Created through the merger of Transwest Air and West Wind Aviation, Rise Air is embarking on an exciting period of transformation and growth. With that, we are searching for a dynamic and experienced leader to join us in the role of Director of Maintenance.
Reporting to the President & 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, while driving maintenance productivity, efficiency and cost effectiveness.
The ideal candidate must be a seasoned technical operations manager with a successful track record within the regional airline industry. You will 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.
The successful candidate will have a minimum post-secondary education in Business Administration, Commerce, or Aviation Management and the completion of a Transport Canada-approved maintenance and technology program, or an international equivalent, and be qualified in accordance with CARs 573.04.
A minimum 6 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 is also required.
To explore this exciting opportunity further, please submit your resume via the blue "Apply" button by visiting the Boyden Canada Opportunities website at https://www.boyden.ca/canada/opportunities/. The application portal will remain open until the position is filled.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.