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Key maintenance jobs up for grabs in Alberta and Ontario

Toronto, ON -- Apr. 6, 2002 -- A browse through the Saturday, April 6, newspapers reveals a pair of interesting mai...

Toronto, ON — Apr. 6, 2002 — A browse through the Saturday, April 6, newspapers reveals a pair of interesting maintenance jobs some readers may want to consider.

Linamar Corporation, a manufacturer of precision machining equipment based in Guelph, Ont., that employs over 8,000 people worldwide, is looking for a Maintenance Manager for its Invar Manufacturing subsidiary in Batawa, Ont.

The position reports to the Plant Manager, and its responsibilities include maintaining machines and equipment by directing a department of maintenance technicians, managing day-to-day-operations of the maintenance department, budgeting, ensuring QS9000 compliance, and managing a preventive maintenance program.

The company seeks a candidate with three to five years of experience as a manager in an industrial setting using a hands-on management approach, leadership skills and a working knowledge of fundamental machine shop equipment and practices, including CNC machining.


More details on the company can be found at Resumes can be sent to Invar Manufacturing, 1 Parry Dr., Batawa, ON K0K 1E0, fax 613-966-7923.

If you’d prefer to work in the Rocky Mountain foothills nearing skiing, hiking and camping, the Calgary office of Field Aviation Company Inc. is seeking a Director of Maintenance. The aircraft sales and service company, in business in Calgary for 50 years, needs someone with a track record in managing a commercial aircraft repair and overhaul department.

The job requires a relevant technical certificate, eight to 10 years current experience in aircraft maintenance, experience with planning and budgeting, knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements, and conflict resolution and contract negotiating skills.

For information on the company, visit Resumes can be sent to the Human Resources Dept., Field Aviation West Ltd., P.O. Box 3186, Stn. B, Calgary AB T2M 4L7, fax 403-516-8281, e-mail

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By Bill Roebuck, Editor