MET – Montreal Metropolitan Airport
Immediate supervisor: Operations Manager – Airside
Status: Indefinite-term contract, full-time 


Work involving the maintenance, diagnosis and repair of electrical and mechanical systems on the airport site and buildings belonging to MET – Montreal Metropolitan Airport.    

Role and responsibilities

  • Inspect and maintain electrical and mechanical installations, as well as all components of airport buildings and equipment. 
  • Read plans and specifications (electrical, heating, ventilation, buildings, control, etc.) 
  • Repair and replace lighting devices and electrical control and distribution equipment, such as cables, sockets, switch boxes, etc. 
  • Maintain, repair and install electric motors, generators, alternators and electrical controls, and carry out tests 
  • Maintain, repair and install switchgear, transformers, regulators and mechanical and mechanical equipment. 
  • Maintain and repair mechanical devices such as garage doors, heating and air conditioning systems, etc.
  • Record new work to be carried out following preventive and corrective maintenance activities. 
  • Identify construction faults and defects through testing and visual inspection.
  • Identify areas for improvement and potential solutions.
  • Participate in the preventive maintenance program.
  • Inspect electrical and mechanical installations according to maintenance procedures and established frequency.
  • Perform periodic tests, including alignment and calibration, to detect problems and identify maintenance needs.
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance.
  • Maintain airfield electrical installations such as PAPIS, approach lights, runway edge lights, etc.
  • Maintain the FEC, as well as all airside installations such as barracks, buildings, generators, etc., in accordance with TP-312 standards.
  • Ensure prompt response to service and emergency calls, and complete maintenance work plans according to established priorities.
  • Perform maintenance and repairs on mechanical equipment such as garage doors, motors, etc.
  • Assist supervisor with inspections and audits of ongoing projects when required. Support air construction projects.
  • Carry out necessary repairs or suggest solutions to problems.
  • Carry out preventive maintenance programs and maintain records.
  • Perform corrective maintenance on electrical systems.
  • Read circuit diagrams to identify wiring layout.
  • Repair and replace lighting fixtures and electrical control and distribution equipment, such as electrical cables, outlets, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, lighting fixtures and other components.
  • Connect power to audio-visual equipment, signaling devices and heating and air-conditioning equipment.
  • Perform continuity tests after repair or replacement.
  • Install new services.
  • Consult manufacturers’ documentation.
  • Identify layout requirements for new installations by studying existing feeder systems and circuit diagrams.
  • Carry out post-installation tests.
  • Perform other related tasks.

Qualifications and skills required

A minimum of five (5) years’ experience as an electromechanic or maintenance electrician. 

Knowledge of electrical air circuits and high-power electrical distribution. 

  • DEC in electricity, electromechanics or equivalent. 
  • Electrical certificate (non-construction “C” license or CCQ license).
  • Knowledge of runway light control systems such as regulators, controllers, etc. 
  • Successfully complete airside vehicle licensing tests within sixty (60) days of employment. 
  • Knowledge of safety rules and procedures specific to the maintenance and repair of mechanical, electrical and electronic systems.
  • Knowledge of electrical principles and practices specific to airport mechanical, electrical and electronic equipment, systems and structures.
  • Knowledge of building control systems.
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Electrical Code. 
  • Experience working on high-voltage installations and in confined spaces. 
  • Fluency in spoken and written French. 
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Demonstrate cooperation, initiative and awareness of workplace safety.


Education: DEC in electricity, electromechanics or equivalent. 

Hold a valid QUÉBEC “C” license in electricity or CCQ.

Experience: Minimum of (5) years experience as an electromechanic or maintenance electrician.  

Experience in an airport environment and AVOP are major assets.

Conditions and benefits

Competitive compensation;

Group insurance and employer contribution to an RRSP.

If you would like to apply, please submit your application to the following address: