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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services
City:    Dryden, Garson, Sault Ste Marie, Timmins
Job Term:    2 Temporary assignments/contracts up to 30 months
Job Code:    93002/93004 - Maintenance Mechanic 1/2
Salary:    Not Available*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    54451
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Do you have training in aircraft maintenance? Are you looking for an opportunity to gain hands-on experience? If so, then consider this exciting opportunity with The Ministry of Natural Resources' Aircraft Maintenance Apprenticeship Program.

Please note: The location will be dependent on the successful candidate.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As one of the apprentices, you will provide maintenance services to the fleet of Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources' aircraft by:

• assisting licensed aircraft engineers with inspecting aircrafts to detect faults
• analyzing pilot reported flight defects
• assisting with all necessary repairs or adjustments
• determining repair or rectification procedures
• assisting pilots with loading aircraft and security cargo
• installing and removing special equipment

Note: Apprentices will have the ability to progress to the Maintenance Mechanic 2 classification upon successful completion of 12 months at the Maintenance Mechanic 1 classification.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• successful completion of training in aircraft maintenance through a Transport Canada approved training course, such as a two-year technology diploma program
• ability to obtain a Restricted Radio Operator's Certificate
• ability to obtain airport security clearance per regulatory requirements

Knowledge of aircraft maintenance:
• knowledge of specialized methods and techniques of aircraft maintenance
• knowledge of the proper function of engines, flight, hydraulic, avionics, undercarriage and propulsion systems
• knowledge of the interaction of aircraft systems to assist in evaluating and classifying flight defects

General skills:
• interpersonal and communication skills to clearly convey technical information
• analytical skills to assist in determining the cause of the aircraft deficiencies

Technical skills:
• ability to use precision tools, hand tools and related aircraft test equipment
• ability to work with computerized maintenance systems
• ability to work with a high degree of coordination and dexterity and the ability to lift and manipulate aircraft components

Additional information:

  • 2 Temporary, duration up to 30 months, 475 Airport Road, RR#1, Box 2, Sault Ste Marie, North Region or Timmins, North Region or 6150 Skyline Drive, Garson, North Region or 95 Ghost Lake Rd, Dryden, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:   Thursday, June 20, 2013
  • N-NR-54451/13(2)
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, July 5, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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