Requisition ID: 657 

Why Choose IMP Aerospace & Defence:
IMP Aerospace & Defence is not only one of the leading companies in the Aerospace field, but we are also one of the most engaging and equality advocating companies to work for. We believe that regardless of where you work at IMP Aerospace & Defence, you are a part of our ever-growing team. IMP is able to achieve success through this teamwork mindset. That is why at IMP, you are not defined by your role.

Position Overview:

Preparation of work orders and instructions and must understand the scope, application, limitations and references inherent in the applicable approved maintenance program, aircraft work standards, and airworthiness requirements for all of the activity that they prescribe, plan, and enter on work orders. Planners provide process planning, material requirements, labor estimates and tooling requirements for aircraft programs and component manufacture.


This position will report to the IMP Aerospace and Defence location near the Halifax International Airport.

What You Will Do:

  • Plan and estimate detail manufacture, repair & overhaul, process and assembly sequences of production work.
  • Play an active role in ensuring work readiness, which may include detail review and assessment, interdepartmental coordination, issue resolution and deployment of work to the floor.
  • Research and review technical data for accuracy and completeness.
  • Ensure correct and approved maintenance program data is called out within the Process Planning documentation and that this data is maintained.
  • Ensure correct product conformance procedures, including the handling of non-conforming material are followed and adequately recorded.
  • Ensure appropriate level of AMO authority is advised of any deficiency noted in any practice or procedure, which may compromise the airworthiness of an aeronautical product.
  • Determine and initiate provisioning requirements for all projects/programs.
  • Assist Production, Purchasing and Sub-Contractors with technical data interpretation and liaise with the Engineering Department to resolve problems.
  • Initiate and action requests for Engineering Services (RES).
  • Prepare labor and material cost estimates for proposals and Request For Employees.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to other personnel as required.
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

What You Will Bring:

  • Three to five years within an aircraft R&O environment, utilizing commercial and Military Quality Control requirements; or  
  • Three to five years experience as a Planner/Estimator or equivalent job related experience; or
  • Be a graduate from Community College Technologist Program (Manufacturing, Mechanical, Electrical) ~or~ a trade qualified and experienced ex-military aircraft technician (AVN,AVS) ~or~ a licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) or certified Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT).
  • Must review and become familiar with the Maintenance Process Manual (MPM) and demonstrate a basic knowledge of technical airworthiness functions, authority and responsibilities to the satisfaction of the Manager-Planner/Estimator designation.
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to IMP Occupational Health, Safety and Environment policies.  Continually focusing on your individual safety and the safety of others who may be affected by your work and to fully comply with all Federal Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement, Lean & 5S activities in your area.
  • Must be eligible to meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Secret Level II Security Clearance through PSPC- Contract Security Program, Transport Canada RAIC clearance.

What We Will Do For You:

  • All of IMP's benefits become effective on your first day of work, regardless of your position.

  • We offer a comprehensive Benefits Package, including RSP Program, Holiday Incentive program (3 additional days off over Christmas), Tuition Reimbursement Program, Long Service Awards, Volunteer Grant Program, Scholarship Program, and more!

IMP is committed to Employment Equity and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels.  We welcome applicants from Aboriginal People, Visible Minority Groups, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self identify on either your cover letter or resume.