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HVAC Refrigeration Mechanic (CAT 27)

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Airlines - Aviation Maintenance


This position reports directly the Facility Manager

As one of Air Canada’s HVAC Maintenance Mechanics you will work directly with the Facilities Maintenance group to ensure all Heating, Vacuum, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration equipment are maintained to manufacturer’s standards. Close coordination with the internal AC tenants of our buildings is necessary to ensure services do not impact airline operations. Building and fostering a culture of teamwork is extremely important. This position regularly interacts with people at all levels throughout the company and should represent the Facilities Department as a professional partner at all times.


Candidate is responsible for preventative maintenance and repair requests made through the Facilities work order system.

Work includes but is not limited to:

• Performs a variety of standard to moderately complex technical tasks related to installing, maintaining and repairing heating, cooling, ventilation and related systems.

• Investigates problems and performs repairs on various mechanical and electrical equipment in heating, cooling and ventilation systems.

• Performs preventative maintenance on various mechanical and electrical equipment in heating and cooling systems.

• Monitors and inspects heating and cooling systems to ensure continued proper operation.

• Weekly maintenance and run up to our Fire suppression system throughout the Hangars

• Welding experience with MIG, TIG and Plasma cutters

• General work with a basic understanding of electrical safety is a must.

•Providing support to various internal business units to perform a wide variety of services ensuring that special events are successful.

•Respond to emergencies including nights and weekends when on call to correct unsafe or hazardous conditions.



Education / Licenses:

Heating Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC and R) red Seal
Community College electrical/mechanical training would be considered an asset.


5 years of hands-on experience working in a fast paced multi-facility environment, with a focus on providing the best possible service to a demanding group of Tenants.
Candidate must have and demonstrate the following:
Demonstrated ability to plan and prioritize tasks in a self-directed work environment and maintain high levels of productivity without direct supervision.
Work experience in Maintaining and repairing a variety of life safety systems, plumbing, and building repairs.
Strong customer service and problem solving aptitude.
The ability to communicate effectively and provide direction to contractors and vendors performing services for the company.
Valid Driver’s license with good driving record.
Must have the ability to learn quickly, work autonomously, and address any issues that arise day or night
Detail oriented
A willingness to provide on-call support in case of emergencies or other off-hours issues
Strong verbal and written communication skills
The ability to work at heights
5th Class power engineer ticket required as part of their probation

Linguistic Requirements:

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates.

At Air Canada, we want to fly higher when it comes to employment equity. We therefore encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability.

Air Canada thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Job: Real Estate / Property Management / Facilities Maintenance
Primary Location: CA-BC-VANCOUVER-YVR
Schedule: Full-time