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Director, Information Systems - Aviation

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Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Date Posted:
Job ID: R18777
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

Summit Air is a member of The Ledcor Group of Companies. Ledcor is one of North America’s most diversified construction companies, serving the building, oil & gas, infrastructure, mining, power and communications sectors. Summit Air has been delivering remote aviation solutions to its valued customers for over 20 years. We have one of the largest and most diverse fleets in the industry.

Whether you‘re transporting only a few passengers or 18,000 lbs. of cargo, we are your one-stop solution when it comes to safe and reliable aviation support. We have the knowledge, experience, and equipment necessary to pair the right aircraft to the task. We help you deliver, even in the most challenging environmental conditions.

As the Director, Information Systems you will be responsible for the overall planning, organization, implementation, and monitoring of all systems needed to support the Summit Aviation Group. You will work closely with the Summit Operations team to establish the roadmap that supports both long and short-term expectations and needs. Additionally, the Director will work closely with Ledcor IS team to ensure alignment of direction and services to support the implementation of the Summit Aviation plans.

This position will be based from Vancouver and is a combination of both in office and work from home. Summit Air has bases across Canada so travel to other work locations will be required. Come join the Summit Air team by applying today!


Proactive Technical Infrastructure Management (30%)

  • Accountable for the management of the technical infrastructure environment to ensure high availability, security, performance, and recoverability across the Summit
  • Proactively addressing issues and challenges to improve performance

Delivery of Quality Products and Services (20%)

  • Develop and consistently execute processes in the delivery of services to constantly improve the performance of the applications, technical infrastructure, and the team
  • Focus on optimizing the costs of service delivery to the business, so as to be competitive in the marketplace 

System implementation & Technology Roadmap Development (35%)

  • Consults with internal and external stakeholders to design, evaluate and implement potential systems and applications
  • Manage, develop and communicate the path forward with the existing key platforms in conjunction with key stakeholders 
  • Additionally, provide direction on the opportunities to extend these platforms
  • This roadmap will align and support overall business strategy
  • Consults and collaborates with various team members to provide expertise on analysis, design, implementation, and support for technology solutions across Summit. 

Talent Acquisition and Development (15%)

  • Manages a team of IT professionals and provides them with mentorship and guidance to ensure action and accountability for their assigned work and fosters a collaborative environment of ongoing learning and development
  • Manages the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of multiple software development activities with a focus on service delivery


  • A Bachelors degree in a relevant field such as Information Technology, Business Administration or other IT related field is required
  • 10+ years' experience in infrastructure and application management or software development
  • Knowledge of technical infrastructure operations
  • Knowledge of application and software development, including related policies and processes
  • Project management skills
  • Experience with system implementations and creating a technology roadmap
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to work with various levels within an organization
  • Team player with excellent collaboration skills and previous experience leading high performing teams

Working Conditions:

  • Occasional travel will be required to other sites across Canada

Additional Information:

Company Description

Summit Air, a member of the Ledcor Group of Companies, delivers customized fleet and aviation solutions safely and reliably to support Canada's North and beyond. We have one of the largest and most diverse fleets in the industry. From moving cargo, to transferring passengers, to recreational flights for adventurers seeking to discover the North, we are a one-stop solution. Learn more at

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page. Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via email. 

1055 West Hastings St, Vancouver, BC