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Careers at Southport Aerospace


Technician, Facilities Maintenance

Southport is looking to grow its dedicated team with the addition of a full-time Facilities Maintenance Technician. Reporting to the Foreman, Facilities Maintenance, the Facilities Maintenance Technician provides skilled trade support to construction projects, repair, and maintenance programs for Southport Aerospace Centre Inc.’s airport, commercial, and residential facilities (infrastructure, buildings, and land).

Job Requirements:

  • Provide project support.
  • Promote and follow safe work procedures.
  • Record hours and material costs on Work Orders.
  • Work a rotating on-call shift pattern.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment with little supervision.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent prioritizing, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Punctual and reliable.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma.
  • Experience with basic carpentry including painting, drywall, cleaning, and basic maintenance.
  • Skilled trades experience in plumbing or electrical would be considered an asset.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Competent in the use of various hand and power tools and related equipment.
  • Knowledge of general maintenance processes and methods.
  • Working knowledge of tools.
  • Good physical health and able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Valid Manitoba Class 5 driver’s license.
  • Clear Criminal Record Check required by the employee within one week of start date.
  • Current Airside Vehicle Operating Permit (AVOP) D/A license or be willing to obtain upon hire.
  • Basic First Aid Certificate, or willing to obtain upon hire.

Prior to the commencement of employment, the successful applicant will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination by providing a Government of Manitoba issued QR code and photo identification or providing proof of an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination approved by the Government of Manitoba.

Join the Southport Team - as a full-time employee of Southport, you will receive the following:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Extensive benefits package including Employee Assistance Program, Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, Extended Health, Vision, and Dental Coverage
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan Matching Program
  • Vacation, Wellness, and Medical Days
  • Complimentary Gym Membership

Interested applicants are invited to submit their application below.

Any questions regarding the job can be addressed to:

Southport Aerospace Centre Inc.
Attention: Human Resources
25 Centennaire Drive
Southport, MB R0H 1N1

Phone: 204.428.6031

This job posting will remain open until filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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