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Halifax Robert L. Stanfield International Airport is Atlantic Canada’s principal full-service airport providing passengers and cargo clients with access to markets across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean Basin, Europe, and Asia. It’s the only airport in Atlantic Canada to offer Canada Customs services on a 24 hour, seven day a week basis, and U.S. preclearance. The Airport, a major economic generator valued at almost $1.3 billion to the provincial economy, annually serves over 3.6 million passengers and processes more than 32,000 metric tonnes of cargo. A recognized innovator in the global airport industry, Halifax Stanfield is the first airport in North America to offer a self-service baggage drop system for all passengers and is consistently ranked among the best airports in the world.


The Electrician, Field Electrical Center (FEC), is responsible for the maintenance and continued operation of the 4160/2400 and 600/347power distribution systems, visual aids to aircraft, backup generators, apron lighting and street lighting, electrical maintenance of outbuildings and the associated fire alarm system.


  • Ticketed Electrician

  • Minimum of five years related maintenance experience

  • Valid NS Drivers’ license

  • Must be willing to obtain a D Airport Vehicle Operators Permit

  • Knowledge of electrical maintenance standards, tools and procedures

  • Working knowledge TP-312, CSA-282-15 and CSA Z462

  • Knowledge of existing airport operating procedures, tools and frameworks

  • Knowledge of Health & Safety guidelines

  • Demonstrates commitment to updating technical skills including working with Microsoft Office, PC maintenance programs and PC based inventory, PLC systems, variable speed drives and Air Field Lighting Human Interface

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing

  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities within a dynamic and changing environment

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and follow-up

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strategic working relationships with internal departments and external stakeholders

  • Demonstrated problem solving ability

  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision and prioritize work

  • Must be willing to work shift work and overtime when required

HIAA offers an exceptional compensation, pension and benefits package; if this position interests you, please apply in confidence by 4:00 pm, February 5, 2016 quoting competition number HIAA-16-04 to:

Human Resources

Halifax International Airport Authority

E-mail: employment@hiaa.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Apply from the website here: http://hiaa.ca/career/electrician-field-electrical-centre-term-2/

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