Discovery Air

Maintenance Scheduler

Location: Montreal, Quebec

Top Aces is the exclusive supplier of combat airborne training services to the Canadian Forces. We provide joint terminal attack controller training to Canadian special operations and ground forces, Red Air and electronic attack training to CF-18 aircrew and navy, as well as live-fire target practice to the Canadian military.  Top Aces' integrated logistics, maintenance and engineering solutions ensure that the Canadian Forces receives the level of support they require to achieve their objectives. Experience Matters.


The Maintenance Scheduler will assist the Director of Maintenance (DOM) for all CATS Maintenance activities. The Maintenance Scheduler shall act as the formal liaison between Operations, Maintenance and Supply Chain.

As assigned by the Director of Maintenance, the Maintenance Scheduler will be responsible to ensure the following:

  • Liaise with Operations for all tasking’s and mission planning;
  • In collaboration with the DOM, manage the technician labour availability and direct labour allocation to safely meet operational requirements;
  • Participate in planning maintenance activities with the Base / Deployment Leads and flight operations;
  • Provide support to deployments and deployment leads as required;
  • Identifying problem components and mitigating AOG’s through maintenance decisions;
  • Assign maintenance duty officer (MDO) on a rotating schedule;
  • Act as the travel coordinator for all non-deployment maintenance requirements;
  • Act as the maintenance representative in Operations;
  • Prepare and present daily aircraft status brief during daily OPS meeting;
  • Manage assigned projects and deliverables;
  • Perform general administrative duties as required by the DOM;
  • Assist in the preparation of reports, agendas, minutes and correspondence;
  • Follow-up with operation coordinators to make sure that travel arrangements are made in a timely manner for maintenance technicians going on deployments;
  • Track various maintenance items such as mod progress, inverters, travel pods, customer pods (when pod agreement is in place), and other items as directed by the DOM;
  • Allocate, track and consolidate overtime and provide a report to the DOM each month;
  • Other related duties may be assigned.

You will have the following responsibilities in order to comply with the company's Occupational Health and Safety program:

Employees are responsible for:
  • Working in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety acts and regulations
  • Following safe work practices and procedures and using safeguards and personal protective equipment
  • Reporting hazards (such as unsafe situations and activities) to their supervisor immediately

Qualifications and Requirements

  • 3-5 years of aviation related experience;
  • Previous Aviation Scheduling experience, an asset;
  • Oral and written communication skills, both English and French;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers;
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook);
  • Experience with AMS (Aircraft Management System), an asset;
  • Ability to understand the technical aspects of the projects in order to allocate the resources appropriately
  • Ability to understand the financial implications of resource allocation before choosing the best plan to recommend
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Positive, professional attitude, identify and resolve issues proactively with minimal supervision
  • Ability to perform all work in support of our Corporate Values of Service, Excellence, Integrity, and Together;
  • Demonstrates strong and visible support of our values
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Occasional travel required
  • Position requires Controlled Goods Clearance and Level 2 Secret Clearance

Top Aces Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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