Public Employment Opportunity

Maintenance Production Manager

Competition Details

Referral Number
Employment type
1 Contract Position
Air Services
Position Group
Department of Transportation and Works
Closing Date
15 Nov 2019
Salary (scale)
$69,303.00- $90,094.00 (HL-22)

Position Details (What is this?)

The Department of Transportation and Works is responsible for the administration, supervision, control, regulation, management and direction of all matters relating to transportation and public works. As such, the department oversees the construction and maintenance of the provincial highways; the provision of the provincial ferry services; management of the provincial government fleet of light vehicles and heavy equipment; operation and maintenance of the provincial government air ambulances and water bombers; and construction and management of provincial government buildings. The vision of the Department of Transportation and Works is of safe, reliable and sustainable transportation and public works infrastructure and services, demonstrating a commitment to service excellence in supporting the social and economic needs of Newfoundland and Labrador.
This position, under the Direction of the Chief Maintenance Engineer, is responsible for all maintenance and technical activities including maintenance scheduling, planning, and ensuring that work on all Government owned aircraft is completed in a safe, efficient and timely manner.  The Maintenance Production Manager will also work closely with the Quality Assurance Manager on all quality issues including reviewing technical records, Corrective Action Plans for internal and external Findings  and other related maintenance paperwork.  The position will need to maintain effective relationships with Transport Canada, the provincial Department of Health to liaise on air ambulance issues, the Department of Forestry on Water Bomber issues as well as others in the aviation industry.  The position is also be responsible to keep abreast of rapidly changing technology within the aviation industry and updates the Department accordingly.  The Maintenance  Production Manager is accountable to ensure safe work practices, policies, procedures and regulations are clearly understood and followed by staff in accordance with Departmental Maintenance Control Manual (MCM) and Transport Canada Regulations  and that all safety and technical training is up-to-date. This position will fill in as Person Responsible for Maintenance when the Chief Maintenance Engineer is away for an extended period. Other related duties as assigned.

Merit Criteria (What is this?)

Screening Criteria
  1. Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Technology from a Transport Canada approved institution
  2. Possession of a valid Transport Canada M1 and M2 license
  3. Minimum six year experience as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer
  4. Experience with management, including supervisory, of maintenance and structural repairs, avionics and hydraulic systems and turbine operations (asset)
  5. Must be able to meet the requirements of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARS) 573.03 and 706.03 (Person Responsible for Maintenance)
  6. Experience with computer programs and software (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  7. Experience with WINAir (asset)
Assessment Criteria
  1. Knowledge of maintenance and structural repairs, avionics and hydraulic systems, turbine engine operation
  2. Knowledge of CARS
  3. Knowledge of related safety regulations, policies and practices
  4. Leadership skills (asset)
  5. Computer skills (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  6. Knowledge of WINAir (asset)
  7. Ability to solve problems
  8. Ability to manage time and tasks
  9. Ability to communicate effectively (written)
  10. Professionalism

Conditions of Employment(What is this?)

Conditions of
  1. A satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local police authority
  2. Ability to pass Canadian and U.S. Transport Agency Security Screening
  3. Abilty to meet Transport Canada requirements for Person Resposible for Maintenance
Conditions of Acceptance
  1. Frequent travel, both scheduled and unscheduled, throughout the Province will be required for inspections, breakdowns, etc
  2. Occasionally required to lift or move objects less than 10 lbs. and objects 10 - 25 lbs. Occasionally required to lift or move objects 25 - 50 lbs and over 50 lbs. 
  3. Stand on a regular basis and occasionally sit, walk, climb, drive and work in awkward or cramped positions. 
  4. Working at heights is also involved with this positon
Applicant Information

For more information about this opportunity please call Derrick Butt, Chief of Maintenance Engineer, Air Services at (709) 256-1066.

  • The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador values diversity in the work place and is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Disability related accommodations and alternate formats are available upon request at any stage of the recruitment process by contacting, 709-729-0130 or toll free at 1-888-729-7690.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Applications must be received on or before the closing date stated for this job posting.
  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit an application that demonstrates the required merit criteria.
  • Applications that do not clearly demonstrate the required criteria will be screened-out.
  • All applications must contain accurate contact information, including current mailing address, email address and phone number.
  • All information submitted as part of this application must be factual, complete and current to date of submission.
  • This competition may be used to fill future similar vacancies with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

How To Apply

Applications, quoting Competition Number TW.CON.19.20.R0767, should be submitted

By Mail
Human Resource Secretariat, Strategic Staffing Division
50 Mundy Pond Road
P.O. Box 8700
St. John’s, NL, A1B 4J6
By Fax
(709) 729-6737

For more information about this opportunity please call Derrick Butt, Chief of Maintenance Engineer, Air Services at (709) 256-1066.