New Job Pad Coordinator In Newfoundland And Labrador

Pad Coordinator
Pad Coordinator

Pad Coordinator

Company : Inland Group
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Newfoundland and Labrador

Full Description

Pad Coordinator

YYT - St. John's International Airport

Full-Time Seasonal

The members of the Inland Group of Companies (IDS, Inland Technologies and Quantem Aviation Services) are highly experienced in aircraft de-icing, environmental management, ground handling and pretty much any other aviation support service you can think of. We operate at over 50 airports in four countries. Through our IDS brand we provide aircraft de-icing and anti-icing services at more than 20 stations throughout Canada, the United States and Europe. Last season alone, we collectively de-iced/anti-iced more than 50,000 aircraft. To see us in action, please click this link:

Our business is built on a foundation of excellence in customer service, innovation and continuous improvement and safety is at the forefront of everything we do. We provide a workplace where respect, integrity and a high degree of ethical behaviour is a minimum expectation. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website at:

At Inland, we offer the following benefits, some of which are subject to eligibility:

  • A rewarding and safe work environment (company provided PPE);
  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching;
  • Growth and advancement opportunities for high potential employees;
  • Employee and family assistance program;
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package;
  • Pension plan with employer contribution;
  • Access to group rates and discounts.

About the Position:

  • Comply with all Government Labour, Health and Safety laws, regulations and policies;
  • Abide by Inland’s procedural handbooks, operational plans, and directives of management to ensure that all work is done according to specifications and/or regulations;
  • Promoting and adhering to our safety and respectful workplace culture;
  • Ensure that Inland’s policy of superior service and satisfaction and aircraft and personnel safety are met;
  • Professionally communicate with aircraft operators (pilots), spraying operators, GRV operators, and other stakeholders in a clear and concise manner via two-way radio;
  • Assist the station management team with the responsibilities of the overall safety and performance of the de-icing operation;
  • Assign work of Aircraft De-icer’s;
  • Plan and carry out work assignments and handle problems in accordance with instructions, policies, previous training or accepted company practices and procedures;
  • Promptly and accurately complete all associated paperwork as required;
  • Uphold and follow the duties related to de/anti-icing aircraft according to procedures for both airlines and Inland/ IDS (including inspecting aircraft for frozen contamination);
  • Participate in pre-planning for de/anti-icing events by performing checks on equipment and servicing equipment with fuel or glycol;
  • Operate equipment within close proximity to airfield personnel, aircraft and other airfield equipment safely and efficiently;
  • To routinely inspect de-icing surfaces while on shift, and promptly collect spent aircraft de-icing fluid (ADF) well before the risk of fluid escape;
  • Be alert and aware of other apron traffic, and to only begin de-icing when it can be done safely without interfering with aircraft movement. AIRCRAFT ALWAYS HAVE THE RIGHT OF WAY;
  • Ensure proper shutdown of pads, including paperwork and log books; that all maintenance issues have been logged and reported to maintenance and all proper shutdown procedures for the equipment are followed;
  • Testing of aircraft de-icing fluids as required;
  • Perform daily Vehicle walk-around inspections utilizing appropriate checklists;
  • Monitor glycol processing equipment units as required to assure optimum production and efficiency;
  • May be required to maintain glycol processing equipment as per Inland’s maintenance manuals and SOP’s in order to perform any and all maintenance functions as directed by management;
  • May be required to perform quality assurance sampling of all production processes at regular intervals as required, by using correct sampling protocol as established by Inland SOP’s;
  • Work cooperatively with all team members and external stakeholders involved in the completion of assigned duties

Please Note: This position requires the ability to obtain a Restricted Area Identity Card (RAIC), and an Airside Vehicle Operators Permit (AVOP).


  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • Minimum 18 years of age;
  • Vast experience in the field of aircraft and/or operations;
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills;
  • Valid driver’s license and driving record that meets Company insurance standards;
  • Must be available and flexible to work variable shifts (8 – 12 hours) including weekends and holidays for the duration of the de-icing season (October 1st to May 31st);
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull objects up to fifty (50) pounds occasionally;
  • Must have the ability to climb 15-foot heights for work;
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus;
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form;
  • Basic computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft programs and the ability to use Inland’s independent computer program;
  • Ability to read, write, speak and communicate effectively;
  • Ability to remain calm and perform under pressure and within fixed time constraints.
  • Previous supervisory experience considered an asset.
  • Air traffic control license, flight dispatcher certificate, apron control certificate, flight services specialist certificate or commercial pilots license considered an asset.

The Pad Coordinator will have a mixture or operational and office duties. Most of the job will be spent sitting in the Icehouse or in a vehicle for extended periods of time during inclement weather conditions. There may be exposure to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions (wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles and vibration). The noise level in the work environment can be excessive at times. There will be times when the Pad Coordinator will be required to work outside of their normal work schedule, so that we may meet the needs of our customers and/or operational requirements.

Conditions Of Employment:

Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position. The Inland Group thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.

All candidates must successfully complete the interview process, a criminal history check and references verification in order to qualify. The use of the masculine gender has been adopted for ease of reading and has no discriminatory intent.

If you are a self-starter who is committed to providing the highest level of customer satisfaction and your experience and ability meet with the above minimum requirements, please forward your cover letter and resume to the Inland HR Team, quoting posting number 23-54. Full job description available upon request.

Please apply online.

Inland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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