tel: (306) 665-2700
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