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Regional Engineer, Aircraft Certification

Reference number: MOT22J-104595-000012
Selection process number: 22-MOT-EA-HRS-15253
Transport Canada - National Aircraft Certification
Dorval (Québec)
$104,135 to $121,451

Closing date: 26 January 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

Intent of the process

The intent of this process is to staff one position on an indeterminate basis in Dorval (Quebec). However, a pool of qualified or partially qualified candidates may be established and may be used to staff similar positions in Transport Canada where tenure, language requirements and security requirements may vary.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

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

• Graduation with a degree from a recognized postsecondary institution in an engineering specialty relevant to the duties of the position OR eligibility for certification as a professional engineer in Canada with specialization in an engineering specialty relevant to the position.

Degree equivalency

• Significant* experience in the design, development, testing, in-service support, or certification of aeronautical products.
*Significant is defined as having six (6) or more years of engineering experience whilst progressively acquiring increased responsibilities related to engineering in the aerospace industry.
• Significant** engineering experience in the design, development, testing, in- service support or certification of Aircraft Structures (AWM 523/525/527/529).
**Significant is defined as having three (3) or more years of 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)

Bilingual - Imperative (BBB/BBB)

Information on language requirements

Second Language Writing Skills Self-Assessment
In order to help you decide if you should apply to a bilingual position, an optional self-assessment of your writing skills in your second official language is available for you to take before completing your application.

For more information, please consult:
Unsupervised Internet Test of Second Language Writing Skills

• Knowledge of engineering principles related to aircraft structures.

• Demonstrating integrity and respect.
• Thinking things through.
• Working effectively with others.
• Showing initiative and being action-oriented.

• Ability to work effectively under pressure.
• Ability to manage workload.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally.
• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

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

• Previous delegation or qualification to become delegated as an Aircraft Certification Delegate by Transport Canada.

• Experience in providing guidance to others on the interpretation or application of regulations, standards or guidance material related to engineering activities.

• Knowledge of Canadian civil aviation airworthiness requirements and their application to aeronautical product certification.
• Knowledge of engineering principles related to aircraft structures.
• Ability to manage projects.
• Ability to lead teams.

In support of achieving a diversified workforce, consideration may be given to candidates self identifying as belonging to one of the following employment equity groups: Aboriginal peoples, persons with a disability, visible minorities, and women.

Conditions of employment

• Secret Security clearance.
• Possession of a valid provincial or territorial driver’s license.
• Ability and willingness to travel nationally and internationally, as required.
• Ability and willingness to work overtime and on weekends, as required.

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

• Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent to applicants.
• Transport Canada will contact candidates once the screening process is completed.
• Please ensure that your email address is on your application for correspondence. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required. Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email). Failure to respond to communications may result in elimination from this process.
• Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.
• Candidates may be required to meet the asset qualifications or the organizational needs, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed.
• Successful candidate(s) must meet and maintain the conditions of employment throughout their employment.
• A variety of tools and methods may be used to assess candidates including, but not limited to, written tests, standardized tests, interviews, and/or reference checks. In addition, all information obtained throughout the selection process from the time of application to close of process may be used to evaluate candidates.
• Random and/or top down selection of candidates and/other other volume management method may be used in the determination of those to be given further consideration in the assessment process.
• Candidates who were educated outside of Canada, must have the certificates and/or diplomas assessed against Canadian education standards. This will enable candidates to provide proof of Canadian equivalency when applying for a job in the public service. The Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC) assists persons who wish to obtain an assessment of their educational, professional, and occupational credentials by referring them to the appropriate organizations The CICIC can be contacted through its website at: http://www.cicdi.ca.
• 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.
• Following are some of the benefits associated with applying on-line through the Public Service Resourcing System (PSRS) :
- applicants can create a profile and a resume that can be used when applying for other processes without having to recreate a new application each time;
- applicants can verify the status of their applications, at any time;
- for some jobs, applicants will find important information, namely the jobquestionnaire and a complete statement of merit criteria that are only available when applying online.
• To submit an application on-line, select the button "Apply Online" below.


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

Leyla Sarazin, Human Resources Advisor
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