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Equipment Operator – Permanent Fulltime / Shiftwork


For the Thompson Regional Airport Authority



Applicants must have experience operating heavy equipment. Incumbent must have a valid class 3 driver’s license with the ability to obtain airbrakes.  Must be able to manage and prioritize his/her workload.  Effective interpersonal skills, communication skills and proven ability to work co-operatively in a team environment are essential.  Knowledge in the aviation industry would be an asset.  Incumbent must have a clean driver’s abstract record for seven years and provide a clean criminal record check.



Reporting to the Operation Manager the incumbent must be willing to be deemed proficient and operate heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.  Heavy equipment will include trucks, front-end loaders, graders, snowblowers, sweepers and other pieces of equipment.  Incumbent must also clean, maintain and secure all equipment as directed by legislation, policies and procedures.  The incumbent will also provide regular maintenance to airport grounds including brush cutting, lawn mowing, painting and minor repairs to buildings and fences as well as assist in road and runway maintenance, assist maintenance staff in various duties as required and operate small equipment and hand tools.  The incumbent must be willing to work within and comply with all Transport Canada aviation related safety and security regulations.


Applicants are requested to indicate in their covering letter or resume how they meet the qualifications of the position. Incumbent will be subjected to shift work including weekends.  Starting salary is $26.62 per hour.  Closing date will be April 14th, 2017.


Apply by mail to:

 Thompson Regional Airport Authority

Box 112

Thompson MB R8N 1M9

Fax: 204-778-6477