Engineering Program Manager, Refurbishment

Jan 24, 2023 - Feb 24, 2023

The Inland Group of Companies

Engineering Program Manager, Refurbishment

**Flexible Hybrid Position - Anywhere in Nova Scotia**

Please apply on our website 


We are currently providing an opportunity for a well-rounded, technical minded, mechanically inclined, customer satisfaction focused professional to join our team in the position of Engineering Program Manager, Refurbishment. This position's responsibilities include developing, managing, maintaining, and improving the Asset Refurbishment Program across the Inland Group of Companies. In addition it will support the planning, management, and execution of refurbishment activities while providing personal leadership and engineering expertise to create positive and productive relationships with all internal and external parties to maximize performance and results.

About the Position

  • Promoting and adhering to our safety and respectful workplace culture and instilling this culture while ensuring safety and regulatory compliance with all employee-focused regulations and state and federal rules and regulations;
  • Develop and maintain the Inland Group Asset Refurbishment Program, including any necessary documentation, record keeping, and tracking systems;
  • Develop and maintain a knowledge base for all various assets that may fall under the Program, including procedures, time and cost estimates, and resource planning strategies;
  • Oversee, direct, and participate in the refurbishment of Inland Group assets, including but not limited to:
    • Deicing Units, Ground Support Equipment (GSE), Processing Equipment, and major components of larger assets;
  • Communicate frequently with local facility managers, staff, and Engineering and Maintenance Leadership on the progress of projects, development and improvement of Program deliverables, and quality of work of refurbishment activities;
  • Assist Director of Maintenance and Regional Maintenance Managers in managing Refurbishment Program related tasks affecting their various locations and equipment. Follow up with teams to outline progress on assigned tasks, providing regular updates to the Director of Maintenance on any concerns or new information, and be an active participant for the successful completion of team projects;
  • Promote good relations with suppliers and subcontractors that supply goods and services to the Inland Group of Companies. Work to reduce costs while ensuring that necessary parts, equipment, and supplies are on hand to support the Asset Refurbishment Program;
  • Provide direct technical support related to assets in operation as required;
  • Foster a team environment and create a “group culture”;
  • To accomplish any other tasks or projects that may, from time to time, be assigned by management.

Please Note:Approximately 20% to 35% of time will be spent traveling between Canada and United States of America. 


  • Technical diploma or bachelor’s degree in mechanical Engineering;
  • 5+ years of maintenance management, technical or field engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • A broad range of mechanical experience and knowledge, including but not limited to: Technical design or maintenance of deice trucks, GSE equipment, service vehicles, tractor/trailer, industrial processing equipment, industrial pumps and hoses, fuels, and fluids.
  • Experience in designing and implementing new programs and procedures;
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment background check. Position requires ability to be escorted to secure areas of airports.
  • Valid driver’s license and driving record that meets Company insurance standards;
  • Valid passport with ability to acquire and maintain eligibility for international travel.

About Inland: 

The members of the Inland Group of Companies (IDS, Inland Technologies and Quantem Aviation Services) are highly experienced in aircraft de-icing, environmental management, aircraft fuelling, 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 brands we collectively de-ice/anti-ice more than 40,000 aircraft, collect and process more than 40,000,000 litres of glycol impacted stormwater, and handle more than 52,000,000 kilograms of material each year.

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:

Inland is proud to be part of the Bragg Group of Companies. The Bragg Group is an entrepreneurial and diverse group of companies headquartered in Oxford, Nova Scotia. This privately owned group includes Eastlink and Oxford Frozen Foods, along with additional investments in renewable power and real estate. At Inland, we offer the following benefits, some of which are subject to eligibility requirements:

  • 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.

If 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 23-19.  Full job description available upon request. 

Please apply on our website 

Inland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.