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Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Fixed Wing / Rotary Wing

Reference number: MOT23J-023814-000348
Selection process number: 23-MOT-EA-HRS-11838
Transport Canada - Aircraft Services Directorate
Ottawa (Ontario)
$84,887 to $106,713

For further information on the organization, please visit Transport Canada

Closing date: 10 October 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.

EVERYONE IS WELCOME: Transport Canada (TC) is committed to building an inclusive workforce with a diversity of experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds that represent Canada.

If you would like to work in a dynamic team, are forward thinking and action oriented, enthusiastic about creating a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels a sense of belonging, then TC is the place for you!


-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.

Work environment

Aircraft Services Directorate (ASD) is located at the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport. Our office is at 200 Comet Private, Ottawa ON.

Intent of the process

The immediate intent of this process is to staff one (1) AME- Rotary Wing and one (1) AME – Fixed Wing in Ottawa, Ontario. A pool of qualified candidates may be established to staff similar or identical EG-06 positions with various language proficiencies (English Essential or Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB) within Aircraft Services in Ottawa, Ontario.

Positions to be filled: 2

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 or an acceptable combination of education, training, and experience.

Degree equivalency

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

EX1: Recent* and significant* experience as a licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer 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 5 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

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. Note: Your application may be used to assess this qualification.

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:
OR1: Willingness and ability to undertake training to maintain or upgrade knowledge, skills, and abilities.
OR2: 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.
OR3: Willingness and ability 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.
OR4: Available and willing to work shifts and overtime on short notice during the week or on weekends.

Conditions of employment

Secret security clearance

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

For some positions:
-Successful completion of medical examinations as prescribed by Health Canada.
-Willing and able to undertake initial and update dunker training.

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

- 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

Camille Soulière - Human Resources Assistant
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