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The top Canadian travel market from Gander is Halifax, Nova Scotia.

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR (SEASONAL)

The Gander International Airport Authority Inc. is looking for a winter heavy equipment operator (Mobile Device Operator) with the following qualifications and experience:

  • Experience in the operation of a variety of heavy equipment (front end loaders, speed plows, and tandem axle dump trucks).
  • Experience in the provision of snow and ice control services.
  • Experience in conducting routine equipment inspections and basic heavy equipment operator maintenance.
  • The successful candidate must have class 3 driver’s licence with an air brake endorsement.  The successful candidate must provide proof of high school graduation.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a team and must be able to work shifts and weekends.
  • The successful candidate will report directly to the Field Foreman.
  • The successful candidate must be able to obtain a valid radio operator’s license
  • The successful candidate must hold or be able to obtain a transportation security clearance.
  • The successful candidate must successfully complete Airport Firefighter certification training.
  • The successful candidate must successfully pass the GIAA medical

This is a 5 Month, Seasonal position.

Salary and benefits will be as per the current collective agreement.

A complete job description is available from the general office (2nd floor of the Air Terminal Building).

Applications must be received on or before October 19, 2017 addressed to the Supervisor of Human Resources quoting Competition #GIAA/MDO-1501. GIAA P.O. Box 400 Gander, NL A1V 1W8 fax: 709-256-6725 email: sladet@giaa.nf.ca

 

HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC

The Gander International Airport Authority has an immediate requirement for a journeyperson heavy equipment mechanic for a 6 month term position commencing October 23, 2017. This position may be extended beyond the initial 6 month term.

  • Candidates must have completed a qualifying heavy equipment mechanic program and possess a provincial journeyperson certificate. An acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • The successful candidate must provide proof of high school graduation.
  • The successful candidate will work as a member of a team towards the maintenance of the airport heavy equipment fleet. This includes a variety of plow trucks, sweepers, snow blowers, loaders, excavators and other related vehicles and equipment.
  • Candidates must hold or be able to obtain a transportation security clearance.
  • Salary and benefits will be as per the current collective agreement.
  • A complete job description is available from the general office (2nd floor of the Air Terminal Building).
  • Applications must be received on or before October 16, 2017 addressed to the Supervisor of Human Resources quoting Competition #GIAA/HEM-1000.

Forward resumes to:

Tina Slade, Supervisor of Human Resources

Gander International Airport Authority

P.O. Box 400

Gander, NL A1V 1W8

Email: sladet@giaa.nf.ca

Fax: 709-256-6725

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