Flying Colours Corp. is launching a series of recruitment
events to attract new and existing talent to the expanding North American maintenance, repair,
overhaul and completions company. Friday 22 March and Saturday 23 March will see the
inaugural event take place at its Peterborough, Ontario, headquarters.
A combination of existing and new roles will be highlighted during the two-day showcase. The
business is hoping to fill in excess of 50 openings in its paint, avionics, maintenance, interiors,
cabin installation and upholstery departments by the mid-summer, and is using the recruitment
event as a platform to showcase the types of roles on offer, the dynamic work environment and
the career opportunities the business presents. Many of the new roles are being created to
support the addition of a new paint and maintenance hangar, which when finished will add a
further 100,000 squared feet to the Peterborough facility. Existing employees will be on hand to
explain their roles, management will respond to specific company questions and the HR team
will be accepting resumes and organizing interviews. Flying Colours specializes in the custom
completion and maintenance of mid to large size business jets. Every project is unique and
requires the talents and skilled labour of a variety of technicians and artisans to perform
detailed, hand-crafted work.
“We’re looking for additional people to join our work family as we continue to expand. We’re interested in everyone from recent grads who want the opportunity to work towards their license to seasoned professionals, skilled craftspeople and aircraft technicians,” says Sean Gillespie, Executive VP Flying Colours Corp. “Many people in other industries might not realize that their skills are transferable, which is why we’re holding this event. People working in electrical, carpentry, sheet metal and upholstery trades who want to use their talents in an atmosphere where they are valued should definitely attend.”
Participants will be able view a business aircraft and learn about how working at Flying Colours provides the opportunity to earn a good wage, excellent benefits and enjoy career progression while performing interesting and varied work. Flying Colours has operations in the U.S. and Asia as well, and employees interested in international opportunities may have the opportunity to transfer. Further recruitment events are planned for the U.S. facility too.
The event will be held Friday 22 March from 5 pm to 8 pm and Saturday 23 March from 10 am to 4 pm. Human resource and technical professionals will be on hand to meet prospects and discuss opportunities. To preschedule an interview, resumes can be sent in advance to HR@flyingcolourscorp.com with FCCN Careers in the subject line.