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Induction Planner- Temporary (6 months)

Requisition #2362196
Job LocationCanada-British Columbia-Abbotsford
Job StreamMRO Planning
Job TypeCasual, Full-Time
Casual Duration6  Months
Number of Positions1
Start Date of Employment ASAP
Posting Date26-Aug-2021
Travel RequiredNot Required
Educational RequirementsTechnical Certificate
Languages RequiredEnglish
Security Clearance RequiredEnhanced
Job Description



Cascade Aerospace is a leading Canadian specialty aerospace & defence company trusted for its engineering and maintenance expertise for operators in domestic and international military, government, original equipment manufacturers and commercial environments. Cascade Aerospace is a proud Canadian organization employing over 2400 people across the country.





Joining Cascade means a future with a team of dedicated professionals in a dynamic specialty aerospace and defence company with a standard of providing customers with quality services and products. Cascade Aerospace is looking for a dedicated Induction Planner- Temporary (6 months) who is responsible to support a new project.



  • Strive to consistently act in a manner in which reflects Cascade Aerospace’s culture and values.
  • Support production through efficient hangar loading, initial quoting for new programs, and assistance to the Program Leader through the completion and billing of the initial maintenance event.
    • Run hangar loading scenarios to minimize production disruption
    • Keep abreast of production activities and project status to evaluate impact to hangar loading
    • Act as a communication link on the first project between the customer, Program Leader and production team
  • Provide timely and accurate estimates and planning for new program(s).
    • Analyze customer contract and work package to determine an accurate cost estimate, the time it will take and the labour hours required
    • Estimate the material costs needed to complete the project
    • Analyze the customer's budget and ensure it is acceptable to the company
  • Provide timely and accurate responses to the customers regarding future programs, set the program standards through participation in the initial maintenance event and ensure program needs are met.
    • Interface with the customer as required gaining a complete understanding of all the customer requirement
    • Present the check package to the customer, justify costs and time allocations assigned and make revisions if needed
  • Participate in the financial aspects of the customer’s initial maintenance visit.
    • Bill customers for the first maintenance event and ensure all billing information is reviewed and accurate
  • Other duties as required.


  • Excellent communication skills: verbal and written
  • Proficient in MS Projects is mandatory
  • Ability to coordinate several projects/assignments at one time
  • Intermediate ability to use Word, Excel, Access and database programs
  • Good Project Management, Interpersonal and Technical Skills
  • Good Customer Service Skills


  • Certificate in Aircraft Maintenance (Approved by TCA) or Engineering Technician Diploma
  • 5+ years' experience planning maintenance on transport category aircraft.


  • Employee retention and engagement is important to Cascade, we value our employees
  • ATO (approved training organization) provides Endorsement (type) training & development
  • Company-wide social events and family functions throughout the year 



Cascade Aerospace Inc. is a dynamic, privately-held Canadian specialty aerospace and defence contractor focused on providing long-term integrated aircraft support programs for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), military, government and commercial customers.  


All employees are encouraged to realize their true potential and play an active role in fostering an environment of safety, quality, customer satisfaction and continuous improvement. We are a diverse organization that strives to be respectful and inclusive of everyone and to treat employees fairly and equally.


At Cascade Aerospace we strongly believe in the value of teaming - with our employees, our customers, our suppliers, and our communities. It is by "Teaming with the best" and working collaboratively with our many partners that we are able to offer custom-tailored solutions for each customer's unique requirements. Our value proposition is that we build enduring customer relationships, and our strategic focus is customer satisfaction. It is a driver in all our decisions. 


Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve.  Cascade Aerospace has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on either your application form, covering letter or resume.