Aircraft Maintenance Engineer
Federal Public Service
Montréal Island (Québec)
5d ago

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It is the responsibility of the candidate to clearly outline that they meet each of the screening criteria (i.e. Education, Occupational Certification(s) and Experience Qualifications, both Essential and Assets).

Please note that it is not sufficient to only state that the requirement is met or to provide a listing of current responsibilities, rather the candidate must provide concrete examples that illustrate how they meet the requirement.

Failure to do so could result in the application being rejected from the process.


Here are examples of the Key Activities linked to this position :

  • Maintains, inspects, repairs, modifies all fixed wing aircraft, systems, components, airframe and engines including the airworthiness certification release of the complete aircraft for return to service when work is completed.
  • Carries out scheduled inspections and maintenance as scheduled by a Computerized Aircraft Maintenance System on fixed wing aircraft as prescribed by the Canadian Aviation Regulations and Standards and the manufacturers' requirements.
  • Carries out unscheduled maintenance, component changes and special inspections on fixed wing aircraft as a result of system inspection / performance failures, incidents (i.
  • e. heavy landing, lightning strike, Airworthiness Directives, Service Bulletins) or malfunctions reported by flight crews or technicians.

    Work environment

    Help Canada's transportation system by doing meaningful work that makes a real difference to Canadians. You will receive an attractive compensation package that includes :

  • fair salary
  • medical, dental and pension benefits
  • paid vacation and other types of leave
  • Transport Canada’s Aircraft Services Directorate is seeking Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Fixed Wing who are dependable, committed and passionate about their work people just like you!

    Intent of the process

    This process may be used to establish a fully qualified pool of candidates that may be used to fill similar or identical positions with various tenures (Indeterminate and / or Specified Period) depending on the position being staffed.

    Positions to be filled : Number to be determined

    Information you must provide

    Your résumé.

    In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)


    Successful completion of a recognized post secondary school program in aircraft maintenance.


    Possession of a valid Canadian Aircraft Maintenance Engineer License, Category M1 and / or M2.


    Three years of recent* experience as a licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, category M1 and / or M2, maintaining fixed wing aircraft.

  • Recent is defined as within the last four years.
  • The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

    Various language requirements

  • English essential
  • Montreal position : Bilingual imperative - BBB / BBB

  • Ability to interpret technical instructions and drawings
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing

  • Effective Interpersonal Skills
  • Judgment
  • The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)


    Maintenance type training and / or experience maintaining the following aircraft :

  • King Air Series
  • Cessna Citation II
  • Bombardier Dash 8 - 100 / 200 / 300
  • Conditions of employment

    Secret security clearance

  • Possession of a valid driver’s licence.
  • Possession of a valid Canadian Passport.
  • Available and willing to work shifts and overtime on short notice during the week or on weekends.
  • Willing and able to perform work in various positions on aircraft and in the hangar, which may involve standing, kneeling, lying and sitting as well as crawling into confined spaces and climbing elevated maintenance stands.
  • Willing and capable to travel for extended periods up to 4 weeks at a time.
  • Other information

    The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve.

    We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the targeted groups when you apply.

    For this selection process, our intention is to communicate with applicants by e-mail for screening / assessment purposes (including issuing screening results, and sending invitations for evaluations).

    Applicants who apply to this selection process must include in their application a valid e-mail address and make sure that this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users.

    Should your email address change during this process, it is your responsibility to inform us.

    Your application and your answers to the screening questions may be used to assess your ability to communicate effectively in writing.

    Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Please indicate your preferred official language in your application.

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