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Senior Engineer - Continuing Airworthiness (Inventory)

Reference number: MOT22J-023746-000061
Selection process number: 22-MOT-EA-HRS-24855
Transport Canada - Civil Aviation - National Aircraft Certification
Ottawa (Ontario)
EN-ENG-04
$104,135 to $121,451

For further information on the organization, please visit Transport Canada

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Closing date: 27 February 2024 - 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.

The inventory will be updated every 90 days. You will receive a notice in your applicant account 14 days before the end of your active period to confirm whether or not you wish to keep being considered for an additional 90 days. If your application becomes inactive while the process is still open, a notice will be posted to your account indicating that your application has expired; you may select the link “Update my Inventory Status” to reaffirm your interest.

Please see the "Other Information" section at the bottom of this advertisement for additional important information regarding your application to this inventory.

♦ WE INTEND TO EVALUATE A PULL OF APPLICATIONS ON MAY 3rd, 2022. ♦

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*** INSTRUCTIONS ***
You must submit a complete application, consisting of a résumé as well as responses to screening questions which clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience factors listed under the essential qualifications, as well as any of the asset qualifications that apply to you.

For each experience criterion, please provide concrete examples including the following information:

1. Name of the department or organization where the experience was acquired;
2. Title of the position occupied and duration (including dates) for which you exercised the functions;
3. Specific details of tasks, projects, or accomplishments demonstrating how the experience was acquired.

++ Please note that the screening questions may be used to assess written communication.++

The screening questions will be used as the primary tool in the screening process and the résumé will be used to substantiate the information provided. Applications that do not clearly demonstrate how the screening criteria are met will be eliminated from consideration.

Intent of the process

The intent of this inventory is to create a pool of qualified candidates which could be used to staff future positions with Transport Canada, in the National Capital Region (various tenures, various linguistic profiles, various security requirements and various conditions of employment or operational requirements).

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)

✈ EDUCATION
Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in an engineering specialty relevant to the duties of the position.

OR

✈ OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATION
Eligibility for certification as a professional engineer in Canada with specialization in an engineering specialty relevant to the position.

Note 1: Candidates will be asked to provide proof of education or eligibility for certification
Note 2: Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof of Canadian equivalency. For additional information, please consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information at http://www.cicic.ca/indexe.stm or the Engineers Canada Academic Information Tool at http://newcomers.engineerscanada.ca/academic-information-tool.

Degree equivalency

✈ EXPERIENCE
EX1: Significant* and recent** experience in the design, development, testing, certification, in-service support or airworthiness of aeronautical products.

Definitions:
*Significant is defined as having 5 or more years of engineering experience whilst progressively acquiring increased responsibilities related to engineering in the aeronautical industry.

**Recent experience is defined as within the last 10 years.

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

✈ ASSET EXPERIENCE:
► Please note that the one or more asset criteria may be used to select applications. If you meet an asset, we strongly suggest you complete the relevant section. ◄

AEX1: Extensive* experience in the design, development, testing, certification, in-service support or airworthiness of aeronautical products.
AEX2: Experience in managing or evaluating inputs related to the identification, evaluation and rectification of in-service airworthiness problems or airworthiness risk management.
AEX3: Experience in project management within a technical environment.
AEX4: Engineering experience related to the design, development, testing, in-service support or certification of rotorcraft, or general aviation aircraft.
AEX5: Engineering experience related to engineering in the design, development, testing, in-service support or certification of aircraft engines or aircraft powerplant installations.
AEX6: Engineering experience related to the design, development, testing, in-service support or certification of avionics or electrical systems.
AEX7: Engineering experience related to the design, development, testing, in-service support or certification of aircraft fuel and hydromechanical systems.
AEX8: Engineering experience related to the design, development, testing, in-service support or certification of aircraft structures.
AEX9: Engineering experience related to the design, development, testing, in-service support or certification of occupant safety related design features.

*Extensive is defined as having 10 or more years of engineering experience whilst progressively acquiring increased responsibilities related to engineering in the aerospace industry.

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

English essential

Information on language requirements

✈ KNOWLEDGE
K1: Knowledge of civil aviation airworthiness requirements related to aeronautical products.
K2: Knowledge of engineering related to at least two of the following:
• Aircraft powerplant installations
• Aircraft engines
• Avionics
• Aircraft systems
• Aircraft structures
• Aircraft occupant safety
• Rotorcraft

✈ COMPETENCIES
C1: Values and Ethics
C2: Thinking Things Through
C3: Excellence through Results
C4: Engagement

✈ ABILITIES
A1: Ability to communicate effectively orally.
A2: Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
A3: Ability to analyze and interpret complex technical documents related to continuing airworthiness of aeronautical products.
A4: Ability to develop corrective action using safety intelligence information such as accidents, occurrences or in-service difficulties.

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

✈ ASSET KNOWLEDGE:
AK1: Knowledge of airworthiness risk management methods.
AK2: Knowledge of methods used in the investigation and analysis of airworthiness deficiencies.
AK3: Knowledge of System Safety Assessment (SSA) and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA).

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
Must be willing and able to travel nationally and internationally occasionally as required.
Must be willing and able to work overtime and weekends occasionally as required.

Conditions of employment

Secret security clearance - This factor is not used at the pre selection stage. The hiring department is responsible for the security clearance process.

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

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

The hiring organization will accept applications on-line only. All job applications must therefore be submitted through the Government of Canada jobs website. To submit an application on-line, please select the button “Apply Online” below. Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact 1-800-645-5605.

Depending on the number of applicants, Transport Canada’s needs or HR plans, volume management strategies (for example, random selection, invoking one or more assets, top-down approach) may be used for the purpose of managing the volume of applications.

Candidates whose applications are retained for further consideration may be required to travel to attend a written examination and/or an interview.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON INVENTORIES
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◦ What does "Registered in the inventory" mean?
Once your application has been successfully submitted to the inventory, your status may be: "Date of disclosure of results: Listed in the inventory". This is an automatically generated message by the system and it means that your application is available to be considered. You will be contacted if you are to be further assessed (exam/interview).

◦ My personal information has changed, what should I do?
Simply update your information in the "Personal Information" section in the "My Job File" menu of your account. This will allow us to have your current contact information and ensure adequate follow-up in the event that your application is considered as part of this inventory.

◦ What is the retest period?
The retest period for re-assessment within the context of this inventory is one (1) year from the date of elimination from the process. Candidates who resubmit an application to this inventory process before the retest period has elapsed, will not be considered.

Preference

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
karina.gebara@tc.gc.ca
Date modified:
2024-04-15