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Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Fixed Wing / Rotary Wing

Reference number: MOT22J-023814-000189
Selection process number: 22-MOT-EA-HRS-13101
Prince Rupert (British Columbia), Vancouver (British Columbia), Victoria (British Columbia), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Moncton (New Brunswick), Saint John (New Brunswick), St. John's (Newfoundland and Labrador), Stephenville (Newfoundland and Labrador), Halifax (Nova Scotia), Hamilton (Ontario), Ottawa (Ontario), Parry Sound (Ontario), Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island), Québec (Québec), Montréal - Other locations (Québec)
$77,098 to $93,799

For further information on the organization, please visit Transport Canada

Closing date: 12 December 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.


-You will be required to demonstrate how you meet the education and each of the experience criteria listed in the essential qualifications and any of the applicable asset qualifications on the Statement of Merit Criteria for the initial screening by answering the online screening questions.

-Be sure to include substantiating details that clearly outline the breadth of experience as well as relevant timelines.

-It is not sufficient to only state that the qualification is met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities - you must also provide concrete examples. You must clearly demonstrate how, when, and where the qualification was met through substantiation by examples.

-Failure to clearly demonstrate how you meet the screening criteria (Education, Experience, Essential and Asset (if applicable)) may result in the rejection of your application. Candidates will not be solicited for incomplete or missing information.

Intent of the process

The intent of this process is to staff various EG-06 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer positions with a linguistic profile of English Essential or Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB in Ottawa, Ontario on an indeterminate or term basis. A pool of qualified candidates will be established to staff identical or similar EG-06 positions across all regions indicated in this poster, with various tenures (indeterminate, term, or casual) and linguistic profiles (English Essential or Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB) in the future at Transport Canada.

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)

ED1 : Successful completion of a recognized postsecondary school program in aircraft maintenance.

Degree equivalency

Occupational Certification:
OC1: Possession of a valid Canadian Aircraft Maintenance Engineer category License M1 and M2, or M2.

EX1: Recent* and significant* experience as a licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, category M1 and M2, or M2, maintaining fixed or rotary wing aircraft.

*Definition of significant and recent experience: Significant experience means at least 3 years of relevant experience. Recent is defined as within the last 4 years.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)


Maintenance type training and/or experience maintaining one or more of the following aircraft types:
- King Air Series
- Cessna Citation II
- Bombardier Challenger 600/601/604/650/RJ
- De Havilland Dash-7/Dash-8 Series
- Bell 206
- Bell 407
- Bell 412
- Bell 429

NOTE: Persons holding M1 and M2 may be considered over those just holding just M2.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Various language requirements
English Essential
Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB

Information on language requirements

C1: Demonstrating integrity and respect.
C2: Thinking things through.
C3: Working effectively with others.
C4: Showing initiative and being action-oriented.

A1: Ability to interpret technical instructions and drawings.
A2: Ability to communicate effectively orally.
A3: Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

Operational Requirements:

For all positions:
- Willingness and ability to undertake training to maintain or upgrade knowledge, skills, and abilities.
- Willingness and ability to work in a flexible environment on a variable day work and/or shift work schedule, including weekends and some standby on the employee’s days of rest.
- Willingness and ability to 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.
-Willingness and ability to work shifts and overtime on short notice during the week or on weekends.

For some positions:
- Willingness and ability to undertake initial and update dunker training.
- Willingness to perform flight engineer duties on aircraft operating away from base.
- Willingness and ability to travel for extended periods up to six (6) weeks at a time including aboard DFO/Canadian Coast Guard Ships in Coastal Waterways.

Conditions of employment

Secret security clearance

For all positions:
-Possession of a valid driver’s licence.
-Possession of a valid Canadian Passport.

For some positions:
-Successful completion of medical examinations as prescribed by Health Canada.

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 designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

-Reference checks may be sought.
-An interview may be administered.
-A test may be administered.
- You must provide proof of your education credentials.
- A random and/or top down selection of candidates may be used in the determination of those to be given further consideration in the assessment process. Asset qualifications may be invoked at any time in the process for volume management purposes.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Karina Gebara - Human Resources Advisor Julia Bilan Ganau - Human Resources Assistant
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