Electrician (Full Time)

Position Summary

Under general supervision, responsible for installation, maintenance and repair of industrial electrical equipment and electronic controls within the airfield, airport terminal, parking lots and related facilities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the maintenance of all airfield electrical and navigation aid systems, including series runway and taxi lighting, field regulators and approach lighting.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all building and groundside electrical systems and equipment, generators, switch gear and fire alarm systems.
  • Install new electrical services and feeders, which are usually extensions or renovations to existing facilities.
  • Use blueprints, schematics, drawings, and adhere to the Canadian Electrical Code to effectively troubleshoot, install, maintain, and repair equipment.
  • Perform other duties such as checking and testing electrical safety equipment and special assignments. Other duties as required.

Reporting Structure

The Electrician reports to the Lead Electrician.


  • Journeyperson Electrician Certificate (industrial preferred, but not essential)
  • Minimum of two years’ experience as a Journeyperson level
  • Must be able to Obtain and retain a Transportation/Public Works Security Clearance
  • In addition, the successful candidate must also have or be able to obtain a “D” license and AVOP.

Wage and Benefits

  • Competitive wage as set out in the Collective Agreement
  • RRSP contribution program 7% employer/ 7% employee
  • Comprehensive Health and Benefit plan
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Paid leave, education, and training

How To Apply

Please submit your application before 5:00 pm NST on June 21, 2024.

Human Resources Department

Gander International Airport Authority

P.O. Box 400

Gander, NL, CANADA A1V 1W8

E-mail: sladet@ganderairport.com

Fax: 709-256-6725