Avmax Careers - Canada
  • MRO
  • Calgary, AB, CAN
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Avmax Group offers a competitive compensation package including an optimal benefits plan and pension plan.


The Lead Hand (Maintenance) position reports directly to the Project Manager.

Core Competencies

  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Communication
  • Organization
  • Professionalism
  • Attention to detail
  • Confidentiality
  • Flexibility
  • Relationship Building

Key Performance Indicators / Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assign and schedule tasks to technicians based on skill set, as directed by the Project Manager/Project Lead Hand and in accordance with Avmax's policies and procedures.
  • Execute the project plan for your area of expertise as provided by the Project Manager.
  • Manage the work scope for your area of expertise within the project budget as set out by the Project Manager.
  • Review work cards for your area of expertise and ensure that the Work Package reflects the actual status of the project.
  • Carry out tasks on the aircraft when all other Lead Hand duties are accomplished.
  • Provide technical assistance and guidance to the technicians on the crew.
  • Responsible to ensure that all crew members' paperwork is up-to-date and accurate and maintain integrity of all issued documents.
  • Verify daily time cards and biweekly computerized reporting for payroll.
  • Responsible to ensure that crew members are billing their time to projects appropriately and that all time is accounted for.
  • Responsible to ensure crew members are working productively throughout the duration of their shift.
  • Responsible to ensure crew members follow Avmax's policies and procedures including evaluating the quality of work with their team.
  • Ensure their team members comply with Avmax's safety policies and procedures.
  • Responsible to ensure work environment is safe and clean and maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Administer performance reviews, salary recommendations, and corrective progressive discipline.
  • Review and be fully familiarized with all aspects of Avmax's Maintenance Policy Manual and General Procedures Manual. Compliance with both manual's policy and procedure are mandatory.
  • Promote company values, vision, and mission.
  • Attend training courses as directed by company management.
  • Continuous Improvement recommendations.


  • Demonstrated capability and competency in field of expertise.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with other individuals throughout the organization.
  • Possesses strong fundamental aircraft knowledge.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to effectively manage employees.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with predictive budgets.
  • Demonstrated capability in managing others.


  • 10 years' experience in the field.
  • At least 3 years in a leadership role.
  • Experience on Dash8/CRJ would be considered an asset.

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

Avmax Group offers a competitive compensation package including an optimal benefits plan and pension plan.

Avmax Group Inc. is dedicated to, and prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate and welcome the diversity of all of our employees. Avmax Group Inc. has specific policies in place to prevent discrimination in our hiring practices on the basis of the protected grounds dictated by Canadian legislation. We therefore encourage applications from qualified Aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women.

In order to be in compliance with the law, employees must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

Avmax Careers - Canada
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